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AVP, Trial Management

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center

June 21, 2023
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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.

The AVP, Trial Management role will provide senior operational leadership and strategic direction for the development, growth, and optimization of clinical trial management activities including clinical research coordination, regulatory and data coordination, and research management for Oncology disease groups. The role is a key leadership position within Clinical Research Support, the central clinical trials office at Fred Hutch that serves Fred Hutch and the UW/Fred Hutch/Seattle Children’s Cancer Consortium. This role oversees 120+ staff and reports to the VP, Clinical Research at Fred Hutch. The individual who holds this role exemplifies the Fred Hutch mission, vision and values and acts to support & enhance every aspect of our clinical research support activities.


Set vision and strategy to deliver integrated trial management services for Oncology trials overseeing various teams including central clinical research coordination, regulatory coordination, data coordination, and research management.
Refine and scale operating model to integrate central trial management services into new and existing study teams and supports short and long-term staffing augmentation for non-central teams.
Lead and manage a large organization of staff through directors and managers, be able to determine metric driven staffing levels, select, develop, and evaluate personnel to ensure efficient and scalable operation to serve needs of full portfolio.



Master's degree/equivalent qualification or experience 
Minimum eight (8) years’ experience managing oncology clinical trial operations preferably at an Academic Medical Center, NCI Cancer Center, or Research Institute, or similar organization
Minimum ten (10) years’ professional experience managing teams. Strong leadership skills are required to lead resources through periods of growth, change and time pressure. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to:

manage a diverse team, think creatively and globally, project future needs, and be attuned to the day-to-day division operations 
effectively lead individual teams as well as act collaboratively across an organization 

Ideal candidates will demonstrate high level executive functioning skills, strong collaboration and communication, and the ability to build and maintain strategic relationships.
Demonstrated track record of hiring, training, and mentoring a team of trial management professionals
Significant experience in directing who have a variety of functions, jobs, and skills.
Knowledge and working understanding of laws, regulations, and policies that govern clinical research
Excellent computer skills including ability to use wide variety of software packages for research
Excellent oral and written communication skills 

The annual base salary range for this position is from $184,963 to $308,271 and pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications.  This position may be eligible for relocation assistance or sign on bonus.