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FINANCE AND GRANTS MANAGER, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), to operate independently, manage staff, exercise judgment based on experience, and carry out financial/grants operations and develop projects and policies to improve J-PAL's practices in these areas. Will work with MIT's Subawards Office to establish subawards for recipients of research grants from J-PAL and supervise subaward management; manage the submission of grant proposals into MIT's internal systems; participate in presentations of proposals to funders, focusing on budget and administrative questions; prepare grant financial reports; step in to solve delays and problems that partners may experience with MIT systems; work closely with MIT central administrative staff to ensure efficient financial and grants management practices for J-PAL projects; and assist with annual financial reporting for J-PAL. This is the second most senior position in J-PAL's Finance and Administration Group.
Job Requirements REQUIRED: a bachelor's degree; at least five years' experience in financial and administrative management; ability to work on projects and make decisions independently; attention to detail; and ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Seek a hands-on financial and grants administrator who is willing to pitch in to get tasks done. Experience with a small business, consulting firm, or research group would be particularly applicable to this position. Experience with grants management is preferred. Job #15910
Internal Number: 15910
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