Business Admin C/Grants Manager of Sponsored Research

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Licensing
  3. United States
Philadelphia, USA
Posting date: 31 May 2024

Business Admin C/Grants Manager of Sponsored Research - Permanent - Philadelphia, PA

Proclinical is seeking a dedicated and experienced Business Admin Manager of Sponsored Research. This is a permanent position based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania PA.

Primary Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing contracts, finance and HR/payroll for three divisions within the Department of Psychiatry. This role requires a high level of organization and the ability to manage multiple complex tasks with minimal supervision.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science/Arts and experience with federal grants and contracts administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of federal regulations for sponsored research grants & contracts, especially Uniform Guidance.
  • Familiarity with diverse grant funding mechanisms, especially NIH.
  • Knowledge of basic labor law and regulation relative to employment.
  • Ability to manage and track status of multiple tasks, prioritizing by time sensitivity and importance, with minimal supervision.
  • Good computer skills, especially with MS Office suite and Adobe forms. Knowledge of Penn's systems (PennERA, BEN Financials Workday) is a plus.
  • Strong written communication skills, essential to working with faculty and staff in a hybrid work environment.

The Business Admin C/Grants Manager of Sponsored Researchers responsibilities will be:

  • Pre and post-award support for federal and non-federal sponsored projects, including proposal preparation and budget development, progress reports, subcontracts, grant accounting, and compliance with federal regulations.
  • Financial analysis, report preparation, financial presentation, and research and report of all variances.
  • Support of transaction processes, including audit compliance and sign-off on transactions, and approval of purchase orders.
  • HR & payroll support for research staff, including financial review and request to hire or reappoint staff, postdocs, students, temporary workers, and consultants.
  • Space management: Review/approve requests for facilities services, including building maintenance/repairs, phone lines, copiers, keys, archiving.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Natalie Magola at (+1) 267-523-2553 or

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.