Employment at CTA

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Employment at CTA 2018-06-04T23:51:07+00:00

Employment at CTA

Cancer Trials Australia (CTA) is a member-based, not-for-profit organisation whose vision is to be an international leader in clinical trials, playing a pivotal role in developing new therapies and the advancement of patient care.

Our mission is to be the clinical partner of choice, for members, industry, research organisations and patients, to provide excellence in clinical trials thereby contributing to Australia’s developing knowledge and innovation economy.

This will be achieved by:

  1. Creating a quality clinical trial framework that delivers competitive advantage to members and sponsors;
  2. Attracting and advocating for clinical trials to be hosted in Australia, specifically within member organisations;
  3. Ensuring that every trial has the potential to improve patient care and to build clinical knowledge;
  4. Striving to ensure every clinical trial is conducted to the highest ethical and clinical standard; and
  5. Advancing the acquisition and sharing of knowledge in clinical trial management, design and implementation across the member network.

CTA is an equal opportunity employer and provides the additional benefits of 5 weeks annual leave per annum, access to attractive salary packaging arrangements and a friendly and supportive work environment. Several of our staff are located at member sites.

Our job vacancies are advertised on Seek, as required, from time to time. To search for an existing vacancy, please click on the following link http://www.seek.com.au or refer below for current vacancies.

For additional information about working at CTA, please contact us at employment@ctaust.org

Business Development Associate – Regional Trials Network

  • Grow the Cancer Clinical Trials Portfolio in Regional Victoria
  • Part-time (0.8 FTE)
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • 12-month contract, with the possibility of extension

Located in the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) Building in Parkville, Cancer Trials Australia (CTA) is a member-based, not-for-profit organisation which provides a comprehensive cancer clinical trials administrative service for its clinical members.

CTA is working in close collaboration with Border Medical Oncology and six other regional clinical trial units on a Cancer Council Victoria grant-funded project aimed at improving access to high quality cancer clinical trials at Victorian regional hospitals.

In this newly created Business Development Associate role, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing key relationships with various stakeholders, and to actively pursue new studies to increase the portfolio of cancer clinical trials undertaken by regional hospitals.

We are seeking a dynamic and driven individual who thrives on the challenge of cultivating new business opportunities.

In this role, your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing growth strategies aligned to the regional trial units’ strategic plans;
  • Seeking every opportunity to promote regional members and increase their profile within the industry; and
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with stakeholders.

This position will require some travel, largely within Victoria.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in the Health, Science or Business fields;
  • At least 5 years’ relevant work experience gained within the clinical trials industry, either in a hospital / research institute or pharmaceutical environment;
  • A thorough understanding of the processes involved in conducting clinical trials, preferably in relation to cancer;
  • Strong business acumen with ability to proactively identify business opportunities;
  • Proven ability to work at a strategic level;
  • Highly developed interpersonal, communication and negotiations skills; and
  • Demonstrated relationship management experience.

The benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous salary packaging provisions
  • 5 weeks annual leave

For more information about this role or to obtain a copy of the position description, please email lucy.corrente@ctaust.org.

To apply for this position, please go to the Seek advertisement HERE click on the ‘Apply Now’ button and include a cover letter that addresses the skills and knowledge required for the role, along with your curriculum vitae.

CTA is an equal opportunity employer and this position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.  The successful applicant will also be required to supply a current National Police Clearance.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

Applications Close: 5pm, Friday 1st June 2018

Closing date extended to 16th June 2018

Clinical Trials Associate (Budgets & Contracts)

  • Oncology Research Sector
  • Full-time, maternity leave replacement role
  • 12-month fixed-term contract

Located in the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) Building in Parkville, Cancer Trials Australia (CTA) is a member-based, not-for-profit organisation which provides a comprehensive oncology clinical trial administrative service for single and multi-site trials for its clinical members located in several states.

This position plays a key role in the study start-up and clinical trial management processes within CTA, a company that is currently experiencing strong growth within the clinical research sector.

Creating and resetting priorities as the need arises, the Clinical Trials Associate identifies and raises issues before they become critical, and adjusts quickly to changes as part of a dynamic work-environment.

Reporting to the Clinical Trials Contracts Manager, the Clinical Trials Associate is responsible for:

  • Preparing and negotiating budgets, contracts, and related documents for clinical trials;
  • Reviewing contracts for completeness and accuracy, and ensures that corrections are appropriately made and documented;
  • Creating and maintaining document status reports and updating key stakeholders on a regular basis;
  • Supporting the maintenance of contract templates and site specific files and databases; and
  • Providing functional guidance and keeping internal and external stakeholders aware of all contract statuses and pending issues.

Essential Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualifications in the Health Sciences field;
  • At least 12 months’ clinical research experience gained in a clinical trials administrative role;
  • Demonstrated experience in budgeting;
  • Highly developed organisational and time management skills;
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook), and;
  • An aptitude for learning new computer systems.

CTA is an equal opportunity employer and the successful candidate will receive a competitive remuneration package, in line with their skills and experience, including:

  • Base salary plus superannuation;
  • Generous salary packaging provisions;
  • Opportunities for professional development; and
  • 5 weeks annual leave.

For more information about this role or to obtain a copy of the position description, please email marie.luci@ctaust.org.

To apply for this position, please go to the Seek advertisement HERE, and click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to submit a cover letter that addresses the essential requirements listed above, along with your curriculum vitae.

This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa. The successful applicant will also be required to supply a current National Police Clearance.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please note: interviews will NOT be conducted until the week beginning 15th January 2018. 

Closing date: Friday, 12th January 2018

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Clinical Trials Ethics Submission Specialist

  • Gain in-depth experience in the expanding clinical trial sector
  • Suited to graduates with 1-2 year’s relevant work experience
  • Part-time (4 days / 0.8 FTE), fixed-term, 2-year contract

Located in the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) Building in Parkville, Cancer Trials Australia (CTA) is a member-based, not-for-profit organisation which provides a comprehensive oncology clinical trial administrative service for single and multi-site trials for its clinical members located in several states.

Due to a recent internal transfer, a vacancy has arisen for a part-time Ethics Submission Specialist, working two days at one of our member sites based in the Sunshine Hospital, St Albans, and two days at CTA’s offices in Parkville.  This role is responsible for preparing and coordinating clinical trial ethics & governance submissions (post-trial approval) and liaising with stakeholders to gain Human Research Ethics Committee and Research Governance approval for oncology clinical trials.

Working in a friendly and supportive environment, this role provides an excellent opportunity to gain highly sought-after and in-depth experience in the administration and facilitation of oncology clinical trials.

Essential Requirements:

  • A tertiary qualification in science, pharmacology or related field
  • Competent IT skills, particularly in the use of MS packages such as Word and Excel
  • An ability to develop & maintain professional relationships
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly developed organisational and time-management skills
  • An ability to work independently and meet strict deadlines
  • An ability to actively participate and contribute to both internal and client-based teams
  • A minimum of 1 year’s previous work experience in office administration- and/or customer service-type roles.

CTA is an equal opportunity employer and the successful candidate will receive a competitive remuneration package, in line with their skills and experience, including:

  • Base salary plus superannuation;
  • Generous salary packaging provisions;
  • Opportunities for professional development; and
  • 5 weeks annual leave (or the pro-rata equivalent for part-time positions).

This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa. The successful applicant will also be required to supply a current National Police Clearance.

To apply for this position, please go to the Seek advertisement HERE, and click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to submit a cover letter that addresses the essential requirements listed above, along with your curriculum vitae.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For more information about this role please email Jennifer.Han@ctaust.org, or to obtain a copy of the position description, please email Lucy.Corrente@ctaust.org.

  • Closing Date: Friday, 5th January 2018

 

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