• Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia , PA
  • Non-Executive Management
  • Full-Time
  • 1103 Market St

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Agreements Liaison Manager

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19146

Job Type:

ROBERTS - Roberts Ctr Pediatric Research Req ID: 27251

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time

Job Summary

This role at the Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine (D3b) will serve as the primary liaison between the Center and the Office of Collaborative and Corporate Research Contracts (OCCRC) and Office of General Counsel (OGC) at CHOP. This position is responsible for the business process functions for the Center, including ongoing design and implementation of systems, policies, and procedures required for the implementation of sponsored research and technology transfer related agreements.

This role also will be expected to work independently and be proficient in the terminology and mechanisms of various research collaboration agreements. As such, the position shall be responsible for communicating with OCCRC and OGC, as applicable, to determine what information is required from D3b personnel to facilitate their drafting and/or negotiation of a particular agreement, and obtaining the information from D3b staff to provide to OCCRC or OGC to enable successful completion of the agreement.

In addition, the role will assist in the creation of educational opportunities for investigators with respect to research programs and policies, with particular emphasis on research compliance issues.

Job Responsibilities

* Generating and delivering regular management reports and performance metrics on all contracts and agreements
* Creating and implementing outreach efforts such as presentations to Directors, Managers and Study Coordinators, within the different units in the Center
* Working closely with the Office of Collaborative and Corporate Research Contracts and Office of General Counsel, ensuring that research and agreements are consistent with Hospital Intellectual Property and Conflict of Interest Policies, as well as NIH regulations and guidelines where appropriate.
* Ensure the timely transmission of information between D3b and OCCRC/OGC to facilitate the latter's negotiation and preparation of Contracts and Research Agreement.
* Supervise other personnel and ensure they perform their duties in accordance with operating procedures and policies.
* Guide Center staff in best practices around processes for contracts and agreements.
* Act as Liaison between the Center and Office of Collaborative and Corporate Research Contracts and Office of General Counsel to promote research resources and to create relationships with potential research collaborators, including potential corporate sponsors.

An example of the types of agreements that will be encountered include:

* Confidentiality/Non-Disclosure Agreements
* Data Transfer/Data Use/Data Sharing Agreements
* Business Associate Agreements
* Material Transfer Agreements
* Collaborative Research Agreements
* Visiting Scholar Agreements
* Other agreements in support of research or the protection of intellectual property

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Bachelors degree

Required Experience:

* Seven (7) years of agreements related experience.
* Three (3) years of management or supervisory experience.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education: Juris Doctor, or equivalent legal degree

Preferred Experience:

* Five (5) years of technology transfer experience.
* Five (5) years of management or supervisory experience.

Additional Technical Requirements

* Advanced proficiency with office software (Microsoft Office) including word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Demonstrates initiative, resourcefulness and creativity in problem solving.
* Ability to work in a fast paced team environment.
* Demonstrates leadership abilities.
* Excellent organizational skills including the ability to manage many simultaneous agreement negotiations, email correspondence, and special projects.
* Experience and understanding on how to handle confidential material.
* Experience with contractual agreements including: Confidentiality Agreements, Material Transfer Agreements, Data Use Agreements, Business Associate Agreements, and Faculty Consulting Agreements.
* Experience with information management systems and databases.
* Knowledge of Hospital Conflict of Interest and Intellectual Property Policies, and applicable NIH Guidelines.
* Knowledge of Federal laws and regulations pertaining to Federal reporting.
* Ability to establish priorities, meet deadlines, and carry multiple, complex.

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.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Philadelphia, PA 19146

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