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Compliance Reporting Analyst

Job no: 0054373
Location: Parkville
Role type: 
Full time; Continuing
Department/School: Research, Innovation and Commercialisation
Salary: UOM 6 – $92,749 - $100,397 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Assist with a range of data aggregation, analysis and reporting tasks to support compliance
  • Generate insights and assurance in relation to research governance
  • UOM 6 – $92,749 - $100,397, 17% super, benefits and flexible working arrangements!

About the Role
This is an exciting opportunity for a skilled analyst to join our Office for Research Ethics and Integrity (OREI) as a Compliance Reporting Analyst. In this role, you will play a crucial part in ensuring the University's compliance with regulatory obligations related to Clinical Trials, Gene Technology & Biorisk Management, International Safeguards, and Animal Care & Use. By developing analytic models and tailoring data extracts, reports, and analysis for different stakeholders, you will support risk identification, trend analysis, and continuous improvement. This role contributes to the overall effectiveness of the Research Governance team and emphasizes service excellence and quality assurance within the University.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Provide expert advice and support regarding data and reporting across a range of programs and systems;
  • Develop graphs, infographics and other visual presentations of data to succinctly depict trends, emerging risks and areas of improvement;
  • Assist with drafting of reports, entering information into systems and maintaining records to a high standard; and
  • Implement administrative aspects of quality assurance and compliance programs, and accurately generate and record data sets arising from this activity.

Who we are looking for
You will have strong attention to detail and excellent organisational and prioritisation skills developed through experience in administrative and/or data-oriented roles. As an adept communicator, you understand how to capture, organise and prepare data in a digestible format and your high level of initiative allows you to operate effectively in a complex environment. You will further bring to this role your collaborative, can-do attitude, and eagerness to learn and develop.

You will also have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline and relevant experience in supporting research or other activity involving the generation and presentation of data.
  • Ability to accurately collect, record and engage with data, and present data visually in digested and meaningful ways to facilitate the identification of trends or progress;
  • Ability to assist in the provision of insights to key stakeholders and decision-makers using data storytelling techniques so that patterns, trends, and outliers can be seen and easily understood.
  • Demonstrated report creation skills using Power BI or an equivocal product. 
  • Experience in administration and support.

For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements please refer to the attached PD.

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

Your new team – About Research, Innovation and Commercialisation (RIC)
RIC is a specialist team dedicated to enabling the University's research and innovation mission working closely with our academic and professional colleagues, industry partners, funding and government agencies.  We have a passion to see our academics and their collaboration partners succeed, achieve research excellence and translate their discoveries into real-world innovation and impact.

This role will sit in our Office for Research Ethics and Integrity.

What we offer you!
In addition to the ability to work in a collegial and supportive team we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and a enjoy a range of benefits including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information check out our benefits page!

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Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with your CV and cover letter outlining your interest and experience. Please note that you are not required to provide responses against the selection criteria in the Position Description.

Applications close: Wednesday 7th of June 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time


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