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Program Manager, Strategic Alliances

Company: Massachusetts General Physicians' Organization
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

minutes of inactivity. Job Description - Program Manager, Strategic Alliances (3194169) Job Description Program Manager, Strategic Alliances - ( 3194169 ) Description The Mass General Research Institute (MGRI) is a strategic initiative designed to provide the resources and infrastructure needed to more effectively promote Mass General research externally, better support Mass General investigators internally, and help guideMass General research to foster large-scale, team-based efforts. The MGRI core mission is to sustain and grow the Mass General research enterprise into the next decade by establishing a new funding model that will augment federal sources with significant industrial and philanthropic support. To this end, the development of new and productive strategic alliances with industry is crucial. In the Office of the Scientific Director we are working to promote Mass General research and our investigators by helping to translate discoveries to clinical practice through robust collaborations with industry. We are also focused on training a new generation of our biomedical scientists to solve important problems in health care together with industry partners. The Research Alliance liaison will assist the MGRI Scientific Director and the Director for Strategic Alliances in advancing the strategic alliances priorities for the MGRI. He/she will be responsible for the day-to-day management of all activities in relation to the Research Institute Advisory Council (RIAC) members involved with the Strategic Alliances (SA) initiative, cross disciplinary challenge-driven programs, the Mass General research portfolio development and review, will be the liaison responsible for communicating with all relevant constituencies of the MGB Innovation Office, and will contribute significantly to the development and mentorship in the Bridging Academia and Industry training course. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: - The Research Alliance liaison will manage strategic alliance operations such as:

  • Organize and document meetings and projects dedicated to the following:
    • Research portfolio brainstorming and development
    • Challenge-driven programs
    • Support of the research community
    • Internal and external stakeholders
    • Training course and other educational opportunities Responsibilities for all meeting types will include creating agendas, managing invitation and attendance, documenting decisions and creating and executing follow-up action plans.
      • -Work closely with investigators, market sector leaders, licensing managers at the Mass General Brigham (MGB) Innovation office to facilitate structuring and writing programmatic research programs, development plans, proposals and progress reports.
      • Communicate with the MGB Innovation Office to gather relevant information and facilitate processing of invention disclosures, patent applications, confidentiality agreements, sponsored research and licensing agreements.
      • Assist in developing all materials for the RIAC members involved with the Strategic Alliances Initiative, MGB Innovation Office e.g., brochure for non-specialists, and executive summaries for large-scale programs or specific projects. Update regularly.
      • Organize and document regular meetings with appropriate stakeholders including Innovation office and MGRI leadership team.
      • Work with the MGRI marketing team to develop appropriate collateral and videos for translational research audience (internal and external audiences including industry and ventures) and for the educational program.
      • Help to coordinate and manage the timeline and development of the educational program. Organize some aspects of the courses, including manage marketing the program to appropriate audiences, working closely with the SA team to manage faculty and sit on project competition teams as assigned. -
      • Communicate and manage relationships with external consultants, collaborators, advisors.
      • Support the research community by supporting departmental and hospital-wide initiatives -and responding to requests regarding Mass General's research portfolio. Facilitate and coordinate MGB Innovation programs at Mass General. Help introduce the SA initiative to internal groups and external academic/non-profit institutions in the Boston area. Help to connect MGRI with international academic institutions to discuss potential mechanisms of collaboration such as fellowship and training programs. Host meetings and conference calls with companies interested in working with Mass General investigators and streamline introductions where appropriate.
      • Participate/assist in translational sciences manuscript preparation and writing for publication in scientific journals and/or presentations. May also assist in grant writing and other funding opportunities.
      • May attend conferences and seminars. Qualifications SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED: -
        • Excellent communication skills required, both written and verbal.
        • Must be able to work as part of a team and effectively communicate with the scientific community.
        • Ability to make independent effective decisions.
        • Strong organizational skills and experience managing a multi-faceted program essential.
        • Strong database management and overall computer skills. Competency with MS Office Suite is required.
        • Demonstrated analytical skills to problem solve effectively.
        • Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
        • Excellent judgment and ability to interpret information and protocol requirements. EDUCATION: Minimum B.A. or B.S. required, advanced degree preferred. PhD in a scientific field or MD strongly preferred. EXPERIENCE: - 2 years of related experience required. Project Management experience preferred. Knowledge regarding assessment of clinical and intellectual property potential in a research setting preferred. MassachusettsGeneral Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, wechoose to lead. Applications from -protected veterans and individuals withdisabilities are strongly encouraged. Primary Location Work Locations : MGH Main Campus 55 Fruit Street Boston 02114 Job : Research-Management Organization : Massachusetts General Hospital(MGH) Schedule : Full-time Standard Hours : 40 Shift : Day Job Employee Status : Regular Recruiting Department : MGH Research Administration

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