CNS is a uniquely integrated service group that goes significantly beyond the traditional CRO service, focused on broader and deeper product development.  It integrates BioDesk, an intelligent global product development and regulatory affairs consultancy, with our committed, highly experienced Australian/New Zealand quality, clinical operations and biometrics teams. 

We are headquartered in Brisbane, Australia with our team also located throughout Australia, New Zealand, the UK and the USA (Washington DC). In 2015 we were voted as the Australian Favourite CRO by ARCS members (as well as other third parties).

In attracting talent, CNS positions itself as a versatile employer. We offer not only career opportunities for professionals with different backgrounds, operating at various locations around Australia, New Zealand, the UK and the USA, but also provide a workplace that is based on strong values and a unique Employee Value Proposition. The level of engagement between CNS and its team members is at a very high level, as confirmed through our yearly employee engagement survey.

Professionals (choose to) work at CNS because of:

  • The culture

  • A work environment that is based on trust

  • Being treated as a professional

  • The respect for work/life balance

  • The small size and composition

  • Career opportunities and the successful track record

Current Career Opportunities:

 

Clinical Project Manager - Office or Home Based Australia Wide

Due to continued success, we are looking for an experienced Clinical Project Manager to join our expanding team. CNS focuses on early phase development and our PM’s manage full-service studies. 

This position can be based anywhere within Australia and can be office or home based. 

Responsibilities will include:

Use expertise within feasibility and start up to review site selection information and recommend sites for participation 

Lead all start up activities including management of multi-disciplinary project teams, providing technical guidance as required, review and approve site activation packages, training materials and lead the investigator meeting 

Review and approve the protocol, CRF, Data Management Plan, Statistical Analysis Plan and Clinical Study Report

Source and contract third party vendors where required for study supplies/services

Oversight of all maintenance activities including vendor management, site visits, recruitment, TMF maintenance, compliant SAE reporting

Management of close out activities, reviewing the TMF for completeness and accuracy, reconciling all project finances and oversee final ethics committee and regulatory authority reporting

Mentoring and training of new hires  

Experience:

Degree in life sciences, biomedical sciences, nursing or pharmacy preferred

Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a clinical project manager, including experience within early phase development

Experience managing full-service studies, with oversight of cross functional project milestones

Adaptability, teamwork, time management and critical thinking are essential for this role

 

Pharmacokineticist/Pharmacometrician - Office or Home Based Australia Wide

CNS is currently looking for an experienced pharmacokineticist/pharmacometrician to join its growing team. 

 Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide scientific and strategic input into pre-clinical and clinical development plans in relation to the design conduct and interpretation of PK/PD studies
  • Provide expert insight to clinical trial protocols, statistical analysis plans and clinical study reports for PK/PD study design, analysis and interpretation
  • Support regulatory submissions and handling questions from regulatory authorities concerning the results of PK/PD studies
  • Support client projects through application of modelling and simulation approaches
  • Attend and contribute to client project team meetings, investigator meetings as required and ensure the Project Managers are kept informed in relation to all projects
  • Contribute to internal initiatives to further develop the pharmacometrics discipline.

 Experience:

  •  At least 2 years experience as a pharmacometrician/pharmacokineticist
  • High level of proficiency using WinNonLin and R.
  • Proficiency with NONMEM and SAS would be advantageous
  • Pharmacodynamics and modelling experience would be highly desirable
  • Strong communication skills, collaboration and time management are essential. 

  So what’s in it for you?

  • Rapidly growing, successful company creating ongoing opportunities for career development
  • International client base of cutting edge biotechnology companies at the forefront of scientific research
  • Strong focus on career development and a culture of promoting from within
  • Flexible employment options for part time or home based. 

 

Business Development Manager - Washington DC Office, USA

What is it?

An exciting opportunity to gain US experience and contribute to the growth of the US business. 

Responsibilities will include:

Cost and proposal development for prospective clients

Plan and lead bid defence meetings and respond to proposal negotiations

Provide clinical trial advice and expertise to clients and propose relevant services to support their objectives

Attend US conferences as required

Incorporate clinical feasibility output into BD strategy or bid documents

Experience:

Degree in life sciences, biomedical sciences, nursing or pharmacy preferred

At least 3 years' experience within business development or clinical research 

Expert experience and knowledge of clinical trials within Australia and New Zealand

Demonstrable experience within early phase clinical trials would be an advantage

Fluency in English and excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential

Adaptability, team work and collaboration are essential.

 

CRA II, CRA III or Senior CRA - Adelaide, Australia

Due to continued success, we are looking for an experienced CRA II /CRA III/ Senior CRA to join our expanding team in Adelaide. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Contribute to study feasibility activities and complete regulatory and ethics committee applications
  • Support site start up activities through collection of essential documents for the TMF, collation and review of site activation package, drafting of site training material and provide input to study plans and documents
  • Conduct site monitoring visits according to contract requirements, maintain adequate study supplies, ensure accurate maintenance of the trial master file.
  • Develop recruitment strategies with the study team and implement at site
  • Management of site close out activities in conjunction with the study team. 

Experience:

  • Degree in life sciences, biomedical sciences, nursing or pharmacy preferred
  • At least 2 years’ experience as a CRA ideally within an early phase development
  • A full driving license and willingness to travel including some interstate travel
  • Fluency in English and excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential
  • Adaptability, teamwork and collaboration are essential

So what’s in it for you?

  • Rapidly growing, successful company creating ongoing opportunities for career development
  • Exposure to early and late phase clinical trials.
  • International client base of cutting-edge biotechnology companies at the forefront of scientific research.
  • Flexible employment with options for part time and home based arrangements.

 

CRA II or Senior CRA - Melbourne or Sydney, Australia (Permanent)

Due to continued success, we are looking for an experienced CRA II /Senior CRA to join our expanding team.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Contribute to study feasibility activities and complete regulatory and ethics committee applications
  • Support site start up activities through collection of essential documents for the TMF, collation and review of site activation package, drafting of site training material and provide input to study plans and documents
  • Conduct site monitoring visits according to contract requirements, maintain adequate study supplies, ensure accurate maintenance of the trial master file
  • Develop recruitment strategies with the study team and implement at site
  • Management of site close out activities in conjunction with the study team.

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Like to apply?

Please submit your CV to the following email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. attention Director Human Resources.
CNS welcomes (un)solicited CVs from motivated professionals wishing to join any of our experienced consulting and operational teams located throughout our Australian, New Zealand, USA or UK offices.
Only applicants who are currently in Australia, New Zealand, the UK or USA and have a legal entitlement to work will be considered. For all of our vacancies, fluency in English is an absolute requirement.