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Reporting to the Manager, Business Operations, at the Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE), this position is responsible for managing, coordinating, and supporting business proposal and regulatory compliance needs for CORE's federal and non-federal grants and contracts focused on measurement and evaluation of quality and outcomes of health care. Provides business and operational coordination for CORE's business team including reporting, management of subcontractors and consultants, and compliance with sponsor's business and contractual requirements. Responsibilities include managing and coordinating federal and non-federal contract/grant proposal submissions and reporting requirements; managing, coordinating and responding to conflict of interest reporting and oversight requirements; coordination of conflict of interest (COI) committee meetings; identifying potential conflicts and developing and improving compliance processes and procedures; and updating and developing conflict of interest mitigation plans. In additional to providing internal support to ensure compliance with sponsor's business and contractual requirements, incumbent guides and supports subcontractors in understanding and submitting contract/grant requirements; tracks, evaluates, and presents subcontractor conflict of interest materials to the Manager of Business Operations and COI Committee; and supports and tracks internal conflict of interest review. Manages and supports technical team's submission of Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocols and responds to questions regarding protocol requirements and HIPAA and IRB regulations. Assists with preparation of and responds to inquiries from technical team regarding data use agreements. Updates and manages database to track IRB, data use, and compliance. Develops new, or improves current, policies and procedures for business compliance success or improvement.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university required with a focus in business administration, public health, law, or a related field, and five or more years of experience that includes experience in federal contracts/grants; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Master's degree preferred or a combination of at least 5 to 6 years of work related experience with bachelor's degree.
Minimum of five (5) years of experience coordinating or managing projects in a health care or research setting. Preferred experience includes working with confidential information; coordinating or preparing grants/contracts; experience with federal contracting and grant compliance and conflict of interest requirements; experience working with subcontractors; familiarity with HIPAA and Human Subject Protection requirements; familiarity with Data Use Agreements; and experience with and drafting/editing policies, procedures, reports, and proposals. Experience using a variety of computer software programs (MS Office, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Visio, Adobe, MS Access) to support work tasks.
This position requires substantive knowledge of project management in order to carry out tasks. Incumbent must have a clear understanding of the overall project scope of duties and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proficient with project management tools to create and track timelines, and ability to coordinate teams of clinicians, health services researchers, technical experts, faculty, and staff. Demonstrated ability to multi-task with a high-level of organization and prioritization combined with strong attention to detail and accuracy; ability to problem-solve and work independently; ability to be flexible and integrate feedback. Proven commitment to continuous quality improvement, and proven ability to learn new skills/techniques quickly and integrate them into highly polished deliverables. Outgoing, friendly, and professional with an organized approach. Proven ability to coordinate meetings and take detailed, accurate minutes. Excellent electronic organization and tracking skills. Communicate effectively with internal and external customers and respond in a clear, concise, and timely manner. Excellent writing, proofing, and editing skills. Proficiency with inputting and running database reports utilizing Access.
Position is co-terminus with funding.