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The HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) is an international collaboration of scientists and educators searching for an effective and safe HIV vaccine. The HVTN's mission is to facilitate the process of testing preventive vaccines against HIV/AIDS. Our organization conducts all phases of clinical trials, from evaluating experimental vaccines for safety and the ability to stimulate immune responses, to testing vaccine efficacy.
The Clinical Trials Manager is primarily responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective implementation of HIV vaccine and monoclonal antibody research protocols, from protocol development through long-term follow-up. This position is also responsible for development of new clinical research sites, ensuring that the site can conduct rigorous clinical trials. This includes effective project management, communicating effectively with diverse stakeholders, production of training, and study specific procedure materials, developing and driving timelines and adjusting expectations as necessary.
The incumbent reports to the Associate Director of Site Operations at the HVTN Core Operations Center. Special skills, knowledge and judgment are applied in independently managing site-level project/study operations, in developing methods and materials, and in carrying-out complex multi-site research management responsibilities. The Clinical Trials Manager, soliciting assistance from other stakeholders and informing the Associate Director of Site Operations as appropriate, handles problems and challenges that arise in the implementation of projects/studies. Position is based in the Seattle but will require collaboration with colleagues globally and includes approximately 15% travel.
Perform some or all of the following responsibilities: