Director of Contract Management and Conflict Interest - Stand Up To Cancer

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Posted April 27, 2022

Director of Contract Management and Conflict Interest

Remote
Exempt
Job Description

SU2C Director of Contract Management and Conflict of Interest works under the direction of the Senior Director, Scientific Program Management to provide leadership in developing, implementing and managing SU2C’s research administration policies and procedures and overseeing contract management systems for scientific projects administered by SU2C.  The position will be responsible for ensuring adherence to relevant compliance, ethics, safety, legal and regulatory standards for SU2C and all funded projects. These matters include but are not limited to Conflicts of Interest and Commitment, Transfers of Value, Confidentiality, Non-Disclosure, Research Ethics, Data Security, Privacy, Export Controls, Human Subjects, Animal Care and Welfare, HIPAA, Laboratory Safety, Good Clinical Practice (GCP), Anti-bribery and Anti-corruption, and other relevant regulations. SU2C is looking for an energetic, go-getter with strong research administration and contract management experience in healthcare/science/non-profit sectors. This critical position carries a high degree of visibility and requires close collaboration with team members across SU2C along with external partners. The SU2C Director of Contract Management and Conflict of Interest is a passionate, ambitious, professional who can deliver results in an organization and a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in research administration and contract management for higher education institution, government agency or non-profit, preferably in biotech, pharma, or a cancer research organization (CRO)
  • Advanced degree (MBA, JD, PhD, MD) is required, JD is preferred.
  • Clinically oriented or scientific research administration training and experience in clinical trials research.
  • Must have working knowledge of policies in the research administration, such as Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines, HIPAA, and other relevant regulatory schemes relevant for SU2C.
  • Demonstrated expertise working with research administration programs at a tier one research institution, scientific funder, and/or government agency, including experience with contracts and grants administration.
  • Certification in research administration or research compliance a plus.

Language Skills: Proficiency in the English Language and excellent verbal and written communication skills in addition to the ability to present sensitive issues with a high level of tact, diplomacy and integrity.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • A strategic thinker and creative problem solver with strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent judgment and ability to grasp complex subject matter and communicate with all levels of employees.
  • Able to facilitate meetings and communicate results to executive team and management.
  • A fast learner who can master the salient details of research administration and contract management and apply that knowledge.
  • Success and high comfort level with facilitating discussions between multiple stakeholders with multiple opinions and experiences.
  • Must be articulate and display clear and dynamic communications skills- oral, written and presentation.
  • An in-depth understanding of various issues within the scientific and corporate business community, including funding, both public and private.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to work collaboratively with multiple constituents.

SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Carries out supervisory duties in accordance with federal and state law and company policy.

Directly: N/A                                                   Indirectly:  N/A

Possess Physical Ability to:

  • Sit for extended periods of time.
  • Operate a motor vehicle.
  • Lift & carry files or boxes, file & retrieve documents
  • To lift boxes less than 50 pounds in weight
Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in research administration and contract management for higher education institution, government agency or non-profit, preferably in biotech, pharma, or a cancer research organization (CRO)
  • Advanced degree (MBA, JD, PhD, MD) is required, JD is preferred.
  • Clinically oriented or scientific research administration training and experience in clinical trials research.
  • Must have working knowledge of policies in the research administration, such as Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines, HIPAA, and other relevant regulatory schemes relevant for SU2C.
  • Demonstrated expertise working with research administration programs at a tier one research institution, scientific funder, and/or government agency, including experience with contracts and grants administration.
  • Certification in research administration or research compliance a plus.

Language Skills: Proficiency in the English Language and excellent verbal and written communication skills in addition to the ability to present sensitive issues with a high level of tact, diplomacy and integrity.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • A strategic thinker and creative problem solver with strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent judgment and ability to grasp complex subject matter and communicate with all levels of employees.
  • Able to facilitate meetings and communicate results to executive team and management.
  • A fast learner who can master the salient details of research administration and contract management and apply that knowledge.
  • Success and high comfort level with facilitating discussions between multiple stakeholders with multiple opinions and experiences.
  • Must be articulate and display clear and dynamic communications skills- oral, written and presentation.
  • An in-depth understanding of various issues within the scientific and corporate business community, including funding, both public and private.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to work collaboratively with multiple constituents.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:    Carries out supervisory duties in accordance with federal and state law and company policy.

Directly: N/A                                                   Indirectly:  N/A

Possess Physical Ability to:

  • Sit for extended periods of time.
  • Operate a motor vehicle.
  • Lift & carry files or boxes, file & retrieve documents
  • To lift boxes less than 50 pounds in weight

SALARY RANGE: 120,000 – 127,000

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

EIF is an equal opportunity employer. It considers applicants for all positions without regard to age (40 or older), ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), disability (either mental or physical, including HIV and AIDS), cancer, genetic characteristics, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, national origin (including language use restrictions), race, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to HR@eifoundation.org.

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