Program Officer , Aging Biology - Global Nonprofit - Boston

Boston, Massachusetts Permanent USD180,000 - USD200,000 per year
  • Join a thriving non-profit at the forefront of anti-aging biology.
  • Foster strategic grant and partnership portfolio for agency success.

About Our Client

Our client, a recently established international non-profit, is dedicated to advancing anti-aging research. They are a major player in funding healthspan science and supporting independent research globally. While their main office is abroad, they have a presence in Greater Boston, and they're committed to expanding their mission to enhance human longevity and the availability of safe, effective treatments.

Job Description

As a Program Officer, you'll be at the forefront of shaping and managing an extensive portfolio of grants and partnerships, driving innovation in aging biology and longevity research. Your strategic contributions will have a direct and dynamic impact on our foundation's ambitious goals across all timeframes. Collaborating closely with the Director of Aging Biology/Geroscience, you'll help craft and refine strategies to ensure our portfolio remains dynamic, responsive, and aligned with stakeholder input and emerging opportunities.

  • Curate and oversee an extensive portfolio of grants and collaborative partnerships within the realm of fundamental aging biology and longevity research.
  • Work in close coordination with the Director of Aging Biology/Geroscience Section to develop and periodically assess strategic models and avenues to ensure the diversification of research portfolios.
  • Conduct thorough research and analysis to identify potential research collaborators, emerging trends, and pioneering opportunities in the field.
  • Evaluate research proposals, taking into consideration their scientific excellence and alignment with the organization's objectives.
  • Cultivate robust relationships with research institutions, scientists, and various stakeholders.
  • Manage program budgets meticulously, ensuring transparent and effective allocation of resources.
  • Monitor the progression and impact of research projects that have received funding.
  • Deliver regular comprehensive reports and updates to senior management and stakeholders.
  • Keep abreast of the latest advancements in aging biology and longevity research, maintaining a high level of expertise in the domain.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Mandatory requirement: Possess a Ph.D. in Biology, Biochemistry, or a related field.
  • Bring to the role more than ten years of experience, underpinned by a solid scientific background gained in academic, business, or government settings.
  • Showcase proven skills in program management, grant administration, or project supervision, with a distinct advantage for experience in aging biology, geroscience, or related domains.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead an academic research team as a Principal Investigator, encompassing the preparation, submission, and successful attainment of grant awards.
  • In-depth understanding of core concepts in aging biology and longevity research.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal talents.
  • Equally adept at working both independently and collaboratively.
  • Outstanding organizational and analytical capabilities.
  • Acquainted with the intricacies of grant application and evaluation processes.
  • Exhibit a strong passion for advancing research in aging biology and longevity.

What's on Offer

  • Attractive base salary and comprehensive compensation package
  • Full range of benefits provided
  • Significant potential for personal and professional growth
  • Collaborate across functions with CSO, Function Heads, and International Hubs
  • Oversee relationships with external stakeholders, including government bodies, grant recipients, and financial/investment institutions
  • Join a non-profit dedicated to enhancing global patient health
  • On-site position in Boston, MA, offering a complete immersion in the role.
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