Senior Manager, Clinical Trials

University of Queensland
March 10, 2024
Offerd Salary:$127,496 - $134,829
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Contract Type:fixed-term position
Working Time:Full time
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  • Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure)

  • This is a full-time fixed-term position through to December 2028 with salary in the range $127,496 - $134,829, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%.

  • Exciting opportunity to step into a new role to build and deliver the clinical trials portfolio at the newly established UQ Clinical Trials Centre.

  • Be part of a leadership team delivering success at a university ranked in the world's top 50.

  • Based at our Herston campus

  • About This Opportunity

    The Senior Trials Manager leads and oversees the operational aspects of the clinical trials/studies portfolio at UQ CTC. Responsibilities include protocol development, regulatory compliance, budget management, stakeholder engagement, and team supervision. This role collaborates with the Academic Director and Associate Director to enhance the trial portfolio and manage staff effectively.

    Key responsibilities will include:

    Clinical Research Management

  • Manage clinical trials within the CTC portfolio, providing expertise and support to investigators and collaborators.

  • Represent the CTC and liaise with stakeholders as necessary.

  • Contribute to portfolio development, strategic planning, and adherence to regulatory guidelines.

  • Oversee study portfolio planning, budget monitoring, and resource allocation.

  • Provide senior expertise on RCTs and ensure adherence to best practices.

  • Mentor trial management staff and promote a positive workplace culture.

  • Facilitate educational opportunities and address issues to ensure trial progression.

  • Quality, Safety and Research focus

  • Contribute to quality improvement and research initiatives, demonstrating a dedication to identifying and enhancing processes.

  • Assist in developing and refining quality management procedures for CTC trials, emphasizing participant confidentiality and data security.

  • Pursue ongoing professional development opportunities to expand expertise in research methodologies, including attending conferences, workshops, and guest lectures.

  • Leadership

  • This role requires manager capabilities from UQ's Leadership and Management Framework, along with financial delegations where applicable.
  • About You

    Seeking a dynamic Senior Trials Manager to lead and manage clinical trials/studies portfolio at UQ Clinical Trials Centre. Join our growing team, offering opportunities for professional development. Superior interpersonal, communication, and prioritization skills essential for success in this fast- paced role.

  • Postgraduate qualifications or equivalent experience in clinical trial management.

  • Proficiency in navigating complex clinical and research environments, including evolving interdependencies and technical content.

  • Demonstrated expertise in research methodologies, data management, and clinical trial regulatory compliance.

  • Ability to lead multidisciplinary teams to achieve project milestones and manage budgetary plans effectively.

  • Strong track record of contributing to successful research outcomes through publications and presentations.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills for effective stakeholder management and relationship building.

  • You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment and may be required to complete background checks including, criminal history and education checks.

    About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you'll 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.

  • Access to flexible working arrangements including hybrid working options, flexible start/finish times, purchased leave, and a condensed fortnight.

  • 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.

  • On campus childcare options.

  • Cheap parking (from just $5.75 a day).

  • Salary packaging options.

  • 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

  • Resume

  • For more information about this opportunity, please contact . For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    Applications close Sunday, 10 March 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-35789). Please note that interviews have been tentatively scheduled for week beginning 18 March 2024.

    At UQ, our strength lies in our diverse colleagues. We're dedicated to equity, diversity, and inclusion , fostering an environment that mirrors our wider community. We're committed to attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent. Reach out [email protected] for accessibility support or adjustments.

    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.

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