Reportingto the Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives,
the Director, Federal Funding Initiatives,isresponsible for
buildingNDRI'smarketposition. He/She will be responsible for
partnershiprelationshipswith Federal Funding agencies including but
not limited to: National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of
Defense (DOD), Center for Disease Control (CDC), and Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA). The Director willidentify
Relationships / Grant Writing, Client Relations,Business Case
Development, Onboarding Projects and defining the
Scope/Budget.Theposition requiresextensive external relationship
building and cultivation.
Federal Government Relationships / Grant
Design and development of proposals and reports to Federal
funding agencies, including budget development, formulation of
project goals, and description of tasks and assignment of
personnel. Is responsible for formatting reports according to
government guidelines, and maintaining schedules for task
performance and reporting requirements.
Actively helps guide initiatives to pursue federal funding,
grants and additional related entities' programs.
Develop strategic alliances to identify and cultivate funding
Track and report on new funding announcements, other
grant/awards, and contracting opportunities
Research funding targets (individual, corporate, government and
philanthropic) that meet the mission of the organization.
Develop grant proposals in accordance with the guidelines of
potential federal funding sources
Adhere to follow-up policies for all funders and external
contacts, ensuring donors are acknowledged in a timely manner,
receipts are provided, next steps are communicated, etc.
Track grant funded reporting requirements and coordinate the
submission of grant reports, ensuring they are timely and
Identify and manage strategic marketing opportunities and
Business case development
Developing a growth strategy focused both on financial gain and
Conducting research to identify new markets and customer
Arranging business meetings with prospective clients
Build long-term relationships with new and existing
Identify potential clients, and the decision makers within the
Attend industry functions, such as association events and
conferences, and provide feedback and information on market and
Using knowledge of the market and competitors, identify and
develop the company's unique selling propositions and
Forecast sales targets and ensure they are met by the team.
Track and record activity on accounts and help to close deals to
meet these targets.
Research and develop a thorough understanding of the company's
people and capabilities.
Manage and oversee the successful implementation of projects
and/or internal initiatives
Track, manage and assess project status to maintain accuracy and
to make sure that the project meets the client's quality
Assumes overall responsibilities for assignments of self and
team and drives execution to ensure targets, budgets and milestones
Anticipate critical issues and risks; take responsibility for
resolution across the organization.
Manages internal/external client expectations and anticipates
needs; sets direction for resolution of complex problems, and works
across the organization for consensus.
Manages production of various statuses, activity and performance
reports for senior management.
Promotes development and implementation of tools, best practices
and controls to improve process and overall quality of service.
Communicate client feedback, high-level issues, and
recommendations to effect change and enhance service and product
Support the deployment, promotion and achievement of NDRI's
strategy, business goals and objectives. Take an active role in
process improvements such as tools, templates, processes.
1.PhD in Life Science Discipline or equivalent preferred /
Master's Degree in science or engineering relating discipline,
equivalent combination of education and experience will be
2.A minimum of 10 years'experience in a business development
role and scientificenvironment, knowledge of the human tissue
industry preferred. Project Management Certificate/Training
3.Minimum of 10 years' experience writing,editing and submitting
successful grant applicationsto federal funding entities. Strong
knowledge or NIH reporting requirements.
4.Proficiency in the use o fMicrosoft Office products, Project,
PowerPoint, Word,Excel, Outlook,Microsoft Office suite, Smartsheet
and data base management .
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