NCTN Clinical Research Program Manager

The Stanford Cancer Institute

The Stanford Cancer Institute is a National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Center that seeks to build synergies and collaborations across the Stanford University Campus and is active in translational research. This NCTN Program Manager position has three distinct program areas of responsibility including the administration of the NCTN program, management of NCTN study conduct, oversight of NCTN quality standards and collaboration with NCTN regulatory.

Duties include:
• Management of NCTN-relevant communications and program requirements
• Directing the NCI membership process for Stanford faculty and staff members
• Overseeing electronic access to NCTN and NCI systems
• Managing the study-specific safety report process
• Collaboration with NCTN faculty leader in conduct
• Documentation of routine NCTN-specific meetings of associated faculty and staff members
• NCTN Study Management responsibilities include establishing, communicating and maintaining standards for selection of studies to be conducted within the NCTN Program group, in collaboration with the NCTN Faculty Leader
• Direct support of conduct of specific NCTN studies from activation through study closeout in disease areas where management of active NCTN studies are not embedded in the Clinical Research Groups through resourcing, ensuring quality, efficiency and timeliness of deliverables, including subject and data management
• Oversees the management of long-term follow-up for all subject enrolled onto NCTN studies throughout the Cancer Clinical Trials Office (excluding Children’s Oncology Group) with well-defined and documented transition from active subject management to follow-up to ensure continuity of activities in required timelines
• Responsible for quality standards related to NCTN study conduct.
• Oversees the NCTN-specific education, training and on-boarding of all CCTO staff members working on NCTN trials, develops and maintains NCTN-specific SOPs, guidelines and tools with input from relevant subject matter experts and other key stakeholder, oversees NCTN central office group audit preparations and facilitates conduct, along with response to audit observations.
• Facilitates routine meetings of all staff members working on NCTN trials from NCTN Program group and all CRGs and documents relevant information, trainings and decisions made in those meetings
• Collaborates closely with CCTO Regulatory to ensure adherence with all NCTN requirements as they relate to regulatory obligations to the Stanford Institutional Review Board (IRB) and NCI CIRB

• Bachelor’s degree in related field
• Five (5) years of experience in clinical research
• Or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
• Demonstrated ability to establish priorities, manage shifting priorities, and handle numerous time-sensitive projects with multiple deadlines
• Ability to accomplish goals working through formal and informal channels, with diplomacy and tactfulness
• Demonstrated creativity, problem solving, critical analysis, initiative, judgment and, decision-making skills
• Demonstrated ability to develop and meet budget goals
• Demonstrated solid planning and organizational skills
• Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team
• Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
• Strong relevant subject matter knowledge
• Ability to direct the work of others, for jobs requiring supervision
• NCTN study management experience desired
• Personnel management experience desired
• Oncology clinical research experience desired

To apply to this position or for more information, please visit the following website link and requisition #79914: