Senior Manager, Clinical Trials Platform

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 20 Nov 2022

  • Full-Time
  • 3 Years Fixed Term contract
  • Located at La Trobe University’s Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
  • HEO10 – TRP $146,840 inclusive of 17% Superannuation 

About the position

The Clinical Trials Platform is now being set up and will provide researchers with training, expert advice and services to support the conduct of clinical trials to the highest possible international standards. The Senior Manager, Clinical Trials Platform will stablish the Clinical Trials Platform and oversee its operations.

The key function of this role is to provide high level expertise and lead a team to deliver a full service for the conduct of clinical trials, from trial design to shut down. The appointee will have detailed understanding of ICH Good Clinical Practice Guidelines and the regulatory framework governing clinical trials, expertise in trial design and methodology and extensive involvement in supporting clinical trials.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have;

  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in the management of significant human and material resources, or postgraduate qualifications and extensive relevant experience, or experience and expertise in the provision of strategic policy advice affecting the direction of the University, or an equivalent alternate combination of relevant knowledge, training and/or experience.
  • Strong leadership skills including the ability to negotiate, motivate, influence and build relationships and proven experience and success in managing staff performance and development.
  • Demonstrated ability to project manage clinical trial operations, including, start-up, delivery and closure activities, and provide administrative and other support associated with clinical trials and research projects.
  • Detailed understanding and implementation of ICH Good Clinical Practice Guidelines and the regulatory framework governing clinical trials.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses

How to apply

Closing date:  By 11:55pm, Sunday 20th November 2022

Position Enquiries:  Christopher Adda via Email

Recruitment Enquiries:

Position Description below:

 PD - HEO10 Senior Manager Clinical Trials Platform.pdf

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

The University’s Health and Safety Procedure – COVID-19 Vaccination and Other Measures, requires staff engaged to perform work onsite at La Trobe University to be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are exempt from being vaccinated due to a recognised medical contraindication.  This position will require the incumbent to work onsite.  As such, an offer of employment will be conditional upon the applicant being Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 or medically exempt from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination, and providing satisfactory evidence of their vaccination or exemption status to the University.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each bullet point under ‘Skills and knowledge required for the position’ which is located in the position description.

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Why La Trobe: 

  • Develop your career at an innovative, global university where you’ll collaborate with community and industry to create impact. 
  • Enjoy working on our inspiring and stunning campuses – the perfect hub for industry, students and academics 
  • Help transform the lives of students, partners and communities now and in future

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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