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HCRN seeks clinical project manager

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Hoosier Cancer Research Network (HCRN) currently seeks a full-time clinical project manager to join our team. Project Management experience with at least 2 years oncology experience, nursing degree and clinical trial experience preferred.

HCRN is an independent nonprofit contract research organization based in Indianapolis, Ind., that specializes in early phase, multi-center, investigator-initiated oncology trials. Our studies are conducted through a nationwide network of more than 450 academic and community sites.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Develops, manages and updates the project timelines while communicating project status to program team on a regular basis.
  • Monitors the project/program from initiation through delivery, interfacing with the program team on technical matters while organizing interdepartmental activities ensuring the completion of the project/program on schedule and within budget constraints.
  • Meets with team members on a regular basis regarding their mission-oriented project tasks to ensure that project/program milestones are met.
  • Coordinates activities of project staff to ensure that project components are implemented according to project’s protocol and timeline.
  • Ensures that information regarding new organizational initiatives, programs and policies is disseminated, and that initiatives are implemented as planned.
  • Specific project management responsibilities will include: (1) detailed scope definition; (2) development of approved project plans; (3) management of competing timelines and prioritization of critical tasks; (4) detailed planning, coordination of project activities between functional areas; (5) resource and schedule management; (6) project updating and reporting using established project management practices.
  • Responsible for creating, developing, updating, and producing reports, forecasts and study related documents.
  • Build relationships with member sites through periodic travel to assure optimal performance.
  • Knowledge of FDA guidelines, regulations and Good Clinical Practice.
  • Oversees the clinical research development process, including clinical research plan development, regulatory compliance, data management and reporting.
  • Plans, directs and coordinates activities of large, complex projects to ensure that goals or objectives are met within prescribed timeframe and funding parameters.
  • Reviews project proposal or plan to determine time frame, procedures for accomplishing tasks, and allotment of available resources. Establishes work plan and staffing for each phase of the project.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills; detail-oriented; self-motivated; flexible; and computing skills including but not limited to the ability to understand and utilize databases, spreadsheets, and word processing. Analytical and problem-solving skills, understanding of medical terminology. Demonstrated skills in clinical medicine and pharmacovigilance is required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Project Management experience with at least 2 years oncology experience, nursing degree and clinical trial experience preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as computer software and documentation and procedure manuals. Will have the ability to write routine reports and business correspondence.

REASONING ABILITY:

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete issues. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to use a computer. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms for supplies. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus when using a computer.

MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • The mental demands represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Mental demands represent high attention to detail (both written and verbal), managing multiple concurrent tasks, working with deadlines, personal initiatives.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

No calls or walk-ins, please.

Hoosier Cancer Research Network is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, see our job post on Indeed.

About Hoosier Cancer Research Network

Hoosier Cancer Research Network (formerly known as Hoosier Oncology Group) conducts innovative cancer research in collaboration with academic and community physicians and scientists across the United States. The organization provides comprehensive clinical trial management and support, from conception through publication. Created in 1984 as a program of the Walther Cancer Institute, Hoosier Cancer Research Network became an independent nonprofit clinical research organization in 2007. Since its founding, Hoosier Cancer Research Network has conducted more than 230 trials in a variety of cancer types and supportive care, resulting in more than 350 publications. More than 9,000 subjects have participated in Hoosier Cancer Research Network clinical trials.