Drug, Device and Diagnostic Accelerator (D3A) Program Manager

Children's Hospital Boston

Job Description

55900BRTitle:Drug, Device and Diagnostic Accelerator (D3A) Program ManagerDepartment:Research-Office of Intellectual PropertyAutoReqId:55900BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Posting Description:

The Drug, Device and Diagnostic Accelerator (D3A) Program is designed to partner with BCH Physicians and Scientists to identify innovation that would benefit from expert advice and external technical resources. Working with our colleagues, D3A Program will give advice as to needed next steps to accelerate scientific programs towards clinical development. For selected programs more in-depth consultation and resources will be available to catalyze the movement of programs through important, agreed milestone. Much of the financial support given to selected programs will go to outside contractors such as pre-clinical CROs, Regulatory consulting, drug scale-up, etc.

For clarity, D3A is not designed for the support of basic research per se.

Main responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with Contract Research Organizations (CRO). Identifies CROs with expertise needed for Technology Development projects and evaluates their quality. Negotiates contracts with CROs.

  • Conducting deep diligence on projects, guiding PIs on, developing business plans and presentations to the D3A Committee for funding decisions.

  • Builds effective, consultative relationship with External Advisory Board.

  • Strategizes with Department Director and implements project plans.

  • Develops and implements D3A procedures, databases, forms and documents to continuously improve the function.

  • Collaborates with PIs and CRO to design needed external efforts and define scope of work. Evaluates progress and data of ongoing projects. Accountable for completion of contracted work on time and within budget.

  • Works with Faculty Director, TIDO and EAB to build business model around technologies.

  • Manages communication and relationships with key project stakeholders (internal and external), including communication to the research community institution-wide.

  • Develops any training programs needed to help scientists identify critical questions and de-risking activities for turning bench science into products that will help children.

  • Assist Faculty Director in development of materials for presentation to the Chief Scientific Officer, External Advisory Board, research executive committees, SCIEBEC and external review committees. Develops and maintains metrics to monitor performance of the project and fund in general. identifying commercialization partners in collaboration with TIDO.

  • Responsible with Faculty Director for budget allocations, reconciliations and interim/annual reports.

Requirements:

  • Doctorate's Degree in a Bioscience field.

  • Two years of post-doctoral or industry product development experience.

  • Experience leading a complex project over several years with multiple participants is an absolute requirement. This may be a senior role leading a multi-disciplinary laboratory team, leadership experience as part of a commercial project team or other relevant experience

  • Experience leading a complex project over several years with multiple participants is an absolute requirement. This may be a senior role leading a multi-disciplinary laboratory team, leadership experience as part of a commercial project team or other relevant experience

  • Experience leading a complex project over several years with multiple participants is an absolute requirement. This may be a senior role leading a multi-disciplinary laboratory team, leadership experience as part of a commercial project team or other relevant experience.

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular

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