Medical Officers

at Desmond Tutu Health Foundation
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Healthcare
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Cape Town


The Desmond Tutu Health Foundation (DTHF) is a registered non-profit organisation focused

on the pursuit of excellence in research, treatment, training and prevention of HIV and related

infections in Southern Africa.

We have fantastic job opportunities across our businesses for talented people wanting to

realize their full potential. Could that be you? If so, we invite you to explore the possibility of

joining us to play your part in Desmond Tutu Health Foundations’ exciting future.

The main purpose of the position is to support the Clinical Research Site Leader, Medical

Officers, Nurses, Pharmacy and Laboratory Leads.

Minimum Requirements:

(If you do not have the criteria listed below, please do not apply for this position)

  • MBChB; with active HPCSA registration as an Independent Practitioner
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience within the clinical research environment
  • Demonstrated clinical knowledge
  • Knowledge in management of common medical conditions as per local treatment


  • Computer skills (Email, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent Communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Excellent ability to build interpersonal relationships
  • Strong client focus
  • Ability to work in a team and independently
  • Strong work ethic
  • Detail oriented and capable of completing study documentation legibly and accurately
  • Willing to work with COVID patients
  • Willing to work flexible hours and weekends if required


  • Valid Code 08 Drivers License
  • Valid Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Certificate


  • Clinical Procedures
  • Protocol Specific Procedures
  • Study administration


To apply, there is a two-step process:

  1. Complete the questionnaire by clicking on the link:

Medical officer recruitment questionnaire

  1. Submit CV, motivation letter with certified copy of highest qualification and details of

three (3) current contactable referees to: Attention HR Manager [email protected] and include the reference number:

#DTHF/C048. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Only applicants who

have completed both applications steps, will be considered.

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