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 Project Manager to join our growing organisation. The Project Manager (PM) is responsible for the development, conduct and completion of clinical trial research projects. The PM will provide clear guidance on project specific deliverables and maintain effective professional relationships with the internal project team, external customers, investigators and vendors.
Key responsibilities of the role will include:
Provide a high level of contribution and oversight to the research activities
Lead activities relating to project kick-off, implementation and close out
Develop project plan and other internal project management documents.
Manage the implementation, ongoing evaluation, prioritisation, reporting and timely delivery of all operational aspects of allocated project/s
Develop and lead management of project budget and performance measures against project objectives and timelines
Drive project team to deliver clean, accurate and verifiable data for interim and final analyses
Develop project documentation e.g. site manuals, operating procedures, protocols etc.
Oversee the set-up of sites in accordance with SOPs, protocol and all applicable regulatory guidelines.
Coordinate and complete ethics applications/submissions and regulatory applications for individual recruiting sites
Ensure patient safety and adverse/serious adverse events are reported according to ethics committee and regulatory requirements
Initiate filing conventions for the project and ensure the team is trained on requirements
File and archive clinical project data at end of project
Provide or contribute to progress reports for project originator and other stakeholders
Manage project staff and resourcing needs
Review and negotiate site contracts where applicable
Success will be based on a range of key skills and experience, including but not limited to:
Tertiary qualification in a related science or health care discipline
Relevant experience in project management
Previous experience working on clinical projects with an academic, CRO or pharmaceutical environment
Experience in managing NHMRC budgets and reporting requirements
Experience and/or interest in e-health
High proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and Outlook
Strong problem solving, analytical skills, and strategic thinking
Strong leadership and mentoring skills
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 Friday 11th 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