15 X Short Term Fixed Research Internships at ICAP 2017 - Jobs in South Africa

15 X Short Term Fixed Research Internships at ICAP 2017

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15 May, 2017

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Internships in South Africa, Research Jobs in South Africa

ICAP has been awarded funding by the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through the co-operative agreement for Strengthening the Evidence Base and Capacity for Implementing HIV Prevention and Care and Treatment Programs in the Republic of South Africa under the United States Presidents Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) to lead the design and implementation of the national NIMART situational analysis.

Reporting to the Regional NIMART Advisor, the position will play an active role in the research activities implemented by ICAP across the Districts in the relevant provinces.

Duties of the position include providing support in data collection and assuring data reliability and quality assurance checks, assistance with compiling reports for project management and routine reporting.

Duties and Responsibilities: Mainly responsible for data collection at health facilities from participating nurses using hand held electronic devices (tablets):
– Uploading data to the cloud system as required
– Liaise with NIMART Strengthening Advisor on gaining access to the sampled facilities
– Ensure that all study participants in each facility are sampled according to eligibility criteria
– Ensure that the questionnaires are completed correctly and in full before leaving the health facility
– In conjunction with supervisor develop a plan to ensure completeness and adequacy of the data collection
– Report breach of protocol to supervisor
– You’ll need to have some appetite in research to excel in these positions
– Willingness and interest in knowing the operational model of Department of Health Primary/Community Healthcare Clinics.

Qualifications that we look for in Interns include but not limited to: 
– Health Science degree or diploma
– Political Science/Public Administration
– International Relations
– Public Management/Geography/GIS
– Intergovernmental Relations
– LLB
– Social/ Economic Sciences
– Office Administration & Management
– Development Studies/Monitoring & Evaluation
– Social Sciences
– Early Childhood Development
– Human Resource Management/Social Work
– Information Technology Operations
– Systems Development
Computer Science/ Information Technology
– B Cur
– Nursing diploma
– Information and Knowledge Management
– Information Science
– Records Management/Knowledge Management /Library Information Studies
– Auxiliary nursing
Communications
– Journalism
– Media Relations
– An Honours / Masters degree will be an added advantage.

Desired Skills
-Strong attention to detail with the ability to multi-task in a deadline-driven team environment
but also able to work independently
– Working knowledge of computer programs like Microsoft Office
– Enthusiasm and ambition

Other requirements: 
– Strong attention to detail, with the ability to multi-task in a deadline-driven team environment, but also able to work independently.
– Working knowledge of computer programs like Microsoft Office
– Enthusiasm and ambition.

Applicants must be unemployed graduates from accredited institutions of Higher Learning.

The applicants must not have been exposed to work experience in their area of study or have participated in an internship programme in a government department or NGO.

Invited candidates should make their own accommodation and transport arrangements.

Estimated duration of the Internship Program is 1st June 2017 and ends on 30th November 2017.

Interested candidates should forward a detailed CV only and state in the subject line Research Internship and cities to the following address: [email protected].

Location: Pretoria

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY:
ICAP is an equal opportunity employer and would therefore be guided by the principles of Employment Equity when considering the applications. ICAP uphold the right to place or not place applicants based on its needs and requirements.

Important note:
Applicants who participated in any Internship Programme before will not be considered:

  • Applicants must be South African citizens
  • Due to a large amount of correspondence we envisage receiving, only shortlisted candidates willbe contacted. Should you not hear from us within 1 month of the closing date, please accept thatyour application was unsuccessful.
  • ICAP is under no obligation to employ the Intern on completion of the programme.

CLOSING DATE: FRIDAY 19, MAY 2017, 12:00 NOON

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