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Manager, Research

Seattle, WA, USASeattleWAUSA
Full-time

Save the Children is conducting clinical research and evaluation. The Research Manager will serve a pivotal role in implementing and managing this research. The Research Manager will provide program management and tactical technical guidance for multiple projects at the same time. Under the guidance of the Senior Advisor, this position is responsible for ensuring our sustained global technical leadership role in clinical research and evaluation. 

Areas of Responsibility: 

This position is intended to provide clinical research management. The Research Manager will assist in the leadership of activities generally associated with the conduct of clinical trials. Under supervision of the Senior Advisor, the Research Manager will facilitate the collection and analysis of data, build effective relationships within the team and with partners, and perform the following activities:

  • Conduct quantitative data analyses. Assist with development of statistical analysis plans and data analyses, including preparation of tables, graphs, figures, and other data reporting tools.
  • Maintain various research databases and datasets: entering data, abstracting data, cleaning incoming data, performing queries.
  • Anticipate, detect and report problems in research instruments, data collection, and/or data entry, and proactively troubleshoot and resolve issues.
  • Support training and technical assistance to research staff involved in data collection, data entry, or data quality review.
  • Ensure data quality through development of standard operating procedures, training materials, and other quality assurance practices.
  • Facilitate availability of data for use by the study team for presentations, reports and publication.
  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of multiple or large-scale research studies and clinical trials.
  • Manage project activity timelines, study budgets, and tracking documents for management of study, site progress, and logistics.
  • Contribute to the design of protocols, informed consent forms, protocol‑specific data collection tools, materials, and research databases in collaboration with the study team. 
  • Facilitate communications with regulatory bodies and ethics review committees, including new study applications, adverse event reporting, and protocol deviations.
  • Coordinate study site initiation activities with investigators, and study team.
  • Monitor adherence to study protocols and procedures, and submit routine progress reports to relevant institutional review boards.
  • Work closely with Award Manager on issues related to budget, grant compliance and financial issues.
  • Draft study reports and manuscripts in collaboration with the study team.
  • Process data requests from the study team and collaborating partners.
  • Assist in donor reporting activities.
  • Coordinate and document study communications, including conference calls, donor meetings, and investigator meetings.
  • Conduct literature reviews to identify research and emerging data relevant to the project.
Educational Background: 
A minimum of a High School diploma is required.
Skills/Experience: 
  • You have a minimum 3-5 years' experience in area of expertise.
  • Experience in quantitative data analysis with ability to use statistical software such as STATA, SAS, or SPSS.
  • Experience in the design, development, and management of electronic database systems such as REDCap or OpenClinica.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills. Excellent attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated and highly flexible individual who is able to work independently and as a team with strong interpersonal skills, and who can manage multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively to solve problems and find effective and efficient ways to accomplish goals.
  • Ability to build effective relationships with peers and managers. Relates well to all kinds of people.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to synthesize information.
  • International travel up to 30% time may be required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree preferred.
Compensation/Benefits: 
  • Aetna Medical and Dental insurance with a concierge service
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Commuter Benefit Program
  • Vacation and Sick leave
  • Paid holidays

What makes us special!

  • Generous Retirement Savings with matching company contributions of up to 8%
  • Family Leave – 10 additional days of paid time off for you to use to care for your family members
  • Additional Maternity and Paternity Leave – 30 days where parents can take additional paid leave (beyond short-term disability and FMLA) at the birth or adoption of a child during that critical first year!
  • Critical Child Illness Leave – We hope you never have to use it, but we will provide an additional 30 days of paid leave per year should your dependent child be faced with a critical illness.
  • Pet Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Identity Protection, Home, Auto and additional Life insurances
  • Summer Fun Fridays – During the summer months, early release at 1:30 pm every other Friday!
  • Volunteer Day – One paid day a year to support the causes that matter to you!
  • Ergonomic Options – Every employee at our HQ offices has the option of a sitting/standing desk
  • Leadership and Employee Development Training, including:
  • Our remarkable in-house CORE, Senior Management Development, and Leadership Development Programs
  • Language learning opportunities
  • Continuous Improvement skill development programs
  • Brown Bag information sharing sessions
  • Work hard/Play hard! We make sure there’s ample opportunity for fun, engagement, and celebration while you work, such as networking events, March Madness, World Cup, Dodgeball Tournaments, Take Your Child to Work Day, Founder’s Day, and our annual Day of Service

Organization Info

Save the Children US

Overview
Headquarters: 
Fairfield, CT, United States
Annual Budget : 
More than $500M
Founded: 
1964
About Us
Mission: 

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in nearly 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to create immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. in times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Save the Children is a member of the International Save the Children Alliance, a global network of 30 independent Save the Children organizations working to ensure the well-being and protection of children in more than 120 countries.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
May 14 2019
Active Until: 
Jun 14 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Save the Children US
industry: 
Nonprofit