The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMASS Medical) is a group of diverse businesses that make a significant contribution and impact in higher education, medical research, healthcare consulting/delivery and biotechnology throughout the commonwealth and the world.
GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:
We're seeking a highly motivated and dynamic Contract Administrator II to join the Medical School. The position will be primarily responsible for facilitating all aspects of the contracting and financial management for clinical research projects including reviewing of protocol documents and schedule of events, creating a research budget, and negotiating with the industry sponsors. The position will work proactively with Principal Investigators and research study teams to activate their research projects as quickly as possible. The Contract Administrator II will be a member of the Office of Clinical Research under UMass Center for Clinical & Translational Science (UMCCTS) with the goal of ensuring quality deliverables that achieve customer satisfaction.
Under the general direction of the Director or designee, the Contractors Administrator II manages the administration, processing and negotiation of research grants, contracts and/or sub-awards for the institution. Facilitate partnerships with industry and sponsors. Ensure contracts are administered in compliance with institutional and governmental regulations and sponsor award terms. Serve as resource for internal and external customers providing guidance and information on contractual matters to ensure requirements for contracts are met.