SAMRC Jobs – Project Coordinator: Study Coordinator – HIDRU

  • Full Time
  • Durban

Website South African Medical Research Council - MRC

Job Description:

The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) strives to improve the nation’s health and quality of life by funding and conducting relevant and leading health research. It further aims to promote equity, career development and progression.

The SAMRC’s HIV and Other Infections Diseases Research Unit (HIDRU) seeks to appoint an experienced and competent Study Co-ordinator to fulfill the following responsibilities:


Job Responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinate research activities related to the implementation of multiple research protocols at clinical research site
  • Ensure optimum clinic flow to facilitate effective conduct of multiple clinical research studies
  • Monitor and supervise quality control of all study data and informed consent procedures
  • Ensure that corrective and preventative action for citations are generated from internal/external audits
  • Ensure that Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) are updated, implemented and monitored
  • Supervise data collection and associated document management
  • Monitor and supervise the recruitment and retention efforts at the clinical research site
  • Manage and supervise a multidisciplinary research team
  • Manage participant reimbursement and financial advances
  • Supervise operational activities at sites
  • Assist with scientific report writing/publications and presentations.

Job Requirements:

  • Honours Degree in the Biomedical or Social Science environment or similar relevant qualification or higher
  • 4 years’ experience in the HIV/Health research environment
  • 2 years’ experience with training and supervision
  • 2 years’ coordination and management experience.
  • Computer literate in MS packages and spreadsheets

Job Details:

Company: South African Medical Research Council – MRC

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Durban

Application Deadline: N/A


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