The Research Project Manager (RPM) is responsible for the management of the CIO Banking & Data abstraction team (CBDA). The RPM will be assigned day-to-day coordination and overall management of non-therapeutic biospecimen banking trials, secondary use research, and medical record review protocols pertaining to pan cancer immunotherapy-related research within the Center for Immuno-Oncology (https://www.dana-farber.org/center-for-immuno-oncology/) as well as the Melanoma Disease Center. In addition, the RPM will assist with the correlative analysis and closeout of PI-initiated trials.
The RPM will be responsible to create and report on milestones and deliverables required for the execution of independent research projects, to identify variances in project plan and to develop contingency plans when necessary to keep project milestones on track. The RPM will work closely with CIO and Melanoma Disease Center Director, Stephen Hodi, in addition to PIs and the Clinical Trials Office (CTO) Leadership to develop and implement strategies that will ensure compliance, consistency, and accountability in all assigned clinical research activities conducted at DFCI. The RPM will work closely and collaboratively with a variety of faculty and staff at all levels throughout DFCI/BWH, and also will work in collaboration with outside collaborators and vendors.
The Research Project Manager will be assigned to oversee various operational and training aspects of the CIO Redcap Database.Â The RPM will develop infrastructure, procedures, and tracking systems for project management services performed.Â Project management responsibilities would include coordinating the on boarding of new research staff training, maintaining workflows, and defining grant and research specific reporting for the DFCI. Specific tasks and responsibilities are varied and dependent upon project aims, scope and duration. The RPM will have 1-2 direct reports and be supervised and supported by the CIO Associate Director.
Responsible for day-to-day oversight and management of assigned projects.
Responsible for the regulatory maintenance pertaining to nontherapeutic secondary use and medical record review clinical trials.
Assists PI with protocol and consent form development for initial application and with subsequent amendment changes.
Initiates, plans, facilitates and the analysis of correlatives for PI Initiated / Multi Center trials.
Maintain study-related databases and prepare protocol-related reports as needed.
May be responsible for scheduling research team meetings and conference calls, facilitating mailings and other project-related administrative tasks.
Oversee the coordination, execution and overall management of several DFCI biospecimen banking trials
Assist senior manager(s) in the development of a project plan that serves as a guiding document that provides overall direction, expectation of deliverables and stated milestones for the participating sites to ensure the success of the project.
Responsible for assuring that the project team meets all deadlines and is also to maintain an ongoing working relationship with Research team and Principal Investigators.
Responsible for developing the systems, tools, and infrastructure needed for project management core activities, including study start-up activities, coordinating and managing site activation, research staff training, regulatory submissions, event tracking and reporting, deviation and violation tracking and reporting, participant accrual tracking and reporting.
Prepares and presents status reports to key stakeholders. Depending on project needs, these reports may include information about project timelines, status of deliverables, and/or resources requirements.
Bachelorâ€™s degree required. 3 â€" 5 years of experience with project management and working on clinical trials desired.Â
Must demonstrate a history of proven success in the clinical research field.
Must have expert knowledge of regulatory affairs, research ethics and the responsible conduct of research.
An interest in learning oncology and immuno-oncology is necessary. Experience in an academic institution is preferred. Supervisory experience preferred.
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
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Internal Number: 2021-22075
About Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to under-served members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.