Clinical Data Systems Officer

Sydney, Australia
Base Salary $91,644 - $98,796 + 17% superannuation
03 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
23 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full time 12 month fixed term
  • Great opportunity to join a flagship academic research organisation in a pivotal Clinical Data Systems Officer role located at the Medical Foundation Building
  • Base Salary $91,644 - $98,796 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre (CTC) is a flagship academic research organisation within the University of Sydney. The CTC conducts research to improve global health outcomes, bringing together world-leading experts in clinical trials (design, methods, conduct), biostatistics, patient-reported outcomes, health economics, translational research, research synthesis, and health technology assessment. CTC specialises in developing and conducting large, multicentre, and international investigator-initiated clinical trials covering a broad range of therapeutic areas including oncology, cardiology, diabetology, nephrology, neonatal and perinatal health, as well as projects investigating treatments for COVID-19.

We are currently seeking a Clinical Data Systems Officer to join our growing clinical trial operations team.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • assist in the implementation of the clinical data systems of clinical trials at the NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre
  • designing, developing, testing and maintaining clinical data systems
  • working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders, such as project managers, trial operation coordinators, clinical data managers, clinical data programmers, study clinicians and biostatisticians, to address the clinical trial requirements for the NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre.

About you

  • experience in specifying data systems or processes to ensure the collection and quality of data with a minimum of one (1) year of relevant work experience
  • experience in the implementation and/or use of data systems and proven ability to identify and solve problems with sound judgement
  • experience/aptitude for user support and troubleshooting
  • excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise effectively, meet deadlines and achieve required outcomes
  • excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with sound negotiating and conflict resolution skills and a demonstrated level of tact and discretion in dealing with day to day operational matters
  • the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, taking initiative and exercising sound judgement in resolving matters that may arise as part of normal daily work
  • sound knowledge of medical terminology, ICH‐GCP, clinical research and clinical trials processes.

In order to apply you must include a separate statement addressing the below criteria (which you attach to your online application) along with a current CV;

  • experience specifying, developing and testing electronic data capture systems.
  • examples of documentation related to electronic data capture systems you have created.
  • example of trouble-shooting a work problem and arriving at the solution.
  • example of where you had to use your time management and prioritisation skills to manage competing work demands.

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

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.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

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For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Lena Germinarios, Recruitment Operations, by email to

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Applications Close

Tuesday 23 August 2022 11:59 PM

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