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The Project Intermediate Manager position will be responsible for timely and accurate project coordination in support of the strategic goals and programs managed through the regenerative medicine efforts at the University of Michigan. The position requires the ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and be responsive with a high degree of professionalism to a variety of stakeholders across campus and at various institutions and entities.
The Project Intermediate Manager must possess the ability to formulate and complete a variety of complex projects independently and collaboratively on time. The successful candidate will participate in a dynamic environment and must have excellent organization, planning, and communication skills.
Program Development and Support
Support the development of scientific themes for challenge grant program and its management, including the creation and dissemination of the call for proposals, facilitation of proposal review process, and monitoring of awarded projects.
Develop and implement training/ education programs, including research seminar series and translational research workshops.
In collaboration with program directors and faculty, develop and implement administrative policies and procedures/ processes related to various business operations.
Develop content for marketing and communications including drafting and editing newsletters, reports, presentations, website, and other complex scientific communications to various stakeholders including internal and external audiences, and representation at campus events.
Coordinate communications, agenda, and meetings in support of the regenerative medicine efforts at U-M, and serve as administrative liaison with inter- and cross-collaborative on- and off-campus.
Data Collection and Analysis
Provide comprehensive data collection and analyses of information across multiple functions including financial, research administration, equipment/ services utility, etc.
Establish and maintain a database for benchmarking and metrics for reporting to stakeholders, including number of publications and citations/ impact factor, presentations, grant submissions, funding/ awards, inventions/ patent applications/ technology transfer activities, space/ equipment utility, outcomes, etc. of supported researchers, working in partnership with on-campus units and other institutions/ entities.
Analyze data, present in appropriate format, and draft reports in support of leadership decision-making.
Comprehensive planning, promotion, and execution of large scale and ongoing events, including semi-/annual retreats with attendees and stakeholders from various universities, government, industry, and other institutions.
Identify required resources/ venues/ services, and select vendors through bid collection and evaluation, and manage event-related logistics.
A Bachelor’s degree in the biomedical/life sciences, or related experience in translational, preclinical or clinical sciences
2 or more years of previous project management experience
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and maximum collaboration in a team environment, and to set priorities, handle multiple assignments and deadlines, and anticipate needs
Proficient in the use of computers using Microsoft Word, Excel, and graphic programs
Superior oral and written communication skills
Attention to detail, meeting deadlines and a service oriented attitude are essential. Proven ability to perform highly responsible, sensitive, and confidential duties using independent judgment and professionalism
Excellent attendance record.
Demonstrated initiative and ability to establish priorities, show proactiveness in daily activities, respond quickly and solve problems appropriately
Superior interpersonal skills and the ability to build successful relationships with a wide variety of internal and external contacts in the engineering, life sciences, clinical, regulatory and private sectors at all levels (leadership, faculty, staff, etc.)
Experience in grant writing and professional publications
Experience in a research focused university setting
Knowledge of University organizational structure, policies, and procedures
A Bachelor’s Degree and/or Master’s degree in the biomedical/life sciences, or related experience in translational, preclinical or clinical sciences
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