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Req ID:  9672
Date:  Nov 14, 2019

Durham, NC, US, 27710

Personnel Area:  MEDICAL CENTER

School of Medicine:


Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation’s top medical schools. Ranked tenth among its peers, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where traditional barriers are low, interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced, and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve humanhealth locally and around the globe.


Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.


DHVI Program Manager, GMP Portfolio


The Program Manager, GMP Portfolio, will be responsible for working with the Duke Human Vaccine Institute (DHVI) leadership, program managers, GMP team and GMP finance manager in the coordination, evaluation and scientific management of submissions and awarded activities for GMP funded grants/contracts. Coordinate the scientific components of all sponsor requirements for both grant / contract submissions as well as evaluate and manage the requirements after their award.




Works directly with the GMP finance manager and GMP project management team to manage funded scientific activities of DHVI federal or nonfederal-sponsored GMP grants, contracts and cooperative agreements.


Assist with the management and coordination of the pre-award proposal process, working with individuals at various levels in the organization to ensure successful integration of all parts and ensure full compliance with all funding solicitation and sponsor requirements.


Assist PIs with the development of the administrative/management plan for the project. Draft / coordinate all sections related to compliance for investigators as well as other sections as deemed appropriate


Draft and edit proposals and progress reports and provide writing support; advise investigators on proposal content and organization; assist with updates and maintenance of institutional resource template materials


Liaise with the GMP Portfolio Manager, on the GMP team, to ensure that product specific timelines match the budget forecasting while understanding sponsor constraints. This person will collect and interpret data, create scientific templates for the GMP team as needed, and generate SAB and progress reports including the collection of information from the technical team.


Manage scientific content requirements in response to Just-In-Time, noncompeting renewals, competing renewals and carryforward requests.


Utilize scientific and management expertise to directly manage and coordinate the grant and contract submission process for all GMP specific activities. This person will work with individuals at various levels in the GMP organization and current program management team to ensure successful integration of all parts of the proposal / application and ensure full compliance with all funding solicitation and sponsor requirements. Draft scientific proposal templates for the team, organize and lead kick off and on-going progress meetings, acquire all necessary information in response for the RFA/RFP.


Represent DHVI Leadership in scientific meetings, calls and presentations addressing both scientific and business implications of current and future projects as required.


Plans, coordinates and prepares analyses and reports for the Chief of Staff, Director of DHVI, and the Director of Product Development as needed.



Bachelor's degree in a clinical, scientific or technical field applicable to clinical or translational research administration.  Master or PhD degree and/or post graduate training in clinical research, health policy, health administration, business or other related field preferred



Work requires 4 years of progressive responsibility experience in a program management, administrative, or operational capacity in an academic health center, clinical/translational research, or health care delivery setting. Previous personnel management and supervisory experience.


Requires knowledge of pre-award and post award management. Both contracts and grants program management experience preferred.




Minimum Qualifications



Bachelors degree in the biological or health sciences.




Minimum of four years of experience working in research laboratories. Must have a minimum of two years of experience performing work specific to the position. A Master's degree in biological or health sciences may substitute for two years of required experience. A PhD biological or health sciences may substitute for five years of required experience.




Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.


Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh