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Job Opportunity: Project Manager, Research & Grants, Additional Ventures, REMOTE

Posted by on Monday, August 16, 2021 in Job Opportunities .

Job Opportunity, Project Manager, Research & Grants, Additional Ventures, REMOTE

Additional Ventures seeks a Project Manager, Research & Grants with a scientific background to be an integral part of its small team that is focused on single ventricle heart defects. We utilize high-touch, responsive request for proposal (RFP) and post-award processes that support investigators & their work in creative ways to yield impactful results. We are actively aiming to expand our reach in the single ventricle scientific community and grow the field by evolving traditional funding mechanisms and incorporating new ideas in our approach to support for biomedical research.

The Project Manager will oversee the planning, organization, and tracking of communications & deliverables related to award progression. This role coordinates activities that require interfacing with basic, translational, and clinical scientists, other funders, and officers at our partner organizations, including the coordination and/or execution of contract management, progress reporting milestones, payment & budget tracking, and managing relationships with external partners.

This role will report to the Vice President of Programs (VP), and work collaboratively with members of the AV team to understand individual award work streams and streamline administrative efforts. The role itself offers considerable opportunities to execute and support various programmatic initiatives of the foundation, while providing opportunities for professional development and growth. The Project Manager will serve as a thought partner with the entire team in developing, refining, and reviewing project coordination & management efforts of the organization. Our team is collaborative, communicative, and dynamic. As such, those with strong organization, creativity, and adaptability are ideal candidates.

Job Responsibilities

  • Supports the VP and Program Manager, Research & Grants in the execution and management of Additional Ventures’ post-award processes.

  • Tracks program deliverables, including coordinating and engaging with external grant offices & investigators, managing timeline and deliverables, monitoring budgets, and tracking milestones.

  • Serves as a resource to external partners to ensure deliverables are submitted in compliance with guidelines and in a timely manner.

  • Monitors and ensures the completion of contract requirements for funded entities.

  • Coordinates and/or schedules meetings with AV team members & external parties relevant to progress reporting and post-award management.

  • Works with the AV team to support new initiatives and activities, where needed.

  • Supports day-to-day operations of award management activities including
    • Identifying and securing needed resources;
    • Financial management and administrative supervision;
    • Creating, implementing, monitoring, and updating project plans;
    • Facilitating meetings with appropriate parties;
    • Tracking tasks/deliverables to ensure timelines, milestones and/or goals are attained; o Monitoring and reporting progress as appropriate; and
    • Resolving or escalating issues in a timely manner.

Interested candidates should send their CV or resume and a cover letter to Dr. Kaitlin Davis at

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