s MatCH Research Unit (MRU) in Durban - Kwa-Zulu Natal. Background MRU is a division of the Wits Health Consortium under the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the University of the Witwatersrand.
We are committed to supporting the millennium development goals aimed at gender equity, maternal and child health and combatting HIV.
These guide our work which focuses on sexual and reproductive health with research being conducted in microbicides, barrier methods, service integration, and contraception.
We conduct clinical, behavioral, operations and implementation science research and support health systems strengthening including capacity building and technical support Main purpose of the job To provide financial, administrative and clerical support to MatCH Research Units financial, procurement and operations functions Location MRU Durban - Commercial City Research Site Key performance areas Finance Administration Procurement Administration Participant Reimbursement Meetings and Travel Management Compliance Health and Safety General Administration Required minimum education and training Grade 12 Valid Driver’s license Desirable additional education, work experience and personal abilities Experience in working in a donor-funded organization / NGO or project-based environment Exceptional organizational and administrative skills are required together with working knowledge of Microsoft Office Order and systematic approach to tasks Thorough with attention to detail Able to prioritize own workload and meet deadlines Self-motivated, able to work independently and work as part of a multidisciplinary team Able to maintain confidentiality and act tactfully Required minimum work experience Minimum 2 years relevant experience in Administration and Procurement 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 03 May 2021. 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.