Stanford University is seeking a highly self-motivated and experienced Project Manager to join a large and dynamic interdisciplinary lab that does research focused on the immune system and vaccines. The Project Manager will report directly to Professor Bali Pulendran, the head of the lab. The Project Manager must have excellent organization, verbal, written, and interpersonal skills, and attention to detail and have a track-record of excellence. They must be able to work independently and be motivated. The Project Manager is expected to assist with any and all aspects of the lab including:
Managing research projects including major multi-site investigator grants, funded by NIH and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Liaise with PI and lab members in preparing quarterly, semiannual and annual reports for the aforementioned grants.
Collaborate with external project PIs and their lab personnel to ensure successful completion of their projects and timely data sharing.
Liaising with grants administration to coordinate billing and other business-related activities with subcontractors of the project.
Overseeing the development of study protocols, coordinating regulatory approval form the institutional review boards to assure regulatory compliance.
Coordinating scientific activities, scheduling meetings, and developing agendas for meetings.
Liaising with grants administration to coordinate submission of grants.
Participate in entity/program strategy development, long-range planning, and partnership development.
* - Other duties may also be assigned.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: PhD or Master's degree in Immunology or related field and ability to communicate well with program partners, funders and philanthropists.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree and three or more years of relevant experience or combination of education, training, and relevant experience. Advanced degree may be required for some programs. For jobs with financial responsibilities, experience managing a budget and developing financial plans.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Ability to develop program partnerships and funding sources.
Excellent oral, written, and analytical skills, exhibiting fluency in area of specialization.
Ability to oversee and direct staff.
Basic knowledge of managing budgets and developing financial plans.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
For teaching jobs, advanced degree or certification may be required for some programs.
Occasionally use a telephone, writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds.
Rarely sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds.
Ability to use voice to present information/communicate with others.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
May work extended hours, evenings or weekends.
May travel locally.
Occasional overnight travel.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Location: School of Medicine, Redwood City, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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