Position Details
Reference Number 16869
Position Title Research Data Manager - maternity leave cover
Employment Type Fixed Term Part Time
Division Chief Nursing Officer
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Managers & Administrative Officers
Classification From: HS3 - Managers / Administrative Workers Grade 3
Classification To: 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.

Your role in our future.


We are seeking an interim Research Data Manager to support the execution of research within the Department of Cancer Experiences Research.

Our multi-disciplinary research is focused on generating new and implementing existing knowledge, to the benefit of patients, their support networks and healthcare providers.

The Research Data Manager is integral in the ongoing cohesion of key research support platforms, aiming to improve research processes and access to guidance pertaining to compliance and best practice for research data handling. 

They are responsible for;

  • Establishing and maintaining data related policies and standard operating procedures
  • Overseeing (in conjunction with technical experts) data capture and storage platforms, and
  • Providing advice and recommendations to researchers undertaking cancer experiences research about data collection processes and databases, and case report form and survey design. 

We encourage potential applicants to review the position description for the key accountabilities of this role. 


This position is part-time (0.6FTE - 3 days per week) for up to 12 months.

Please note this role is providing maternity leave cover for the current incumbent.


For further information about this opportunity, please 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: Relevant degree in health, medical or biological studies
Essential: Good understanding of medical terminology; Oncology terminology highly desirable
Essential: Experience managing data in a health research setting; experience with REDCap, Microsoft Access or SQL highly desirable
Essential: Excellent data entry skill and attention to detail.
Contact Person Trista Koproski
Contact Number 8559 5906
Contact Email Trista.Koproski@petermac.org
Alternate Contact Person Jo Phipps-Nelson
Alternate Contact Number 0422557072
Closing Date 02/08/2019
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