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Scientific Project Manager, AACR Immuno-Oncology Initiative

American Association for Cancer Research
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106 Work Remotely

About the Project:

 

AACR Project Genomics, Evidence, Neoplasia, Information, Exchange (GENIE) is a publicly accessible international cancer registry of real-world data assembled through data sharing between 18 of the leading cancer centers in the world. Through the efforts of strategic partners Sage Bionetworks and cBioPortal, the registry aggregates, harmonizes and links clinical-grade, next-generation cancer genomic sequencing data with clinical outcomes obtained during routine medical practice from cancer patients treated at these institutions with the goal of improving clinical decision making and catalyzing clinical and translational research (www.aacr.org/genie).

 

Job Summary:

 

The AACR Project GENIE Coordinating Center is seeking an experienced project manager with a scientific or clinical background and a basic understanding of the immuno-oncology (IO) field who can oversee a new, IO-focused project that seeks to identify, aggregate, and harmonize published IO datasets and make the data easily available to end users through a new interface built upon the existing GENIE infrastructure. The ideal candidate is an experienced and highly organized individual who is able to work with individuals ranging from technical experts to senior management, as well as both independently and in diverse teams, with a proven track record of meeting deadlines and deliverables.

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Oversees project organization, initiation, and launch.
  • Oversees the day-to-day operations of an IO data portal, including managing data identification, acquisition, access, and availability.
  • Works with data generators, strategic partners, project sponsors, and the internal team to ensure efficient identification, aggregation, and availability of datasets.
  • Develops and/or updates project documentation (SOPs, project plan, data guides, etc.), as necessary.
  • Works with the Coordinating Center Team to develop and send communications to project participants, strategic partners, and sponsors.
  • Contributes to external communications about the project.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Job tasks:

 

  • Works with key internal and external stakeholders to collaboratively define, organize, and implement the IO data portal.
  • Defines and ensures all tasks are executed on time or contingency plans are implemented, if necessary. Provides regular status assessments to team members.
  • Conducts project risk assessments and implements appropriate mitigation strategies.
  • Works with data generators, strategic partners, project sponsors, and the internal team to ensure efficient identification, aggregation, and availability of relevant datasets.
  • Participates in the development and maintenance of all project documentation (SOPs, project plan, data guides, etc.).
  • Participates in the development and maintenance of the project website and related infrastructure.
  • Develops, manages, and executes the project communication plan including communications between the project team and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Uses a project management platform to maintain an up-to-date project status, including assignment of tasks and detailed project timeline, making all materials available to team members.
  • Develops or coordinates the development of all materials necessary for project meetings. Prepares and distributes minutes and action items for project meetings.
  • Coordinates with necessary internal and external parties to produce external project communications.
  • Plans and conducts onboarding training for project team members.
  • Accepts and manages access requests for all project team members to project platforms. Maintains the list of authorized project users.
  • Works with the project team to ensure compliance with applicable data governance regulations and develops new procedures, as necessary, in consultation with internal and external compliance officers.
  • Writes various pieces ranging from public-facing marketing materials and blogposts to technical, and peer-reviewed manuscripts for the project, as necessary.

Requirements

Job Qualifications

 

  • PhD, MD, or equivalent, including health informaticians, epidemiologists/population health researchers, with a background and working knowledge of immune-oncology and cancer genomics, or related fields.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience managing large-scale, multi-departmental or multi-institutional scientific or clinical projects.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent administrative, organizational, and leadership skills.
  • Ability to interact with diverse external stakeholders ranging from technical individuals to management.
  • Proactive, self-motivated, self-directed, detail oriented, flexible, and data driven.
  • Proven ability to work with/in teams with diverse experience, e.g., clinicians, scientists, bioinformaticians/data scientists, etc.
  • Proven ability to coordinate multiple, simultaneous, and diverse workflows, while meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrated competence using modern project management platforms to achieve deliverables.
  • Familiarity with MS Office and other standard software.
  • Professional Project Manager (PMP) certification a plus.

 

Salary Details

Commensurate with experience

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Posted: 2021-07-07 Expires: 2021-08-21

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