The George Institute is 700 people around the world, all focused on improving the health of millions of people worldwide. As a medical research institute affiliated with leading universities and with projects in approximately 50 countries, we are challenging the status quo in healthcare to:
Find better treatments for the world's biggest health problems
Transform primary health care to support better health for more people
Harness the power of communities, governments and markets to improve health
Our innovative commercial enterprises help maximise our impact. Please visit 'what we do' to read more about how we are addressing the world's biggest health problems.
We have a new and exciting opportunity for a Clinical Trials Assistant to join our growing organisation. The Clinical Trials Assistant (CTA) is required to assist the Project Managers and study teams with various tasks associated with running a large-scale clinical trial and other clinical research projects within the division. The role requires the individual to provide administrative and project tracking support during the development, execution and closure of clinical research projects.
Key responsibilities of the role will include:
Assisting in the preparation of research grant applications, study documentation, study forms and the development of administrative systems and processes
Assisting in the distribution of study documents to investigators, site staff and the International Coordinating Centre
Tracking study progress including patient screening and recruitment, protocol deviations and data management
Responsible for the maintenance and filing of study administrative files
Assisting in pharmacovigilance activities
Assisting Investigational Product and trial supplies management
Coordinating the receipt, tracking, labelling and reporting of study blood samples for central analysis
Tracking and processing invoices and authorised clinical trial payments
Organising and scheduling internal and external meetings
Provide other administrative support to study team and division
Success will be based on a range of key skills and experience, including but not limited to:
Tertiary qualification in a health or science discipline
Some understanding of medical terminology
Relevant experience in a clinical research environment
Basic knowledge of clinical trial processes and ICH/GCP guidelines desirable
Strong general administration skills and experience
High proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Outlook and the Internet
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well and flexibly i.e. autonomously, in small teams and with a wide range of varying stakeholders
Ability to see the big picture, yet still focus on detail
Ability to be flexible and adaptable in the face of changing organisational priorities and ambiguous environments
Strong focus on quality of work
This is a great opportunity for you to work on exciting projects and make an impact on global health outcomes. To learn more about the role, please view the Position Description here.
The closing date for applications is Thursday 3rd September 2020. We do, however, reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.
Please apply now!
Our big and bold mission to improve the health of millions of people worldwide needs a diverse and innovative team to deliver it. So we foster a dynamic, inclusive and flexible workplace where each individual can bring their best selves to work.
Everyone is encouraged to apply, including people with a disability; women; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; people who identify as LGBTIQ; mature-aged adults and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
Why work at the George?
We are committed to attracting, developing, rewarding and retaining the best people
in their fields to conduct and support our innovative and highest quality research