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 Coder

You have demonstrated experience in coding medical verbatim terms collected in clinical trials (e.g. Adverse Events, Medical History, and Concomitant Medication), using the MedDRA dictionary for verbatim terms related to diseases, diagnoses, and procedures, and the WHODrug Global for medicinal products. In addition to clinical coding, the successful candidate will assist in scheduling and coordinating the clinical coding activities undertaken by other clinical coders and look after the administrative tasks to facilitate the coding activities. This should all take place in accordance with ICH GCP

Qualifications required are a degree in life sciences (e.g. BSc or RN), a minimum of 3-5 years working experience as a clinical coder in a clinical trials setting, using MedDRA and WHODrug Global dictionaries. Experience in working with an electronic data capture system (EDC) for recording, reviewing and querying clinical trial data. The successful candidate will have the willingness to work flexible hours, have excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and a great attention to detail.
Place of work: Head office (Brisbane) or home based.

Biostatistician  (Full Time)

As part of the Biometrics team, you contribute at all levels of drug/device development including Drug Development Plans. You undertake design and analysis of clinical studies as well as meta-analysis in accordance with applicable regulatory guidelines, using validated information systems and/or computer programs.

Qualifications required are a degree in biostatistics, mathematics and/or life sciences with a strong background in data analysis and statistics. You have a minimum of 3 years working experience in a pharmaceutical, biotechnology company or CRO environment.

Place of work: Head office (Brisbane) or home based.

Clinical Research Associate (CRA) or Senior CRA (Full Time or 0.8 FTE)

You will perform and coordinate all aspects of the clinical monitoring and site management process in accordance with ICH GCP, local regulations and SOPs.  You conduct site visits to assess protocol, regulatory compliance and manage the required documentation as well as be responsible for ensuring patient safety and data collection quality.

Qualifications required are a degree in life sciences (e.g. BSc, RN or BPharm) and at least 3-5 years prior working experience in a clinical research role, managing investigator sites and conducting monitoring visits, in a pharmaceutical, biotechnology company or CRO environment.  Working knowledge of ICH-GCP guidelines and local and international regulatory requirements is essential.

Place of work: Head office (Brisbane) or home based (Victoria).

Clinical Project Manager (Full Time or Part Time)

You will manage clinical projects to ensure start up, monitoring and close out are according to ICH-GCP, the sponsors SOPs, local regulatory requirements and study specific requirements including all budget and financial responsibilities. The focus of this role is to represent and be accountable for trial sites and to ensure that the reported trial data is accurate and complete, delivered to client timelines and budgets. The position is full- or part-time (min 0.8FTE).

Qualifications required are a degree in life sciences (BSc, RN or BPharm) and at least 3 years direct experience in a Clinical Project Manager role in a pharmaceutical, biotechnology company or CRO environment.

Place of work: Head office (Brisbane) or home based.


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.