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The Program Operations Director for the Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology (BBE) Program within the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division (VIDD) at Fred Hutch oversees a comprehensive and complex array of program activities and administrative operations including strategy, financial, grants and contracts, regulatory and administrative functions for a broad program comprised of separate but linked departments. This position works with senior scientific leadership to translate science into strategy while responsible for the overall operations of administration, finance and grants for the program. This position requires an understanding of federal regulatory requirements, performance management, administrative systems and program management, and broad experience with a range of business functions and systems, including strategic planning, budgeting, fiscal analysis, human resources management, and communication. This position reports to the Senior Operations Director for VIDD.
Works with overarching guidance from PIs and the Division’s Senior Operations Director to independently plan and oversee administrative operations. Works through subordinate managers to ensure consistent, efficient and compliant administration of all work units within the program. Sets functional strategies and objectives on operational plans that align with overall Division and organizational strategies. Provides input to Division-level strategic planning. More detailed responsibilities include:
Other duties as assigned
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