• Quality Manager - Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium

    Job Locations USA-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2/7/2019 9:13 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Research - Clinical
  • Company Overview

    At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
    For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

    Job Description

    Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium (PCCTC)

    We are a 13-member clinical research group, with its Coordinating Center headquartered at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.


    In the PCCTC, we work together on a single mission: to design, implement, and complete hypothesis-driven phase I and phase II trials in prostate cancer, translating scientific discoveries to improved standards of care for patients.


    Reporting to the Director Operations of PCCTC, the Quality Manager will direct and actively manage the development and daily operations of PCCTC's clinical research monitoring and quality assurance programs across a portfolio of complex, multi-center clinical trials.


    You Will:

    • Oversee PCCTC's monitoring program, supervising a staff of 3-4 remote monitors and managing all monitoring activities
    • Implement solutions for streamlining and accelerating the monitoring and review of clinical trials to significantly increase accrual to clinical trials, data cleaning, data quality, and trial completion.
    • Develop, plan, and oversee clinical monitoring activities across PCCTC trial portfolio
    • Establish and maintain a system to handle quality throughout all stages of research.
    • Evaluate risks at the program level and study level and develops plans to mitigate and manage risks.
    • Work with all company partners on SOP content, change control, review, and compliance from a quality perspective.
    • Develop and execute audit strategy on a study, vendor, and program level, leading audit preparation and execution related to any external audits of the PCCTC.
    • Ensure top quality research is being performed by tracking metrics, evaluating risks, creating trend reports and implementing policies and procedures for improvement of the entire PCCTC clinical research portfolio.
    • Define clear benchmarking standards, track data to determine if standards are being met, analyze trend data, identify areas for improvement and develop and implement policies and procedures to address inefficiencies.

    You Need:

    • A Bachelor's degree plus 7-10 years of Clinical Research experience (or in lieu of a Bachelor's degree, 11-14 years of Clinical Research experience)
    • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience, strongly preferred
    • Experience with clinical research monitoring
    • Experience with developing quality programs, strongly preferred
    • The ability to travel on site when necessary

    You Are:

    • A cultivator of innovation who creates and fosters new ways for the organization to be successful.
    • A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
    • Able to hold yourself and others accountable in order to achieve goals and live up to commitments.
    • Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.



    MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


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