1)The Clinical Trials/Contracts Manager will facilitate the development and initiation of clinical trials within the Department of Medicine Clinical Trials Financial Group.
2) Build and negotiate clinical trial budgets and contract terms, on behalf of faculty and the Department, with industry, federal, and private funding agencies.
3) Advise Department faculty and staff on matters related to clinical trial budgets and contracts in a clear and professional manner.
4) Read and interpret clinical trial study documents including Protocol, Budget, Contract, Informed Consent, and Laboratory Manual.
5) Ensure document harmonization and compliance, and facilitate timely execution of agreements.
6) Successfully interact with other departments, core facilities, and administrative offices to ensure efficient operation at all levels.
7) Establish professional relationships with pharmaceutical, CRO, and non-profit counterparts to facilitate amicable and timely negotiations.
8) Contribute to data analysis, using established and novel metrics, to advance Unit and Department efficiency and profitability.
9) Monitor processing of Institutional Review Board (IRB) submissions and approval of clinical trial protocols.
10) Manage multiple concurrent projects, paying special attention to competing deadlines, complexity, and priority.
1)Â Strong computer skills including word processing, database management, and spreadsheet skills.
2) Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
3) Attention to detail.
4) Ability to be flexible and adaptable.
5) Knowledge of general accounting standards and auditing.
6) Strong organizational skills.
7) Strong financial and analytic skills.
8) Ability to research issues and propose solutions to problems.
9) Demonstrated initiative in improving processes and enhancing systems.
10) Ability to exercise sound judgment, discretion and tact required. Time management skills and the ability to handle multiple, concurrent tasks within deadlines.
11) Ability to work with individuals from across the division and university.
12) Knowledge of research methods and funding sources.
13) Knowledge of clinical trials.
14) Knowledge of federal and non-federal regulations for grant management.
15) Knowledge of fund accounting.
16) Familiarity with federal and non-federal grant and contract policies.
1) Advanced degree in relevant field
1)Two years of experience in budget development and negotiation
2) Experience in clinical trial initiation and management, ideally for a large academic medical institution
3) Project management experience
2) Cover letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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