Study Coordinator
SD Recruitment (Pty) Ltd
Cape Town, South Africa, Western Cape, ZA
2d ago

SD Recruitment is currently seeking a Study Coordinator for a 6 Month contract to start 1st October.


The study coordinator will be responsible for coordinating and directing the onsite project activities of the clinical trial.


1. Study protocol implementation

Activities / Objectives / Tasks (How)

  • Input on protocol and protocol revision provided as required
  • Prepare and implement study documentation and other tools e.g. Standard Operating Procedures, Work Place Guidelines
  • Prepare facilities, activities and staff for external audits, monitoring visits and site visits
  • Liaise with study community by means of personal meetings, circulated memo’s and other events to promote the study
  • Detailed knowledge of study protocols
  • Ensure that specific administrative, operational and clinical policies are adhered to for the study
  • Results / Outcomes (Why)

  • Relevant study documentation available
  • Study community regularly engaged and well informed
  • 2. Recruitment and Retention

  • Identify potential volunteers from database and discussion groups
  • Manage the scheduled screening, consenting, enrolment and follow-up of volunteers
  • Assist research staff when applicable
  • Ensure smooth clinic flow
  • Coordinate study procedures in compliance with regulatory and ethical standards, as well as study protocols
  • Co-ordinate and monitor volunteer appointments and home visits
  • Results / Outcomes (Why)

  • Volunteers successfully assessed and screened according to protocol and criteria
  • Well-informed study volunteers
  • Volunteers successfully complete study
  • 3. Study Administration

  • Host visitors to study clinic, including investigators of other studies
  • Lead and chair meetings to address technical and operational aspects of the study
  • Write and submit study progress reports to Project Manager
  • Responsible procurement, utilization and control of equipment and materials in use by the study for administrative and operational purposes
  • Compile study reports as and when required by study or site management
  • Responsible for data quality control for specific studies
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of study documentation e.g. laboratory results, case report forms (CRF), regulatory files.
  • Transcribe research data into case report forms.
  • Results / Outcomes (Why)

  • Study reports timeously submitted
  • Data is accurately and timeously captured
  • Study protocol is implemented correctly
  • 4. Training and coordination of staff

  • Assist line managers with staff job assignments, and periodic work-study activities
  • Assist with education and training of staff as required
  • Participate in staff interviews
  • Results / Outcomes (Why)

  • Work schedules available for all staff
  • Training needs identified and relevant training delivered
  • Minimum qualifications - Tertiary degree or Diploma in a health related field

    Minimum experience (type and years) - 2-5 years in a similar environment

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