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Clinical Data Manager

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
Positions1 Position
Job no: 68063
Category: Management and Executive, Management
  • Full-time: 76 hours (with possibility of ADO for 80hrs)
  • Fixed Term – 12 months contract
  • Great Staff Benefits

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.

  • Fixed Term – 12 months contract – possibility to extend
  • Full-time: 76 hours per fortnight (with possibility of ADO for 80hrs)
  • Classification : Grade 4, dependent on experience
  • Flexibility working between home and office available
  • Opportunity for career progression 
  • Oncology experience highly regarded
  • Location: Monash University, St Kilda Rd, Melbourne
  • Staff benefits

The Department

Melanoma and Skin Cancer Trials (MASC Trials) is Australia and New Zealand’s collaborative trials group specialising in investigator-initiated melanoma and skin cancer research. Working with multidisciplinary medical and research professionals around the globe, MASC Trials conducts clinical trials and related biological research to improve treatments for melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers.

MASC Trials is a registered not for profit organisation, and has an academic affiliation with Monash University, with a dedicated department supporting our research activities, the Melanoma and Skin Cancer Research Centre.

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 with global reach and a strong track-record of developing, managing and delivering research that improves outcomes in patients affected by melanoma and skin cancer.

The Role

MASC Trials is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Clinical Data Manager with plenty of initiative  and research experience to support investigator-initiated, multi-centre, national and international clinical trials in 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 the development of database templates and trial data management processes, implementing quality assurance activities, and performing data cleaning and data validation to ensure robust datasets. The Clinical Data Manager role depends on communication and collaboration to build relationships and manage each project with MASC Trials stakeholders. There may also be opportunities within the role to assist in the preparation of research output including publications and presentations.

Future career progression into a senior role supervising and training other staff would be a possibility for growth for the right candidate with relevant experience

This exceptional candidate will be highly organised, preferably with extensive experience within a tertiary setting and in a clinical trials environment. Capability and experience to build databases and create reports is required; experience working in an oncology setting preferred.

Skills and Experience 

  • Tertiary qualifications in Health Information Management, Life Sciences or equivalent with substantial relevant professional experience.
  • Preferred 1 year of experience in clinical trial data management.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Good Clinical Practice and applicable national and international regulations guiding research and health information management.
  • Experience in the use of Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Software such as REDCap, including building databases and running reports.
  • Accuracy, strong attention to detail, highly developed organisational skills and proven ability to establish priorities, manage tasks, exercise sound judgement and work to multiple, tight and conflicting deadlines
  • Highly developed organisational skills and proven ability to establish and manage competing priorities, and manage multiple strict deadlines and manage competing priorities.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with sound negotiating and conflict resolution skills and a demonstrated level of tact and discretion.
  • Demonstrated ability to work productively both independently and as part of a team, taking initiative and exercising sound judgement in resolving matters that may arise as part of normal daily work.
  • Willing to learn, flexible approach in dealing with change

Benefits of working with us:

•          Contribute to high quality impactful research.

•          Work in an exciting and dynamic field.

•          Be a part of a supportive, growing team.

•          Opportunities for training.

•          Attractive remuneration package plus salary sacrificing.           

Please include your CV and a cover letter outlining your interest in working with MASC Trials and responding to the selection criteria (applications without a cover letter will not be considered). Please provide a minimum of two referees. Applicants must have full Australian work rights.

Enquiries to Katja Loewe via [email protected]

Applications Close: 17th April, 11pm

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption.