South Africa


Company Aurum Group
Reference # 2021/02/16/01
Published 24/02/2021
Contract Type Contract
12 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Rustenburg, North West, South Africa
The Aurum Institute is offering a great opportunity to suitably qualified and experienced staff to contribute towards our mission to improve the health of people and communities through innovation in Health Research and Systems. We are focused on research, support and implementing integrated approaches to managing TB and HIV. The following positions have become available as part of the various projects currently being run by us and you are welcome to apply should you meet the requirements of the position.
Job Functions Medical
Industries Healthcare,Ngo / Non-Profit
Perform pharmacy related functions for various protocols in clinical trials unit.
Management of finance dept staff performance
All finance dept staff must have valid and active performance contracts as per HR schedule.
Sum of performance contracts for all finance dept staff approved and active / Total finance dept staff in department by a specified date, expressed as %
Develop Pharmacy systems
Develop systems for recording drug accountability and temperature control.
Number of system failures for a specified period of time
Management of finance dept staff development
All finance dept staff must have valid and active development plans as per HR schedule.
Sum of development plans for finance dept staff approved and active / Total finance dept staff in department by a specified date, expressed as %
Preparation and dispensing
Prepare and dispense study product according to protocol requirements and Good Clinical Practice Standards (GCP).
Number of deviations from protocol and GCP / time
HSE incidences
The total number of HSE incidences reported involving the behaviour, the work and work environment of finance staff.
Number of incidences reported for specified period of time
Ordering of resources
Order medication and study product as and when required.
Number of incidences when medication or study product were not available by the pre-determined time, for a specified period of time
Development of SOPs
Develop Standard Operating Procedures for the Pharmacy plan.
Total SOPs approved / Total SOPs need to be developed and approved for a specified period of time, expressed as %
Record of study product utilisation
Collect and accurately record information on study product issued and returned. This can be established through an audit.
Number of discrepancies identified within a specified period of time
Stock take efficiency
Accurately perform and record monthly stocktaking of study products. Can be established through spot-checks.
Number of discrepancies identified during spot-check per month
Disposal of study product
Study product not utilised must safely be disposed.
No of proof that product was safely disposed of / No of instances products were disposed of within a specified period of time, expressed as %

Respect, Innovation, Excellence, Teamwork, Integrity
Degree in Pharmacy (Essential), GCP(optional extra)

Read and interpret documents such as safety rules and procedure manuals.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organizations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establishes facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Add/Subtract/Multi/Divide in all units of measurement
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spread sheet, graphics.
Computer literate
Efficient in Microsoft Office

At least 3 years Pharmacy experience - 3 years
Clinical or research experience in TB/HIV care

Please note:
Kindly provide current and relevant references for background checks
All appointments are subject to the preferred candidates obtaining the necessary security clearance, reference checking and competency assessment. We embrace employment equity and are committed to achievement of fair and equal representation of our workforce. Preference will be given to internal applicants and candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.
Aurum welcomes applications from all persons with disabilities
Whilst all applications will be carefully considered, only short-listed applicants will be interviewed. If you do not hear from us within 21 days of the closing date, this will mean that your application has been unsuccessful. All interviewed applicants will receive feedback as part of our continued drive towards people development.
Job Closing Date 26/02/2021
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