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Ethics and Governance Coordinator (RGU.01)

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Organisation : Cancer Council Victoria

Location : Melbourne

Work Type : Part-time

Sector : Health – General, Research / Medical Research

Salary Type : Annual Package

Salary : $68,616 – 77,148 pa (pro rata for part-time)

Application Closing Date : 18 Feb, 2018

About the Role

• Take the next step in your ethics and governance career
• Coordinate end to end ethics and governance processes for a well-known not-for-profit
• Part time (0.6 FTE ) ongoing position – St Kilda Road, Melbourne

About your opportunity

We are seeking an Ethics and Governance Coordinator to join the Research Governance Unit team. Reporting to the Manager, your role is to:

• Contribute to CCV’s Human Research Ethics Committee and Institutional Research Review Committee, administering the committees’ operations and ensuring development of collaborative working relationships with all members
• Review, revise and update ethics policies and frameworks in line with national standards and frameworks to ensure provision of best practice advice and processes
• Coordinate grants and fellowships processes, including maintaining registration on international grants management systems

Take the next step in your career in ethics and governance, effectively coordinating end to end ethics and governance processes for a well-known not-for-profit.

All about you

We are looking for someone with:

• Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent experience, and demonstrated experience in a similar research governance, ethics or support role working within the Australian research context
• Demonstrated experience in writing, developing and implementing policy and frameworks that comply with national standards
• Well-developed administrative skills with exceptional attention to detail, and the ability to prioritise and manage workload to achieve identified outcomes
• Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with committee members and other external stakeholders

What we can offer you

This part-time (0.6 FTE) continuing position provides a salary within range $68,616 – 77,148 pa (pro rata for part-time) plus superannuation, annual leave loading and the benefits of not-for-profit salary packaging and a meal entertainment card. We also offer a flexible and friendly work environment, social and wellbeing activities and a location close to public transport.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Cancer Council Victoria
Cancer Council Victoria has been leading efforts against cancer since 1936 through world leading research, prevention, support and advocacy programs. Operating within the Strategy and Support Division, the Research Governance Unit (RGU) manages the research and grants policies and processes for Cancer Council Victoria. The Unit oversees the competitive funding for clinical and biomedical research in Victorian hospitals, universities and medical research institutes through two key Cancer Council committees. The Unit also provides secretariat support for Cancer Council Victoria’s Human Research Ethics Committee and operates as the Research Administration Office for external funding bodies such as the National Health and Medical Research Council.

Cancer Council conducts research into many aspects of cancer and has two committees which review the ethical aspects of research involving humans - the Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) which oversees the ethical aspects of this research, and the Institutional Research Review Committee (IRRC) which reviews the ethical aspects of low and negligible risk research.

Apply for this Job

For details concerning this role, please contact

Cathy Schapper

Phone : (03) 9514 6318

Email : hr@cancervic.org.au

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Ethics and Governance Coordinator (RGU.01) via Pro Bono Australia.


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