Stellenbosch University Jobs – Clinical Field Co-Ordinator

Website Stellenbosch University

Job Description:

Managing and supervising field staff; Assisting the Senior Technical Officer and Laboratory Manager with the planning, preparation, and implementation of studies at sites, including liaising with.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that the field staff routinely conduct quality control of stocks at each site by means of inventory and asset management of field consumables and assets;
  • Liaising between field staff, laboratory staff, the lab manager and the group PI;
  • Overseeing the QC of patient data from sites;
  • Attending meetings as required and chairing internal meetings with field staff;
  • Developing strategies and plans with a view to achieve the goals that have been set;
  • Working closely with primary healthcare centres and hospitals by building relationships and networking with staff through attending regular meetings;
  • Traveling within the Cape Metro from Stellenbosch University Tygerberg Campus, including being based routinely at the field sites and using own transport;
  • Ensuring that administrative documents and reports related to studies are submitted before the deadline;
  • Ensuring that study recruitment targets are met and providing weekly updates on study recruitment numbers;
  • Meeting the deadlines that have been set for compiling and submitting reports;

Job Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal and good communication skills;
  • The ability to work autonomously;
  • The ability to speak isiXhosa and/or Afrikaans in addition to English;
  • At least five years’ appropriate work experience, including staff management and conflict resolution experience;
  • Previous experience in clinical trials or research studies;
  • Computer literacy of the Office 365 environment (RedCap will be an advantage);
  • A punctual, well-organised and responsible work ethic;
  • A goal-oriented and self-motivated disposition;
  • Tertiary qualification in nursing care, public health management or health sciences;

Job Details:

Company: Stellenbosch University

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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