Monday, April 28, 2014

Program Officer - PATH (Apply by: Not Mentioned)

Tracking Code 6069

Location:  New Delhi

Job Description

This role is contingent upon funding.

PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children.
We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.

The project called Clinical Development Training Program (CDTP) aims to strengthen the clinical research capacity in India. The project will enable trainings and provide resources to meet the ultimate global need for safe, effective, and affordable medicines by establishing advanced resource centers at premier research institutions in India. The program intends to provide sustainable support in major areas of clinical research, viz. pharmacovigilance, advance data management and training, and ethics.

The project called Visceral Leishmaniasis (VL) Program aims to support the national pharmacovigilance system for drugs used for VL in Nepal and Bangladesh, and alsoregistration and preparation for adoption of Paromomycin IM injection by Government of these countries.

PATH is seeking a Program Officer with clinical research and scientific writing experience for Clinical Research, Visceral Leishmaniasis project, and Clinical Development Training Program in New Delhi. As a core member of the project’s operations team, the incumbent will be responsible for supporting all aspects of assigned clinical research projects and the CDTP project under the overall guidance of the Project Team Leader.  Specific responsibilities include:
  • Responsible for writing documents like clinical study protocol, informed consent documents, study and project reports and manuals, and proposal development.
  • Responsible for supporting a moderate to large team or multiple small size protocols with minimal to no supervision.
  • Perform monitoring visits for observational studies, as required. 
  • Build relationships with investigators and site staff.
  • Responsible for the completeness and quality of the on-site files, respond to site issue alerted from sites.
  • Update all relevant tracking systems on an ongoing basis.
  • Provide support for management and execution of PATH’s clinical development training program in consultation with the Team Leader, Clinical Research and Development.
  • Support for executing this project by ensuring stable, strategic partnerships with government agencies, public health partners and academic institutions.

Required Skills
  • Knowledge of clinical study management, and Indian regulatory experience.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English.
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team and with external stakeholders/partners.
  • Ability to travel approximately 25%.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship-building competencies coupled with excellent medical writing skills.

Required Experience

MBBS with five years’ experience or MD with three years of experience with experience in functions like clinical operations or medical writing either at a pharmaceutical company or clinical research organization. Understanding of Pharmacovigilance as a subject will be an added advantage. The ideal candidate for this role will have demonstrable experience in the area of clinical research. 

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Must have legal authorization to work in India.

PATH is dedicated to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

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