Senior Grant Officer
Company: Boston Medical Center
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Boston Medical Center (BMC) is more than a hospital. It is a
network of support and care that touches the lives of hundreds of
thousands of people in need each year. It is the largest and
busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in New England.
Emphasizing community-based care, BMC is committed to providing
consistently excellent and accessible health services to all-and is
the largest safety-net hospital in New England. The hospital is
also the primary teaching affiliate of the nationally ranked Boston
University School of Medicine (BUSM) and a founding partner of
Boston HealthNet - an integrated health care delivery system that
includes many community health centers. Join BMC today and help us
achieve our Vision 2030 which is a long-term goal to make Boston
the healthiest urban population in the world.
As a member of the dynamic Foundation Relations and Government
Grants team, the Senior Grants Officer is an entrepreneur who will
cultivate and manage a portfolio of government and foundation
grants in support of various clinical initiatives, education
programs and research at Boston Medical Center (BMC). The
successful candidate will be a strategic thinker with strong
political sensitivities and excellent judgment; an outstanding
writer able to perform under tight deadlines; a skilled project
manager able to drive the work of multiple people towards the
submission of high quality, competitive grant proposals; an
accomplished multi-task professional; and seek to develop a keen
understanding of the intricacies of the federal process involving
NIH, HRSA, and CDC among other federal agencies.
The candidate will be able to perform under stress and relish
the many opportunities to develop new multi-disciplinary programs
aligned with BMC's strategic priorities; broker new internal and
external collaborations and partnerships; and cultivate new
six-figure funding sources and principal investigators.
The candidate will possess an in-depth knowledge of health care
service delivery models and trends in the organization and
financing of health care systems. Knowledge of research and
evaluation methods is needed, along with the necessary background
and experience in order to assess scientific proposals for
innovation and impact; advise principal investigators concerning
proposal content in relation to evaluation criteria; and strengthen
The successful candidate will work with senior clinical and
administrative staff, including Development colleagues, to
brainstorm and generate new opportunities for BMC and manage
proposal development. Whenever possible, he or she will facilitate
productive dialogue between funders and principal investigators to
ensure that proposals have a high likelihood of success.
Initiative, drive and superior interpersonal skills are key to this
position. The Senior Grant Officer will be responsible for
generating new opportunities for BMC and capturing several million
dollars of grant support.
Bachelor's Degree required; Masters or equivalent preferred.
Minimum of five (5) years of grant writing, program development
or research experience required.
- Proven ability to think critically.
- Excellent writing, editing and interpersonal skills.
- Adept with innovating and collaborating in large, complex
- Track record in managing multiple tasks in a deadline-driven
- Facility in working both independently and as a team
- Ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters.
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