Job Details
  • Reference377597A_1626674419
  • LocationCanberra, Australian Capital Territory
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted8 days ago
  • ConsultantLeanne Porter

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage an APS6 Scientific Compliance Evaluator on a contract for 6 months with potential extension.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Undertaking research and analysis of technical scientific data and preparing timely, high quality technical assessments of biological, chemical and/or manufacturing data submitted to the department in respect to legislative requirements for listed medicines;
  • Liaising, negotiating and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders, including collaboration to resolve sensitive issues;
  • Researching, analysing and documenting the section's business processes and policies, including preparing very high quality recommendations, plans, reports and guidelines;
  • Contributing to developing the section's quality management system;
  • Implementing own work plans, including setting tasks and priorities, managing work flows and taking responsibility for the achievement of key outcomes;
  • Providing strategic advice and critical analytical expertise to guide project and reform program activities;
  • Preparing correspondence to industry based on the outcomes of technical scientific evaluations; and
  • Contributing to business improvement and regulatory reform activities that are consistent with the strategic objectives of the Client and the Government, including producing high quality written educational, training and change management products for internal and external stakeholders.


  • Past experience in:
    • Compliance monitoring, investigation or enforcement;
    • Familiarity and use of legislation in a professional setting in Australia;
    • Using and working under a quality management systems;
    • Supporting teams of professionals in Australian government regulatory, legal or compliance environments.
    • Writing and producing formal reports or policy documents within or for Government
    • Critically evaluating scientific data (e.g. clinical efficacy, nonclinical or in vitro biological assay data)
    • Data analytics and reporting
  • Demonstrated capability in:
    • Exceptional professional written communication for a variety of audiences, in particular Government or its stakeholders

Mandatory requirements

  • A qualification(s) in a relevant discipline such as nutrition, dietetics, health sciences, biochemistry, epidemiology, molecular or cell biology, medical sciences, pharmacy, pharmacology, pharmacognosy, biostatistics or any other relevant discipline from an Australian tertiary institution or equivalent overseas institution.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Leanne Porter on 02 6268 9926 or email for further discussion.