Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit, unified adult cancer care and research center that is clinically integrated with UW Medicine, a world leader in clinical care, research and learning. The first National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in the Pacific Northwest, Fred Hutch’s global leadership in bone marrow transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy, and COVID-19 vaccines has confirmed our reputation as one of the world’s leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers. Based in Seattle, Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy, and related services, and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together, our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to discover new cures to the world’s deadliest diseases and make life beyond cancer a reality.
At Fred Hutch, we believe that the innovation, collaboration, and rigor that result from diversity and inclusion are critical to our mission of eliminating cancer and related diseases. We seek employees who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an antiracist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, antiracism, and inclusion.
The Clinical Research Budget Specialist/Analyst position supports the financial and grant/contract management operations of the Infectious Disease Sciences (IDS) Program. The position collaborates with internal and external stakeholders and partners including Principal Investigators, program, division and FH staff, and sponsor organizations to ensure timely and accurate accounting, grant and contract applications, clinical trials budget development and negotiations, and financial reporting of sponsored projects in compliance with federal and external sponsor regulations and requirements.
The ideal candidate is responsible for budget development and financial grant/contract data analysis and serves as a liaison in the program to the Clinical Research Office for negotiation with industry biotech and biopharma sponsors. The position will design, develop, and be responsible for overseeing and managing grants and industry-sponsored study budgets/fiscal systems, policies, and procedures for contract budgets for Principal Investigators and management staff. They are expected to use initiative and sound judgment in carrying out responsibilities within the framework of the appropriate funding source/agency policies and procedures. The incumbent works with minimal supervision and reports to the Senior Manager of Research Finance in the Infectious Disease Sciences Program.
This role will have the opportunity to work partially at our campus and remotely.
The position focuses on setting up systems for industry-sponsored studies and working with Principle Investigators (PIs) and clinical research staff to maintain, monitor, track and manage study milestones and payments, and importantly serves as the liaison for funding issues related to contract and clinical trial budget management and support. Each clinical trial is unique as PIs work with a multitude of industry sponsors and each contract and study varies based on enrollment criteria/eligibility, milestone tracking (e.g. patient visits, screen failures), complexity of reporting data, and close-out procedures.
Fred Hutch has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious accommodations.
As a condition of employment, newly hired employees must provide proof of vaccination or initiate the accommodations process before their first day of employment.
A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested of all finalists.