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The Research Administration Manager/Business and Contracts Manager will be responsible for the fiscal management and daily operations of pre-clinical research studies conducted within the Program in Immunology. Prepares, negotiates, administers, and maintains study budgets in accordance with the study statement of work and collaborates with post award fiscal research administration partners to coordinate all financial activities associated with pre-clinical and clinical trial protocols. Assures accuracy of project budgets and contracts, reconciles expenditures throughout project lifecycle. Tracks progress through the project startup process.
This position reports to the Program Operations Director for the Program in Immunology. This role interacts with Program in Immunology faculty and staff, Immunotherapy Integrated Research Center staff, patients, physicians, and other clinical providers and support staff within and outside of the Fred Hutch / Seattle Cancer Care Alliance / UW system. The Research Administration Manager establishes and maintains professional relationship with study sponsors and regulatory agencies.
This position works independently in developing operational goals, determining courses of action to accomplish goals. The incumbent collaborates with PIs and interfaces with other departments as needed on administrative and strategic planning. They also advise PIs and the Program Operations Director on relevant matters, develops effectives solutions to administrative issues and provides input to broader program and division planning as needed. Responsibilities include: