Georgetown Univerisity Director of Budget and Award Management, Center for Global Health Practice and Impact - Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, District Of Columbia
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Director of Budget and Award Management, Center for Global Health Practice and Impact - Georgetown University Medical Center
The Georgetown University Center for Global Health Practice and Impact (CGHPI) (https://cghpi.georgetown.edu/) serves countries to improve their population health and well-being and to safeguard against health-related threats by advancing the use of evidence and human-centered enterprise architecture on the path towards achieving equity and social justice. To achieve this mission, we catalyze the uptake, spread, and implementation of innovations; triangulate data from different sources, and tailor visualization of the information for each audience; design and implement integrated service delivery models; support communities of practice to inform policy and practice through efficient data use and horizontal and vertical collaboration; disseminate best practices and evidence globally through open source learning networks; build global, collaborative, multi-disciplinary, and inter-professional networks; undertake research that is informed by local needs; and invest in local leadership to own, provide oversight, and sustain implemented interventions. To advance its mission and in line with growth plans, the Center seeks a leader for its Budget and Award Management business portfolio.
The Director of Budget and Award Management will manage and coordinate the cost component of proposal and grant application development, pre-award, post-award processes and ongoing budget monitoring for funded awards within the CGHPI. This will include: documenting and disseminating sponsor award terms and conditions, developing cost proposal development funding resources, preparing cost proposals and grant applications, managing proposal development process including quality assurance, developing and modifying budgets for continuing programs as per sponsor requirements, developing award management training materials and templates, training field program teams, and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders on award and budget management. Post-award activities will include guidance and oversight on issues related to the fiscal, administrative and regulatory management of grants, contracts and sub-award management from award receipt through closeout.
Reporting to CGHPI Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Director, and working with the Center Director, Principal Investigators, HQ and Field Program Staff, Central University Operations Team, other Georgetown University departments and Sponsor Institutions, the Director of Budget and Award Management has duties that include but are not limited to:
Disseminates funding opportunity information and application compliance requirements
Works closely with faculty and staff in developing and transforming ideas into grant proposals
Provides policy guidance and assistance with all aspects of proposal development, administrative forms, sponsor-required certifications and representations, and compliance requirements
Advises and assists faculty and staff in assembling grant proposals from the proposal state to the project being awarded
Prepares cost component of proposals and grant applications, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders
Develops tools and templates for cost proposals
Packages final proposal package for submission to the sponsor through Office of Research Development Services
Quality assures proposal development process
Maintains funding opportunity databases and track pending awards; track deadlines to ensure proposals are submitted on time; track when grantees need to submit renewals, and support preparation of grant reports as needed
Partners with Finance and Program Management Teams to transition from pre-award to grant administration upon award
Participates in award set-up meetings with the principal investigators and pre-award Research Development Services Office to gain a full understanding of the criteria and requirements necessary to manage each award.
Monitors ongoing award financial activity of grants and contracts to ensure that reporting requirements and deliverables are met.
Ensures that direct costs charged to grants and contracts are both available and allowable under sponsor guidelines and OMB Circulars A-21 and A-110.
Interprets reports to internal departments and prepares queries or special reports upon request.
Prepares and participates in orientation workshops to educate principal investigators, project directors, and program staff about sponsor policies, forms, and procedures.
Investigates and resolves errors and discrepancies in budgets and works with program and finance teams to make the necessary corrections if needed.
Carries out in collaboration with University Audit and Compliance Offices, sub-recipient readiness due diligence
Develops in collaboration with PIs and program staff sub-award scopes, terms and conditions
Monitors end dates and provides feedback to project directors, principal investigators, other university departments and the RDS regarding status of awards
Costing and Budget Management
Prepares budgets for new proposals and grant applications including budget narratives.
Collaborates with program teams to revise and modify budgets as required.
Develop budget development templates and materials
Train field and HQ program teams on use of key templates
Collaborate with Finance Team to prepare regular budget to actual reports and other sponsor expenditure monitoring reports
Master's degree in Public Administration or Business Administration
At least 5 years of experience in costing and award management
At least 5 years of supervisory experience
Experience managing U.S. Government Federal awards
Experience working with public health and research teams
Good communication skills
Strong leadership qualities
Excellent interpersonal skills
Willingness and availability to travel internationally and domestically
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