South Africa

Project Coordinator

Company Africa Health Research Institute
Reference # Som/P/Coord/001/June
Published 11/06/2021
Contract Type Contract
12 Months
Salary Market Related
Location Mtubatuba, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
AHRI is looking for a Project Coordinator who will be based at our Somkhele site. The Project Coordinator will provide support to AHRI and Department of Health (DOH) in the implementation of the KZN Data Warehouse project.
Job Functions Other Research Development, Science and Scientific Research,Research
Industries Academic,Ngo / Non-Profit,Research

The Project Coordinator will be seconded to work in a DOH sub-district to help operationalize the data systems and to support implementation of the data use cases and ensure successful programme implementation. Key Duties will include: Planning, managing and implementing programme; review activities and ensure productivity of the team, participate in weekly reviews of data; quality of data and programmatic reports against programme plans; support, coordinate and participate in trainings as needed. The appointee will be expected to follow procedures according to project protocols in support of the Department of Health.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications
1. Senior certificate – Grade 12 or matric
2. Post-graduate or Honours Degree in a health-related field
3. Sound knowledge of HIV/AIDS and/or TB research
4. Valid driver’s licence

Minimum Experience
1. 3-5 years appropriate/recognisable research coordination experience, preferably in a health research
2. Experience in working with Department of Health and other related partners
3. Demonstrated ability to work independently and to meet targets
4. Knowledge of health information systems will be an added advantage
5. At least 12 months’ driving experience

Skills Required
1. Good verbal and written communication skills in English;
2. Accuracy and precision;
3. Must be able to work under pressure;

Please note that only those candidates who meet the minimum requirements will be considered. 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 visa 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. Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date.

Job Closing Date 25/06/2021
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