First listed on: 01 April 2024

Research Manager


Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.

  • Fixed Term - Ending Mid March 2025
  • Full Time at 76 hrs per f/n
  • Grade 3 Medical Scientist
  • Alfred Hospital Location
  • Great Staff Benefits!


The Clinical Research Unit conducts a large number of clinical trials for each of these groups and their diverse patient cohorts. The CRU works on trials sponsored by commercial companies, as well as collaborative group studies and Investigator-initiated trials. The Unit maintains close links with several pre-clinical research laboratory teams associated with leukaemia, myeloproliferative disorders, stem cell biology and myeloma, and provides support by collecting, processing and storing suitable specimens for research.

Position Summary

The Manager of the CRU will:

  • Provide leadership, project management and program oversight
  • Maintain the capacity of the CRU to provide clinical trial treatment to haematology patients across several discipline streams at the Alfred.
  • Maintain processes to ensure trial patient safety
  • Meet the data delivery requirements of all studies
  • Ensure the laboratory support for clinical trials and for primary research teams
  • Provide financial accountability for the CRU

Qualfications and Experience Required


  • Health or science undergraduate degree
  • Excellent working knowledge of the regulatory environment and TGA and ICH GCP guidelines
  • Comprehensive knowledge of haematology
  • Clinical trials experience
  • Demonstrable leadership and experience managing a team
  • Hospital experience


  • Post graduate qualification

Staff Benefits

  • Generous salary packaging and novated leasing are available through Maxxia
  • Onsite child care services, a payroll deductible expense
  • Onsite staff gym, a payroll deductible expense
  • Modern onsite library facilities, exclusive to Alfred Health staff
  • Access to health and wellbeing incentives
  • Discounted health insurance

For position enquiries, please contact Chris Brook, Acting Research Manager at

Applications close at 11 pm Sunday, 14th April 2024

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption. 


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