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Local Study Manager

Location Macquarie Park, New South Wales, Australia Job ID R-124353 Date posted 24/11/2021

Passionate about making a positive and impactful difference to the lives of others through Clinical Research? Join AstraZeneca as a Clinical Project Manager to not just showcase your project management experience, but to directly be involved in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with opportunities to grow.

About AstraZeneca

Join the team unlocking the power of what science can do. We are working towards treating, preventing, modifying and even curing some of the world’s most complex diseases. Here we have the potential to grow our pipeline and positively impact the lives of billions of patients around the world.

We are a hard-working, fun, fast paced and encouraging team.  We are continuously evolving and adapting to build new and better ways of working across clinical research and development. We want to support each other to be as efficient as possible to drive work life balance. We are undergoing expansion and with so many roles locally and globally, we provide opportunities to drive your development and growth your way. The team has grown by 60% in just 2020 alone, and still growing. Our pipeline and projects are continuously growing, and we want you to join us!

What you’ll do

As a CPM on an initial 12 month contract basis, you will be engaged and involved with effective and proactive study management across a number of high-profile studies. As such, this is a broad role where you will have high level of involvement across all stages of the studies from study feasibility through to study results. To be successful in this role, excellent knowledge of Clinical Study Management and experience working in a similar capacity would be outstanding. Exposure to oncology would be highly preferable.

Essential for the role

  • Experience as a Project Manager

  • Proven ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams to deliver clinical trials according to or ahead of time plan, budget and with required quality.

  • Excellent project management skills.

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline, preferably in life science, or equivalent qualification

  • Good knowledge of international guidelines ICH-GCP as well as relevant local regulations.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Desirable for the role

  • Good medical knowledge and ability to learn relevant AZ Therapeutic Areas.

  • Good knowledge of the Drug Development Process.

  • Excellent understanding of the Clinical Study Process including monitoring.

  • Very good understanding of the Study Drug Handling Process and the Data Management Process. 

  • Good medical knowledge and ability to learn relevant AZ Therapeutic Areas.

  • Integrity and high ethical standards.

Why AstraZeneca

At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.

AstraZeneca in Australia has been formally recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA).  As an organisation we stand with confidence on our gender equality initiatives including pay equity, leadership development programs, and zero tolerance for gender-based harassment.  This achievement exemplifies our commitment to building high performing, inclusive and diverse teams that collaborate across our enterprise, aligned to our values and strategic priority of being a Great Place to Work.

So, what’s next?

  • Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.

  • Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table? Brilliant! We have seats available and we hope it’s yours.

  • If you’re curious to know more then please reach out to Danielle Jones. We welcome your application

Where can I find out more?

Our Social Media, Follow AstraZeneca on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/1603/



AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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