Position Details
Reference Number 20794
Position Title Clinical Research Manager
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Entity Private Hospital
Location Calvary Central Districts Hospital, Calvary North Adelaide Hospital
Award Classification
Salary $104,000.00 to $114,000.00 Per Annum
Hours 38
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Calvary Central Districts and Calvary North Adelaide Hospitals


Clinical research Manager


  • An opportunity to grow and develop clinical trials for Calvary Health Care Adelaide in partnership with one of Adelaide's leading oncology groups
  • Project role
  • Excellent salary packaging options available

About the role


This position is a two year project role to develop a clinical trials framework and grow clinical trials activity across Calvary Central Districts and Calvary North Adelaide Hospitals. A key focus of the role will be to provide support to medical personnel, especially in the oncology area, to engage in research relevant to their areas of clinical interest.  The Clinical Research Manager will be responsible for the efficient running of the trials units across both hospitals and the execution of trial specific activities such as recruitment and trial selection, facilitation of study start-up and negotiation of clinical trial research agreements with sponsors and ensuring that appropriate systems are in place to meet hospital and clinical governance requirements. The role will provide administrative research management services, including oversight of a range of day-to-day administrative and financial management functions, recruitment and development of staff, developing and implementing procedures and negotiating and monitoring budgets.



What you bring  

  • Experience in negotiating clinical trial budgets and the execution of clinical trial agreements

  • Knowledge of state, national and international medical research and health structures, systems, policies and procedures.
  • Sound experience in supporting or coordinating business or clinical functions within a medical research/pharmaceutical/hospital/paramedical, or other related environment, including managing associated projects and activities that ensure successful outcomes are achieved.
  • Experience in working with computerised information systems, and in working with computerised statistical packages, preferably within a clinical or medical environment.
  • A sound knowledge of confidentiality standards, medical terminology, records practice and procedures.
  • Proven knowledge of good clinical research practice.
  • Understanding of the health and medical research environment in South Australia and Australia.
  • High level interpersonal and organisational skills including the ability to foster good working relationships internally and externally with researchers and staff at all levels.
  • Proven capacity to communicate effectively at all levels, and to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team, including providing specialist advice and reports, undertaking consultation, and facilitating the achievement of positive business results.
  • Well-developed ability to supervise and motivate a team in a complex and challenging environment, the effective delegation and assessment of professional tasks, and ongoing review and development of work practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively under limited professional direction to achieve effective outcomes, including service delivery improvement and analysis and management of complex problems.
  • A current SA Drivers licence.
  • A desire to join a team committed to the care of others in a mission based organisation.



This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality.  Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/


About Calvary

Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas.  Calvary employs over 11,000 people and has over 1,500 volunteers.

Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need.  We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.


How to join the team

To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application.

Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.

Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.



Contact Person Susan Holoubek
Contact Email Susan.Holoubek@calvarycare.org.au
Closing Date 14/12/2018
Position Description & Supporting Documents
CCDH and CNAH Clinical Research Manager.docx Open