|Location||Durban, Durban, South Africa|
The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) strives to improve the nation’s health and quality of life by funding and conducting relevant and leading health research. It further aims to promote equity, career development and progression. The organisation prides itself on six values: pioneering, partnering, excellence, respect, integrity and citizenship.
RESEARCH TECHNOLOGIST: DATA COORDINATOR
One - Year Contract
The HIV Prevention Research Unit (HPRU) seeks to appoint a Data Coordinator to conduct data management and quality control of data at the Clinical Research Sites within the Durban region, to ensure compliance with SA and ICH GCP and HSP requirements. Data Coordination activities will include working within the framework of approved protocols and regulatory documentation
Ensure optimum data quality in clinical trial research documentation (source, CRFs and Electronic Data Capture System)
Quality Control of all study documentation including informed consent process. Maintain QC rate within acceptable levels.
Perform regular data checks on the database and generate data reports. Corrective action of reports from the database and corrective action/responding to emails received from the study data manager
Ensure that staff QCs are completed timeously. Provide ongoing support to staff completing data capture and addressing QCs. Assisting with troubleshooting for system issues.
Electronic data capture within the protocol-specified time frames
Assist with preparation for monitoring visits and corrective actions for internal and external monitoring reports
Documentation management including version control of all study related documents
Maintaining an excellent filing and indexing system for all study documents including participant and regulatory documents
Assist with setup and implementation of new studies
End of study document inventory
Development and preparation of reports for study management
1- or 2-year accredited course/certificate relevant to the job/discipline or equivalent
At least 2 years clinical research experience
At least 1-2 years’ experience in conducting data activities in clinical trials
Valid code 8 driver’s license
Valid recent GCP and HSP certificate
Willingness to work outside normal working hours when required
Work with meticulous attention to detail to ensure good data quality
Effective organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent computer skills in MS Office packages
The ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality
The ability to work independently, under pressure and honor deadlines.
Ability to work across multiple clinical trials concurrently
Interested candidates can send their CV