HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Senior Director - Clinical Project Management in Nashville, Tennessee
*Senior Director – Clinical Project Management *
Sarah Cannon Development Innovations is a full-service contract research organization (CRO) that is uniquely focused in oncology. Sarah Cannon Innovations offers strong scientific leadership, access to patients through Sarah Cannon Research Institute’s Site Management Organization (SMO) and relationships with other clinical sites, and experience in drug development and delivery of clinical trials from First-In-Man through registration level studies, making us the partner of choice for oncology.
Our differentiator is strong operational delivery in partnership with our Site Management Organization and physician leaders to deliver your program efficiently.
Sarah Cannon Development Innovations works with Sarah Cannon Research Institute strategic and network sites throughout the United States, along with investigators at sites outside of the Sarah Cannon Research Institute network. This reach allows Sarah Cannon Development Innovations to offer sponsors access to a diverse and varied patient population, spanning multiple tumor types and disease stages. These relationships further enhance the depth and breadth of Sarah Cannon Development Innovations’ therapeutic expertise, enabling it to provide focused, strategic operational support. This support ensures that clinical trials are conducted in a timely manner and reported with high-quality, registration-standard data.
Sarah Cannon, the global cancer enterprise of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), offers integrated cancer services with convenient access to cutting-edge therapies for those facing cancer in communities across the United States and United Kingdom.
*Summary of Position: * This position is responsible for the Clinical Project Management function in Sarah Cannon Development Innovations. This includes all activities performed by the Clinical Project Managers and Project Directors. This position is responsible for strategic planning for resourcing, systems, processes and infrastructure for this function.
The responsibilities of the Clinical Project Management team include coordinating and supervising overall responsibility for multiple assigned clinical research trial project deliveries throughout all lifecycle phases. This team provides leadership in the development of trials as well as related documents. They work closely and effectively with physician principal investigators, research directors, clinical trial sponsors, cross functional study teams and outside consultants.
Duties and Responsibilities
Duties include but are not limited to: • Ensure compliance with applicable regulations and Sarah Cannon SOPs. • Manage the performance of direct report colleagues, including role expectations and performance reviews. • Ensure adequate support, troubleshoot performance issues, and identify and develop training opportunities for department and individuals. • Provide oversight, leadership and direction for Clinical Project Management Function of Development Innovations. • Oversee department Managers and provide guidance on any staff related or HR issues. • Develop and write appropriate SOPs and working practice guidelines. • Inform Senior Director Clinical Development for Innovations of issues, progress, and risks related to successful delivery of clinical projects. • Ensure Project Management processes are efficient, result in high quality customer service, and that trial delivery is on time and on budget. Includes the development of appropriate SOPs and working practices. • Ensure project managers provide excellent customer service both internally and externally. • Manage conflict with customers to ensure positive outcomes, as required. • Forecast resourcing needs to ensure staff is adequately trained to meet business needs with optimal utilization. • Develop and implement standards in conjunction with Clinical Development Leadership Team. • Partner with Development Innovations Leadership Team to drive the success of the company. • Partner with Clinical Development Leadership Team to ensure performance metrics are achieved and drive business excellence. • Develop and execute Development Innovations strategies. • Participate in business development proposal development and bid-defense meetings as needed. • Maintain strictest confidentiality for Sarah Cannon and our clients.
Competencies Knowledge:A body of information needed to perform a tasks; May be obtained through education, training or experience • Clinical Research • Project Management
Skills:The proficiency to perform a certain task • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal • Customer service skills • Presentation skills • Excellent negotiation and problem solving skills • Skills in team building and organizational development
Abilities: An underlying, enduring trait useful for performing duties • Effectively organize and manage multiple assignments • Adapt and adjust to changing priorities • Think strategically • Motivate leaders and staff • Work cross-functionally across departments
_Education:_ Minimum Required: Bachelors College Degree (4 year program) Preferred:Master’s Degree (1-2 year program) _ _ _Experience:_ Minimum Required: • At least 5-7 years of Clinical Project Management experience in the clinical research industry (sponsor/CRO/biotech or combo) • Leadership experience, managing a project or a team • Technical experience with Project Management tools • Early phase Oncology experience • Direct supervisory experience of clinical project managers
Preferred: • At least 10 years of clinical project management experience from a CRO • System implementation experience • Experience in resource allocation models • Project management certification
*If interested in advancing your career with a growing leader in cancer research please apply today!*
Job: *Directors & Managers
Title: Senior Director - Clinical Project Management
Location: Tennessee-Nashville-Sarah Cannon Clinical Operations
Requisition ID: 25319-5469