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Senior Engineering Specialist Posted Jan 30
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers , New York, NY
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The American Institute of Chemical Engineers invites applicants to lead the management of grants processes for the Society for Biological Engineering ( and other AIChE Technical groups as well as implement and develop AIChE products and alliances. These products include the implementation and development of conferences, industrial alliances, education and member services and publications and are central for this position. This position is located at our NYC Global Home Office.

The Society for Biological Engineering (SBE), an AIChE Technological Community, is a global organization of leading engineers and scientists dedicated to advancing the integration of biology and engineering.


Under direction of Director, Technical Entities, the individual will implement and expand strategic initiatives and develop growth opportunities in biological and additional chemical engineering specialized areas. Including:
•Grow top line revenue of Society for Biological Engineering (SBE) and implement business models to sustain growth.
•Provide detailed business plans for new initiatives for Executive Team analysis and review.
•Promote and develop entrepreneurial activities in biological engineering and associated domains.
•Develop and lead collations of industry/academia/ and government.
•Collaborate with Boards of SBE to develop and grow value proposition of events and products to serve membership, the profession and society.
•Organize conferences to develop and implement the technical program, sales (sponsorship/exhibit) and marketing initiatives.
•Research and develop proposals for funding of technological projects that are important to our members and the community.
•Prepare and manage proposals for grants in accordance with funder's policies and legal requirements. Prepares contract proposals and administers major contracts. Negotiates contractual provisions with potential partners. Prepares and submits required reports.
•Develop and manage budgets for products and services.


•A minimum of 7 years relevant work experience in biological or chemical engineering.
•Technical degree in chemical or bio-related engineering; MBA or PhD or equivalent training desired.
•Broad knowledge of the bio-processing, biomedical, bio-molecular or industrial bio-technology fields.
•Previous proposal and grant writing and management experience.
•Experience in working within a matrix organization and skill at leading teams.
•Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
•Prior experience with volunteer organizations a plus.
•20% travel is required.

Interested candidates may email a descriptive letter of interest, including salary requirements, and resume to the link listed on this page.

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.