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Program Manager, Education and Training

Company: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Location: Boston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description - Program Manager, Education and Training (3207714) Program Manager, Education and Training - ( 3207714 ) The Multi-Regional Clinical Trials (MRCT) Center is an applied research and policy center focused on improving the design, conduct, and oversight of multi-regional clinical trials, with a particular focus to trials sited in or involving the developing world. Our efforts have resulted in the implementation of improved clinical research practices, greater transparency, and improved safety for research participants. We function as an independent convening group to identify and bring together collaborative, multidisciplinary teams of expert stakeholders from industry, academia, advocacy groups, nonprofit organizations, and regulatory agencies to address critical issues in the conduct and oversight of clinical trials. The MRCT Center has a number of ongoing Programs that address current issues in global clinical trials including but not limited to: Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in Clinical Research; Health Literacy in Clinical Research; Promoting Global Clinical Research in Children; Data Transparency; and Capacity Building of global regulators, ethics committees, and study teams. The MRCT Center resides within the Division of Global Health Equity (DGHE). The Division of Global Health Equity (DGHE) fosters the support and coordination of training, research, and service to reduce disparities in disease burden and to improve treatment outcomes both at home and abroad. The Division focuses on infectious diseases (e.g., HIV and tuberculosis) as well as non-infectious diseases (e.g., coronary artery disease, diabetes, addiction) and other health problems that disproportionately affect populations in the developing world and of major importance to society. The DGHE is the academic and administrative home of the MRCT Center. One of the MRCT Center's core strengths is training and capacity building, both domestically and globally. The MRCT Center is a Training Associate of the International Council for Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH) and designated as an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Training Center of Excellence. Our training areas include ethical principles of research, clinical research design and development, good clinical practices, multi-regional clinical trials, data safety monitoring board management, health literacy, diverse inclusion of study populations, participant understanding, and issues in research bioethics. Reporting to the Executive Director of the MRCT Center, the Education and Training Program Manager will be responsible for development and execution of external education and training courses for audiences such as regulators, ethics committee members, and investigators and study teams. Our audiences include the US but are mainly focused to countries/regions outside the US and lower-middle income countries (LMICs). This role will encompass the full cycle of education and training from concept to delivery and evaluation. Specific areas of responsibility include curriculum design, content creation, production, and delivery, coordination of content creation teams, management, and selection of outside vendors, and evaluating the effectiveness of the training. This position requires an individual with experience and knowledge of the MRCT Center's current areas of focus, as well as a passion for teaching and adult learning. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • In collaboration with MRCT Center leadership and senior staff, design education and training curriculum for in-person, virtual, and pre-recorded formats
  • For educational and training courses, develop relevant curriculum and content to deliver didactic and interactive case-based learnings
  • Coordinate and manage subject matter experts including small workgroups, to develop and/or deliver content for education and training courses
  • Determine appropriate delivery medium for education and training courses, including but not limited to in-person, virtual or pre-recorded courses, as well as PowerPoint presentations, videos, or paper-based materials
  • Work with MRCT Center Communications Specialist to ensure external visibility of education/courses
  • Work with external vendors (e. g., media production teams, graphic designers, voice vendors) as needed
  • Evaluate effectiveness of training/education course, measure success and/or areas for improvement, redesign as needed
  • Understand education and training landscape, including other domestic and international organizations working in similar focus areas
  • Engage with funders and supporters of the education and training programs and provide stewardship of relationships
  • Manage education and training portfolio of MRCT Center offerings
  • Assist in the long-term goals and vision for MRCT Center training and capacity building.
  • Other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS
    • Bachelor's degree required, Graduate degree strongly preferred including MBA, MPH, MBe, MHA, MPP, PhD, MD, or equivalent
    • 5 years of professional or project management experience in one or more of the following areas is also required:
      • Planning, oversight, or conduct of clinical trials/clinical research
      • Bioethics
      • Conduct of clinical trials
      • Laws and regulations relating to clinical trials and human subjects research
      • Global health research
      • At least 3 years direct experience in designing in person/virtual education materials SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:
        • Excellent knowledge of ethical foundations of clinical research, good clinical practice guidelines, FDA regulations and guidelines, and ICH guidelines
        • Knowledge of drug discovery and development as well as regulation of investigational clinical research, regulatory frameworks that support development and approval of medicines, devices, biologics
        • Familiar with scientific concepts related to the design, conduct, and analysis of clinical research
        • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
        • Ability to interact with people from various cultural and language backgrounds
        • Highly professional and in possession of excellent social skills for regular interaction with internal and external stakeholders
        • Excellent project management skills with a demonstrated track record of managing several projects/workstreams simultaneously
        • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently and respectfully as part of a team effort
        • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
        • Ability to articulate clearly to stakeholders the mission and purpose of the MRCT Center work
        • Proficient in use of computers with working knowledge of Microsoft Office software WORKING CONDITIONS: Busy office or remote environment with frequent deadlines and telephone interruptions. Nature of our global work may entail teleconferences in the early morning or evening. BWH is an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Primary Location MA-Boston-BWH Longwood Medical Area Work Locations BWH Longwood Medical Area 75 Francis Street Job Professional/Managerial Organization Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH) Schedule Full-time Standard Hours 40 Shift Day Job Employee Status Regular

Keywords: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston , Program Manager, Education and Training, Education / Teaching , Boston, Massachusetts

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