Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Sr Grants & Contracts Specialist, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Works with the Assistant Director, Research Services in the processing of awards, issuing subcontracts, and maintaining the proposal/award and subcontract databases. Serves as an information resource in these areas to investigators, research finance staff, and other administrative personnel. Initiates the process by which award accounts are established, ensuring that the required materials are collected and forwarded to research finance, prepares award information packets for internal distribution to investigators and administrative personnel, and maintains award files for the Office of Research Services and Project Development. Prepares draft subcontracts for review by the Assistant Director, Research Services and assists in the internal approval and external signatory processes. Also prepares subcontract information packets for internal distribution to investigators and administrative personnel and maintains subcontract files for the Office of Research Services and Project Development. Responsible for the integrity of the data in the proposals and awards database. Must assure high standards of data entry for quality control, enter data for competitive awards and for subcontracts, train and guide others in data entry and the use and interpretation of the data, and generate reports from those databases in the absence of the Assistant Director, Research Services. Supports the Assistant Director, Research Services and coordinates with office staff, principal investigators and others by handling requests for additional information from sponsors prior to or after receipt of an award, advance account set-up, and with extensions of awards and award closeouts. Responsible for ensuring that the content of the office’s website is kept up to date with changes in policies, procedures, services, template materials, proposal boilerplate and other useful information. Also works with others to develop the policies, procedures, and tools necessary for the carrying out the responsibilities of the Office of Research Services and Project Development.
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