Apr 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: The Project Manager B will provide project management and regulatory support and expertise associated with clinical trials for the Penn Department of Medicine's newly created Clinical Trials Unit. The person will work closely with the Director of Clinical Research Operations to support a diverse group of investigators and coordinators, involving work on a wide spectrum of clinical trials ranging from phase I-IV, investigator/industry-initiated, different disease states and varying complexities. Involvement will range from consulting to serving as the project manager for a study having primary responsibility with respect to execution and operational planning of the studies and accountability for results. The Project Manager will oversee the delivery of patient care as defined in the study protocols. The Project Manager will manage/supervise the study teams assuring that each clinical trial meets expectations and that they are conducted in accordance with the specific clinical protocol as approved by the Sponsor, study team and in accordance with all regulatory organizations. S/he will play a key role in study start-up, intake & feasibility for many studies.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree and 5 - 7 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience in working on clinical trials required. Master degree is preferred.

Strong planning and organizational capabilities along with attention to detail, excellent follow through and problem solving skills necessary. Must be effective in setting and meeting personal short and long-term goals to complete assignments, with multiple project tasks ongoing simultaneously. Successful candidates will have the ability to anticipate problems relating to projects and to develop and implement solutions. Flexibility and the drive to meet project deadlines required. Knowledge of regulatory processes required. Excellent written and verbal skills required. Position contingent upon funding.

Reference Number: 40-25276

Salary Grade: 028

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: DM-Department of Medicine

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: I-Technical/Professional Research

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