Job Posting: Oncology Research Program Manager, Sarah Cannon Research Institute, Nashville

Kate Stuart
September 2, 2014

Program Manager, SCRI Strategic Development

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

Serve as a key figure in the development of assigned disease-specific program by serving as primary resource for assigned Program leader(s). Facilitate the development of the disease-specific program including but not limited to: LOI creation, trial design, and providing scientific collaboration with the designated Program leader(s) at SCRI, academic institutional partners, funding partners, and internal SCRI cross-functional teams. Reports to the Director Strategic Development.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties include but are not limited to:
 Serve a primary representative to the assigned research program(s), facilitate mutually beneficial relationships with internal/external partners, including members of the disease-specific program team, internal cross-functional teams, pharmaceutical study sponsors, and key external thought leaders and investigators.
 Collaborate with cross-functional teams in order to develop and maintain the disease-specific clinical trial pipeline strategy to ensure continued program success.
 Assist the assigned Program leader(s) in creating and drafting concepts [Letters Of Intent (LOI)] for future clinical trials.
 Assist the assigned Program leader(s) in reviewing and finalizing new trial protocols.
 Assist the assigned Program leader(s) in planning program publication strategies.
 Oversee clinical trial development in the assigned disease-specific research program(s) from trial concept design through acceptance of concept for protocol development. Provide Program leader(s) support to ensure time effective delivery of concept development and in the maintenance of study review/ approval documentation as appropriate.
 Create, maintain and distribute disease-specific pipeline and other related reports and identify gaps in program menu on a routine basis. Provide routine reporting of the disease-specific program status to management, including IIT, IST and Services studies.
 Maintain appropriate documentation and tracking of various disease-specific program needs.
 Develop concept related status reports to communicate with cross-functional teams, academic institutional partners and pharmaceutical funding partners as needed on behalf of the Program leader(s) and SCRI executives.


Desired Skills and Experience


3 yrs. clinical research or related experience needed.

Oncology experience required, G.I. Oncology experience preferred.

Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.

Research Professional Certification (CCRP) or exam eligibility preferred.