Administrator – MSM Research Project

Foundation for Professional Development - East London, Eastern Cape

Contract | IT

Closing date yi 10 ka February 2022

Foundation for Professional Development Administrator – MSM Research Project East London


  • The Administrator is tasked with ensuring that all office related administration be handled in a proficient and professional manner and to provide support to Project and Data Managers.


  • Diploma in Project Management or Information Technology
  • Experience working in the key populations field.
  • Minimum 2 years relevant experience in project administration.
  • Experience in performing basic financial related duties.
  • Experience in supporting research activities would be highly advantageous.
  • Experience and exposure to working in the health related, donor funded environment would be advantageous.
  • Experience in electronic data management systems would be advantageous.
  • Proficiency in reading, speaking, and writing in isiXhosa and English.
  • Valid code 08 driver’s license.

Skills & Competencies

  • Familiar with the MSM community.
  • Report writing and business writing level proficiency is essential.
  • Willingness to travel extensively.
  • High proficiency in MS Office.


  • Procurement of consumables for the project.
  • Management of stock.
  • Travel arrangements for staff.
  • Submission of supporting documents to Head Office in Pretoria.
  • Liaising with relevant Head Office staff.
  • Assisting with petty cash management.
  • Compiling travel and accommodation claims for staff.
  • Submitting and obtaining invoices.
  • Setting up Supplier Agreements.
  • Managing cleanliness of office.
  • Storing source documents for auditing purposes.
  • Assist with filing of study documents.
  • Collaborate and maintain professional relations with investigators and non-research clinical staff.
  • Maintain study participant confidentiality.
  • Liaising with suppliers.
  • Conduct interviews with participants.
  • Transcribe and manage interview data.
  • Analyse interview data with research team.

Additional Information

  • Applicants should forward a motivational letter and CV.
  • Applicants are advised that the Foundation for Professional Development has elected to implement a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy to protect the health and safety of its employees, faculty, students, clients, and others who work with, train, or receive other services from FPD.
  • Only applicants shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.
  • If you have not been contacted within one month after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.


Salary Range

  • R161 765 – R219 346

Closing date

  • 10 February 2022 at 16h00

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