Clinical Research Manager - The Schulich Heart Research Program - Regular full-time 2023-6785

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Date Posted: 11/30/2023

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

Reference No.: 2023-6785

Position Type: Regular full-time

Department:

FTE Status: 1.00

Hours of Work: Other

Campus Site: Bayview

Shifts Weekday Required: Other

Shifts Weekend Required: Other

Statutory Holiday(s) Required: No

The Schulich Heart Research Program at Sunnybrook Research Institute (SRI) is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and committed to participate in innovative and high quality clinical and preclinical research.

Reporting to Dr. Dennis Ko, Director of the Schulich Heart Research Program the Clinical Research Manager will collaborate with investigators and health care teams to assume the responsibility for the overall management and coordination of the clinical and preclinical units according to regulatory and institutional guidelines and requirements.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Primary responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Financial management of the clinical and preclinical research within the Schulich Heart Research Program
    • Monitoring of research budgeting and accounting including oversight of research study accounts in Program.
    • Monitoring and modeling cash flows and resource utilization to ensure sustainability of clinical and preclinical research in Program.
    • Periodic review and updating of cost structures for services and supplies associated with clinical and preclinical studies.
    • Assistance with budget design and approval of budgeting for clinical and preclinical research projects (as applicable) to ensure costs are met by proposed studies (both those led at Sunnybrook and collaborative site projects paid on a per patient basis) and for pilot projects.
    • Liaison with SRI Finance on setting costs, overheads and financial approval of all related contracts.
  • Business liaison
    • Work with external users, notably major bio, pharma and device companies (on master agreements.
    • Coordination of all purchasing associated with clinical and preclinical studies, including capital equipment and supplies.
    • Coordination of all billing for preclinical and clinical studies, particularly cost recovery.
  • Managerial role with the Schulich Heart Research Program
    • Clinical trial unit/Preclinical unit
      • Track patient enrollment of clinical trials
      • Track lab utilization in the preclinical lab
      • Hiring and track performance of staff

 

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

    • Requires the successful minimum completion of a Bachelor’s degree, or recognized equivalent, in a health or science-related discipline
    • Minimum 3 years’ recent experience in the administration & coordination of clinical & preclinical research.
    • Advanced knowledge of the clinical or preclinical research process and regulations
    • Budgeting experience.
    • Experience working with physicians, industry sponsors, and hospital departments an asset.
    • Experience monitoring and ensuring adherence to process across a large team.
    • Experience guiding new projects through review & approvals’ process.
    • Well-developed interpersonal skills for working effectively within a diverse and inter-professional environment
    • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Established professional, courteous, approachable manner with a “can-do” attitude
    • Must have excellent customer service work ethic and be a team player
    • Superior time management, organizational skills, accuracy and attention to detail required
    • Proven ability to multi-task, prioritize work effectively and meet multiple deadlines
    • Knowledge of the clinical research process at Sunnybrook/SRI a definite asset

 

Application screening will continue until a suitable candidate is identified. If your expertise qualifies you for this challenging full-time position, please send a covering letter, resume and references to: tasneem.dalal@sunnybrook.ca

We thank you in advance for your interest. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Deadline for applications: Monday January 8, 2024

Sunnybrook Research Institute is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Research Institute is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.


Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.


Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Sunnybrook, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days ago. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is an equal opportunity employer.