Australasian Kidney Trials Network (AKTN) within Centre for Health Services Research
Join us at the Australasian Kidney Trials Network in advancing clinical trials with cutting-edge data management
Broaden your career within one of QLD's largest employers
Be part of an organisation with a meaningful purpose and impact
Based at our Translational Research Institute location
As part of the UQ community, you will have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world.
Everyone here has a role to play. As a member of our professional staff cohort, you will be actively involved in working towards our vision of a better world. By supporting the academic endeavour across teaching, research, and the student life, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to activities that have a lasting impact on our community.
Join a community where excellence is at the core of our culture, contributions are valued and a range of benefits and rewards are available, such as:
26 weeks paid parental leave or 14 weeks paid primary caregiver leave
17% superannuation contributions
17.5% annual leave loading
Health and wellness discounts – fitness passport access, free yearly flu vaccinations, discounted health insurance, and access to our Employee Assistance Program for staff and their immediate family
Salary packaging options
About This Opportunity
We are seeking an experienced Clinical Project Manager to provide specialised project management and clinical trial management skills to develop and support the Australasian Kidney Trials Network (AKTN).
The successful applicant will be responsible for managing the related activities for development, initiation, and conduct of assigned project(s), including feasibility, selection and set up of sites, negotiating service level agreements, managing interfaces with other groups and vendors to support trial processes, and contributing to grant applications. The CPM, in concert with the Clinical Operations Manager (COM), is accountable for achieving successful delivery of AKTN clinical team activities at the project level, and meeting local and regulatory requirements according to time, quality/scope and budget.
Key responsibilities will include:
Manage the project level activities (or provide direction in relation to activities) of the AKTN trial team as required, including management of trial timeline, budget, resources and collaborating sites.
Lead the monitoring activities of the clinical trial team for assigned project(s), including review and approval of site visit reports, oversight of tracking, follow up and resolution of site issues.
Ensure patient safety and adverse/serious adverse events are reported according to ethics committee and regulatory requirement.
Ensure research complies with the ICH Good Clinical Practice Guidelines, the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research and other relevant legislation and guidelines.
Prepare and disseminate reports to the project team and other reports required to meet external funding requirements.
Supervise and mentor more junior research staff.
Ensure effective communications with investigators, collaborators, trial sites and key stakeholders.
This is a full-time (100%), fixed-term position for up to 12 months.
At HEW level 8, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $106,838.31 - $119,780.70, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $125,000.82 - $140,143.42 annually. As this role is covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases – at least once a year.
A postgraduate qualification in a scientific, medical or related discipline with at least five to ten (5-10) years clinical research experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
At least 2 years of proven project management experience working on clinical projects within an academic, CRO or pharmaceutical environment.
Excellent organisational and problem-solving skills.
Highly developed communication skills including verbal, written, and presentation.
Working knowledge of, and the ability to implement project activities in accordance with, ICH Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and all applicable regulations.
High level of personal motivation and initiative with the ability to collaborate effectively within multi-disciplinary research teams.
Previous experience in the field of kidney research ( desirable )
In addition, the following mandatory requirements apply:
Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.
Mandatory Immunisations: It is a condition of employment for this role that you will be required to provide evidence of immunisation against certain vaccine preventable diseases.
Background Checks: All final applicants for this position may be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.
For more information about this opportunity, please contact Ms Melissa Fernandez. For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.
Want to Apply?
All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:
Cover letter addressing the ‘About You' section
At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in the broader community, whether that be gender identity, LGBTQIA+, cultural and/or linguistic, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected].
If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.
Applications close Sunday 18th February 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-34560). Please note that interviews have been tentatively scheduled for Tuesday 27th February 2024.