HPPSA: Research Assistants

Humana People to people (HPPSA)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Tuesday, 17 December, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Humana People to people​ seeks to appoint 2 Research Assistants

Humana People to People in South Africa seeks to recruit two (2) Research Assistants based in 1x Ehlanzeni District, Mpumalanga and 1x UMkhanyakude District, Kwa-Zulu Natal. HPPSA is looking for candidates that meet the below listed qualities:
Salary R6 500.00 per month
 
ALL POSITIONS ARE FOR A FIXED TERM PERIOD OF 3 MONTHS (15 Jan 20 – 15 April 20.)
 
Job Purpose:

Coordinate order of required materials and supplies, Participate in training of field workers and Coordinate data collection and data entry.
 
Research Assistant Duties:

  • Coordinate order of required materials and supplies
  • Participate in training of field workers
  • Provide field supervision support
  • Coordinate data collection and data entry
  • Package and courier specimens, hard copy forms and other study materials as required
  • Maintain good relations with communities in which the study is conducted and with all enrolled study participants
  • Strictly observe the provisions of the study protocol and its stipulated ethical considerations in carrying out the above duties

Research assistant Requirements:

  • Minimum degree or diploma in public health, environmental health or epidemiology
  • Literate in English and Zulu/Shangaan
  • Previous experience implementing surveys
  • Previous experience coordinating field staff
  • Previous experience with studies that require blood samples
  • Able to operate a tablet device
  • Previous experience with data entry platforms
  • Previous experience with community level field work in KwaZulu-Natal and/or Mpumalanga
  • Ability to coordinate with country and provincial level structures, and with partners
  • Knowledge of malaria
  • Ability to work independently

To apply, submit a motivational letter and CV no later than 17 December 2019 @ 17:00 pm to the following address: applications@hpp-sa.org

Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged people, women and people with disabilities, under the age of 35 years and should be unemployed

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