Project Mgr - Clinical Research Trials and Grants

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Job Location
Seattle, WA
Job Description

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home of three Nobel laureates, is an independent, nonprofit research institution dedicated to the development and advancement of biomedical research to eliminate cancer and other potentially fatal diseases. Recognized internationally for its pioneering work in bone-marrow transplantation, the Center's five scientific divisions collaborate to form a unique environment for conducting basic and applied science. The Hutchinson Center, in collaboration with its clinical and research partners, the University of Washington and Seattle Children's, is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Pacific Northwest. Join us and make a difference!

This is a multi-faceted position, with a range of responsibilitie that resides within the Fred Hutch Clinical Research Division (CRD). The Project Manager - Clinical Research Trials and Grants must be able to work independently and prioritize tasks to meet submission and reporting deadlines. The right candidate will be expected to use initiative and sound judgment in prioritizing and accomplishing multiple, competing responsibilities within a dynamic work environment.

Protocol Management and Support
- Manage fiscal and administrative components of trials for which clinical services will be supported by a study budget. This includes industry sponsored trials and investigator initiated trials supported by industry, foundation, and federal funding. This requires working with consortium partners for pricing and implementation, working with clinical staff to track trial-specific time and effort, development and negotiation of trial budgets, post-enrollment income tracking, participant and sponsor invoice management, and ensuring adherence to billing plan and contractual requirements.
- Work with faculty and staff to ensure that policies and procedures are followed in accordance with Center Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), as well as grant/contract specifications. This includes assisting in the preparation of IRB and IACUC application and continuing review documents as needed, provision of funding source documentation, and monitoring protocol status for grant/contract management.
- Work with PI to identify clinical research staff to support protocol implementation
- Assist with protocol document preparation as needed.

Funding and Fiscal Management
- Work closely with Principal Investigators (PI) to manage preparation of competitive and non-competitive proposals, coordinating process, and writing portions of grants/contracts as required. This includes working with federal, private foundation, and industry awards.
- Develop and monitor multiple project budgets, ensuring that all financial allocations and expenditures are accurate and complete, and in accordance with the governing regulations, guidelines, external and institutional requirements, and contractual obligations as applicable. This includes pre-, post-, and sub-award as well as closeout management.
- Monitor project budgets, prepare monthly reports, working actively with PIs regarding spending levels and financial forecasts.
- Ongoing coordination and oversight of monthly effort and salary for faculty and staff.

- BA/BS degree is required.
- 5+ years experience in research administration (NIH, foundation or industry supported) required.
- Sound understanding of the implementation and financial management of clinical research trials, strongly preferred.
- Effective and professional written and verbal communication skills are required.
- Highly organized and detail oriented
- Advanced skills in Excel, Word, Adobe Acrobat Pro and Outlook
- Demonstrated ability to work successfully as part of a diverse team.
- Strong self-starter.

We are a VEVRRA Federal Contractor.

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