Study Coordinator

at South African Medical Research Council
Location Durban, Durban, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Education
Work Hours Day
Salary 361043
Salary Units YEAR
Currency ZAR



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.




Duration: One-Year Contract


The SAMRC’s HIV Prevention Research Unit seeks to appoint an experienced and competent Study


Co-ordinator to fulfill the following responsibilities:




Co-ordinate research activities related to the implementation of multiple research protocols at a clinical research site

Ensure optimum clinic flow to facilitate effective conduct of multiple clinical research studies

Monitor and supervise quality control of all study data and informed consent procedures

Ensure that corrective and preventative action for citations are generated from internal/external audits

Ensure that Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) are updated, implemented and monitored

Supervise data collection and associated document management

Monitor and supervise the recruitment and retention efforts at the clinical research site

Manage and supervise a multidisciplinary research team

Manage participant reimbursement and financial advances

Supervise operational activities at sites

Assist with scientific report writing/publications and presentations.

Core Requirements:


4-year Tertiary qualification or equivalent

4 years’ experience in the HIV/Health research environment

2 years’ experience with training and supervision

2 years’ coordination and management experience.

A Code 08 manual driver’s license

Computer literate in MS packages and spreadsheets



A Master’s degree

Understanding of Good Clinical Practice or a valid certificate in Good Clinical Practice

Applicant must be able to work under pressure and multi-task

Effective interpersonal skills

Experience with electronic data capture (EDC)


Interested candidates can send their CV