As a portfolio manager, this position proactively and independently provides expertise and support for pre-and post-award activities for units ranging from core facilities to Research Computing to the University’s new Harvard Quantum Initiative. Sponsors include DOD, DOE, NSF, NIH, NASA, and industry/state/private funders. The SRPM serves as the primary source of grant management expertise and has a comprehensive understanding of sponsored research compliance issues, policies, and processes. The sponsored portfolio includes large, complex grants, center grants, contracts with multiple subawards, interfaculty initiatives, and equipment management. This role provides technical advice and problem resolution to faculty and staff on sponsored research matters with a high degree of experience and expertise. The SRPM is a department-level signer for proposals.
- The SRPM designs and implements monitoring mechanisms/structures to ensure award requirements are met, provides sponsored research approval for expense categories with a high degree of audit risk; identifies and resolves issues that arise throughout the life cycle of the award including performing risk assessments in decision making when guidelines and policies are vague or broad.
- The SPRM is responsible for sub-recipient monitoring on sub-awards/contracts and is the primary contact for external collaborators, internal Harvard central and academic offices, and local HR for personnel for issues related to sponsored research.
- The SRPM monitors sponsored expenses for compliance with OMB Uniform Guidance, sponsor regulations, University policy, and local procedures.
- The SRPM leads internal and external audits of funds in their portfolio.
- The SPRM is responsible for effort reporting and timely submission of progress reports, special sponsored financial reports, and award closeout.
- The SRPM is expected to partner with PIs and Center staff to develop complex monthly, quarterly, and annual technical reports and ensure timely submission.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required
- Minimum of 5 years’ relevant work experience
- Advanced knowledge of sponsored research regulations
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Manchester, NH, US
Application Deadline: N/A