Data Capturers X 2 : AJ Personnel

Job Description

  • The Vaccines and Infectious Diseases Analytics (VIDA) Research Unit of the University of the Witwatersrand, formerly RMPRU (Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit) has for over 20 years conducted numerous studies to assess the burden of and prevent vaccine-preventable diseases (VPD).
  • Current studies and projects include infant rotavirus and BCG trials.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To compile source documentation for the collection of clinical research data and ensure that clinical research data is entered into the data entry system timely, accurately, and in accordance with GCP principles and protocol requirements
  • Accurate entry of research data to meet data entry timelines-including participant information where indicated
  • Monitor data captured
  • Check study forms for data errors
  • Manage Logical Warnings
  • Ensure that the study entry follows all SOP guidelines
  • Set up checks and maintain source documents
  • Prepare, check, maintain, and store study forms
  • Handle source and electronic documents with confidentiality in line with the study protocol
  • Liaise with Data Manager/Data Administrator about stock inventory
  • Perform tasks delegated by Data Managers/Administrators
  • Perform Administrative duties such as photocopies, email documents, scanning and uploading study forms, filling outsource documents
  • Provide Effective and efficient telephonic and email communication
  • Monitor (daily) alerts generated by the system
  • Ensure the accuracy of tasks for all workstations and servers
  • Report any system errors immediately
  • Act in a professional and friendly manner in all dealings with internal and external stakeholders
  • Always show a high level of customer centricity
  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and demonstrate effective self-management
  • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of own work are consistently and accurately maintained
  • Maintain a positive attitude and respond openly to feedback
  • Take ownership of driving your own career development by participating in ongoing training and development activities such as workshops, forums, conferences, etc.


  • Grade 12
  • Minimum 6 months experience in data capturing
  • Experience in research will be advantageous
  • Working Knowledge of data entry systems and GCP trained
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft office packages (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Office administration experience