Statistics Administration Project Manager

Posting Number: #1136

Position Title: Statistics Administration Project Manager

Closing Date: Until Filled

Location: Remote

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Program Summary

Children’s Oncology Group (COG), a project of PHI, is a National Cancer Institute (NCI) supported clinical trials cooperative group, and the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to childhood and adolescent cancer research. Clinical research is conducted at more than 200 member institutions, which are leading children’s hospitals, universities, and cancer centers throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. COG’s over 9,000 multi-disciplinary cancer researchers, affiliated with the network of member institutions, provide access to state-of-the-art therapies and the collective expertise of world-renowned pediatric specialists to children with cancer, regardless of where they live. Today, more than 90% of 14,000 children and adolescents diagnosed with cancer each year in the US are cared for at Children’s Oncology Group member institutions.

Position Summary

The Statistics Administration Project Manager, reporting to the Administrative Director of Statistics, will collaborate with Statisticians, Directors and COG SDC/Operations staff to manage cross-functional projects associated with the COG National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN) Statistics and Data Center Grant. The position will provide support with Research Administration responsibilities. The position will also focus on internal process improvement and the creation of standard operating procedures. This position is fully remote.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage monitoring of study data as dictated by NCTN guidelines, including but not limited to, reviewing accuracy of reports for data archive and industry partner deliverables.
  • Coordinate activities related to but not limited to results reporting data monitoring, documentation and tracking of progress, updating templates, and escalating issues as appropriate.
  • Collaborate across departments to facilitate monitoring activities such as appropriate maintenance of tracking databases, and receipt triaging of source documents in a timely manner.
  • Develop grant proposals and budgets, in partnership with Administrative Director, to meet grant submission/reporting deadlines.
  • Maintain project teams well informed of changes within the organization and/or funding agency that impact project objectives or deliverables.
  • Ensure departmental compliance with NCTN guidelines.
  • Create and execute project work plans to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Establish and maintain processes and operating procedures to better meet research/operational goals.
  • At the discretion of the Administrative Director, assist in other day-to-day operational tasks.
  • Serve as back-up for the Statistics department Director and staff, as necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • 5 years Project Management related experience, with at least 3 years clinical research experience.
  • Proven experience managing multiple projects with a high degree of precision.
  • Experience managing cross-functional teams using agile methods.
  • Knowledge and understanding of pre and post Research Administration.
  • Must be competent in all components of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).
  • Strong interpersonal, customer service, problem solving skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain professional relationships.
  • Excellent written and oral communications.


  • Bachelor’s degree is required, or you can substitute with four additional years of related experience.


This position is classified as exempt based on the job duties. However, based on the FTE, salary level of the employee, or federal/state/local laws, the employee may be classified as nonexempt.

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