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MBA or other relevant professional /graduate degree is a plus. Previous management experience required. He/she will be a good listener and a creative problem-solver with excellent analytical capabilities.
Excellent analytic, written and verbal communication skills are needed. Unquestionable integrity. Must be well organized, flexible and able to manage multiple, challenging projects simultaneously in a fast-paced work setting. Must have an ability to learn quickly, to initiate action, and an eagerness to grow. Strong ability to build effective working relationships within the finance team and with partner departments.
HiTS specifically recruits candidates who are life-long learners with a strong desire to contribute to the program's goal of realizing precision medicine. The small team thrives on tackling new challenges and providing the best support possible to HiTS PIs, even when the grant mechanism or program is new to the grant manager. Enthusiastic self-starters thrive in this high performance environment.
Successful candidate must demonstrate proficiency with Excel, ability to navigate enterprise Oracle applications, adaptability with new web-based tools, possess excellent organization and communication skills, competencies in all areas of job responsibilities, ability to delivery work results of high quality while managing multiple projects under time pressure, and ability to function well in a fast-paced, high-energy and changing work environment with minimum supervision. Familiarity with Uniform Guidance is required. Writing and spreadsheet exercise will be required component of interview process.
A skill assessment is part of the interview process.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.