Job Location
- South Africa -- City of Cape Town Metro -- Fish Hoek -- Masiphumelele

Job Type

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Closing date
30 Mar 2023 23:59




The Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation (DTHF) is a registered non-profit organisation focused on the pursuit of excellence in research, treatment and prevention of HIV and related infections in Southern Africa. 

We have fantastic job opportunities across our businesses for talented people wanting to realize their full potential. Could that be you? If so, we invite you to explore the possibility of joining us to play your part in Desmond Tutu HIV-Foundations’ exciting future.

This main purpose of this role is to provide critical study conduct support through basic clinical reviews, query generation, reconciliation, and reporting. Other responsibilities include assisting clinical study team members with the completion and filing (paper and electronic) of clinical data, reports, and administrative study documentation, as well as daily data entry.


  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • At least 1-2 years clinical trial research experience in capturing data or data administration
  • Computer skills, ability to maintain excel spreadsheets/ and Ms Access, OpenClinica REDCap, imedidata (at least 2 of these)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Ability to work under pressure with high volumes of daily processing
  • Good interpersonal skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Good planning and organising skills
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines with high quality
  • Work Standards
  • Ability to work within a team and independently


  • Valid Good Clinical practice certificate (GCP) from an accredited provider like Crede


  • Data quality control – perform regular data checks on the REDCap database and generate data queries if necessary
  • Proof read of data captured
  • Ensure accurate, timeous data entry into databases as per study protocol, SOP and as per Data Manager’s request
  • Complete quality control log with all errors that were picked up during data review and circulate them to staff members daily, including sending daily reminders to staff to correct errors according to QC log
  • System Development – In collaboration with the systems developer, deliver exceptional system administrative support.
  • Ensures data form from source documents for the trail are accurately reflected on the Case Report Forms (CRF) or electronic
  • Transcribe paper case report forms which may be collected in the event study staff are unable to access the study electronic database (REDCap)
  • Conduct basic review, query generation/resolution to support clinical study team activities according to the protocol.
  • Identifies problems or potential problems and reports them to the Data Manager
  • Ensure hardware and software required to carry out data administrator tasks are

Values fit:  Passion Innovation Progress Integrity Respect Excellence

Submit CV, motivation letter with certified copy of highest qualification and details of three (3) current contactable referees in a single PDF file by 30 March 2023. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Visit the DTHF Career page to view the advert- DTHF-026 and apply:  DTHF Career Page

NB: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. We are committed to equity in our employment practices. It is our intention to appoint individuals with the aim of meeting our equity objectives. We reserve the right not to appoint if no suitable candidates are identified.

I understand and accept that by applying for this position, I authorized DTHF to process my personal information in accordance with its internal operational requirements.

I further understand that the personal information I disclose to DTHF will be processed in accordance with the requirements set out in the Protection of Personal Information Act and may include the transferring thereof to third parties for the purposes of verification.

This job may be removed before it expires.

If you have not heard from us within two weeks after the closing date please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Desmond Tutu Health Foundation is a child-friendly organisation committed to the protection of children.

For more information about the organization please visit our website.

Contact information

Ntwanano Mabasa