An Administrator (9 Months Fixed-Term Contract) position is available at our client, Wits Health Consortium's Perinatal HIV Research Unit (PHRU) in Soweto, Johannesburg Background The Perinatal HIV Research Unit (PHRU) was established in 1996.
The Perinatal HIV Research Unit has been involved in research, training, policy formation and advocacy in issues concerning HIV-positive women and their children.
In recent years the work of the unit has expanded beyond the original focus of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, to include treatment trials in adults and children, prevention research, psychosocial research and policy development.
In addition the Unit has developed an HIV vaccine clinical trials unit (HVCTU) and started with HIV Vaccine Trials back in 2001.
The unit is recognised nationally and internationally as a leader in the field of research and policy in the area of mother-to-child transmission of HIV.
It has also developed a reputation as a leading African research unit for clinical trials in adult and children with HIV, with one of the largest cohorts.
Main purpose of the job To perform all administration duties and ensuring the smooth running of the Health Transmission Study Location PHRU - Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Soweto Key performance areas Filing and Photo copying study documents Receiving of visitors / clients and referring them accordingly Answering and transferring calls to the respective departments Capturing study data as required Data Quality check Responsible for delivery of files, documents, correspondence for study staff Organise staff meetings, Take and distribute minutes Manage petty cash re-imbursements Manage participant travel cost re-imbursements Book participant’s follow up visits Stock ordering and maintenance of stock inventory General Office administration Required minimum education and training Matric Certificate Certificate / Diploma in office administration Intermediate Ms Excel and Ms Access training Valid driver’s licence Required minimum work experience 2-year experience in a similar administrative role, research environment or data team Desirable additional education, work experience and personal abilities Ability to communicate in at least one local language Friendly and positive attitude Sense of urgency Time conscious Ability to work with low supervision TO APPLY Only if you do meet the minimum job requirements and experience as mentioned above, you may submit a detailed updated CV - Please Apply Online Please take note that the applicants who do not adhere to the above criteria will not be considered for the respective position.
The closing date for all applications is 21 July 2020. Wits Health Consortium will only respond to shortlisted candidates.
Candidates who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date can consider their applications to be unsuccessful.
In accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 and subsequent amendments thereto.