Permanent
Sydney
Close Date: 15/03/2019
REF: IIAedc0219
Applications for this listing are closed

Executive Director Clinical Trials

Permanent
Sydney
Close Date: 15/03/2019
REF: IIAedc0219

Ingham Institute and South West Sydney Local Health District

  • Newly created executive leadership role
  • Build a sustainable clinical research enterprise
  • Position the South Western Sydney Local Health District and the Ingham Institute as a premier site for clinical trials.

The Position

The Executive Director for Clinical Trials will play a critical role in creating a world class clinical trials unit to promote and develop relationships with all clinical trials partners to increase the impact, breadth and amount of clinical trial activity in South Western Sydney.  Reporting to the SWSLHD Research Director and the Ingham Institute Director, the incumbent will be a key member of the Ingham Institute executive leadership team and will play a vital role in shaping the future growth and direction of the Institute and SWSLHD Clinical Trials Unit

Responsible for supporting all investigator led clinical trials as they generate high quality, translatable  evidence to support healthcare, the appointee will  ensure that patients and the community have access to cutting edge therapies, to expertise and to infrastructure within the SWSLHD. This role would suit a highly strategic, dynamic self-starter with significant previous clinical trials or research leadership  experience.

The ideal candidate will have a higher degree  in a clinical discipline and/or business. The candidate will be commercially astute with excellent stakeholder management skills and a resourceful approach. A strong background in governance of multi-site research and/or clinical trials with experience in human research ethics processes, patient recruitment, and biobanking collection would be critical to success.

The Organisation

The Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research at Liverpool Hospital conducts world-class medical research.

The Institute’s medical research programs have a translational focus. This means that results from the laboratory transform into direct health benefits in the form of new treatments and standards of care for local, national and international communities.

The Ingham Institute operates as a unique partnership between Liverpool Hospital, the South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD), UNSW Australia and Western Sydney University.

For more information on the organisation visit: www.inghaminstitute.org.au

To apply – please click on ‘Apply Now’ using reference IIAedc0219, addressing your cover letter and resume to Liz Jones or Lesley Lightfoot, of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.

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