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Animal Ethics Compliance Officer

Employer
CSL - Australia
Location
Parkville, AU
Salary
Competitive
Start date
14 Jun 2024
Closing date
1 Jul 2024

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Discipline
Regulatory Affairs, Compliance
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Job Details

The Opportunity

CSL is a leading biotechnology company with a dynamic portfolio of life-saving medicines and a broad portfolio of vaccines to prevent influenza. Also part of the CSL Family, CSL Seqirus remains the sole provider of a unique range of products made in the national interest for the Australian government, including antivenoms and Q fever vaccine.

We are looking for an an Animal Ethics Compliance Officer / Animal Ethics Committee [AEC] Executive Officer to join our global Quality Assurance team on a full-time on-going basis. Reporting to the Global Head of Quality Systems & Compliance, you will promote regulatory compliance concerning the care and use of animals. You will administer and facilitate the AEC efficiently and with a continuous improvement focus and you will develop key relationships with all partners to achieve crucial business objectives.

The Role

Working in a hybrid capacity and part of a local and global team, you will:
  • Undertake ALL secretariat and administrative responsibilities of the Animal Ethics Committee (AEC) Executive Officer for the CSL Limited Animal Ethics Committee
  • Undertake administrative, functional and reporting responsibilities of the Animal Ethics Compliance Officer on behalf of the Institute [CSL Limited]
  • Maintain, review and update procedures to facilitate compliance with the Prevention for Cruelty to Animals Act 1986 (Vic), the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Regulations 2019 and the Australian Code for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes 8th edn 2013 [2021 Update]
  • Deliver training seminars and provide specific expertise and advice to Institutional staff regarding strict compliance with the relevant legislation and mandatory codes of practice.
  • Administer the database used by the Institute to manage AEC approved projects, and maintain animal ethics governance and database documentation in the Quality Management System.
  • Ensure all activities involving the care and use of animals comply with the relevant legislation and mandatory codes of practice
  • Promote ongoing Regulatory compliance to the Code across the business
  • Help implement Reduction, Replacement, Refinement in all areas of animal use .


Your skills and experience

To be considered for this role you have:
  • Degree in Veterinary Science recognised by the Veterinary Surgeons Board [Victoria]
  • Understanding of Victorian animal welfare legislation and mandatory codes of practice
  • 3+ years of experience making detailed submissions to, and/or administering an Animal Ethics Committee
  • 5+ years of in a Quality and/or compliance role within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience communicating complex information both written and orally to different business partners
  • Collaborative teamwork approach and experience in a role with minimal supervision


How to Apply:

Please apply with your resume and covering letter, which must address the selection criteria above, and include the reference number R-235437 by June 30th, 2024.

Our Benefits

CSL Seqirus is committed to attracting and retaining world-class employees who are valued for their contributions to achieving business objectives. Learn more about some of the benefits you can participate in when you join CSL Seqirus.

About CSL Seqirus

CSL Seqirus is part of CSL Limited (ASX: CSL). As one of the largest influenza vaccine providers in the world, CSL Seqirus is a major contributor to the prevention of influenza globally and a transcontinental partner in pandemic preparedness. In Australia, CSL Seqirus is also a leading provider of speciality pharmaceuticals and other essential vaccines. Learn more about CSL Seqirus.

We want CSL Seqirus to reflect the world around us

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