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Wits Health Consortium has various internship opportunities and inviting interested candidates to apply.

Closing date: 14 February 2024

Location: Wits RHI – 7 Esselen Street, Hillbrow, Research Centre. On the 3rd and 4th Floor.

Key performance areas

  • Transcribe audio files of focus group discussion and in-depth interviews in accordance with study specific templates.

  • Translate local language audio into English using one step method.
  • Review/quality control completed transcripts as and when required.
  • Ensure compliance with transcript naming conventions.

  • Attend relevant external and internal meetings
  • Complete relevant project administration as and when required.
  • Document team meetings as and when required.

  • Compile weekly reports on activities, progress etc
  • Conduct duties assigned per Delegation of authorities log
  • Assist other cadres of staff when required and feasible

  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and demonstrates effective self-management.
  • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of own work are consistently and accurately maintained.

  • Maintain a positive attitude and respond openly to feedback.
  • Stay abreast with developments in research.
  • Take ownership for driving own career development in attending training and development sessions and relevant meetings.

  • Comply with Good Clinical Practice (GCP), Protocol requirements and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Verify accuracy of data in source documentation and accuracy of transcription/translation from source data.

  • Support the timely data entry/transmission/data faxing/uploading of relevant Case Report Forms following
  • QC/QA activity (as needed)
  • Ensure timeous and accurate completion of corrective action of internal and external QC reports and monitoring reviews.

Required minimum education and training

  • Tertiary degree would be advantageous.
  • Fluent in English and Zulu and/or Sotho.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)

  • Desirable additional education, work experience and personal abilities
  • Able to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Be tactful and respectful.
  • Ordered and systematic with strict compliance to protocols.

  • Empathetic with good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good administrative skills.
  • Able to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines.

Required minimum work experience

  • Minimum <1 years working experience in a research (qualitative and quantitative) environment, with practical
  • experience in transcription and translation


Should you be interested in applying for this vacancy, please send an email to [email protected]. The
subject heading of the email must read SU 02-2024 and the job title of position applying for.

Please include the following documentation:
•A cover letter (maximum one page) that clearly states which vacancy you are applying for
•A detailed CV

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