Clinical Research Program Manager-Nutrition Research

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Type: 

Req ID: 24767

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

Clinical Research Program Manager a for multi-study clinical nutrition research group who will serve as a key team member.  The Manager will support the full range of research activities, including grant applications, regulatory affairs, study team training and management, MD, PhD post-doc research  mentoring, data management, moderate level of biostatistical skills with Stata software and scientific abstract, manuscript, presentation and report production.

PhD preferred, with at least five years of experience in clinical nutrition research or in a similar field.

Job Responsibilities

  • Supervision, training, support, and management of staff (direct and/or indirect) to ensure compliance with study protocol, NIH and FDA policies.


  • Work collaboratively and effectively with the individual study management teams, various core groups at CHOP’s Research Institute and other participating institutions. 


  • As part of Management Team, develop, review, and update program policies and procedures as needed. 


  • Responsible for preparation or overseeing preparation of necessary Data Safety Monitoring Board reports.
  • Serve as primary liaison between research and other hospital staff to carry out the needs of the research project(s).


  • Assist with analysis of data and preparation of manuscripts and scientific presentations, as needed.


  • Track regulatory compliance of CHOP and other sites.


  • Oversee clinical trial budget preparations and billing plans and resolution of billing/budget issues.


  • Applied knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines including protection of human research subjects with particular emphasis on pediatrics, definitions and reporting requirement for adverse events, elements of informed consent, Federal Codes, Regulations and Guidelines relevant to the performance and conduct of clinical trials.


  • Provide supervision and support for other clinical research coordinators and or/ monitors who are assigned to specific protocols and who will help with the overall clinical research of the program.
  • Provide a leadership role in developing, implementing, and evaluating the conduct of clinical research.


  • Responsible for Regulatory compliance for clinical research program.


  • Primary contact for trial for internal and external participants.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Bachelors in related field


Required Experience: 5-7 years’ experience in clinical research

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education: Masters in related field


Preferred Experience:

  • 3 years of experience in research administration or managing a research group, including budget administration, financial planning, and grants management.
  • Experience in an academic institution strongly preferred.
  • 1-2 years of supervisory experience in a clinical research environment.

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Excellent customer service and time management skills required. Must be able to work effectively with minimal direct oversight and manage multiple projects with varying deadlines for several individuals. Must be able to juggle multiple demands, work styles and needs.


  • Must have strong organizational skills, be able to work accurately, pay strict attention to detail, and be amenable to doing varied work that requires an intellectual and professional approach.


  • Successful performance in a high-intensity work environment.


  • Excellent problem identification and problem solving skills.  


  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills.


  • Ability to handle confidential matters and materials.
  • Evidence of leadership ability.


  • Ability to work with sensitivity to cultural diversity and to assist staff in understanding this diversity.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

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