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Deputy Site Director (180103-2) - Caprisa logo
Job TitleDeputy Site Director
DepartmentScientific Research
Job Type ClassificationLong-Term Appointment
Location - Town / CityVulindlela (Howick area)
Location - ProvinceKwaZulu-Natal
Location - CountrySouth Africa
Job DescriptionThe Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA) invites applications to join a dynamic team of researchers at the CAPRISA Vulindlela Research Clinic (Howick area).
Minimum RequirementsMaster’s Degree (or equivalent qualification) in Health Sciences; PhD or MBChB is preferred; Minimum of 5 years working experience in public health or HIV prevention research; Line management of staff; At least 5 years project management experience; Priority setting and trouble shooting; Understanding of HIV/AIDS research; Undertaking clinical trials; Excellent writing, speaking, presenting, training and group facilitation skills
CompetenciesAttention to detail; Analytical ability; Planning and organising skills; Verbal and written communication skills; Computer literacy: MS Office Suite and internet
Duties & ResponsibilitiesSite Operational oversight; Manage clinical research operations ensuring operational excellence; Clinical trial implementation; Supervision and study specific training of relevant site staff; Monitoring and evaluation – support site study coordinators by providing mentorship through periodic review of study performance and study related documentation