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National Comprehensive Cancer Network

 

About NCCN

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in National Comprehensive Cancer Network's employment opportunities. NCCN is an Equal Opportunity Employer in a significant growth phase. If you would like to become part of our premier organization dedicated to developing programs and products to enhance cancer care, click on a job title below to learn more about the position. All positions are based in our suburban Philadelphia location. We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

Administrative/Project Assistant

Business Development Specialist

Guidelines Layout Specialist

Human Resource Generalist

Manager, Business Development

Oncology Scientist/Medical Writer

Research Study Associate


Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws
(FMLA) (EEO) (EPPA)


Administrative/Project Assistant

This position requires the ability to provide a wide range of administrative and project support to the Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and requires professionalism, creativity, adaptability, initiative, and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.  The Administrative/Project Assistant reports to the Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer but will also provide administrative support for the Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, and project support to others on the Administrative team as directed by the EVP/COO.  This position may require occasional overnight travel.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides high-level support to the Chief Operating Officer and the Chief Medical Officer.  Achieves understanding of the strategy and programs of NCCN to assist with the communication of this information effectively to internal and external audiences by helping to compose and edit correspondence, internal and external presentations, and analyses of business-related topics and reports.
  • Maintains calendars and contacts, schedules appointments, and reconciles expenses for EVP/COO and SVP/CMO
  • Coordinates in-person meetings and catering, WebEx and teleconferences and travel arrangements as required
  • Assists with the development of agendas, slide presentations and other reports or materials as needed
  • Assists with administrative support for NCCN projects as required
  • Maintains EVP/COO and SVP/CMO files and electronic system files
  • Provides administrative support to NCCN Committees and Working Groups as needed
  • Serves as backup in the absence of the Executive Coordinator
  • Receives and screens incoming telephone calls to NCCN; assists or transfers calls to appropriate parties,  monitors reception area from computer
  • Serves as back-up during absence of the Receptionists as needed
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Travels occasionally as needed

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent related work experience
  • 5  years administrative experience supporting a senior level executive in a health professional or other non-profit organization with increasing responsibility
  • Oncology or academic medical experience preferred

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent writing, editing and research skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, follow-up, and meet deadlines with shifting priorities
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal staff and managers at various levels as well as external constituents such as Board Members and other executives
  • High level of professionalism and ability to handle confidential information in a discreet, professional manner, works well under pressure
  • Absolute attention to detail with strong proofreading ability
  • Proficient in MS Office products - high level of proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint is preferred
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Motivated self-starter

This position represents a unique opportunity to build a career with a premier organization.  We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Send resume with salary requirements to jobs@nccn.org. EOE. No calls please.

This position is located in Plymouth Meeting, PA.


Business Development Specialist

Reporting to the Manager, Business Development, the Business Development Specialist will work with the Business Development team to assist with due diligence and implementation of strategic business development and fundraising objectives. The Business Development Specialist will work collaboratively with the Clinical Information team to review permission requests. Occasional travel may be required.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with the Business Development Coordinator on the US and Global commercial permissions process including but not limited to the licensing agreement process, invoicing and coordination of business and clinical review, and approval process for appropriate use of NCCN Content
  • In conjunction with the Clinical Information team, manage the review of specific permission requests with scope-limited clinical content including but not limited to academic requests, direct reproduction of pages from the NCCN Guidelines and archived requests
  • Assist with the NCCN algorithm Flash Card, Pocket Guide, and Guideline copy revenue generation and fulfillment including design of Flash Cards
  • Support the US and Global Business Development teams in the achievement of funding objectives
  • Maintain the Permissions Database in collaboration with the Business Development Coordinator
  • NCCN Contract Management System – Business Development Agreement management, including management of contract tracking for optimal coordination of follow-up
  • Coordinate invoicing process for licensing and permissions and other Business Development activities as assigned
  • Assist in the development of the annual revenue forecast, annual budget, and related supporter tracking sheets related to permissions and licensing
  • Support on-sight meeting logistics for Business Development programs
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business related field or equivalent work experience required
  • 2-3 years Project Management, Program Coordination, Sales, Account Management, non-for-profit, fundraising, and/or Business Development experience
  • Healthcare, pharma/biotech industry, oncology, not-for-profit or equivalent preferred
  • Contracting and permissions experience preferred
  • General medical knowledge and/or knowledge of oncology and clinical practice guidelines/pathways preferred

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Absolute attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks across differing timelines
  • Extremely organized with an emphasis on ability to meet deadlines and outstanding follow up
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal and external staff and managers at various levels
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • High level of professionalism
  • Team player who is also self-motivated and can work independently with minimal supervision
  • Proficient in MS Office products, specifically Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills

This position represents a unique opportunity to build a career with a premier organization.  We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Send resume with salary requirements to jobs@nccn.org. EOE. No calls please.

This position is located in Plymouth Meeting, PA.


Guidelines Layout Specialist

This position is responsible for the drafting, formatting and updating of algorithm content (graphical representation of clinical content) of the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines) in collaboration with faculty members at NCCN member institutions and NCCN Clinical Information Staff.  

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collate comments from NCCN Member Institutions (Institutional Reviews), in preparation for NCCN Guidelines updates
  • Coordinate web conferences, in preparation for NCCN Guidelines panel meetings,  for subcommittee assignments, and for review of preliminary and final Guideline versions
  • Coordinate collection of meeting materials for NCCN Guidelines panel meetings and web conferences 
  • Attend Guidelines Panel meetings and web teleconferences
  • Update, format, and finalize NCCN Guidelines algorithms using Adobe InDesign with guidance
  • Draft content for communication of updates to the NCCN Guidelines (FLASH updates)
  • Draft content to document any issues that required votes from the Panel during the NCCN Guidelines update (Transparencies)
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Degree in health-related field or equivalent work experience required. Masters preferred.
  • Experience in oncology strongly preferred
  • 5+ years in related healthcare experience

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Proficiency in MS Office and Adobe products  
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal and external personnel at various levels

This position represents a unique opportunity to build a career with a premier organization.  We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Send resume with salary requirements to jobs@nccn.org. EOE. No calls please.

This position is located in Plymouth Meeting, PA.


Human Resource Generalist

The Human Resource Generalist is responsible for assisting with management of the daily Human Resource activities and the administration of human resource policies, procedures, and programs for NCCN and the NCCN Foundation. 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Administers various human resource programs; assists with development and implementation of policies and procedures; prepares and maintains employee handbook and policies and procedures manual
  • Administers benefit programs such as life, health, dental and disability insurances, pension plans, vacation, sick leave,  to include open enrollment, change reporting, invoice approvals, communication of benefit information to employees, and COBRA processing
  • Completes FMLA leave processing and tracking
  • Acts as resource to managers on employee relations and performance improvement plans
  • Participates in recruitments, resume screening, interviews and new employee orientations
  • Assists with preparation of various reporting, i.e. ESR, EEO, Form 5500, and others as needed
  • Develops job descriptions with managers and ensures descriptions are up to date
  • Maintains knowledge of legal and government reporting requirements to ensure policies, procedures and reporting are in compliance
  • Administration of interim and annual performance reviews
  • Assists with payroll processing
  • Assists Vice President with new initiatives, special projects, and other related duties

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business or related field or equivalent work experience
  • 7-10 years Human Resource experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Experience evaluating and implementing integrated HR/Payroll/Time Management system
  • Health care and non-profit experience preferred

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of HR administration
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills
  • Absolute attention to detail
  • Strong understanding of employee relations, recruiting, benefits, performance and talent management functions
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality with compensation data and sensitive HR matters
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Organizational ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Technology savvy with proficiency in all audiovisual technologies and MS Office products, especially PowerPoint
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

This position represents a unique opportunity to build a career with a premier organization.  We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Send resume with salary requirements to jobs@nccn.org. EOE. No calls please.

This position is located in Plymouth Meeting, PA.


Manager, Business Development

The Manager, Business Development is responsible for Pharma/Biotech relations and works with the Vice President, U.S. & Global Business Development and Business Development team to provide communications, nurture relationships, and identify potential sponsors and new opportunities for revenue generation. The Manager is responsible for the U.S. & Global Permissions, Commercial Licensing, NCCN Corporate Council, ecommerce, and the NCCN Academy for Excellence & Leadership in Oncology™: School of Pharmaceutical & Biotech Business. The Manager assists with due diligence and implementation of strategic business development objectives. Moderate travel is required.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Act as a primary liaison with funders
  • Work with VP, U.S. & Global Business Development to create and execute on Business Development strategies and achievement of related goals as set forth in the NCCN Strategic Plan as well as revenue, product and program goals
  • Manage the U.S. NCCN Corporate Council, including but not limited to acting as primary business development contact for Corporate Council members and continued development and growth of the Corporate Council program
  • Manage the Business Development team responsible for relationships with U.S. NCCN Corporate Council members
  • Supervise Business Development Coordinator in the online and industry-supported U.S./Global commercial permissions program
  • Work with Senior Director, Policy and Advocacy to provide business development support for charitable funding of related programs  
  • Manage the development and maintenance of the annual revenue forecasts, annual budgets, and related supporter tracking sheets and databases
  • Oversee planning and execution of bi-annual Corporate Council meetings as well as on and off-site member meetings, and managing of related communications, including the monthly Corporate Council newsletter
  • Manage NCCN pocket guideline, algorithm flash card and Guideline copy revenue generation and fulfillment
  • Manage Business Development team in providing on-going updates to supporters and potential supporters of NCCN products/programs
  • Manage the Business Development team in providing for pre-activity/meeting planning, including scheduling prep meetings for review of support and pipeline analysis
  • Work with Marketing Program team members to identify and secure program sponsors, exhibitors and sources for advertising revenue
  • Oversee management of support agreement and grants process including obtaining internal signatures, requesting invoices, returning agreements to supporters, and tracking
  • Visit potential NCCN funding sources and attend relevant national conferences
  • Nurture relationships with existing funding sources and identify and foster relationships with new/potential funding sources
  • Research and write requests for support
  • Liaison with Marketing on fulfilling requests for funded projects, including ensuring appropriate support attribution on NCCN programming collateral
  • Manage and report on progress of multiple project timelines
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree or equivalent work experience preferred
  • Five years’ experience within a not-for-profit or pharmaceutical/biotech industry or equivalent preferred
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Contracting experience required
  • Oncology experience required

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal and external staff and managers at various levels
  • Strategic thinker
  • Ability to lead, motivate, and mentor a team
  • High level of professionalism
  • Strong business research and writing skills
  • Proficient in MS Office products, specifically Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Organizational ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Absolute attention to detail
  • Outstanding follow-up

This position represents a unique opportunity to build a career with a premier organization.  We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Send resume with salary requirements to jobs@nccn.org. EOE. No calls please.

This position is located in Plymouth Meeting, PA.


Oncology Scientist/Medical Writer

This position is responsible for the development, review, and update of scientific and clinical content for the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®), NCCN Guidelines-related initiatives and projects related to the assigned NCCN Guidelines, including but not limited to continuing education materials, conference reports, journal publications, and task force reports.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate and assist in the development and update of assigned NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines
    • track of scientific literature for assigned NCCN Guidelines;
    • attend NCCN Guidelines Panel meetings and web-based teleconferences;
    • develop, review, edit, and update algorithms and accompanying Discussion sections of the assigned NCCN Guidelines
  • Participate in development,  maintenance, and update of assigned NCCN Guidelines-related initiatives
  • Provide clinical content expertise and serve as resource for clinical content development for NCCN educational programs
    • Develop and/or review clinical content for educational grant proposals; 
    • Needs assessment and develop learning objectives;
    •  faculty recommendations for NCCN educational programs
  • Develop, edit, and/or review clinical content for JNCCN publications including sections of assigned NCCN Guidelines, NCCN Guidelines Insights, conference reports, JNCCN articles that reference NCCN Guidelines content
  • Review permission requests and NCCN Guidelines content licensed by external users, including but not limited to print and electronic media, and integration into health information technology systems
  • Assist with external communication of NCCN Guidelines updates and NCCN Guidelines –related external queries
  • Other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • PhD or equivalent work experience with ability to evaluate clinical research
  • Experience in scientific/medical writing required
  • Experience in oncology strongly preferred

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must have excellent writing skills and the ability to formulate scientific/medical information in a clear and concise manner
  • Must have strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal and external personnel at various levels
  • Must possess strong attention to detail
  • Must be proficient in MS Office products and EndNote Software

This position represents a unique opportunity to build a career with a premier organization.  We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Send resume with salary requirements to jobs@nccn.org. EOE. No calls please.

This position is located in Plymouth Meeting, PA.


Research Study Associate

The Research Study Associate is responsible for managing the development, coordination, and implementation of research initiatives at NCCN Member Institutions and other participating sites funded through the Oncology Research Program (ORP). This position oversees study management for assigned research projects, including trial-specific processes and systems, through coordination and communication with research teams at multiple sites. The Research Study Associate maintains a comprehensive understanding of federal regulations including study implementation and compliance standards.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintains detailed records and documentation of all actions and activities related to funded projects
    • Works with appropriate ORP personnel in activities related to assigned research projects
    • Collects regulatory documents and ensures that all documents and materials related to research projects are complete and current
    • Main point of contact for investigator and Grantor of assigned projects
    • Assures that serious adverse events for all studies are reported as required to NCCN, Grantors, and local authorities
    • Assists Clinical Research Manager in monitoring approved studies (quarterly reports, continuing IRB annual reviews, protocol amendments, etc.)
    • Provides financial oversight of assigned projects including distribution of funds to investigators, forecasting payments to investigators, and milestone invoices
    • Responds to inquiries related to studies
  • Coordinates activities related to assigned research projects
    • Assists with planning and facilitating scientific meetings as needed, including budget, slide and agenda development
    • Assists with the preparation and distribution of Requests for Proposals (RFPs)
    • Works with Clinical Research Manager and Senior Director, Oncology Research Program to oversee ORP metrics, makes recommendations and continuously strives to improve timelines
    • Performs quality control for assigned research projects
    • Identifies potential problems and proposes solutions
    • Supports Senior Director, Oncology Research Program and Clinical Research Manager in contracting for specific projects, including industry and institution research contracts and confidentiality agreements
  • Works on other ORP projects as assigned (i.e. Annual Meeting Poster Session, Investigator Steering Committee)
  • Assists with development, maintenance, and updating of SOPs
  • Travels occasionally as required
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

EDUCATION/RELATED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor of Science or advanced degree in related field or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5 years' experience supporting administration of complex research programs
  • Hospital based or pharmaceutical based clinical or outcomes research experience required
  • Oncology experience required
  • Experience with quality outcome measurements, real-world data preferred

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal and external staff, managers, and physicians at various levels
  • Team player who is self-motivated and can work independently
  • Excellent telephone skills
  • Organizational ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and independently
  • Knowledge and understanding of FDA regulations and GCP
  • Strong proofreading skills and absolute attention to detail
  • Proficient in MS Office products

This position represents a unique opportunity to build a career with a premier organization.  We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Send resume with salary requirements to jobs@nccn.org. EOE. No calls please.

This position is located in Plymouth Meeting, PA.