Office for Interactions with
Manager, Outside Activities
Reporting to the Senior Manager of the Office
for Interactions with Industry (OII), the Manager's primary responsibilities
include: managing the process for the review of personal consulting
agreements; serving as the content expert on outside activities, gifts and
Partners policy on consulting and other outside activities; and developing and
administering the OII’s compliance and quality assurance plan.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Directs all aspects of the institutional review of professional
staff and employee personal consulting agreements. Ensures that agreements
comply with institutional policies and are reviewed expeditiously.
Supervises agreement in-take staff and manages outside counsel review of
agreements, as necessary, within budget limits.
2. Leads research and resolution of conflict of interest matters
related to Partners outside activities and other matters as assigned by the
Senior Manager. Prepares for presentation to the Committee on Conflicts of
Interest those matters requiring CCOI review, including stakeholder
consultation, drafting memoranda and presenting situations to the CCOI.
3. Serves as the content expert across Partners for questions
concerning the interpretation of Conflicts of Interest policies regarding gifts
and outside activities and their application to individual circumstances.
4. Within the framework of the OII's educational objectives, develops
and conducts, with entity representatives, training and education programs
related to outside activities and other conflicts policies and procedures.
5. Develops and administers the OII's compliance and quality assurance
plan; and supervises OII staff providing support to this area of work.
6. Participates on committee and task forces as requested.
7. Other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Education and Work Experience
• Minimum 5 years of legal or compliance experience
• Minimum 5 years experience in a management role
in a healthcare or academic healthcare setting preferred
• Strong analytical
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
player with collaborative working style
• Strong management skills for
planning, organizing and communicating
• Comfortable interacting with
executive and middle management
• Skill in the use of MS Office and
Partners HealthCare was founded in 1994 by Brigham and
Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. Partners is an integrated
health care system that offers patients a continuum of coordinated high-quality
care. The system includes primary care and specialty physicians, community
hospitals, the two founding academic medical centers, specialty facilities,
community health centers, and other health-related entities. Partners HealthCare
is a non-profit organization.
Partners HealthCare formed the Office for
Interactions with Industry in 2009 to implement and oversee all policies that
govern Partners employees' and physicians' interactions with the pharmaceutical
industry, medical device makers, and other vendors. OII oversees all
Partners conflict of interest disclosure processes and maintains
educational/training programs and an audit/compliance and sanction system. The
overall objective of Partners policies relative to interactions with industry is
to manage relationships with outside organizations in such a way so as to assure
patients and the public that they do not introduce bias, either real or
perceived, into decisions about optimal patient care, the conduct of research,
or the content of medical education and training.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by July
15, 2011 to: PHSOGCRecruitment@partners.org
with “Outside Activities Manager” in the subject line of the