Research Admin Assistant

We are looking for a vibrant, diligent and detail orientated individual to join our Hillcrest team as a ‘Research Admin Assistant’.

The individual will be responsible for general office duties and research project administrative tasks.

Your duties would include (but not limited to):

Office Duties

  • Greet clients, visitors, and guests as they enter into office and provide refreshments.
  • Answer telephone calls and transfer calls to the appropriate person.
  • Provide information to callers over the telephone.
  • Respond to emails and office correspondence.
  • Update employee attendance and visitors’ records.
  • Collect and sort and distribute incoming mail.
  • Manage inventory of office supplies and equipment and relationship with suppliers
  • Order supplies and equipment when required.
  • Liaise with departments and provide administrative support.
  • Obtain quotes and draft purchase orders

Project Admin Duties

  • Data capture
  • Completing project documentation
  • Liaising with project team
  • Preparation of project documentation
  • Issuing devices to teams

Basic requirements:

  • Matric
  • Tertiary education would be an advantage but not necessary
  • Good knowledge in HIV/AIDS and treatment, Circumcision and STI’s
  • Excellent MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills with a good understanding of how to use a computer (not negotiable!)
  • Experience in research projects would be a big advantage.
  • 2 to 3 years similar experience
  • Drivers license and own transpport
  • Time management skills
  • Detail orientated
  • Ability to work within a team with different personalities
  • Flexibility in work (willing to meet and exceed expectations)

Salary: to be discussed at interview level

If you think you have what it takes to become apart of a company that is changing South Africa’s health care and wants to #SaveTheFuture , like our Facebook Page and apply for the position via the page below or email your CV to

Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted, if you have not heard back from us in two weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.