27 days old

Program Assistant

Seattle , Washington 98102
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    Full Time
  • Work with PI to develop project plans and revise them as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Hold regular status meetings with project teams to include preparing and distributing agendas, data documents, and meeting minutes.
  • Track project milestones, deliverables, and risks of projects.
  • Keep project team well informed of upcoming milestones, changes and general news.
  • Coordinate regular meetings with external partners and liaise with project stakeholders and external collaborators on an ongoing basis Coordinate submission of progress reports and presentations.
  • Coordinate transfer of materials between internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assist in developing project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
  • Review project expenses, develop and track budgets, and provide support to finance department and scientific teams on budget management.
  • Assist PI and work with Sponsored Research Administration for submission of new grant and contract proposals.
  • Work with IDRI legal team members and external partners to draft and execute CDA, MTA, CRADA, Service Agreements and/or other legal contracts central to a project.


  • Minimum of three years of experience in a professional setting.
  • A scientific background with experience in biotech, pharmaceuticals, or global health.
  • PMP certification or project management certificate is desirable.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to prioritize activities and skilled at getting teams to set and/or meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Good working knowledge of MS Project and Microsoft Office software.
  • Familiar with legal agreements and intellectual property rights.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to elicit, without formal authority, cooperation from a wide variety of sources and stakeholders, both internal and external to the organization.
  • Ability to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.

IDRI offers a comprehensive compensation plan which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D and EAP. In addition, IDRI offers Flexible Spending Accounts, a matching ROTH 401K Retirement Plan and Commuter benefits.


Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.



Posted: 2019-10-25 Expires: 2019-11-24

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