IDRC Field Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

IDRC Field Coordinator Jobs in Uganda


  • The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) seeks to hire a suitable candidate for the position of FIELD COORDINATOR (PILOT STUDY) for the PMI Housing Modification Study.

  • The successful candidate will be based in Jinja.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in sensitization activities for the PMI Housing Modification Study, specifically the pilot study

  • Serve as a liaison between the study team and communities participating in the pilot study; households receiving housing modifications, personnel implementing local construction work for the study (carpenters, masons, etc.) and suppliers of materials for the housing modifications.

  • Lead field implementation of housing modifications at pilot households

  • Coordinate field supplies as will be required from Kampala office by the teams in the study areas.

  • Support data collection in collaboration with the data management team, coordinators and investigators.

  • Maintain data in a confidential manner as per established Good Clinical Practice guidelines.

  • Participate in the preparation and distribution of study reports, in collaboration with the data management team and investigators.

  • Participate in hiring, training and line-management of field staff in collaboration with the study coordinator, trial manager and investigators.

  • Manage approximately 4 staff members based at the regional office.

  • Take
    part in regular team meetings.

    Qualifications and other desirables for the job:

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Social Work and Social Administration, or Social Sciences or any Humanities from a well-recognized Institution.

  • A Master’s degree in Public Health or a Post-Graduate Diploma in Project planning and Management is an added advantage

  • Experience working in a Research setting or NGO

  • Excellent interpersonal and public communication skills, organizational skills, with a problem-solving attitude

  • A self-starter who has the ability to plan/schedule work activities independently, with minimum supervision

  • Strong leadership and management skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team and fast-paced environment

  • High levels of flexibility, confidentiality and integrity

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; IDRC Field Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

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