HPPSA: Research Assistants

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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: [email protected]

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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