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The Medical Research Council strives to improve the nation's health status and quality of life through relevant and excellent health research aimed at promoting equity and development. The organisation's focus is to take its research to the public.

Closing date: 17 April 2015 | Office Manager
Office of the Vice President, Pretoria
The Office of Vice President plays an integral support function in enabling the organisation to fulfill and achieve its vision in ‘building a healthy nation through research’. To this end we require a dynamic, assertive, well-spoken, experienced and competent person to function as an Office Manager to the Vice President. Envisaged for appointment, is a dedicated, motivated person who can take initiative and function responsibly and effectively under pressure.
Closing date: 23 April 2015 | Capacity Development Manager
Gender & Health Research Unit, Pretoria or occupied as a distance-based position
What Works To Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls? Global Programme is a five year programme (ending November 2018) funded by the UK Government’s DFID which is managed by the Gender & Health Research Unit of the MRC. We are seeking a person who can work independently developing and managing this element of the programme.
Closing date: 23 April 2015 | Programme Manager
Gender & Health Research Unit, Pretoria
What Works To Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls? Global Programme is a five year programme (ending November 2018) funded by the UK Government’s DFID which is managed by the Gender & Health Research Unit of the MRC. This programme involves undertaking and supporting interventions and research to prevent VAWG in 17 countries of Africa, MENA and Asia. We are seeking an overall manager for the programme.
Closing date: 24 April 2015 | Administrative Assistant
Health Systems Research Unit, Durban
An ideal opportunity for a well-organised, meticulous and multi-skilled individual who is able to demonstrate dynamic drive and initiative to proactively assist with administrative duties and secretarial support.
Closing date: 24 April 2015 | Senior Scientist
Health Systems Research Unit, Cape Town
The Unit requires the services of a senior scientist with an adolescent health research background to work on a large collaborative HIV health systems research project focusing on monitoring and evaluation of a school health services for children and adolescents.
Closing date: 24 April 2015 | Administration Support
Burden of Disease Research Unit, Parow
A 2 year full time contract position exists for a well-organised, meticulous and experienced person who demonstrates initiative to assist Burden of Disease (BOD) Research Unit staff by rendering professional administrative support.
Closing date: 12 June 2015 | Project Officer
The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership, Cape Town
We are seeking a Project Officer to be based at the EDCTP office in Cape Town. The Project Officer will primarily be a member of the Calls and Grants team, with responsibility for the management and development of EDCTP’s funding portfolio.

In return the MRC offers a total cost of employment remuneration package that includes the organisation's contribution towards fringe benefits.
The MRC fully subscribes to the principles of Employment Equity and the embracing of diversity. Disabled persons are welcome to apply.

 
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