Director Research Job Description Sample
Serves as the primary source of economic, demographic, and sector / market level information used as macro context for business-line decision making. Supports all divisions, but is primarily focused on the commercial property groups. Research deliverables are multi-faceted and span a wide range of topics. Applicants have the opportunity to gain insight into multiple commercial property types in a fluid, fast-paced environment with executive visibility and leadership potential.
Assist with the management of day-to-day workflow and deliverables for the Research group at large.
Drive a proprietary Research perspective alongside mastery of macro (external) and micro (internal) data, forecasting, and analytic tools.
Track and report on economic, demographic, and real estate forecasts at the national, state, and local level.
Assist in establishing and regularly update the Company's view on go-forward economic conditions for quarterly Board of Directors meetings.
Deliver proactive and strategic research to inform forward strategy objectives, driven by coverage of key issues and trends impacting commercial real estate and the Company.
Identify the action items / strategy observations from research deliverables and communicate to clients.
Implement analytic frameworks to inform the Company's leasing and merchandising processes.
Regularly analyze public REIT competitors for divisional benchmarking purposes and strategy insight.
Diligence operations, strategy, and financials of tenant prospects in support of leasing-driven customer intel.
Ongoing coverage of key third party research providers, consultancies, and economic views to TIC clients.
Assist in management of the Company's research subscriptions and platform.
Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:
Demonstrated interest in analytic research or strategy-focused career. Minimum 5 to 7 years experience, preferably in finance, consulting, or market research capacity. MBA preferred.
Ability to quickly synthesize complicated information from multiple sources into concise, relevant, and timely briefs with clear "next step" strategy considerations.
Keen understanding of financial statement analysis, public company SEC filings, and relative comparison analytics; high-level corporate finance and real estate valuation.
Strives for thought leadership, diversity in perspective, and creative approach within all work product. Keen awareness of the "big picture"; self-starter with a curious mind.
Highly values precision and perfection in all submitted work product.
Able to efficiently and productively manage ever-changing priorities and demands on a lean team; willingness to "roll up your sleeves" for the sake of group productivity.
Collaborative mentality with a clear ability to build positive relationships and resourcefully obtain information and insights for thoughtful research production.
Irvine Company is a privately held real estate investment company and master-planner committed to creating and sustaining communities that thrive for generations.
With diversified operations throughout coastal California, Irvine Company plans and brings to life balanced, sustainable communities with a full range of housing, job and retail centers, schools, recreation and permanently preserved open space.
We take as much pride in our employee community as we do the communities we create. It's an environment populated with talented and experienced people, a collaborative spirit and abundant opportunities.
Apply today to join our employee community, and learn more about Irvine Company, our legacy and our guiding principles.
The Irvine Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.
Assistant Director For Education And Training, Research Administration
Vacancy Type EHRA Non-Faculty Is Internal Transfer Only No Working Title Assistant Director for Education and Training, Research Administration Salary Range Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with Education & Experience Position Number 00105459 Work Schedule Monday
5pm with additional hours required to meet necessary deadlines Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.00 Department 060101 - Office of Research & Innovation (ORI) Department Office of Research & Innovation (ORI) Job City & State Raleigh, NC Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The Office of Research Operations and Communications provides strategic leadership and support to the Office of Research and Innovation. The office consists of three units:
Strategic Initiatives, Education and Training, and Marketing and Outreach. The Education and Training unit develops and implements education and training programs to serve the research community. Education and Training supports campus initiatives by linking educational activities directly to long term strategic goals and applies various techniques to improve the quality and relevance of education and training for the research and innovation community across NC State University.
The unit is also responsible for developing and delivering Enterprise Research Administration system training for the entire campus. The unit works closely with all of offices housed within Research and Innovation, including Sponsored Programs and Regulatory Compliance (SPARCS), and partners with Office of Contracts and Grants and all of the College/Institute/Center Research Offices.
The Office of Contracts and Grants oversees post-award administration for NC State University. Contracts and Grants staff supports department and college Research Administrators, faculty, and staff by managing the cornerstones of Post-Award Administration including: project ID setup, deposits, invoicing, letter of credit draws, accounts receivable, financial reports to sponsors, new award/attribute review, audit coordination, project modification request approvals, regulatory checklists, effort reporting and general compliance oversight.
Essential Job Duties
The Assistant Director, reports to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Operations and Communications with a dotted line responsibility to the Director, Contracts and Grants (C&G). The position will be located in the Office of Research Operations and Communications. The position also maintains a close working relationship with all units under the Office for Research and Innovation (ORI), Research Support Council Executive Committee, and the college/center/institute research offices (CROs).
The position has the following primary responsibilities:
Formulate and direct strategies for learning and development related to research administration.
Direct, develop, redesign, and deliver education programs, courses and curricula for specific internal (C&G and ORI) and campus-wide research administration audiences.
Direct and administer education programs to implement regulations, policies and procedures appropriate for the specific audience ensuring that programs are up to date with new and/or changing regulations for faculty, internal and external staff and students.
Partner with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to create new and revise F2F, e-learning, online courses, instructional manuals, video tutorials, learning simulations, blended courses, etc.
Liaise with the RSC Executive Committee to implement strategies and best practices for education programs within the NC State University research community.
Oversee and direct the responsibilities of staff for the education and training unit.
Assist in the development of a strategic plan for education and training for research administration at NC State.
Work with leadership to identify and implement strategies for system and process changes in the current environment.
Assist SMEs in discovering methods of improving their instruction with and without technology.
Oversee and implement innovative learning strategies that help to develop and sustain a viable workforce and enhance expertise for the NC State research community.
Assess initiatives linking training and development activities directly to long term strategic goals and apply various techniques to improve the quality and relevance of education and training for the research community across NC State University.
Analyze and report training effectiveness through the use of performance evaluations, course completions, surveys, etc.
Oversee unit communications including website content and maintenance, training and development strategy, communications with campus audience, development and coordination of orientation and awareness campaigns to the campus research community, etc.
Lead the development, implementation and facilitation of the integration of learning platforms and programs that drive performance and work environments and support learning, discovery, and continuous improvement.
Liaise with Learning Management System (LMS) development team(s) to implement updates for research administration training needs. Manage the research administration training in all LMS platforms. Communicate and provide training on systems when needed.
Identify and implement best practices to communicate training information.
Generate and implement ideas to increase collaboration and communication between Research and Innovation, C&G and the campus research community.
Other duties as assigned.
Require post-baccalaureate credentials or a bachelor's degree plus alternative or equivalent professional training and experience may be substituted for the advanced degree on an exceptional basis.
At least five (5) years of experience in research administration or regulatory compliance.
Must have experience developing and delivering training programs.
Departmental Required Skills
Proven ability to work closely with top executives to ensure messaging is projected to organizational standards, throughout all possible resources.
Previous experience working with e-Learning software, authoring applications, learning management systems, and website administration systems (such as WordPress).
Must have management experience and leading a team of professionals.
Proven ability to build collaborative partnerships with leaders and campus partners.
Ability to create and manage the distribution of internal and external communications (including newsletters, email announcements, planned publications, on-line, intranet, video, special projects and assignments) throughout a research organization for a varied and diverse audience.
Strong leadership skills with the ability to attract, motivate, coach, and develop a high performing work team and foster a diverse and inclusive work environment.
Demonstrate the ability to express and convey complex ideas.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Master's degree in a related field is preferred.
Demonstrated experience managing learning and development programs and demonstrates extensive knowledge and skills related to adult learning theory, instructional design, learning technology and research/research administration.
Prior experience developing and implementing learning and development strategies as part of the strategic planning process.
Certified Research Administrator (CRA) preferred.
Prior experience in higher education or relevant government organization.
Prefer prior knowledge or experience working with electronic research administration systems (ERA) and research compliance systems.
Direct experience creating training programs to teach the application of federal rules and regulations governing research in animals and in humans, e.g.: Uniform Guidance, Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, the Animal Welfare Act, 45 CFR 46, COI/NOI and The Belmont Report.
Familiarity with federal agencies including NIH, OLAW, USDA, APHIS, NSF, OHRP, DOD, DOS, FDA, and OFAC.
Required License or Certification
Cover letter, Resume/CV and contact information for three professional references are required along with a completed online application.
Also, please upload samples of training plans and materials created in previous positions to "Other Document 1".
Job Open Date 06/24/2019 Anticipated Closing Date Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Proposed Hire Date 07/22/2019 AA/EOE
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Research Administrative Director
At First Republic, we care about our people. Founded in 1985, we offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking and private wealth management.
We believe that personal connections are everything and our success is driven by the relationships we form with our colleagues and clients. You'll always feel empowered and valued here.
Incredible teams doing exceptional work, every day
First Republic Private Wealth Management is comprised of investment management, brokerage, trust, financial planning and insurance professionals. We offer customized wealth management solutions for our clients from a wide array of services including comprehensive investment management, financial planning, estate planning, trust services, endowment management and more. Our goal is to understand our clients' unique needs and support them throughout a lifetime of financial goals.
Common goals, uncommon potential
The activities and responsibilities associated with the RAD role are multifaceted, and include coordination across the Research team, contributing to projects and activities that deliver a higher service and communication standard to Wealth Managers (WMs), supporting the growth and integration of the Fixed Income offerings within WM books of business, and ensuring that the appropriate monitoring and risk management steps are followed to maintain the strong reputation of both the Bank and its employees.
What you'll do as a Research Administrative Director
The responsibilities as the Research Administrative Director includes maintenance of critical policies and procedures to ensure the Research Team leads meet audit, compliance and regulatory requirements as well as ensuring Team Leaders provide accurate and timely response to Audit or regulatory requests for information. In addition, managing the Research subscription and toolkit process as well as coordinating Research team technology requests are part of the role.
Managing the execution of critical Research projects that deliver a higher service standard to WMs, increase the efficiency of Research team operations, and raise the quality of the Research team offerings are critical aspects of the role. Project delivery and performance will be assessed based on agreed upon timelines, business demands and contingencies. Critical assessments include project descriptions, plans and timely updates for each project to PWM Executive Management.
Creating a culture of collaboration
Effectively communicating with and being responsive to FRIM's Research Team and PWM Executive Management is an important objective for this role. The RAD will be expected to drive success in implementing new projects, sharing best practices for the Research team, and ensuring communications with Wealth Managers via the Feedback Forum are delivered. The degree to which Research team responsiveness to and follow up on issues, questions, or other communications from Wealth Managers will be an important determinant of success and will be influenced by the feedback obtained from the Wealth Managers by the PWM CIO.
Delivery and execution of a strong process is only possible through a robust governance system. The RAD will be responsible for coordinating and delivering a coordinated governance framework for FRIM Research. In partnership with the CIO and accountability partners, the RAD will evaluate and provide feedback on the existing framework and develop a plan to re-align and streamline the existing FRIM governance framework.
Working proactively and effectively with other senior leaders and Executive Private Wealth Management leadership
As a visible coordinator and project leader for FRIM Research, the RAD will need to build relationships with senior business leaders across the PWM organization and with other PWM professionals. The RAD will also be responsible for helping to lead ad hoc CIO-led business efforts that require coordination with the broader PWM organization. These could be efforts to address new regulatory issues, business priorities, or the launch of new product offerings.
What skills you will use:
Bachelor of Arts or Science or equivalent experience preferred
Series 7 and 65 or 66 a plus
Minimum 5 years relevant experience
Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite, Concur; programming languages like R or Python are a plus
Strong visual and presentation skills required
Excellent oral and written communication skills necessary
Ability to interface effectively with all levels of the organization
Strong project management skills, including driving to completion
Ability to travel upon request or as needed
Own your work and your career — apply now
Are you willing to go the extra mile because you love what you do and how you can contribute as a team? Do you want the freedom to grow and the opportunity to take charge of your own career? If so, then come join us.
We want hard working team players. You'll have the independence to learn, lead and drive change. A culture of extraordinary service, empowerment and stability — that's the First Republic way.
Director Institutional Research And Effectiveness
PA College Of Health Sciences
9870 Institutional Research
The Role of the Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
The department of Institutional Effectiveness provides oversight of several key areas at PA College, including accreditation, assessment, compliance, and institutional research. The department of Institutional Effectiveness serves as a resource for all departments related to assessment and accreditation requirements; conducts statistical analyses at the college and department levels; ensures that PA College is in compliance with all local, state and federal higher education mandates; designs and conducts special studies and evaluations; and serves as a primary point of contact for external data reporting mandates and requests.
Reporting to the Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness, the Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness, manages institutional research and assessment, and supports accreditation and across Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences. The primary role is to oversee the collection, analysis, and distribution of institutional data to support strategic planning, decision-making, program development, assessment of student learning, federal reporting, accreditation, and program review.
The Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness collaborates with the database administrators and serves as a liaison with the ITS and Strategic Enrollment Management departments to develop and maintain reporting processes. The Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness will be part of a cross-functional data governance team. The Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness develops, supports, and maintains simple to complex business intelligence queries and reports while partnering with stakeholders to define deliverables.
The ideal candidate will have expertise in statistics, data access and manipulation using SQL and other tools. The ideal candidate will also be proficient in analysis package(s) (e.g. SPSS) and experience with Business Intelligence package(s) (e.g., PowerBI, Tableau, etc.).
Master's degree in higher education, social or educational research, public health or a related field required;
At least 5 years of experience in higher education institutional research;
Experience with higher education assessment and regional and programmatic accreditation;
Demonstrated ability to design, plan, and implement assessment and research projects;
Database knowledge with ability to extract data using query language;
Previous experience presenting statistical data and conclusions to a variety of audiences in an accessible manner;
Experienced with office software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerBI and Access;
Demonstrated experience utilizing highly developed critical thinking including sophisticated quantitative and analytical skills;
Strong written and verbal communication skills;
Experience designing and implementing assessment management systems preferred
Please submit the following as part of the application package:
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Application materials and expressions of interest should be forwarded to:
HR, Talent Acquisition Manager
Senior Director Of Clinical Research Operations & Management
Virginia Commonwealth University is seeking a dynamic Director of Clinical Research Operations and Management for the Massey Cancer Center's Clinical Trials Office (CTO). Reporting to the Chief Administrative Office (CAO) and working closely with the Medical Director of the Clinical Trials Office (CTO), this position provides constructive and forward-thinking administrative leadership for the VCU Massey Cancer Center (MCC) CTO. The Director is responsible for the executive oversight, management, planning and direction of all clinical research operational areas, to include, but not limited to: nursing and data management, protocol development and project management, regulatory affairs, compliance, monitoring and auditing, and education/training for clinical research professional staff.
This highly visible role includes responsibility and accountability for continually improving the quality and efficiency of the clinical trials office. This position, along with the CAO and CTO Medical Director, provides significant contribution to the operational success of the Cancer Center in fully realizing its research mission and strategic initiative to retain NCI designation and reach the goal of NCI comprehensive designation. Through the oversight and management of the CTO activities, the Director of Clinical Research Operations and Management will be responsible for providing supervision of clinical research initiatives underway at MCC, ensuring compliance with established federal, state, local and institutional guidelines and regulations governing the conduct of clinical research; implementing processes and procedures to improve compliance, insuring the programmatic integrity of clinical research; effectively communicating with the center's senior leadership, investigators, research staff and representatives of study sponsors to facilitate the activation and conduct of clinical trials in a highly collaborative and matrix environment.
He/she will use research-driven performance measures and assess complex situations to research-driven criteria, in order to plan strategically and flexibly, and respond tactically and resourcefully. This position will ensure expert management control, and will provide strategic oversight for clinical trials research operations, data management, regulatory compliance, quality assurance and safety, as well as the integration of research into clinical operations. He/she will be responsible for assigned projects, with optimal efficiency, through effective performance, leadership and development of his/her staff.
This position works across the organization and will be responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees, as well as other stakeholders.
Required: ï?· Extensive experience (seven years or more) of progressively responsible experience in clinical trials operations and a minimum of five years clinical research leadership responsibilities in a complex academic/research environment ï?· Extensive experience in managing large clinical trials and/or research operation. Prior oncology clinical research supervisory/management experience in an NCI-designated cancer center or equivalent large specialized academic institution. ï?· Prior experience as a senior level supervisor, providing multiple functional area oversight and timely execution of deliverables, with demonstrated organizational, project planning and time management skills ï?· Demonstrated quantitative and qualitative data analysis skills with ability to synthesize aggregate data into meaningful operational metric and benchmarking reports ï?· Demonstrated decision making, creative problem solving, conflict resolution, and team building skills to build, lead, manage and mentor professional staff and build empowered employee led teams ï?· Proven ability to work independently and to lead a multidisciplinary trial team in a complex matrix environment ï?· Highly collaborative management style and skills including ability to collaborate with and build/maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders across functions, to optimize performance and drive projects to completion. ï?· Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or a commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU. ï?· Demonstrated ability to work well in a demanding, fast paced, sometimes ambiguous environment with exceptional skill for managing competing priorities; ability to prioritize, manage multiple functions, anticipate and identify conflicts, effectively problem solve using critical thinking skills, and meet deadlines
Director Of Audience Insights S & Market Research
Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.
John Hancock's Insurance division (a Division of Manulife) has traditionally focused on affluent and emerging affluent individuals by providing estate and business planning solutions through an array of innovative life insurance products. John Hancock is an industry leader in the ability to deliver to market a broad, financially sound and competitive product portfolio, considered a core competency of the business. John Hancock is currently pursuing a variety of strategic initiatives intended to increase the size, diversity of customer base, and profitability of the business. In addition, John Hancock is looking to continuously evolve our John Hancock Vitality Program to ensure that it contains the best possible benefits for our customers.
The Director of Consumer Insights and Market Research plays a key role in developing the market research framework for the organization. The incumbent requires a demonstrated track record of developing and overseeing research and customer segmentation projects with a strong focus execution excellence. Results will inform the BU's strategic plan and initiatives, marketing strategies and campaigns, product development, and provide key insight into our customers. The incumbent requires a demonstrated ability to balance strategy, design and execution.
Manage and oversee the market research and customer segmentation efforts for the organization including research on market conditions, Industry trends and consumer insights.
Perform simple to complex data collection and analysis to meet ad hoc business partner analytic needs
Manage the relationship with key industry research partners and share relevant third-party research within the organization
Design and implement research projects from inception to completion including RFP management, vendor selection, prototype development, and execution excellence
Partner with key stakeholders to provide insight into data and develop actionable recommendations.
Analyze and present results and analysis to stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
Share insightful findings and raise the importance of their use in daily actions and tasks
Develop and deliver impactful presentations which demonstrate value of analytics to senior management
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, data analytics or other relevant degree; MBA or other advanced degree a plus including additional research training/certifications.
Strong understanding of statistical methods, relational databases and marketing warehouses, campaign management, and statistical analyses tools
Proven ability to draw relevant insights and make concrete recommendations from quantitative and qualitative research data.
Proven ability to conduct or manage qualitative research methods such as focus groups or individual interviews. Experience with online focus groups and interview tools is also a plus.
7-10 years of relevant work experience in market research and customer segmentation. Financial and Insurance experience as asset.
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills including experience with survey design, execution and analysis of results
Ability to write questionnaires/reports/presentations based on research data and stakeholder input
Demonstrated experience in delivery and management of research projects
Possess a passion for digging deeper to discover research insights
Ability to work autonomously but excel in team-based environment. Rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
Highly motivated with experience managing multiple projects under tight timelines
Exceptional written, oral, and presentation communication abilities
Collaboration: Fosters productive working relationships to produce superior solutions, build beneficial networks, and achieve collective business goals
Compelling Communication: Expresses ideas and shares information clearly and concisely, modifies approach as necessary and conveys compelling messages and builds (rational/emotional) connection with others
Influence and Persuasion: Move as others towards a position (point of view), with or without authority, by setting expectations, and communicating expertise and a compelling rationale with an enterprise-wide mindset.
Innovative Mindset: Encourages curiosity, generates ideas, experiments and takes calculated risks to improve the business.
Knowing the Business: Stays current on Manulife's strategy, key priorities, capabilities and resources; appropriately translates knowledge of the industry, customer and business into new approaches and solutions.
Executing with Excellence: Sets challenging objectives and is focused on achieving results that are aligned with the organization's vision; pursues excellence in planning and delivering sustainable results.
Adaptability: Effectively adapts and supports integrated change to achieve desired results; champions an environment that motivates and inspires necessary action with confidence during times of change.
Solution Focused: Owns problems through to resolution, makes timely decisions applies analytic/systematic reasoning to positively impact team results, organizational performance and the customer experience.
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JOHN HANCOCK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - AA/F/M/D/V
If you are ready to unleash your potential it's time to start your career with Manulife/John Hancock.
Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2018, we had more than 34,000 employees, over 82,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 28 million customers. As of March 31, 2019, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$849 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $29.4 billion in payments to our customers.
Our principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States are where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.
Manulife is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to attract, develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. We are committed to fair recruitment, retention and advancement and we administer all of our practices and programs based on qualification and performance and without discrimination on any protected ground.
It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request any accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.
Director / Senior Director, Marketing Research
The Director/Senior Director of Market Research will be responsible for leading primary qualitative and quantitative research efforts in support of the Melanoma, Cervical and pipeline indications (US and global). The Director/Sr. Director of Market Research will be a strategic partner to the leadership team, brand teams and business development. The Director/Sr. Director of Market Research will be responsible for working independently to identify, prioritize and find solutions for the key insights needs for the commercial organization.
Provide Leadership and strategic thinking for assigned primary market research projects, including framing critical business questions, identification of information needs, identifying considerations from other data sources, development of research/analysis plans and management of the research process to deliver an objective understanding of key customers, competitors, products and current/future market developments.
Proficient in various market research methodologies and research techniques to design effective research studies
Complete analyses using available secondary data, syndicated reports and databases and integrate findings into primary market research efforts to build and tell a compelling story and deliver concise and actionable results
Implement market research studies and manage budget of projects; brief agencies to deliver what is required (e.g. objectives, timeline, compliance requirements, actionable insights and recommendations); understand vendor capabilities, quality requirements, and recommend innovative options.
Articulate the rationale, hypotheses, and methodology of research approaches to both the manager and the franchise / client team proactively and ensure the business objectives are met and communicated in an effective way.
Able to assess and direct vendor technical capabilities and manage risks in the analytic process
Proactively communicate and facilitate discussion with marketing / commercial teams to ensure that insights are considered in decision-making and planning; integrate a variety of sources/studies to present strategic options to the extended team; provide consultative guidance to marketing / commercial team(s).
Collaborate proactively with cross-functional business partners including marketing communications, market access, commercial team, and the advertising agency to ensure optimal integration for launch and post-launch activities.
Work with the forecasting team to Assist with analysis to inform the strategic assumptions that are built into brand forecasts and tracking of key performance indicators and benchmarking dashboards.
Partner with other analytic functions to advance the use of novel data sources including Real World Data.
Work on and lead ad hoc franchise-wide initiatives as needed.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
Master's/PhD/MBA degree in a marketing/ analytics field strongly preferred
Minimum of 12 years' experience in market research, business development, strategic consulting or other analytical work in the pharmaceutical, biotech or related industries.
Minimum 5 years of experience in oncology, ideally in cell therapy
Minimum 5 years of experience working in ex-US biotech/pharmaceutical industry
Experience in supporting launch products and/or new launch indications with primary market research
Demonstrated analytical skills and the ability to think strategically and solve problems
Ability to do hands-on work with commercial data, including IQVIA and Symphony claims data and/or SPP demand data is a plus
Strong interpersonal skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills
Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills; demonstrated ability to think strategically and objectively
Expertise in quantitative and qualitative research methodologies and understanding of secondary data sets/analytics and epidemiology data.
Proven analytical expertise and ability to communicative research outputs with effective storytelling that turn data into actionable insights.
Act as a strategic consultant with ability to quickly establish relationships of trust and credibility and develop effective partnerships with multiple stakeholders and team members
Proficient technical aptitude to build expertise with various current and innovative market research techniques to provide unique solutions in a rapidly evolving therapeutic area and market landscape
Ability and comfort in prioritizing and managing multiple requests from both marketing points and extended team members
Ability to communicate effectively and a strong desire to lead change
Experience with the management of budgets and vendors
May require up to 25% travel based on business need
Must adhere to Iovance Biotherapeutics core values, policies, procedures and business ethics
Director Of Laboratory For Molecular Biology And Cytometry Research
POSITION INFORMATION: The incumbent will directly oversee and manage the Laboratory for Molecular Biology and Cytometry Research. They will work with appropriate Scientific Advisory Committees to provide scientific oversight of this core laboratory. They will work directly with OU HSC researchers to assist them with use of the core facilities. They will manage the staff in the core facility. Successful applicants will have worked in a research laboratory environment and demonstrated ability to work independently, manage multiple distinct projects at the same time, managed grant funds, and had experience managing others in a research environment.
Assist researchers with determining appropriate use of core facilities
Consultation with PI's, students, Postdocs and lab groups interested in core services in general or learning more about the core labs
Assist researchers with data analysis either directly provided by core or pointing towards appropriate resources
Assistance with manuscript preparation by providing information on core methodologies and equipment
Provide letters of support for grant applications
Work with appropriate Core Laboratory Scientific Advisory Committees to provide scientific oversight of core facilities
Oversee new instrumentation and application planning and development based on emerging technology and user base needs in conjunction with Core Laboratory
Scientific Advisory Committees
Oversee life cycle management of old equipment and technologies based on emerging technology and user base needs in conjunction with Core Facility Scientific Advisory Committees
Supervise core laboratory personnel
Perform yearly performance reviews for all core facility personnel
Financial and Management Responsibilities
Assist with yearly budget preparation and recharge center cost analysis
Assist with daily financial operations
Manage service contracts for core laboratory equipment
Assist with new instrumentation purchase price negotiations with scientific companies
Provide core laboratory activity and financial reports to Core Laboratory Scientific Advisory Committees
Outreach, Networking, and Training
Organization and Sponsorship for application and technology specific seminars presented to scientific community by biotech companies and specialists (for existing technology, software training, new instrument possibilities, etc.)
Development of Core Facility application/technology workshops for faculty, Postdocs, graduate students, and staff
Interviews and tours for new recruits to all departments and centers at OU HSC and for Bio-Engineering group at OU Norman
Stay abreast of changing technologies
Stay abreast of changing rules and regulations for core facilities
Successful applicants will hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, in a biomedical-related field with laboratory experience, the ability to work independently and to manage both technical and administrative aspects of multiple research related projects, experience with management of grant funds, management of personnel, and knowledge of technology and applications related to omics and cytometry related research.
Interested applicants should submit a single PDF document containing their curriculum vitae, a 1-2 page personal statement, and the names and contact information of three references to Dr. Jim Tomasek at Jamesfirstname.lastname@example.org. Please include "LMBCR Director 2019" in the subject header.
Public Policy Research And Development Director
The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) works to bring about social and policy changes that promote opportunities for persons with developmental disabilities and their families to live, learn, work, play and worship in Georgia communities.
GCDD is one of 55 entities of its type in the United States and territories that report to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. It is authorized under Public Law 106-402, the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act Amendments of 2000. Our activities are governed by a 27-member board, appointed by the Governor and comprised of at least 60 percent individuals with developmental disabilities and family members. Other members include policymakers that represent various agencies and organizations having a vested interested in persons with developmental disabilities.
Today, the GCDD continues to serve as an advocate for all persons with developmental disabilities. We are charged with creating systems change for people with developmental disabilities and their families by increasing opportunities for independence, inclusion, integration, productivity and self-determination. Activities include public policy research and analysis, reform, project demonstrations, education and training. Since our inception in 1971, we have been a powerful advocate for more than 1.7 million Georgians with developmental disabilities and their families.
With the many policy changes and challenges that face people with developmental disabilities and their families, GCDD seeks to hire a Public Policy Research and Development Director to work with the GCDD Public Policy Director.
This position will work out of the GCDD Office located at 2 Peachtree Street NW (26th Floor), Atlanta, GA 30303.
Public Policy Research and Development Director
The successful candidate will work with the Public Policy Director to create and advocate for conceptually coherent policies for the integration of people with intellectual/developmental disabilities and the people who support them. Together, these positions create, implement and oversee the GCDD public policy program and agenda.
The focus of the Public Policy Research and Development Director position is working with and through others, building and maintaining relationships and working closely and accurately within established guidelines. The ability to interact comfortably with all kinds of people is important. This position requires superb research, written and verbal communication skills, experience working with local, State, and Federal policy makers, skills in facilitating the development and operations of coalitions, and significant computer skills.
The successful candidate must be detail oriented and a well-organized problem solver who is self-directed as well as a committed team player and leader.
The successful candidate will help the organization create and advocate for conceptually coherent policies for the integration of people with intellectual/developmental disabilities and the people who support them. This position requires superb written and verbal communication skills, experience working with local, State, and Federal policy makers, experience in writing and overseeing the preparation of issue papers, white papers and other policy related research papers; skills in facilitating the development and operations of coalitions, and significant computer skills.
The successful candidate must be a well-organized problem solver who is self-directed as well as a committed team player and leader. The Public Policy Research and Development Director will bring expertise and passion for promoting public policy on the State and Federal levels that result in people with developmental disabilities and their families being more independent, productive, included and integrated in their community and self-determined in their lives.
This Position will:
1.Conducts policy research and analysis in support of the Council's legislative and policy priorities.
The Public Policy Research and Development Director will initiate research projects based on the Council's established programmatic and legislative priorities. The Director will work with Council members, staff, advocates, and others to identify topics that may warrant research and analysis, providing needed assistance such as data collection and analysis, report composition and/or making presentations. This might include the publication of position papers, issues papers and other kinds of reports for review by Council members, staff, advocates, legislators and others.
2.Prepares legislative and policy reports for use by Council members, Public Policy Research and Development Director, and the Executive Director at the Legislature and other forums. This includes researching national best practices on issues related to people with developmental disabilities, synthesizes information and makes recommendations as requested. Participates collaboratively with Council members and staff, other government agencies and community stakeholders in developing joint policy and position statements.
3.Work with the Public Policy Research and Development Director in educating State and Federal legislators about issues important to people with developmental disabilities. Participate in and lead meetings with members of Congress and State legislators and help plan legislative briefing. This includes maintaining a thorough knowledge of State and
Federal legislation that impacts people with developmental disabilities and the Council. This candidate must show experience to coordinate families' and advocates' presence and presentations at the Capital in response to budgetary or legislative issues.
4.Review/develop pertinent legislative proposals and determine impact on the agency. The Public Policy Research and Development Director will work with the Public Policy Director to monitor legislation proposed during the legislative session. The Director will work with staff and other advocates to track changes in legislation or review newly enacted legislation and analyze how these changes may impact people with disabilities and their families.
5.Develop, lead or participate on coalitions that address financial, programmatic and operational issues and/or broad, policy decisions with statewide impact. These may include projects of a limited scope, comprehensive efforts with specific deadlines, or ongoing group efforts. The Public Policy Research and Development Director will participate in meetings with Federal and State agencies, identify issues and inform the Executive Director in a timely manner of substantial issues.
The best candidates for the Public Policy Research and Development Director's position will have completed a doctorate or master's degree in public administration and have previous work experience with policy makers and/or advocacy organizations especially in the area of public policies impacting people with developmental disabilities.
The candidate will have significant experience and knowledge of programs, available services, laws, regulations and issues related to people with developmental disabilities.
This includes: Working knowledge of budget and legislative processes in Georgia and Federal government; expertise in the system of supports and services under the Medicaid waivers, Medicaid State plan, and State funded service, and familiarity with national trends and practices in Medicaid Managed Care; and working knowledge of Federal laws related to or supporting people with disabilities such as IDEA, The Rehab Act, The ADA and the ACA.
The ideal candidate will have:
Strong working knowledge of concepts related to research and policy analysis and how to conduct analysis of policy and programmatic alternatives.
Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to understand and communicate effectively with people who have developmental disabilities, their families, professionals, policy makers, and support/advocacy groups
Experience in convening task forces, coalitions and workgroups, and communicating with a varied array of stakeholders on the products and results of those efforts.
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- 15 days each year up to 5 years of service
- (accrual at a rate of 10 hours per month)
- 18 days each year from 5-10 years of service
- (accrual at a rate of 12 hours per month)
- 21 days each year for 10 years of service
- (accrual at a rate of 14 hours per month)
Sick Leave –
- 15 days each year
- (accrual at a rate of 10 hours per month)
- The State of Georgia recognizes 12 paid holidays
401(k) with a matching employer contribution and a
Defined Benefit Pension Plan
Video that explains how these plans work
Available Insurance –
Life & Dependent Life
Flexible Spending Accounts –
Tuition Forgiveness –
- GCDD is a Qualified Employer for the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. Information about the program can be found at the following link:
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Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or email. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted by the hiring agency.
This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.
GCDD is an equal opportunity employer
When applying for this position, you will be asked if you meet the minimum qualifications for this position as stated below and may possibly be presented with additional questions to assess preferred qualifications. Preference will be given to applicants who meet one or more of the preferred qualifications and have demonstrated relevant experience clearly indicated in their work history.
Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited college or university AND Two years of experience managing professional level staff OR Six years of related professional experience AND Two years managing professional level staff. Note: An equivalent combination of education and job specific experience that provided the knowledge, experience and competencies required to successfully perform the job at the level listed may be substituted on a year-over-year basis.
Research Program Director (Rpd )
RFR-The Resources and Force Readiness division works on projects to support the Navy and Marine Corps, as well as other DOD sponsors in the development and assessment of policies, programs, and processes affecting the effective and efficient use of military resources.
The RPD is responsible for oversight and management of the research program, to include: production of analytic products that meet CNA quality standards; development and maintenance of relationships with program sponsor base; management and professional development of program staff; and development and sustainment of a stable funding base to support program research. This leadership role carries with it personal and corporate responsibility to build and sustain a respectful workplace.
The current opening is for a new RPD to lead the Navy Compensation and Personnel Policy Program. The Ideal candidate will be familiar with the issues, institutions, policies, and analytic methods relevant to the OPNAV-N1 and broader MPTE community. Specific responsibilities of the position are as follows:
1 Assist the Research Division Vice President in developing the division research plan, allocating personnel and resources to execute the plan, and managing the plan to meet all assigned financial and execution objectives.
2 Provide guidance and support to project directors.
3 Support corporate, division, and program (if applicable) goals for business development by developing a stable funding base to support program research and supporting the business development efforts of other research program directors across the FFRDC.
4 Develop and maintain strong, trust-based relationships with program sponsors. Demonstrate through program products and personal interactions that we are committed to their success. Maintain and cultivate these relationships over time and throughout their career. Facilitate the formation of new relationships elsewhere in the FFRDC as appropriate and relevant to the evolution of their career path and command postings.
5 Conduct analysis and research.
6 Create and foster a collaborative work environment.
7 Exercise oversight of assigned projects to ensure they meet CNA's quality standards.
8 Support division and business unit recruiting and retention efforts to develop and maintain a high-quality, diverse workforce.
9 Guide and assist assigned program staff with their professional development.
10 Provide the primary formal performance evaluation of assigned program staff.
11 Exercise oversight of work conducted by any assigned field reps.
12 Develop staffing pipelines for any assigned field billets and support the field slating process.
13 Perform other duties as assigned by the Research Division Vice President.
1 Education: Advanced degree in physical sciences, engineering, operations research, mathematics, statistics, economics, international relations, computer science, or related discipline.
2 Experience: 8 to 10 years' experience in research and analysis. Prior experience as a study director on major projects for sponsors. Significant experience or expertise in a scientific or policy area relevant to sponsor needs and CNA programs. Field experience desirable.
Ability to oversee completion of multiple research projects; conduct independent research and direct research of in dividual analysts and program projects; perform quality assurance reviews of projects and ensure they are completed on time and within budget; assemble and present complex analyses and communicate effectively to clients; understand and objectively critique research being carried out; understand client's needs and integrate those needs into CNA's ongoing research program; and prepare objective, constructive performance evaluations for assigned staff.
4 Other: Must have ability to obtain and maintain security clearance.
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These protections extend to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting and hiring practices, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training and career development programs. For more information about EEO protections, please view the EEO is the Law poster.
To be considered for hire, all individuals applying for positions with CNA are subject to a background investigation. For positions requiring access to classified information, U.S. citizenship is required. Individuals will also be subject to an additional government background investigation, and continued employment eligibility is contingent upon the ability to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.
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