BC Cancer Surrey: Manager, Clinical Trials and Clinical Research

BC Cancer Agency
9 November 2022
Surrey, B.C
Closing Date
  • Applications will be accepted until position is filled
  • Description

    Manager, Clinical Trials and Clinical Research

    BC Cancer

    Surrey, BC

    Job Type: Regular, Full-Time

    Salary Range: $92,720 - $133,286. The starting salary for this position would be determined with consideration of the successful candidate’s relevant education and experience, and would be in alignment with the provincial compensation reference plan. Salary will be prorated accordingly for part time roles.

    Location: 13750 96 Ave, Surrey, BC V3V 1Z2

    Hours of Work: Monday to Friday; 0800-1600 or 0830-1630

    Requisition # 134176E

    As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.


    The Manager, Clinical Trials and Clinical Research is responsible for the overall day-to-day operations and functions of the Clinical Trials Unit(s) (CTU) and Clinical Research Program. Working with the Regional  Medical Leader, Clinical Trials and Clinical Research Leaders, the position provides leadership and direction in establishing  goals and operational plans for the unit.  The Manager provides coordination of clinical trialsresearch activities and management of clinical trialsresearch business facilitating the design, implementation, promotion and monitoring of grant and donor funded clinical research projects.

    What you’ll do

    • Provide leadership to staff through collaborative coaching, guidance and modeling key behaviour, identifying staffing needs, professional development, managing performance, and providing supervision and direction to effectively and efficiently deliver services to meet team goals and objectives of the research business units and other clinical research activities.
    • Set direction for the unit to ensure effective achievement of scientific/business objectives and to align to the BC Cancer's research vision.
    • Direct, coordinate and supervise all aspects of business and regulatory matters, and facilities administration as they relate to clinical research activities by working with the staff to meet targets.
    • Coordinate and manage the departmental operating budget and specific study/project budgets by monitoring budget performance, financial resources, workload and financial forecasting to ensure trials and research projects meet the expected financial performance.
    • Participate in the development and implementation of new projects by developing new material, researching and sourcing equipment and recommending staffing and resource requirements.
    • Analyze requirements and implement written policies and procedures for quality management initiatives and Standard Operating Procedures for research operations. Develop, implement and maintain effective methodologies and standards for efficient management of clinical investigation studies in accordance with national and international standards. Ensure quality assurance and improvement programs for the unit as required by clinical trials and clinical research, regulatory and accreditation standards.

    What you bring

    • A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Master’s degree in a health discipline or related field such as Radiation Therapy, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Care Administration or Business Administration.
    • Seven (7) years of recent, related experience in an administrative position related to operations or management and leadership positions involving the development, implementation and evaluation of complex service delivery systems, preferably in an oncology and or clinical trials environment.

    You will have

    • Strong  negotiation, project management, budgeting and financial analysis, and grant writing and publication skills.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, leadership ability and strength in collaboration.
    • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects.

    What we bring

    Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

    • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
    • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
    • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
    • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
    • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
    • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

    What we do

    BC Cancer provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of British Columbia.

    BC Cancer is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

    The Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.

    Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

    PHSA and BC Cancer are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

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