Full-time contract until 31 December 2024, based in Darwin
Be part of an exciting opportunity!
Menzies is looking for a Clinical Research Manager/Research Midwife to join the Maternal Health program and manage two research projects: (a) The Australian Multi-State Partnership to Prevent Preterm Birth Program and (b) the Prediction of Preterm Birth Using Vaginal Microbiology Study (GLU study) in the Northern Territory.
This position is based in Darwin; however, there may be a requirement to travel to rural and remote communities via light aircraft and/or 4WD, as required for managing the program, up to twice a month.
What you will bring to the role
As an enthusiastic, qualified health professional, you will have postgraduate qualifications in Midwifery or Nursing and/or experience in clinical trial management and financial management or an equivalent combination of relevant management experience and/or education/training.
The successful applicant will have clinical and project management experience, and strong leadership skills and experience in staff supervision and management. They will also have demonstrated ability to produce high level and quality reports, success in leading a multidisciplinary team of staff including provision of education, training, support and mentoring, and academic strengths in one or more of the following areas: maternal health, health research, or public health.
The successful applicant will also have exceptional communication skills and the ability to engage effectively with community stakeholders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community organisations, and the ability to work collaboratively with health professionals and academic colleagues. This position requires the ability to work sensitively in multicultural and multidisciplinary settings with the skills to engage and communicate with First Nations peoples.
Menzies is one of Australia’s leading medical research institutes dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians, and a leader in global and tropical research into life-threatening illnesses, Menzies School of Health Research continues to translate its research into effective partnerships and programs in communities across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.
Benefits of working for Menzies
- 6 weeks annual leave
- 16 weeks paid parental leave
- Option to increase super to 14%
- Attractive salary package including superannuation and salary packaging benefits:
General Staff Level 8 at $128,260 - $138,682 per annum, pro-rata (comprising a gross salary of $102,636 - $111,778 per annum, pro-rata)
Applicants are required to address the Selection Criteria in the Position Description. To obtain the Position Description, please visit Menzies careers website:
If you have any questions regarding this Position Description, please contact:
Dr Kiarna Brown
Senior Research Fellow, Maternal Health Program Leader
Child Health Division
Via Email: email@example.com
For any other queries, please call 08 8946 8626.
Closing date: Sunday, 29th May 2022
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The successful candidate will be required to provide suitable evidence of vaccinations to Menzies Human Resources.