Melanoma and Skin Cancer Trials (MASC Trials)
- Fixed Term – 12 months contract
- Full Time
- Location: Alfred Health
MASC Trials is the bi-national cancer collaborative trials group (CCTG) in Australia and New Zealand focused on supporting investigator initiated clinical trials for patients diagnosed with melanoma and skin cancer. MASC Trials is a registered not for profit research organisation, affiliated with Monash University. The establishment of the MASC Trials Research Centre at Monash University is a new initiative that builds on the foundational successes achieved by MASC Trials (formerly known as the ANZ Melanoma Trials Group) achieved over the last two decades.
MASC Trials manages a diverse growing portfolio of research in the prevention, early detection and treatment of melanoma and skin cancer, including early to late phase clinical trials.
This is a dynamic organisation which has global reach and a strong track-record of developing, managing and delivering research towards improving outcomes in patients affected by melanoma and skin cancer.
MASC Trials are seeking an enthusiastic and creative Clinical Data Manager with plenty of initiative to work on new and ongoing investigator–initiated, multi-centre, nationally and internationally recruiting clinical trials in melanoma and skin cancer. This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly growing team and contribute to improvement in the lives of those suffering from melanoma and skin cancer.
This important role will be responsible for all aspects of timely and accurate data management in compliance with national and international regulatory legislations relating to medical information and Good Clinical Practice. The role involves managing the development of database templates, trial data management processes, implementing quality assurance activities, performing data entry ensuring robust datasets including monitoring and auditing of trial data and activity in order to meet established milestones and deliverables specific to each clinical trial. The Clnical Data Manager will build relationships and manage project communications with all MASC Trials stakeholders. This role will liaise directly with research staff at participating hospitals, study teams, and colleagues including providing training and support for external site staff, therefore the role depends on communication and collaboration. There may also be opportunities within the role to assist in the preparation of research output including publications and presentations as required.
This exceptional candidate will be highly organised, preferably with extensive experience within a tertiary setting and in a clinical trials environment. Experience working in an oncology setting will be highly regarded.
- Relevant tertiary qualifications in Health Information Management degree or equivalent with substantial relevant professional experience.
- Minimum 1-2 years’ demonstrated experience in clinical trial data management.
- Demonstrated understanding of Good Clinical Practice and applicable national and international regulations guiding research and health information management.
- Accuracy, attention to detail and highly organised. Highly developed organisational skills and proven ability to establish priorities, manage tasks and work to multiple, tight and conflicting deadlines.
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with sound negotiating and conflict resolution skills and a demonstrated level of tact and discretion in dealing with a variety of matters (including patient safety, clinical issues, research and site personnel issues).
- Demonstrated ability to work productively both independently and as part of a team.
Benefits of working with us:
• Contribute to high quality impactful research.
• Work in an exciting and dynamic field.
• Be a part of a supportive, dedicated growing team.
• Opportunities for self-improvement.
• Attractive remuneration package plus salary sacrificing options.
Applications close 11pm on 12th December 2019
Please include your CV and a cover letter outlining your interest in working with MASC Trials. Please provide a minimum of two referees. Applicants must have full Australian work rights.
All enquiries to Narelle Williams on 0414 579 120.