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Portfolio Manager

Nashville, TN, United States

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SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Sarah Cannon Development Innovations is a full-service contract research organization (CRO) that is uniquely focused in oncology. Sarah Cannon Development Innovations offers strong scientific leadership, access to patients through Sarah Cannon Research Institute’s Site Management Organization (SMO) and relationships with other clinical sites, and experience in drug development and delivery of clinical trials from first-in-human through registration level studies, making us the partner of choice for oncology.

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.


Summary of Responsibilities: This position is responsible for leading and coordinating business development opportunities for Sarah Cannon Development Innovations including the business oversight and management of Sarah Cannon Development Innovations RFIs and RFPs. This position is also responsible for managing, communicating and negotiating business opportunities with Sponsor organizations. This individual reports to the Director, Development Team Leadership, Sarah Cannon Development Innovations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Lead business development strategy for Sarah Cannon Development Innovations and support pipeline management

· Primary interface between Innovations and Sarah Cannon Finance, in regard to budgets and contracts

· Lead assigned business development and relationship management activities with Pharma partners for Innovations

· Primary driver for the completion of RFI/RFP’s for Innovations, including:

  •  Working with Innovations Leadership Team, Program Managers, Physician Leaders and other relevant team members to seek feedback on key assumptions and criteria
  • Initiation of Sponsor study budget preparation by Sarah Cannon Finance
  • With Sarah Cannon Legal, supports process to ensure change orders, contracts, and agreements are executed for all Innovations Projects
  • Manages Innovations project pipeline and provides analysis and oversight to support financial forecast
  • Key point of contact on assigned studies/programs for Pharma partners in regard to development of business opportunities prior to transition to Innovations Clinical Project Management

· Prepares information and analysis for Executive team and Innovations Leadership

· Manages development of process improvements, working practice guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures as required and formalizes into working documents

· Works on new initiatives and special projects as directed by Director, Development Team Leadership


  • Understanding of financial analysis concepts and procedures
  • Communication skills, oral, written and presentation
  • Organizational skills and problem solving skills
  • Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel
  • Customer service orientation
  • Organized, proactive, self-motivated professional with general knowledge of financial models
  • Commitment to individual and team success

Bachelor Degree Required; Masters Degree Preferred

Relevant work experience in portfolio management

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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Sarah Cannon Network
Facility: Sarah Cannon Network
Job ID: 25320-6353
Category: Directors and Managers
Contract: Full-time
Shift: No Weekends
Job Class: Regular

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