Position Details
Reference Number 19864
Position Title Database Design & Development Associate
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Division Chief Operating Officer
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Managers & Administrative Officers
Classification From: HS3 - Managers / Administrative Workers Grade 3
Position Summary

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for positions now open at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre – a place where our normal days are extraordinary; as are the people we care for.


Peter Mac is one of a handful of integrated cancer research, education and treatment centres in the world. Each day our team strives to provide the very best in cancer care, even better treatments and potential cancer cures for all people affected by cancer.


Globally, we are facing one of the most pivotal times in the pursuit of cancer cures, and Peter Mac stands at its forefront. Together, we aim to lead a new era of cancer prevention, care and discovery, supported by state-of-the-art facilities at our new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building.


Your role in our future.


The Centre for Biostatistics and Clinical Trials (BaCT) is seeking a full time Database Design & Development Associate (2 year contract) to join the Data Management team.


The role is responsible for designing, developing and validating clinical trial Electronic Data Capture (EDC) systems to collect clinical trial data in accordance with the trial protocol. The role works in collaboration with trial team members, includes investigators, statisticians, clinical trial project managers in the delivery of the trial.


Role Responsibilities:

  • Review unique CRF to ensure compliance with the protocol design and data standards
  • Design and develop clinical trial database in EDC systems following standard database development procedures and SOPs. The database creation includes; database and data entry screens set up, coding configuration, edit checks development, data export set up and all other related tasks.
  • Generate and maintain all required database development documentation including; database specifications and programmes, annotated Case Record Forms (CRFs), and all other database documents.
  • Perform User Acceptance Testing (UAT) of the study database (including a review of database structure, data entry screens and data quality checks) to ensure that the data collection modules are designed and sequenced according to protocol and in compliance with the protocol.
  • Supports the study team in development of and reporting on study timelines.
  • Supports data management team in development and management of SOPs as applicable.


For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description or contact us for a confidential discussion.


Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Central City Location
  • Training and Development Program
Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have experience in at least one of the following functions? 1. Clinical protocol and CRF development; 2. Clinical trial set-up, coordination and project management; 3. Clinical trial data management and reporting
Contact Person Alison Hall
Contact Number 8559 7521
Alternate Contact Person Fiona Hewitt
Alternate Contact Number 8559 7520
Closing Date 22/04/2021
Position Description
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