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Clinical Trial Coordinator/Project Manager

Posted date: 23 / 05 / 2023

Important information

  • Reference SAHMRI586
  • Employment type FTC - Full-time Contract
  • Location Womens & Childrens Hospital
  • Applications close Monday, 12 Jun 2023
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Full-Time, 12 Month Contract

At the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI), we are committed to achieving innovative, ground-breaking health and medical research that fundamentally improves the quality of life for all people.

Manage clinical trials across multiple sites supporting groundbreaking research in our Women and Kids theme. Your work will contribute to improve health outcomes for women and their children in Australia and globally.

About the role

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist the facilitation and implementation of the trial protocol across multiple hospital locations as directed by the trial leadership team.
  • Work with stakeholders to scope and plan project deliverables.
  • Liaise and maintain productive relationships with an extensive network including health professionals, internal and external investigators, researchers, clinical staff and trial product suppliers.
  • Prepare, submit and maintain records of ethics applications for various committees including hospital approval processes.
  • Coordinate the development of forms, questionnaires, procedure manuals, trial protocols, CRFs, SOPs and other documents as required.

About You

The successful candidate will possess the following key attributes:

  • Hold a degree in a relevant field and/or demonstrated experience managing complex projects.
  • Training in ICH-GCP highly desirable.
  • Proven experience in the coordination of clinical trials, involving women, children and/or infants preferable.
  • Experience in large scale multi-centre clinical trial management.
  • Demonstrated skill in project management including project planning, executing plans, monitoring and reporting, achieving milestones and managing relationships.
  • Proven experience in a clinical trials environment, including recruitment, enrolment and data management.
  • Demonstrated high-level project skills through to completion.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills, with the ability to establish priorities and allocate resources to meet tight deadlines.
  • The ability to provide formal and informal leadership in a complex project.

Special Requirements

  • Primarily located at either Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Flinders Medical Centre and / or Lyell McEwin Hospital with some travel required between hospital and SAHMRI sites including SAHMRI North Terrace.
  • Some out of hours work may be required.
  • DCSI WWCC Employment Screening is required.
  • Interstate travel required.
  • All employees are required to be immunised in accordance with the requirements of the Hospital in which they are working or be willing to be vaccinated at the cost of the Institute.

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values and our institute is dedicated to grow a culture that pursues, enables and demands research excellence. We are proud of the work we do and work hard as a team to make a positive difference to the community.  Our values of excellence, innovation, courage, integrity and teamwork are what help us achieve our goals. If these are also your values and goals, apply today.

As a not-for-profit organisation, SAHMRI employees can access salary packaging options up to $15,900. Salary packaging lets you pay for things like the everyday costs of living with money from your salary before tax. This reduces your taxable income, meaning you could pay less tax and take home more of what you earn. For more information on salary packaging please see the Maxxia website.

For a copy of the position description, please click here.

For more information, please contact Beth Kean at

Applications close: 11:29pm ACST Monday 12 June 2023

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply

SAHMRI is a member of the Athena SWAN Science in Australia Gender Equity program. We have been awarded Bronze status for our commitment to advancing the careers of women, trans and gender diverse individuals in STEMM.

Applications close Monday, 12 Jun 2023


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Equity & Diversity at SAHMRI

At SAHMRI, we live our commitment to equity and diversity every day: respecting people as individuals and valuing differences to create a working environment that is fair and flexible, promotes personal and professional growth and benefits from the capabilities of a diverse workforce.

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