Clinical Trials Research Manager

Sydney, Australia
AU$107,000 per annum + Super
Apr 19, 2021
End of advertisement period
May 04, 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
  • Clinical Trials Research Manager required to facilitate strategic and operational set up of clinical research projects
  • Located on the Camperdown Campus within the Edward Ford Building
  • Full-time (part-time considered), fixed term until 31 May 2023 a base salary of $107K p.a., plus leave loading and a generous employer's contribution to superannuation

About the opportunity

The Health and Clinical Analytics lab within the Sydney School of Public Health are currently seeking a Clinical Trials Research Manager to facilitate the strategic and operational set up of the various clinical research projects.

As the Clinical Trials Research Manager, you will direct one or more research projects within Health and Clinical Analytics Lab to ensure that they meet their core research objectives.

Drawing on your expertise in research, you will oversee the clinical trial activity of the team, promoting excellence and sharing good clinical practice (GCP), research management and governance. In addition to this, you will conduct internal audits of the teams processes and procedures, ensuring compliance and consistent approaches across projects.

This role will suit a Clinical Trials Manager with an interest in Health and Clinical Analytics with experience in compliance obligations.

This is a full time role however, part time will be considered for the right candidate.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Clinical Trials Research Manager who has:

  • a Bachelor's degree in biological sciences, allied health, nursing or other relevant discipline with subsequent work experience
  • an extensive background in clinical trial management including monitoring and data management
  • working knowledge of Good Clinical Practice
  • a minimum of 3-5 years in a senior Clinical Trials position
  • knowledge of clinical trial requirements during their lifecycle from start up to close out including a detailed understanding of the regulatory and ethical approval process across Australia
  • excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with sound negotiating and conflict resolution skills and a demonstrated level of tact and discretion
  • technological proficiency including Microsoft Office suite
  • experience identifying and implementing process improvements
  • financial management experience and literacy, experience managing budgets and controlling income and expenditure
  • desirable: previous experience in a clinical environment and familiarity with medical records, medical terminology and confidentiality/privacy requirement


This position is designated as involving child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working With Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working With Children) Act 2012.

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Closing time: Midnight 4th May 2021

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit and search by the job requisition number 0080167 to apply.

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The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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