Project Coordinator (6 Months Contract - Renewable Based On FundingAvailability)

*Background* Wits Health Consortium (Pty) Limited ("WHC") is a wholly-owned Company of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (South Africa) under its Faculty of Health Sciences. WHC provides Faculty with a legal framework within which to operate the research and other activities necessary to support its academic objectives. In addition, WHC offers a range of products and services to the Academics conducting these activities in order to assist with the management thereof.*Main purpose of the job:** To coordinate the Project activities and provide support to the project*Location:** *Parktown, Johannesburg**Key performance areas:** Manage and coordinate all active projects to ensure they are completed on time and within the allocated budget* Coordinate and liaise with relevant collaborators, project partners, project beneficiaries, and other stakeholders for effective delivery of project activities and policy influence at local and national levels* Coordinate and respond to queries received from the International Coordinating Centre (ICC) and senior trial managers at Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit (BCTU); NIHR GSU management and team members; Hub staff in other countries* Perform regular on-site monitoring visits (all involve traveling to hospitals in person)* Oversee all staffing appointments such as administration and leave* Delegate work to team members based on skills and expertise; manage duties, performance assessments, and development* Identify and address substandard performance by team members using WHC performance management and disciplinary policies and processes* Responsible for all auditors queries relating to the units finances* Overseeing and submitting the audit trail as required by the funder/ contractor/sponsor, keeping records of assets and any purchased goods/services for potential auditory checks* Close liaison with WHC Grants Manager, funder/sponsor, and NIHR GSU program manager to manage budget* Manage the administration and procurement processes by ensuring effective controls are in place* Participate in or facilitate relevant team meetings and schedule meetings when required*Required minimum education and training:** *Relevant Diploma or Degree (Finance or Project Management)**Required minimum work experience:** *Minimum 2-3 years experience in an NGO, finance, or research environment with project administration experience**Desirable additional education, work experience, and personal abilities:** *Preferably some experience in project management** *The successful incumbent must have a valid drivers license** Must be self-motivated, able to work independently in coordinating the team* Pro-active, adaptable, able to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines* Good communication and interpersonal skills* Good administrative skills together with working knowledge of Microsoft Office* Ordered and systematic with strict compliance to protocols* Must be tactful, respectful and maintain confidentiality* Ability to operate in a pressurized environment, maintain diplomacy and confidentiality*TO APPLY:** Only if you do meet the minimum job requirements and experience as mentioned above, you may submit a detailed updated CV.* Please Apply Online and complete your registration on Ditto Hire (our application tracking system) to enable and protect you as a candidate to accept the new POPIA terms and conditions. This will then create your permanent profile with which you can apply for all jobs as advertised by AJ PERSONNEL. However, you may remove your profile from AJ PERSONNEL when you are no longer in the job market.* AJ Personnel is fully POPIA Compliant.* Please take note that the applicants who do not adhere to the above criteria will not be considered for the respective position.* The closing date for all applications: *08 April *.* Wits Health Consortium will only respond to shortlisted candidates.* Candidates who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date can consider their applications to be unsuccessful.* Note WHC, in accordance with their Employment Equity goals and plan, will give preference to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of and subsequent amendments thereto.* PLEASE NOTE: Our Client, WHC, maintains mandatory Covid-19 requirements, and as such only Covid-19 vaccinated incumbents will be considered for positions.*Please note:** AJ Personnel is only responsible for advertising the advertisement on behalf of their client Wits Health Consortium.* AJ Personnel does not have any salary or other information regarding the position.
Johannesburg, GT, ZA