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Senior Grants Program Manager

Req #: 180005AZ_en
Location: Deerfield, IL US
Job Category: GST Operations
Date Posted: 3/13/2018 12:31:24 PM
Baxter International


About Baxter
Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; surgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company’s global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries. Baxter’s employees worldwide are building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.
The Senior Grants Program Manager is responsible for investigator initiated research, collaborative research, registry and education grants. This position is responsible for the management of the pre-award and post-award processes for grants. Maintain budget, provide input for contract negotiation, and other projects to support global clinician outreach programs This position is responsible for the planning, coordination and oversight of the internal decision-making review meetings and ensuring compliance to Baxter’s policies and regulatory requirements.
The Senior Grants Program Manager provides analytical support to the Global Medical Affairs function under minimal supervision. This position proactively participates in continuous improvement and stays abreast of regulations concerning grants.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Identifies and resolves complex problems with little or no supervision or conference with a supervisor.
  • Responds to internal and external inquiries related to projects/programs/policies, etc.
  • Monitors the progress of ongoing research studies. Identifies delays in the studies promptly and works with Medical Affairs to address any issues with ongoing studies.
  • Maintain grant program budgets and effectively


  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision and can work with an appreciable amount of latitude.
  • Good planning and project management skills.
  • Must be able to effectively interact and communicate with all levels of management and employees within the company.
  • Must be able to work within a team environment.  
  • Possess a broad knowledge of business operations (principles, practices and procedures).
  • Demonstrated success interacting broadly and cross functionally at global, region and country level with internal and external stakeholders to ensure timelines and deliverables meet predetermined goals.
  • Comfortable multi-tasking in a fast paced environment with ability to realign priorities based on changing business needs.
  • Proactive and complex problem solving capability that identifies areas of concern within the department and develops solutions from a strategic and operational perspective.
Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of one to three years professional experience required.  
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 1-3 years of relevant experience with grants, project management or medical affairs in a healthcare or bio-pharmaceutical business.


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