Clinical Data Manager / Senior Clinical Data Manager
- Full Time (1 FTE) opportunity
- Hybrid working arrangements available, with a combination of office and virtual work
- Respected global research organisation
- Make an impact on global health outcomes
The George Institute (TGI) is 700+ people around the world, all focused on improving the health of millions of people worldwide. As a medical research institute affiliated with leading universities and with projects in approximately 50 countries, we are challenging the status quo in healthcare to:
- Find better treatments for the world's biggest health problems
- Transform primary health care to support better health for more people
- Harness the power of communities, governments and markets to improve health
Our innovative commercial enterprises help maximise our impact. Please visit 'what we do' to read more about how we are addressing the world's biggest health problems.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Data Manager to join our growing team.
The George Institute is looking to expand its data management team to better support and manage the increased data management needs across the diverse research projects conducted by staff and affiliates.
The Clinical Data Manager is responsible for planning and implementing the set-up, programming, and ongoing maintenance of data management systems in support of George Institute research projects to ensure the collection of complete and accurate data for final analysis.
Please note, appointment to this role may be at a senior level based on the appointee’s skills and experience.
Duties and Key Responsibilities
Data Management Systems & Processes
- Ensure delivery of data management services for academic and commercial studies within pre-specified agreed targets and timelines. This includes but is not limited to:
- Liaising with stakeholders (internal and external) to determine study requirements
- Writing, or assisting in the preparation of data management documentation, for example Data Management Plans and Edit Check Specifications
- Designing, or assisting in the design, testing and implementation of electronic data collection systems, integrations, and project reports
- Tracking progress against budget and project plans
- Providing training, expertise and guidance to team members delegated to perform other DM set-up, conduct, maintenance or close out activities
- Ensuring quality and accuracy of research data in development and maintenance of above systems.
- Provide expertise on all aspects of data management for clinical trials and other research projects conducted at The George:
- Provide evaluation of potential projects submitted for consideration by external collaborators or commercial clients
- Preparation and input into RFPs, and development of costing estimates for new projects
- Provide expert advice/ adhere to best data governance practice across all DM activities.
- Provide expertise across a range of DM activities:
- Act as expert user or super user for nominated DM systems and processes
- Participate in the selection, implementation, validation and maintenance of new data management systems and processes as necessary
- Vendor management as required
- Help develop and maintain data management SOPs and standards in relation to these systems.
Skills, Knowledge and Experience
- Tertiary qualifications in science or related field
- Extensive data management experience in clinical and epidemiological research (including, but not limited to, clinical trials)
- Experience working with electronic data capture systems such as RedCap, including database design, validation, support, and maintenance
- Strong IT skills including SQL, reporting software, all MS Office applications, web-based databases, and strong conceptual ability to learn new software applications quickly.
- Proven ability to handle large data sets, including reporting and other evaluation procedures
- Ability to liaise and interact with external vendors and suppliers
- A strong understanding of relevant Good Clinical Practice and regulatory guidelines, especially as connected with data quality and accuracy
- Ability to evaluate and recommend changes to existing processes and procedures for greater effectiveness
- Excellent time management and project management skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- High level problem solving, analytical, and strategic thinking skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well and flexibly i.e. autonomously, in small teams and with a wide range of varying stakeholders, including senior management
- Ability to see the big picture, whilst still maintaining a focus on detail and implementation
- Ability to be flexible and adaptable in the face of changing organisational priorities and ambiguous environments
- Strong focus on quality of work
- Experience with data governance processes and frameworks
- Experience with data sharing processes
- Understanding of data and privacy legislation, information security policies and standards including but not limited to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), GDPR, PIPL.
For more information, please see the Position Description here.
The closing date for applications is midnight, Sunday 3rd July 2022. We do, however, reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.