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    Nashville, TN 37203

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Project Manager - Work From Home

Sarah Cannon Clinical Operations • Nashville, TN

Posted 12 days ago

Job Snapshot

Degree - 4 Year Degree
Healthcare - Health Services
Management, Strategy - Planning


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Job Description

Clinical Project Manager – Work From Home
Sarah Cannon Development Innovations is a full-service contract research organization (CRO) that is uniquely focused in oncology. Sarah Cannon Innovations offers strong scientific leadership, access to patients through Sarah Cannon Research Institute’s Site Management Organization (SMO) and relationships with other clinical sites, and experience in drug development and delivery of clinical trials from First-In-Man through registration level studies, making us the partner of choice for oncology.
Our differentiator is strong operational delivery in partnership with our Site Management Organization and physician leaders to deliver your program efficiently.
Sarah Cannon Development Innovations works with Sarah Cannon Research Institute strategic and network sites throughout the United States, along with investigators at sites outside of the Sarah Cannon Research Institute network. This reach allows Sarah Cannon Development Innovations to offer sponsors access to a diverse and varied patient population, spanning multiple tumor types and disease stages. These relationships further enhance the depth and breadth of Sarah Cannon Development Innovations’ therapeutic expertise, enabling it to provide focused, strategic operational support. This support ensures that clinical trials are conducted in a timely manner and reported with high-quality, registration-standard data.
Sarah Cannon, the global cancer enterprise of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), offers integrated cancer services with convenient access to cutting-edge therapies for those facing cancer in communities across the United States and United Kingdom.
**This is a Work From Home position and you can be located anywhere in the United States to be eligible for this role.
Summary of Position:
Responsible for management of multiple assigned projects throughout all lifecycle phases. Ensures that all project work is completed to the client expectations, ensuring quality deliverables on time and within budget and in accordance with SOPs, ICH GCP, applicable regulations, policies and practices. Serves as the principal liaison with clients to ensure effective and timely communication of project progress, issues, and plans for resolution of those issues. Provides leadership in the development of clinical trials and related documents. Works closely and effectively with cross-functional teams. Provides input in business development proposals and attends bid defenses.
Duties and Responsibilities
Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Plan, track and manage all activity throughout the project lifecycle, including deliverables from all functional areas and vendors in accordance with the project scope
  • Develop project plans, timelines and status reports and communicates with all applicable team members in and outside the organization
  • Promote effective teamwork among cross-functional teams and provide day to day direction for core team
  • Meet with team members on a regular basis regarding project tasks to ensure project milestones are met
  • Collect information and provide input to line managers on team performance against contract, customer expectations and project baselines
  • Serve as primary project contact with clients to ensure communication is maintained and reporting schedules are adhered to
  • Manage project budget, communicate deviations from budget projections and propose solutions for budget deviations
  • Lead problem solving and resolution efforts. Provide proactive and creative recommendations on how to meet goals and handle identified risks and deviations
  • Communicate and escalate unresolved issues at the appropriate time and to the appropriate level of management
  • Ensure that work is conducted in compliance with professional standards and SOPs, and meet quality and timeline metrics
  • Build and maintain strong pharmaceutical industry sponsor and organizational team relationships for the success of clinical trial management
  • Partner with other project managers to initiate improvements to enhance the efficiency and the quality of the work performed on assigned projects
  • May participate in proposal development
  • May participate in the bid-defense process with guidance and supervision 
Knowledge: A body of information needed to perform a tasks; May be obtained through education, training or experience
  • Knowledge of FDA guidelines and GCP is required
  • Knowledge of budgeting and forecasting
Skills: The proficiency to perform a certain task
  • Professional writing and communication skills
  • Good teamwork skills
  • Organizational and prioritizing capabilities
  • Computer skills with ability using clinical trial databases, electronic data capture, MS Access or Excel
Abilities: An underlying, enduring trait useful for performing duties
  • Able to work with minimal direction
  • Resourceful with heightened analytical abilities and problem solving skills in a fast paced environment
  • Interpersonal skills, detailed-oriented and meticulous
  • Good judgment

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum Required: Bachelor’s Degree (4 year program)
Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree (4 year program)
Minimum Required:
  • Clinical trial experience within pharmaceutical, biotechnology, CRO company and/or healthcare setting, i.e. managing the logistics of clinical trial conduct, budgeting/forecasting, and developing/executing project plans
  • Experience in healthcare research or other science related field
  • Previous experience as a Clinical Project Manager for a CRO/pharma/biotech company
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Experience in oncology clinical research phases I-III
  • Clinical trial experience within pharmaceutical, biotechnology, CRO company and/or healthcare setting, i.e. managing the logistics of clinical trial conduct, budgeting/forecasting, and developing/executing project plans
  • Previous experience as a Clinical Project Manager
  • Experience in oncology clinical research phases I-III
  • Experience writing clinical protocols and other technical documents
  • Prior experience mentoring and/or training less senior team members
  • Experience managing study timelines, deliverables, and/or vendors
**If interested in advancing your career with a growing leader in cancer research please apply today!

Job ID: 25319-4407
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