Biogen Sr Manager, Patient Engagement Strategy in Cambridge, Massachusetts
This role is a core member of the GCO Patient Engagement team and is a key contributor to early program and study planning by developing and supporting processes related to clinical trial patient recruitment and retention. Lead vendor and study team to gather patient, caregiver and site perspective for input into Biogen protocols, support protocol feasibility and investigator meetings across all GCO studies.
This position will primarily be responsible for the following activities as assigned by the Associate Director of Patient Engagement; support programs and teams by developing a strategy for the recruitment and retention of patients including collaboration with PE Digital Lead, provide vendor oversight of recruitment and retention vendors, provide input to the study team by identifying key issues and barriers to successful recruitment and retention, and will also be responsible to help develop and implement planned process improvements in this space. Identify and manage vendors and develop processes to support study teams regarding the assessment and incorporation of patient and/or caregiver input into Biogen protocols to influence study design and early operational strategy with the goal of generating data to support executable, patient friendly study designs and assessments. The Sr. Manager works with Clinical Trial Transparency and Data Sharing, as well as the overall study/program communication planning. Must be able to articulate the dependencies and demonstrate an understanding of these areas and where they intersect. Integrate Patient Engagement efforts with Biogen advocacy to identify Patient Advocacy Groups who can provide patient/caregiver input/perspective on study design and study burden. Role will include maintaining trackers and metrics to regarding ROI of recruitment tactics. Role will liaise with other groups outside GCO such as R&D business operations, procurement, sourcing, finance, Legal as needed.
B.A. or B.Sc. in a scientific discipline; advanced degree preferred. Scientifically and clinically astute with very strong project management and communication skills.
· Approximately 8 years of clinical research / project management experience including clinical site and CRO or sponsor experience.
· Risk management, mitigation and problem-solving
· Familiarity with GCP
· Proven ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced environment
· Works and meets deadlines while being detailed oriented
· Dedication to quality in all work tasks and deliverables
· Ability to work effectively in cross-functional and global teams
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.