Project Managers will responsible for managing the conduct of current projects, including management structure development, site selection, initiation, monitoring & close out, and providing general assistance to the Program Head.
Duties and Key Responsibilities
Project Management • Lead Project Clinical Research Associates and Assistants to fulfil projects. • Develop and maintain project timelines. • Establish and monitor project budgets and expenditure. • Certify site research coordinators are fully equipped to carry out the study. • Ensure adherence to protocol and other guidelines and requirements relevant to the project. • Certify data quality, accuracy, completeness and timeliness, routinely report the overall project status, and keep the reports available for scrutiny by Management Committee and external auditors. • Manage all documentation for the project (including but not limited to all sponsors’ requirements, contact details, signed contracts, serious adverse event reports and ethics committee reports) • Liaise with participating centre research staff to ensure the effective local management of the study where required. • Managing interfaces with other groups and vendors (including but not restricted to the Research Fellows) to support data management, supplies management, laboratories, quality control etc. • Manage staff associated with the project and lead the objective setting, performance management and position review processes for these positions eg Project Officers, Study Monitors, Research Assistants, etc. • Actively develop and promote the desired culture of The George Institute by ensuring all interactions, documentation and communication is conducted in a manner which supports the stated Mission identified by The George Institute.
As a Team Member: • Participate in team meetings and activities • Participate in objective setting and performance management • Participate in special projects to improve processes, tools, systems and organization of GI China
Occupational Health and Safety • Comply with OH&S legislation and operate in accordance with established OH&S practice and procedures at The George Institute • Promote and contribute to a safe, secure environment for staff and visitors
Skills, Knowledge, and Experience Essential • A medical science or related health professional background is desirable • At least 2 years working experience as a senior clinical associate in managing clinical research at a high level of competency • Understanding of the importance and influence of data quality and accuracy in field investigation, population intervention and clinical research • Excellent attention to detail and strong focus on quality of work • Ability or previous experience managing and developing people • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well and flexibly ie autonomously, in small teams and with a wide range of varying stakeholders • Good communication skills in speaking and written in both Chinese and English • Good understanding of medical terminology
General • Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and the Internet • Ability to travel for site monitoring and meetings • Ability to see the big picture, yet still focus on detail