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 [email protected]

Clinical Trials Ethics Submission Specialist

  • Ready for your next step in a clinical trials administration role?
  • Want to gain in-depth experience in the expanding clinical trial sector?
  • This full-time, fixed-term, 12-month contract role could be what you’re after

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

Due to business growth, a vacancy has arisen for a full-time Ethics Submission Specialist, working at CTA’s offices in Parkville and at member site(s) in inner-city Melbourne. This role is responsible for preparing and coordinating clinical trial ethics & governance submissions and liaising with stakeholders to gain Human Research Ethics Committee and Research Governance approval for oncology and non-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 operations of clinical trials. The option to undertake this role part-time is also available and requests for such will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Essential Requirements:

  • A tertiary qualification in science, pharmacology or related field
  • Demonstrated experience in IT skills, particularly in the use of MS packages such as Word and Excel
  • An ability to quickly develop & maintain a high standard of 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
  • Experience in a customer service-type and/or office/clinical trial administration-type role(s), would be highly regarded

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 please email [email protected], or to obtain a copy of the position description, please email: [email protected].

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.

Previous unsuccessful applicants and applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

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

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date: Monday 22nd July 2019

Clinical Trials Ethics Submission Specialist (Part-time, 0.8FTE)

  • Ready for your next step in a clinical trials administration role?
  • Want to gain in-depth experience in the expanding clinical trial sector?
  • This part-time (0.8FTE), fixed-term, 2-year contract could be what you’re after

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 clinical trial administrative service for single and multi-site trials for its clinical members located in several states.

Continued growth in clinical trials activity at our member sites has resulted in the need for a part-time Ethics Submission Specialist, working at CTA’s offices in Parkville, and at member site(s) in Melbourne. This role will be responsible for preparing and coordinating clinical trial ethics & governance submissions 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 operations of clinical trials.

Essential Requirements:

  • A tertiary qualification in science, pharmacology or related field
  • Demonstrated experience in IT skills, particularly in the use of MS packages such as Word and Excel
  • An ability to quickly develop & maintain a high standard of 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
  • Experience in a customer service-type and/or office/clinical trial administration-type role(s), would be highly regarded

CTA is an equal opportunity employer and the successful candidate will receive a competitive salary, generous salary packaging provisions, and 5 weeks annual leave.

For more information about this role please email [email protected], or to obtain a copy of the position description, please email: [email protected].

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.

Previous unsuccessful applicants and applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

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

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

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Clinical Trials Support Officer (Part-time, 0.6FTE)

    • Passionate about clinical research?
    • Looking for entry-level experience in clinical trials administration?
    • Want to work part-time (0.6FTE)?

    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 clinical trial administrative service for its clinical members located in several states.

    The role of Clinical Trials Support Officer at CTA provides an excellent opportunity, under a fixed term employment contract, to gain highly sought-after experience in the administration of clinical trials, across a wide range of oncology studies.

    Working in a friendly and supportive team environment, and under the direction of the Clinical Trials Contracts Manager, you will:

    • Coordinate budget and contract documentation;
    • Create patient treatment schedules as per clinical trial protocols, using our Clinical Trial Management System; and
    • Provide other administrative support, as required.

    The essential criteria for the role are:

    • A tertiary qualification in science or related field
    • At least one (1) year’s work experience in an administrative role (preferably in a health-care setting)
    • A can-do attitude as evidenced by a strong work-ethic
    • A proactive and flexible approach to problem-solving
    • Highly developed organisational and time-management skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Proficient IT skills, particularly in the use of MS packages such as Word and Excel

    CTA is an equal opportunity employer and the successful candidate will receive a competitive salary, generous salary packaging provisions, and 5 weeks’ annual leave.

    For more information about this role please email or to obtain a copy of the position description, please email: [email protected].

    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 submit an application for this role, please go to the Seek advertisement here, click on the ‘Apply for this Job’ button and include both a cover letter that addresses all Essential Criteria listed above, and your curriculum vitae.  Note: applications that do not include a cover letter may not be considered. 

    Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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