Full time or Part Time opportunity (0.6FTE - 1FTE)
Respected global research organisation
Make an impact on global health outcomes
Application close date: 5 February 2019
The George’ is 600+ people globally focused on improving the health of millions of people. 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 the best ways to prevent and treat chronic disease and injury, and to influence policy and practice worldwide.
We are seeking a proactive, self-motivated Project Manager to join our growing organisation. The Project Manager will be responsible of all aspects of a project or trial; including but not limited to the preparation of ethics submissions, preparation of study materials, data collection, drafting of publications and coordination of project deliverables against timelines and milestones.
To achieve this you will:
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
Your success will be based on a range of your key skills and experience:
Tertiary qualifications in a related science or health care discipline
Relevant experience in project management
Previous experience working on global interventional clinical projects within an academic, CRO or pharmaceutical environment.
Experience in managing NHMRC budgets and reporting requirements
Experience and/ or interest in e-health
Proficient in use of the Microsoft office suite of products including Word, Excel, Powerpoint 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 ie 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
Ability to travel
This is a great opportunity for you to work on exciting projects and make an impact on global health outcomes.
We offer a flexible and inclusive work culture with excellent staff benefits including, salary packaging arrangements and sound learning opportunities.
We are reviewing applications as soon as we receive them, so apply now!
The George Institute is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from 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