Research and Training Coordinator

Opportunity Type: Fixed term Contract

Start Date: TBA

Location: THINK Head Office, Hillcrest

Application Closing date:     19 July 2021

THINK is a non-profit organisation dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by TB and HIV/AIDS.  As a health delivery and research organisation, THINK engages with the local community, government consortia, and international funders to provide care for over 100,000 people in KwaZulu-Natal Province and carries out cutting-edge clinical research that has already contributed to changing TB Treatment Guidelines internationally and locally.

THINK is looking for qualified candidates to fill the role of a Research and Training Coordinator

Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Identify, monitor and track potential grants using recommended/ available tools
  • Coordinate grant submissions and be an expert at supporting documents
  • Departmental procurement
  • Coordinate dept. HR such as timesheets and leave forms.
  • Assist with drafting letters for stakeholders such as Dept of health
  • Manage scheduling of meetings
  • Administrative duties such as agendas, minutes, Formatting of documents etc.
  • Creating departmental documents such as logs

Research Unit Specific:

  • Coordination and submission to ethics and other regulatory bodies with maintenance of certification
  • Co-ordination of annual reports to ethics, other regulatory bodies and funders
  • Identify, monitor and track potential grants using recommended/ available tools
  • Generate and maintain database of potential collaborators

Training Unit Specific:

  • Creating departmental documents such as training certificates etc.
  • Administration for training department such as design/print and sending out of certificates
  • Co-ordinating and scheduling training dates
  • Generate and maintain database of companies contacted and identified for training

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Research, or Training or any related field would be advantageous)
  • Experience working in research and training
  • Good communication and administrative skills
  • Experience in managing and coordinating staff
  • Experience working with various grants and regulatory submission
  • Good verbal skills to interact with collaborators and stakeholders
  • Highly computer literate
  • Driver’s license and car
  • Clear Criminal record

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates. The closing date for receipt of applications will be 23 July 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date. THINK reserves the right in special circumstances to accept late applications or to extend the above date in order to facilitate further searches. Furthermore, THINK reserves the right not to make an appointment. Internal applicants will get preference for shortlisting.  THINK is unable to provide relocation assistance. Queries can be directed to Nqobile Msweli: n. msweli@think.org.za

Applications are only accepted if received via the online portal found at:

https://www.think.org.za/contact/jobs/

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