Research Manager

The research manager for the Ndlovu Research Consortium (NRC) will be responsible for assisting the scientific coordinator and investigators in the management of the NRC research portfolio, and will manage components of multiple studies with supervision. He/she will be responsible for providing support for study activities & other study-related plans, as well as applicable study-related procedures.

  Assist investigators with research activities and project management.
  Complete required templates and documents, and maintain records related to assigned projects.
  Create and maintain files and spread sheets to track activities. Communicate progress towards planned timelines. Prepare reports on progress.
  Work with scientific co-ordinator and investigators to assist with study development.
  Assist in the development of documents and materials used for study execution (Investigator brochures, training materials, etc.). Standard operating procedures.
  Maintain and file study related documentation.
  Manage components of research studies or projects with supervision and guarantee quality control.
  Manage research centre staff, including overseeing their daily tasks, training, and team building.
  Administrative Activities.
  Know, understand, incorporate, and comply with all applicable ethical requirements for conducting research according to Good Clinical Practice (GCP).

  Post graduate degree, preferably in Life Sciences, with 0-2 years’ experience.
  Basic knowledge of research principles GCP.
  Knowledge and/or experience about HIV/AIDS will be an advantage.
  Experience with clinical laboratorium work will be advantage.
  Application of scientific research principles.
  Project management, organizational skills.
  Presentation skills.
  Team builder.
  Written and oral communication skills.

Candidates should submit their application and detailed CV to Anita Foulds, HR Administrator, at fax number 013 262 3498 or by e-mail to
Please note Submission of a CV does not automatically entitle the applicant to an interview. Please further note that if you have not had a response from us within 7 days after the closing date of this advert, you can deem your application as unsuccessful.
Closing date for all applications: 14 September 2018