- Full time (1 FTE)
- Fixed term contract (1 year)
- Respected global research organisation
- Make an impact on global health outcomes
The George Institute 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 a new and exciting opportunity for a Project Officer to join our growing organisation.
The Project Officer is required to assist in recruiting, interviewing and collecting data from participants in our studies/trials. The role will be based at The George Institute but may require regular travel to sites.
Key responsibilities of the role will include:
- Assist in the recruitment of study participants, or study sites, including assisting with site recruitment and engagement strategies
- Conduct Site Feasibility surveys
- Organise site setup (including installation of relevant software(s) and systems) and training with relevant stakeholders, and ensure relevant training and site manuals are provided and systems and procedures are in place
- Educate and train study sites on study technologies and systems, process and procedures (e.g. written informed consent, reporting Serious Adverse Events (SAEs)
- Conduct some basic clinical examination of patients if applicable (training will be provided)
- Maintain and build relationships with staff at study sites to facilitate participant follow-up in line with the Study protocol
- Ensure accurate and timely data entry and record keeping, including patient recruitment and trial documentation, within the Redcap system and other repositories
- Respect and preserve data confidentiality and security in the maintenance of study administrative files
- Monitor study sites (including site follow-up visits) in accordance with the study’s site monitoring procedures and protocols; this may via telephone or face to face
- Engage in conference calls and meetings to review progress of sites. Ensure that queries generated are documented and responded to in a timely fashion
- Maintain project tracking tools and systems in a timely and accurate manner, including checklists, site start-up and monitoring reports, logs; and all site correspondence
Our ideal candidate will possess:
- Tertiary qualification in a health, science or research discipline or a combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
- Excellent time management and organisational skills
- Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
- Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, and the Internet
- Comfortable using technologies
- Ability to work autonomously, in small teams and with a wide range of stakeholders
- Strong focus on quality of work and maintenance of excellent records
- Ability to be flexible and adaptable in the face of changing organisational priorities and ambiguous environments
- Current full driver's licence
- Willingness to travel, if required
- Minimum 2 years of relevant post-graduation experience
- Good understanding of medical terminology
- Relevant experience in a clinical research environment
- Familiarity with Redcap data management system
- Experience teaching or training stakeholders
- Basic knowledge of clinical trial processes and ICH/GCP guidelines
This is a great opportunity for you to work on exciting projects and make an impact on global health outcomes.
The closing date for applications is Friday 12th February 2021. We do, however, reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.
Our big and bold mission to improve the health of millions of people worldwide needs a diverse and innovative team to deliver it. So we foster a dynamic, inclusive and flexible workplace where each individual can bring their best selves to work.
Everyone is encouraged to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with a disability, LGBTIQ people and mature-aged adults.
Type of career: Jobs
City: Newtown, Sydney
Application close date: 12/02/2021