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Network Manager for Domestic Programs

Company: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Location: Brookline
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


Dana-Farber's Network, managed by the Business Initiatives and Alliances department, increases access to Dana-Farber's oncology expertise by developing clinical and non-clinical partnerships throughout New England and the rest of the country. The Network Development and Management team collaborates with potential network partners to develop relationship models, including associated programs and services, and manages the day to day operations of established partnerships.

This Network Manager for Domestic Programs will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of three or more business relationships with hospitals, physician practices, healthcare systems, and/or employers while also supporting the development of new partnerships. This position supports the execution of programmatic initiatives and projects outlined in definitive agreements, including developing new programs and services, leading implementation work, facilitating meetings with stakeholders, and calling on expertise within the Institute. The Network Program Manager is also responsible for supporting the growth and expansion of these relationships to help realize the full clinical and business potential of each partnership.

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.



Relationship Development

  • Develop materials based on primary and secondary research to inform strategic decision-making; prepare documents to summarize recommendations and outline potential solutions including pros/cons of each opportunity
  • Lead development of service offerings that can be replicated across relationships and partnerships
  • Coordinate support services to further develop relationships, including developing and implementing strategy for ongoing roll-out of new initiatives and programs to partnering sites in collaboration with DFCI physician leaders and department contacts; work with each site to explore opportunities for further program enhancement

Relationship Management

  • Support relationships with new and existing partners, including the development of productive and positive relationships with key stakeholders at partner organizations
  • Manage and coordinate all activities with an active project portfolio, including providing input into project scopes and deliverables

Contract Management

  • Work with Office of General Counsel to support development of new or expanded partnership contracts and renewal of existing contracts
  • Ensure executed contracts are fulfilled based on service agreements and contractual obligations

Programmatic Support

  • Plan and facilitate meetings with various internal and external stakeholders to discuss possibilities for new and existing relationships
  • Support communication with executive leaders across the Institute to ensure relevant updates and necessary information are disseminated in support of leadership's decision-making activities



  • Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree (MBA, MPH, MHA) preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience within healthcare, operations, account management, or consulting
  • Prior experience developing, executing and managing complex programs with both internal and external stakeholders


  • Ability to analyze contracts and business intelligence data is highly desired

  • Exceptional communication skills; must possess the ability to converse effectively and prepare written proposals, analyses and other documents in a manner readily understood by and crafted for the target audience
  • Demonstrated experience working within matrixed organizations, as well as multi-institutional relationships and complexities
  • Self-motivated and organized with time management skills necessary to prioritize and juggle multiple tasks
  • Ability to remain flexible and manage well during times of uncertainty and ambiguity
  • Strong interpersonal skills and client focused approach
  • Ability to work closely and effectively as a member of a team and with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to uphold all ethical considerations while handling confidential information

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

Keywords: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brookline , Network Manager for Domestic Programs, Other , Brookline, Massachusetts

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