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The Director of Strategy and Operations is responsible for research administration leadership and management in partnership with the Principal Investigators and the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) Project Director’s Scientific Leadership. This person contributes to the development and implementation of strategic priorities and projects within the broader WHI Program that impact research. They effectively lead and manage the Research Administrative Team to support the compliant and efficient conduct of research throughout the research lifecycle (from proposal through closure/archiving) across all WHI ancillary studies at the Hutch. They communicate and collaborate across multiple levels of Leadership to support WHI strategic initiatives and continuously be good stewards of federal funds. Other duties include facilitating collaborative partnerships across the center, leading development of WHI Program metrics to monitor progress in WHI Study Proposals and Funding.