Quality Assurance Officer


Job title: Quality Assurance Officer
Type: Permanent ☒ Fixed Term ☐ Temporary ☐
Main purpose of the job: To assist with the performance of clinical trial related duties in the studies in accordance
with Good Clinical Practice (GCP) standards.
Location: Wits VIDA – Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital
Closing date: 23 September 2021
Submit detailed CV to: Vacancies17@witshealth.co.za
Advert reference number: DM0011 – 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 thereto.

Key performance areas
Ensure a thorough understanding of the project protocol and the SSP manuals
Participate in Project Team meetings as required and provide constructive feedback and support to other team members
Maintain a positive and constructive partnership with study Investigators and other site staff through constructive feedback,
provision of assistance and active problem solving
To conduct Quality Control activities for the clinical trials and train the site personnel in the protocol and its requirements
Assist with regulatory communications, adherence and regulatory file review,
Ensure all queries are attended to appropriately and in a timely manner
Discuss QC trends with study team during team meetings
To pay particular attention to trends in the QC findings and to conduct refresher training where necessary
Ensure the defined protocol is adhered to at all times.
Ensure all required protocol parameters are followed and recorded accurately at all times.
Ensure study staff is following study standard operating procedures at all times.
Required minimum education and training
Grade 12 and Degree in Science or Social Science or equivalent
Good Clinical Practice (GCP) essential
Desirable additional education, work experience and personal abilities
Require good organizational, administrative and analytical skills.
Good Computer Skills
Attention to detail.
Ability to apply consistent adherence to intentional research and GCP practices
Required minimum work experience
At five years’ experience working in clinical trials together with previous QA/QC experience.
Should you be interested in applying for this vacancy, please send an email to vacancies17@witshealth.co.za The subject
heading of the email must include the job title of position applying for. Please include the following documentation:
• A detailed CV