Save the Children is conducting clinical research and evaluation. The Research Coordinator will join the Technology Accelerator unit and provide administrative support for research and product development activities across multiple projects and the team.
What You’ll Be Doing (Essential Duties)
This position is intended to support clinical research and product development activities for the Save the Children Technology Accelerator unit and the coordinator will handle or assist with administrative, logistics and research activities generally associated with the conduct of clinical research. Under supervision of the Technology Accelerator unit Senior Director and Research Managers, the Research Coordinator will perform the following activities:
Assist with logistics, procurement, and communication activities associated with the research and product development projects. (15%)
Assist with maintaining data pertaining to research projects, including maintaining study data collection materials and databases, and performing data entry and cleaning. (15%)
• Assist with meeting preparations as needed. This includes, but is not limited to coordinating and finalizing meeting agendas, disseminating and compiling information, note-taking, tracking and following up on action items. (15%)
• Assist with preparing study-related documentation such as site standard operating procedures, study manuals, ethics review committee documents, and progress reports. (10%)
• Assist with quality assurance and tracking ethics review and regulatory submissions and communications including progress reports, non-compliance reporting, and protocol deviations. (10%)
• Assist with maintenance and appropriate filing of essential research/trial documents. (10%)
• Assist with writing, copy-editing and proofreading of study documents. (10%)
• As needed, provide administrative and project support to the team’s Senior Director and Research Managers. (15%)
Minimum high school diploma required
2-3 years of administrative and/or research experience in a large complex organization, supporting senior leaders
Strong organizational and time management skills
Excellent attention to detail
Self-motivated and highly flexible individual who is able to work independently as well as part of a team with strong interpersonal skills
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong computer skills and ability to learn new systems.
Experience in development and management of spreadsheets and databases.
Ability to work effectively with colleagues from myriad cultures, backgrounds and geographies.
Experience in a clinical setting is preferred.
Having worked internationally in an African or Asian setting a plus.
Secondary language (French) is a plus.
Why you should join the Save the Children Team…
Save the Children US offers outstanding benefits that include health, dental, vision and life insurances, pet insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, an Employee Assistance Program, 403(b), generous vacation, personal sick leave, family leave, parental/adoption leave, commuter benefits, dress for your day, and much more.
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About Save the Children
Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children – every day and in times of crisis – transforming their lives and the future we share.
Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom Save the Children is in contact. All Save the Children representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of child abuse. In addition, it is Save the Children’s policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of child abuse. All our representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation. Any violations of this policy will be treated as a serious issue.
We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws.