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Research Administration Officer job with UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY

  • Provide technical, operational, and administrative support to the Digital Health Manager and Clinical Trials Services Manager to support the research activity and requirements for the Westmead Applied Research Centre (WARC)
  • Utilise your excellent interpersonal and research administration skills to support project delivery
  • Full time fixed term for 12 months (with a potential for extension) with a base salary of $79,717+ 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

The Westmead Applied Research Centre (WARC) celebrates a research approach that thinks and acts flexibly, aims to do more with less, embraces technology in health care, sees co-design and partnership as necessities for translation and impact, and consistently views its activities through the lens of value and equity. Their aim is to create, evaluate and apply innovative clinical and digital health approaches to reduce the burden of cardiometabolic and other chronic conditions. Their core values are innovation, frugality, co-design, and value-based care.

We are seeking a Research Administration Officer to support maintenance of project documentation related to research studies, lead patient/participant contact involving scheduling appointments and collecting data directly from participants (through surveys, interviews, case report forms) and be expected to coordinate the activities across multiple research projects to ensure each project runs smoothly.

The role is based at Westmead, and the incumbent will be expected to maintain a presence on-site.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • recruit patients for research study including digital health and drug trials
  • maintain multiple trial master files with regularly sorting and organisation of files, and maintain all necessary records/documentation in a timely and concise manner
  • independently compile research reports, drawing data from a variety of sources within and outside of the research team. Prepares charts, graphs, and tables for presentations or inclusion in reports
  • support coordination of grant applications, ethics submissions, and reporting to HREC and Governance bodies

About you

To be successful in this role, you have:

  • demonstrable exceptional communication skills, both written and oral, with sound negotiating and conflict resolution skills and a demonstrated level of tact and discretion in dealing with day-to-day operational matters
  • exceptional stakeholder management skills, and the ability to work autonomously as well as part of a collaborative team
  • the ability to take initiative and innovation in approach
  • strong problem-solving skills and the ability to use initiative and exercise sound judgement and ability to prioritise workload during busy periods
  • a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • experience in a research and or clinical trial environment (desirable).

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

As this position is located on an NSW Health site, it is a regulatory requirement to complete compulsory employment checks prior to starting in this position. For more information and instructions, please visit: NSW Health employment requirements

This position is designated as involving child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working with Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

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For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Esra Yavuzcehre, Recruitment Consultant, via email to [email protected]

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Monday 01 August 2022 11:59 PM


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