Manager, Business Operations- Gene Editing Institute

Job Requisition #: JR70718

End Date: 3/31/2024

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Professional

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Do you have a track record of managing multimillion dollar budgets or building financial programs? If so, consider joining our team!

The Gene Editing Institute (GEI) at ChristianaCare is searching for a Business Operations Manager to lead all operational, financial, and administrative activities for Institute. In this role, the Manager, Business Operations will work closely with GEI leadership and ChristianaCare shared service functions to implement GEI's business strategy and annual operating goals. Reporting to the Director of Strategy and Operations, the Manager, Business Operations will effectively supervise the Finance and Grants Administrator to manage all daily business operations and administrative needs and build a strong financial program in support of GEI's strategy, commitments, and goals.

The successful candidate will have prior experience in a research lab or biotech/pharma/healthcare setting; have a track record of managing multimillion dollar budgets or building financial programs; winning grants; has experience managing direct and dotted line reports, and has experience improving systems, processes and implementing SOPs


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance, Business Administration or related field required.

  • Master's Degree in Healthcare Administration or Business preferred.

  • 5+ years' experience in organizational and/or program management or business operations required.

  • Progressive leadership in a healthcare or biotech setting preferred.

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered

Principal duties, but not limited to.....

  • Lead financial planning process, including annual budget development, monitoring YTD financial performance and overseeing any necessary adjustments to future projections and budgets.

  • Engage with GEI leadership to develop new revenue opportunities including but not limited to new research funding, strategic partnerships, and/or licensing deals.

  • Liaise effectively with GEI leadership, external partners, and ChristianaCare Legal team to manage licensing deals, contracts, and/or partnership agreements and MOUs.

When you become an employee at ChristianaCare, you are joining a robust healthcare organization that truly cares about their patients and their caregivers. For the second consecutive year, Forbes magazine has ranked ChristianaCare as one of the best large health systems to work for in the United States! Guided by excellence and love, our Caregivers enjoy a multitude of employee benefits that include:

  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision and other insurance benefits

  • 403 (b) with an employer match

  • Diverse and Inclusive culture

  • Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out

  • 12 week paid parental leave

About Christiana Care:

Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, two hospitals (1,227 beds), a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. We are continually ranked by US News & World Report as a Best Hospital. With our unique, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!

Why Delaware? Why Maryland?

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