The George Institute For Global Health
United Kingdom

Project Manager

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The George' is 600+ people focused on improving the health of millions of people worldwide. 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. Our innovative commercial enterprises help maximise our impact.

We are seeking a proactive, self-motivated Project Manager to lead a small team and oversee all aspects of a Project or trial; including but not limited to the preparation of ethics submissions, preparation of study materials, data collection, drafting of publications and coordination of project deliverables against timelines and milestones.

To achieve this you will:

  • Provide a high level of contribution and oversight to the research activities
  • Develop and lead management of project budget and performance measures against project objectives and timelines
  • Drive project team to deliver clean, accurate and verifiable data for interim and final analyses
  • Develop project documentation e.g. site manuals, operating procedures etc.
  • Review and sign-off monitoring visit reports
  • Ensure patient safety and adverse/serious adverse events are reported according to ethics committee and regulatory requirements
  • Initiate filing conventions for the project and ensure the team is trained on requirements
  • File and archive clinical project data at end of project
  • Provide or contribute to progress reports for project originator and other stakeholders
  • Maintain regular contact with project team
  • Where applicable liaise with staff in Data Management and Statistics Divisions on project specific deliverables

Your success will be based on a range of your key skills and experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a related science or health care discipline
  • Relevant experience in project management
  • Experience in the operational management of academic projects
  • Experience in managing NHMRC budgets and reporting requirements
  • Proficient in use of the Microsoft office suite of products including word, excel, PowerPoint and outlook
  • Strong problem solving, analytical skills, and strategic thinking
  • Strong leadership and mentoring 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
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable in the face of changing organizational priorities and ambiguous environments.
  • Strong focus on quality of work
  • Ability to travel

This is a great opportunity for you to work on exciting projects as part of The George Institute's growing and committed team!

We offer a flexible and inclusive work culture with excellent staff benefits including 17.5% leave loading, salary packaging arrangements and sound learning opportunities. To apply click here

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