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Clinical Research Administration (CRA) is responsible for activities related to clinical research operations and compliance, including services related to protocol activation and management, quality assurance and pre- and post-award fiscal management.
The CRA at MSK is seeking a strategic, experienced leader to serve as the new Director of Clinical Research Finance.
Reporting directly to the Vice President, Research and Project Administration, the Director will direct and run the activities of the Clinical Research Finance (CRF) Unit of the Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA) and Clinical Research Administration (CRA).
As the Director, you will:
Serve as a member of the ORPA and CRA leadership teams and collaborate with other ORPA and CRA Unit Leaders, VP-ORPA, VP-Clinical Research Operations, and Physician-in-Chief(PiC) and RTM leadership to direct, develop and improve the financial management of MSK’s clinical research.
Ensure the most professional, organized, efficient and appropriate workflow for all processes related to the financial management of clinical research in an environment that inspires staff development, continuous improvement, and the highest quality service.
Provides institutional oversight, guidance and direction to PIs, clinical departments, laboratory heads, research staff and CRA and ORPA staff for protocol budget development and helps resolve issues when they arise
Act as a liaison with senior scientific and administrative leadership at MSK to efficiently and effectively promote the strategic development and management of MSK’s clinical research programs.
Skilled in leading and building effective teams where team members apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.
Able to operate effectively, even when things are not clear or the way forward is not evident.
Able to hold yourself and others accountable to achieve goals and live up to commitments.
Someone with an attested ability to maneuver through complex policy, process and people-related organizational dynamics.
Effective at building formal and informal networks inside and outside the organization to further departmental and institutional goals.
Flexible in your approach and demeanor to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.
Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s Degree preferred.
7-10 years of related experience, preferably in a clinical research setting.
4-7 years of management/leadership experience.
Experience related to clinical research, financial management, including, but not limited to, budget oversight, clinical trial agreements, invoicing, and fiscal management highly preferred.
Strong communication skills including the ability to develop, facilitate, and orchestrate effective communication with all members of MSK, including the responsibility for writing, preparing and educating staff on clinical research procedures and processes.
Excellent problem-solving ability including a strong capacity and understanding on how to collect, analyze, interpret and prepare data for presentation (i.e., written, tabular and graphical formats).
Superior time management, administrative and computer skills.
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