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Job Title: Managing Director, Clinical Trials
Job Number: 736609
Organization: Kaiser Permanente
Posted: 11/5/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Health Care Management
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Oakland,  CA    USA
Compensation: DOE
Position Description: Driving Care Initiatives
From designing and leading complex programs to analyzing and translating business capabilities into powerful solutions, your expertise helps shape the future of health care.

Managing Director, Clinical Trials Oakland, California

In this role, you will lead highly visible, complex, and politically risky turnaround/improvement projects that are of strategic importance to the company. You will oversee the development and execution of the agreed upon action plans and deliverables. In addition, you will oversee, design, support, and lead any necessary communication and governance/oversight mechanisms required to ensure effective delivery of promised deliverables.

Qualifications: Qualifications Include:
  • At least ten years of experience in one of the technical areas required and project management
  • A master’s degree in business administration, economics, health care administration, public health, health policy and management, a related discipline, or six years of experience in a directly related field with a high school diploma or GED
  • The demonstrated ability to determine key business issues and develop appropriate action plans from multidisciplinary perspectives
  • Proven leadership skills in project management and consulting – especially on highly visible, politically sensitive issues
  • Excellent skills in complex analytic problem solving, project management, change management, and group process
  • The ability to exhibit efficiency, collaboration, candor, openness, and be results oriented
  • The ability to lead professionals and manage others through influence and collaboration
  • Proficient in team building, conflict resolution, group interaction, project management, budget management, and the ability to be cost effective
  • An understanding of and experience in business process improvement and the tools and data requirements for supporting an effective business process improvement practice
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct and interpret quantitative/qualitative analysis
  • Proven leadership skills in project management and consulting
  • Excellent skills in complex analytic problem solving, project management, change management, and group process
  • Proven ability to effectively manage in ambiguous situation with minimal direction
  • The ability to demonstrate an understanding of health policy trends and any applicable regulations related to the responsible technical area
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Clinical trials experience/knowledge preferred
  • Knowledge of and experience in outpatient and/or inpatient clinical care, clinical trial financial and contract management, clinical trial regulatory, and data submission requirements
  • Demonstrated senior level experience overseeing financial planning, management, reporting, and forecasting
  • Experience in developing and managing clinical research grant funding, contracting, and administration processes
  • The ability to develop, articulate, and execute a vision and strategy for clinical trials in response to senior executive priorities, changing market conditions, government regulations, and other factors impacting clinical research
  • Strong comprehension of general business processes and systems, including experience working with electronic clinical trial systems
  • At least five years of experience managing a diverse clinical research program or comparable clinical program within a complex environment

For immediate consideration, please visit for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 736609.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.


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Organization Description:

Closing Date: 2/5/2019
Desired Starting Date: 11/6/2018
Contact Name: Rekisha Davis,  Managing Director, Clinical Trials
Contact Location: 2000 Broadway

Oakland   CA  94611
United States
Contact Location: 2000 Broadway
  Oakland   CA  94611
  United States
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How to Apply: For immediate consideration, please visit akland/managing-director-clinical- trials/641/9430244 for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 736609.

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