Clinical Research Operations Manager (Maplewood, MN)
Maplewood , Minnesota
January 10, 2017
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Clinical Operations Manager for the Health Care Business Group (HCBG) located in Maplewood, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:
The person hired for the position of Clinical Operations Manager will provide oversight and leadership for global processes, resource deployment, and analytics for studies conducted on marketed products and new product development programs for the growth businesses within 3M's Healthcare portfolio served by 3M's Healthcare Business Group (HCBG) Clinical Operations.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Provide leadership and oversight for clinical study operations world-wide
  • Establish mechanisms to track and report 3M's global clinical research activities and impact
  • Ensure that OUS clinical teams and their studies meet HCBG standards, global/local guidelines, laws and regulations
  • Propagate necessary policies and procedures to ensure compliance
  • Collaborate with division clinical managers to develop clinical studies to support division's priorities and businesses

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of pharmaceutical, medical device and/or academic health care experience
  • Minimum of ten (10) years pre-clinical and/or clinical research experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree or higher in a Science discipline from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of five (5) years of medical device experience
  • Experience with new product development programs
  • Experience working with customers in understanding/documenting voice of customer and user requirements
  • Proven process improvement experience such as Six Sigma
  • Strong communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with multiple functions and organizations
  • Strong leadership and team building skills
  • 3M experience working across multiple disciplines, businesses and/or departments (applies to internal applicants only)
  • Excellent communications skills (oral, written and presentation)
  • Microsoft Office proficient

Location: Maplewood, MN
Travel: May include up to 20% domestic/international
Relocation: Is not authorized

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