Study Coordinator

Website South African Medical Research Council - MRC

Job Description:

The research will be conducted at the SAMRC Durban Chatsworth Research Site. This project requires a suitably qualified and experienced Site Coordinator to work closely with the Regional Manager at SAMRC Durban offices. The job requires a site coordinator who will coordinate and implement the study

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure implementation of and monitoring of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).
  • Manage resources, including vehicles, premises, and finance.
  • Manage and supervise the site’s study staff.
  • Co-ordinating data collection and participant support activities.
  • Monitoring, supervising study data collection and informed consent procedures, including record-keeping.
  • Oversee and ensure timetable adherence for participant recruitment, assessment, and retention at the research site.
  • Contribute to finalizing study tools and training of study site staff.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience working sensitively with traumatized research participants.
  • At least two years of relevant experience in research project co-ordination.
  • 4-year Hons degree in Health/Social Science or a similar qualification relevant for public health research.
  • Experience working on gender-based violence (GBV) research and knowledge of GBV and impact of GBV research on staff.
  • Experience working in a team and managing stakeholder groups or managing staff.
  • Experience conducting face-to-face interviews and managing consent processes.

Job Details:

Company: South African Medical Research Council - MRC

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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