Job title: Interns X2 : Implementation Science (Project PrEP)
Type: Permanent ☐ Fixed Term ☒ Temporary ☐
Main purpose of the job:
Wits RHI is implementing Project Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for Adolescent
Girls and Young Women (AGYW) on behalf of National Department of Health.
Project PrEP is implemented in three provinces (Eastern Cape, Gauteng, and
Kwa-Zulu Natal). To effectively support the roll out the project activities, there is
a need for project team that will ensure the implementation of these activities
in three provinces. In addition, Project PrEP requires the services of two (2) interns
that will assist the project PrEP team.
Location: 08 Blackwood Avenue, Parktown, Johannesburg.
Closing date: 06 September 2021
Submit detailed CV to: Vacancy12@wrhi.ac.za
Advert reference number: NM029-2021
In accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable applicants
from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 and subsequent amendments
Key performance areas
General administrative support to the Project PrEP staff.
Translating and transcribing the research documents.
Data collection and capturing.
Assist in maintenance and monitoring of PrEP stock and PPE levels including monitoring of stock levels at the
Liaise with the project PrEP team and other Wits RHI staff and assist where necessary.
Cross-cutting M&E including follow up of clients. Demand creation. Planning of trainings and participating at
Required minimum education and training
Currently studying and in their final year, post graduate studies in the following fields: –
– Public health
– Social Sciences
– Health economics
– Social Work
– Health Promotion
– Media and Drama
Desirable additional education, work experience and personal abilities
Travelling may be required.
Wits Health Consortium (Pty) Ltd is a wholly owned
subsidiary of the University of the Witwatersrand. A division of Wits Health Consortium (Pty) Ltd
The 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 unsuccessful.
Must be able to work in the community/clinics with patients who are HIV positive or negative and/or
Required minimum work experience
No work experience needed.
Wits RHI prefers individuals who has never worked at all.
Wits RHI wants, at the end of the assignment, the interns should have gained an exposure and experience in
the field as well as providing an opportunity to see if the career field is the right one based on getting personal
experience in the field.
Exposure to health and social development.
Should you be interested in applying for this vacancy, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The
subject heading of the email must read NM029-2021 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