Executive Officer, CCRE

Canning, Australia
30 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
27 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Position Number:



3 years fixed term, full-time or part-time may be considered

Salary Range:

$97,757 - $104,278 (G08)




The NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Cardiovascular outcomes Improvement are seeking an experienced Executive Officer with a focus on health research management and clinical trials. Working closely with the Centre for Clinical Research and Education team in the School of Public Health, you will concentrate on supporting the NHMRC Centre to achieve its stated aims through project management and monitoring, advocacy and networking, engaging with existing and potential stakeholders and encouraging participation in cardiovascular clinical trials. 

Your responsibilities include preparing research documents, grants, business cases and submissions to Government along with organising and making a strong contribution to Annual Scientific Meeting(s) and workshops. 

A key part of your role will be to liaise with other trials groups with a view to collaborating in future research and to identify, build and maintain key stakeholder relationships to support a Cardiovascular Clinical Trials Network across Australia and New Zealand. The network will involve members including clinicians, local, state and federal government departments and agencies, private organisations, professional associations and consumer organisations.

To be successful, you must demonstrate extensive experience with research governance and an understanding of human research ethics principles and clinical research practice guidelines. The ability to prepare policy and research documents, grants, business cases and submissions to Government and high level consultation, communication and interpersonal skills are imperative to your success in this position.

Benefits and Remuneration:

The salary ranges presented are those which are contained within the University's Enterprise Agreements; as are the employee benefits which include employer superannuation contribution at the rate of the current Government Superannuation Guarantee amount up to 17 percent, study assistance, a comprehensive salary packaging and wellness programs and flexible and family friendly work practices.

Contact Person:

Professor Christopher Reid

Contact Email:


Valuing Diversity and Affirmative Action:

Curtin University embraces diversity and inclusion and invites applications from women, men and intersex individuals who share the University's values, ethics, international outlook, value diversity and have an informed respect for indigenous people. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace, therefore, if you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. We will then work with you to identify the best way to assist you through the recruitment process. All personal information will be kept confidential in compliance with relevant privacy legislation.

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Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at anytime.

Applications Close:

5 pm, Wednesday 27 September 2017 (AWST)