Cancer Jobs – Research & Clinical Trials Manager

Website Cancer Australia

Job Description:

The role of the Project Manager, Research and Clinical Trials involves either: managing Cancer Australia’s Support for Cancer Clinical Trials (SCCT) program which supports the capacity of multi-site, collaborative clinical trials groups to develop industry-independent cancer clinical trial protocols; or supporting the Agency’s national grants program – the Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme (PdCCRS) which is an annual, national, collaborative grants funding scheme which funds cancer research projects in areas of identified priority.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with grant management including contract variations for the PdCCRS program, including review of progress and final reports and financial statements
  • Organising and providing secretariat support for meetings between Cancer Australia and key stakeholders
  • Preparing grant funding documentation and final grant agreements
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders
  • Responding to internal and external enquiries relating to the Research and Clinical Trials program of work.

Job Requirements:

  • Well-developed project management skills.
  • A tertiary qualification in a biological science (at degree or higher level)
  • An understanding of the cancer clinical trials environment in Australia; or an understanding of the research grants landscape
  • A demonstrated familiarity with medical and cancer-related terminology
  • Knowledge of the requirements for clinical trial protocol development; or research grant development
  • Knowledge of the issues facing the conduct of clinical trials in Australia
  • Experience with PubMed or similar journal databases
  • Experience in program and grants/contract management.

Job Details:

Company: Cancer Australia

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sydney, New South Wales, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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