Fixed term, Part time

Opened 764 days ago

Closes 21 July 2022

The Perron Institute for Neurological and Translational Science is an eminent WA not-for-profit medical research institute located on the QEII Medical Centre campus, Nedlands. We undertake cutting edge research on a wide range of neurological disorders and conduct specialist treatment clinics. Our aim is to provide a better quality of life for millions of people around the world who suffer with devastating neurological conditions.

About the Role

The Clinical Trials Administrator is responsible for managing and overseeing the operational and financial aspects of all clinical trials within the Perron clinic, including both pharmaceutical and investigator lead studies, across a variety of neurological sub-speciality areas.

The Clinical Trials Administrator will uphold industry standards, clinical governance and the strategic direction of the clinic, while working collaboratively with all members of the multidisciplinary and research teams to ensure a positive experience for participants and their families. The Clinical Trials Administrator will manage timelines, financial milestones and deliverables, ensuring regulatory compliance and timely reporting of financial information to management.

This role is offered on a part time (0.6–0.8 FTE) fixed term basis (12 month initial contract with the possibility of extension).

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure appropriate oversight and governance for clinical trials and other research activities operating in the Perron Institute Clinical Trials Unit.
  • Managing and reporting project milestones and financial performance of clinical trials to management.
  • Develop, maintain and evaluate policies and procedures to ensure the Perron clinic complies with required clinical standards.
  • Be active in quality assurance and ensuring that Good Clinical Practice Guidelines are upheld that ensure patient safety as a priority.
  • Develop and maintain Clinical Trial SOPs.
  • Prepare ethics submissions and collaborate with the Principal Investigator and site staff to develop site documentation, including research agreements, site specific assessment forms and budgets in preparation for site assessment.
  • Working closely with the Manager Clinical Services to champion change, drive participant engagement and create a high performing service environment.
  • Support the Manager Clinical Services in the identification of strategic opportunities for new research programs, clinical trials and funding sources.
  • Participate in research grant application preparation for investigator-led projects.
  • Ensure administrative practices and information management is compliant with best practice in research and relevant policies.
  • Work collaboratively to promote and build the reputation of the Perron clinic with the wider community, stakeholders, service providers and researchers.

Skills and Experience

  • Senior Registered Nurse (Level 2) with current AHPRA registration.
  • 3-5 years of experience in conducting clinical trials.
  • Understanding of medical and clinical trials methodology, including ICH-GCP guidelines and the role of regulatory bodies.
  • Highly developed organisation and communication skills.
  • Ability to operate independently with a high level of initiative.
  • Good IT skills and proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to work with employees and stakeholders at all levels.
  • Project Management experience would be highly regarded.


Perron offers its employees the following benefits:

  • As the Perron Institute is a charitable organisation, we are able to offer salary packaging benefits including up to $15,900 tax free annually (in addition to the tax free threshold).
  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Central location.
  • Collaborative and positive culture.