Driver – HIDRU – R 497A – Closing Date: 17 April 2022 careers in South African Medical Research Council Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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This Job Listing is about South African Medical Research Council in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa 2022

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Hiv And Other Infectious Diseases Research Unit

(DURBAN OFFICE)

The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) strives to improve the nation’s health and quality of life by funding and conducting relevant and leading health research. It further aims to promote equity, career development and progression.

DRIVER

One – Year Contract

The HIV and Other Infectious Diseases Research Unit requires a skilled/experienced Driver to support the Operations Department and Sites with transportation of HIDRU staff, research participants, research specimens, equipment and other medical supplies to and from clinical research sites and other hospitals/clinics in the Durban region. The Driver will also provide operational support to the Durban office as well as clinical research sites in the Durban region.

Responsibilities

  • Transport staff to clinical research sites in the greater KZN area and other clinical facilities
  • Transportation of Research Participants
  • Transportation of specimens, equipment and other medical supplies
  • Administration: filing, faxing, photocopying and report writing

Core Requirements

  • Grade 12 / matric or similar relevant qualification or higher
  • A Code 10 manual driver’s license is essential for the above post as the incumbent will be required to drive the company vehicle when necessary. A Driver’s test will be conducted to assess competency.
  • Valid PDP to transport passengers
  • 3-5 years driving experience
  • Sober habits
  • Knowledge of Durban and surrounding areas
  • Prepared to travel to the greater KZN area on a regular basis
  • Willing to work outside normal working hours when required
  • Computer literacy: Email, Microsoft Office

Advantageous

  • Valid dangerous goods and spillage awareness training certificate
  • Previous Driving experience in a research environment
  • Knowledge of general administration
  • Basic building operations and maintenance experience
  • Ability to work under pressure

Terms & Conditions: The SAMRC retains the right not to make an appointment. In accordance with the SAMRC’s Employment Equity Plan, preference will be given to suitably qualified candidates from the designated groups. For this reason, we require race, gender and disability status to be specified. Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. By submitting your application, SAMRC concludes that you are a competent person to consent and that you are giving consent to the SAMRC to process and further process all personal information contained in the application in accordance with the Protection of Personal Information Act, Act No 4 of 2013 (as amended). Applicants are advised that the SAMRC has adopted a Workplace Policy on Covid-19 Vaccinations as part of its conditions of employment. The SAMRC does its best to provide the most accurate information; however, if there is anything wrong and unclear applicants are encouraged to contact the HR Recruitment Office at 021-938 0648 before the closing date.

A salary in the region of R162 990 per annum, cost-to-company.

Closing date: 17 April 2022

PLEASE QUOTE THE REFERENCE NUMBER (R497A) IN ALL COMMUNICATIONS. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT YOUR SUBMISSION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED SHOULD YOUR APPLICATION NOT BE ACCOMPANIED BY THE REQUIRED INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTATION.

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Company: South African Medical Research Council

Vacancy Type: Contract · Entry level 

Job Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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