If you are selected for this position you will perform the following duties:
Assist the GMP Director with the planning, direction, implementation and evaluation of NIAID-wide grants and cooperative agreement programs and initiatives in support of NIAID research requirements.
Provide leadership in assessing and evaluating policies and overall activities in all areas of grants administration and develop new or modified policies, procedures, and/or internal controls to improve NIAIDs grants administration program.
Serve as Deputy Director to the NIAID Director, Grants Management Program (GMP), in providing managerial leadership and oversight of negotiation, award, and administration of grants and cooperative agreements.
In the GMP Directors absence, and as designated by the Director GMP, NIAID, plan, direct, implement, and evaluate the day-to-day operations of GMP.
Evaluate and monitor the business management capability and performance of applicant organizations and grantees, and the internal operating procedures associated with the business management aspects of the grants process.
Serve as the focus for strategic short term and long term planning to address the NIAIDs expanding grants program needs; lead the coordination of all NIAID grants planning initiatives; develop and recommend new or modified plans concerning grants management and administration.
Represent GMP and the NIAID in contacts with the U.S. and international scientific and research community; organize and participate in symposia and discussions; coordinate periodic formal and informal narratives, reports or presentations on the GMPs programs; and represent the Director, GMP at Division and Institute level meetings, and other committees or conferences.
Oversee the planning, reviewing, negotiating, awarding, monitoring and managing of grants and cooperative agreements.
Represent GMPs perspective on various boards and advisory groups within NIAID, NIH and DHHS; serve as a liaison with NIAID, NIH, and DHHS fiscal, administrative, and programmatic officials.