South Africa

Site Coordinator

Company AHRI
Reference # SOM/STCOORD/001/DEC/2020
Published 20/01/2021
24 Months
Location Mtubatuba, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Duration _12_Months
The Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) is a multidisciplinary, independent research institute based across two sites in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and we are currently looking for a self-directed, highly motivated and reliable Site Coordinator to join our fast pace Clinical Research Department to supervise and oversee the team of study coordinator(s) and/or research assistant(s) to provide overall project management of clinical trial implementation activities.
Job Functions Clinical,Management,Project Management,Research
Industries Academic,Healthcare,Ngo / Non-Profit,Pharmaceutical / Medical / Healthcare / Hygiene,Research,Science & Technology
The CTU Site Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination and administration of clinical trials under the direction of the Clinical Trial Unit Lead and the Principal Investigator. The CTU site coordinator will develop, implement, and coordinate research and administrative procedures for the successful management of clinical trials. The incumbent will perform diverse administrative duties requiring analysis, sound judgment, and a high level of knowledge of study specific protocols. The incumbent will be required to travel between AHRI-Durban campus and AHRI- Somkhele campus on a weekly basis to provide oversight and monitoring of CTU activities
Minimum Qualifications
1.A life science or healthcare field degree or equivalent; a Masters’ degree preferred

Minimum Experience
1.Two/three years of experience in a clinical research management position
2.Previous experience in conducting clinical trials desired (minimum of 1 year coordinating a
clinical trial)
3.Robust knowledge of GxP and management
4.Familiarity with HIV/AIDS and/or TB and/or COVID-19 and Africa medical settings are desired
5.End-user computer efficiency, with proficiency in Microsoft Office products

Skills Required
1.Good verbal and written communication skills in English;
2.Accuracy and precision;
3.Must be able to work under pressure;
4.Good knowledge of GCP and HSP
5.Knowledge of Electronic data systems
6.Previous Project management
7.Ability to communicate in isiZulu
8.Availability to travel locally and internationally when required

AHRI is fully compliant with South African labour law and is committed to employment equity. This position is open to South African applicants and valid work permit holders. AHRI reserves the right in special circumstances to accept late applications or to extend the above date in order to facilitate further searches. Furthermore, AHRI reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Successful candidate will be offered a 24-month employment contract with possible extension upon expiration.

People living with disability are encouraged to apply.
Job Closing Date 24/01/2021
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