Project Manager - Oncology
- Full time or part time - 2 year contract
- Hybrid working conditions
- 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 worlds 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 Project Managers lead and deliver national and global clinical research projects from start-up to close out including all aspects of project document development, budget, safety, quality and team management.
As members of the broader Academic Project Operations (APO) team, you’ll work closely with our researchers and guide project teams in an environment where problem solving, critical thinking, teamwork and flexibility are vital to success.
You will be supported to develop leadership and team management skills and have access to a range of benefits including not-for-profit salary packaging, hybrid working and ongoing professional development.
Duties and Key Responsibilities
- Oversee or conduct site and country feasibility assessments and selection
- Deliver project milestones, and continuously monitor project progress against timelines and budgets, reporting to stakeholders as required
- Conduct contract negotiations, stakeholder engagement and team communication
- Oversee steering and monitoring committees, with support from project team members
- Ensure all reporting, safety, quality and monitoring requirements are met
- Maintain compliance with all ethical & regulatory requirements and organisational SOPs.
- Provide technical advice and guidance in project consultations and reviews
- Develop and share knowledge across the APO Team and contribute to development of SOPs, training materials and other resources
- Manage & support project team
Skills, Knowledge and Experience
We’re looking for people who thrive in an autonomous, busy role where there’s lots of opportunities to be creative and use your initiative to solve problems. The key skills and experience you will bring include:
- Tertiary qualifications in a related science or health care discipline
- Relevant experience in project management of complex trials with academic, pharmaceutical, CRO, Biotechnology and/or medical device background
- Comprehensive practical knowledge and understanding of GCP, Australian and international ethical and regulatory requirements
- Highly collaborative with ability to work with internal and external stakeholders
- Excellent problem-solving skills
- Experience leading a team, including developing and supporting junior staff
- Proficient in use of the Microsoft office suite of products including word, excel, PowerPoint and outlook
- Ability to be flexible and adaptable in the face of changing organisational priorities and ambiguous environments.
- Excellent attention to detail, focus on quality of work, and ability to keep track of multiple projects
- Ability to travel within Australia (generally up to 4 times a year)
- Knowledge of or experience in oncology, neurology/neuroscience, or renal trials, especially in a global context, will be highly regarded.
For more information, please see the Position Description here.
The closing date for applications is midnight, Friday 30th September, 2022
We do, however, reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.