The George' is 600+ people globally focused on improving the health of millions of people. 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 the best ways to prevent and treat chronic disease and injury, and to influence policy and practice worldwide.
An opportunity exists for a Project Assistant to join our growing organisation. The Project Assistant is required to assist the Project Managers, study teams and divisional staff with various tasks associated with running a large scale clinical trial and other clinical research projects within the Renal and Metabolic area. The role requires the individual to provide administrative and project tracking support during the development, execution and closure of clinical research projects. In conjunction with the Project Manager's and study team, the Project Assistant ensures that these research projects are performing according to the quality standards and deadlines required.
Key responsibilities of the role will include:
Assist in the preparation of research grant applications, study documentation, study forms and the development of administrative systems and processes
Assist in the distribution of study documents to investigators, site staff and the International Coordinating Centre, as required
Track study progress including patient screening and recruitment, protocol deviations and data management
Responsible for the maintenance and filing of study administrative files, including reviewing and tracking essential documents, as required
Assist in pharmacovigilance activities such as collating, tracking and processing Serious Adverse Events (SAEs) and reporting to investigators
Assist in Investigational Product and trial supplies management - distribution, ordering, tracking, storage, reconciliation and destruction
Assist the Project Managers with ensuring data quality of clinical studies, as required
Coordinate the receipt, tracking, labelling and reporting of study blood samples for central analysis
Track and process invoices and authorised clinical trial payments to selected vendors and investigational sites, accurately and in a timely manner
Organise and schedule appointments/meetings, internally and externally, as necessary and prepare minutes of these meetings
Our ideal candidate will possess:
Tertiary qualification in a health or science discipline
Some understanding of medical terminology
Basic knowledge of clinical trial processes and ICH/GCP guidelines desirable
Strong general administration skills and experience
Proven proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and the Internet
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well and flexibly ie autonomously, in small teams and with a wide range of varying stakeholders
We will be reviewing applications as we receive them but please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
The George Institute is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; people who identify as LGBTIQ; mature-aged adults and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.