Mayo Clinic Program Manager - Research Operations Job in Scottsdale, Arizona

Department: BAP/PRC

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Position Summary: This position is a Program Manager for a Biorepositories Program, Center of Individualized Medicine.

The Program Manager will oversee a growing Biorepository Program which serves as the research core lab for investigators and multi-center clinical trial groups with national/international participation.

The laboratory supports researchers at all Mayo Clinic sites, including external customers through Mayo Clinic Bioservices, by providing state-of-the-art biospecimen processing and storage with a focus on quality and service.

The Program Manager provides leadership, management and direction, and is responsible for the operation of multiple large and complex units/programs within the Biorepository Program.

Qualified candidates are required to have a Master’s degree; PhD strongly preferred.

Previous management experience in a clinical laboratory setting or a biorepository is strongly preferred.

Responsibilities: The Program Manager will oversee the Research Center or Program which serves as the research administrative base for several multi center clinical trial/research groups with national/international participation.

The Program Manager provides leadership, management and direction, and is responsible for the operation of multiple large and complex units/programs within the designated Research Center or Program.

Manages unit staffing and performance management; coordinates resources and work load to achieve objectives and strategies.

Works with Scientific and Administrative leadership in development of strategic plans, budgets (work unit and programmatic) and process improvements.

Manages partnerships with affiliated national/international consortium or program members.

Provides consultative expertise regarding policy and/or regulatory questions to investigators and support staff.

Independently leads problem-solving and decision-making activities, within the program scope and change management process assessing risks and actions to accomplish program objectives.

Interacts with sponsors, including pharmaceutical companies, federal (e.g.

National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense) and others.

Continually evaluates work unit processes and procedures for effectiveness and efficiency and implements quality improvement efforts.

Participates in grant renewal processes.

Facilitates department meetings, maintains active role on administrative and executive committees, task forces and acts as a "change agent" for the unit(s).

Acts as a mentor for the supervisors and staff within the unit(s).

Initiates and maintains positive working relationships with internal (e.g.

IRB, Compliance Office, other CRO Units, MCA, MCF, etc.) and external customers (e.g.

FDA, NCI, OHRP, etc.).

Directs and controls the activities of large/mega/major/complex/business critical research programs having overall responsibility for planning, budgeting, implementing and maintaining costs, methods and employees.

Accountable for the achievement of program goals, objectives, budget and timelines.

Determines and establishes organizational structures and supervisory relationships, subject to leadership approval.

Manages multiple and/or high complex programs and deals with many investigators both within and outside of Mayo and also internationally.

Develops program strategy, program planning, implementation plan and program metrics.

Ensures high quality and minimum program costs by implementing and maintaining a quality management program across all programs responsible for.

Decision would affect the financial, employee, or public relations posture of Mayo or the research center.

Qualifications: Master's degree in management, business administration, health care administration, or related field with a minimum of 2 years management or related experience (including working knowledge of clinical trials, research programs, data management, computer/related systems.

PhD strongly preferred.

Previous management experience in a clinical laboratory setting or a biorepository is strongly preferred.

Additional Qualifications: PhD preferred.

Previous experience in a clinical laboratory setting or a high throughput research laboratory strongly preferred

Must have demonstrated competencies in strategic and systems thinking, business acumen, decision making, leading people, change management, global thinking, influence without authority, communication, conflict resolution, process and systems change and operations.

Demonstrated project management and knowledge of continuous improvement methods.

Must have the ability to independently manage a varied workload of projects and assignments with multiple priorities in a rapidly changing environment.

Will need to take initiative to develop and implement innovative solutions to issues with significant financial and operational impact to the work unit.

Working knowledge and understanding of finance, budgeting, planning and human resource development is essential.

Must have strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated effectiveness in management and group dynamics, including team problem solving skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills are required.

Benefit Eligible: Yes

Exemption Status: Exempt

Compensation Detail: Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.

The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $2,696.80, based on a full-time position.

Hours/Pay Period: Full Time

Schedule Details: Monday through Friday

Recruiter: Bud Harris

Why Mayo Clinic? Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first.

We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research and innovative medical education.

We offer a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.

Site Description: Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert.

The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live.

The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources.

The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).

Job Posting Category: Administration/Management, Clinical Labs, Research

Job Posting Number: 85823BR

Program Manager - Research Operations Job