IDRC Prevention Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

IDRC Prevention Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

Job Summary

  • The Prevention Coordinator for the SEARCH SAPPHIRE project is responsible for the day-day running of the SEARCH SAPPHIRE prevention trials in SW Uganda study sites.

  • S/he will oversee research participants’ recruitment and enrolment, conduct research data collection, in addition to medical-administration duties such as providing leadership to Clinical Officers, Nurses, Midwives and Community Health workers (Village Health Team) who will be working on the Prevention Trials.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and oversee the SEARCH Sapphire Prevention trials in Western Uganda
    health facilities and communities.

  • Work closely with the field coordinator to ensure that prevention trials are carried out

  • Ensure that the research data collected are accurate and adhere to the study protocol in accordance with Good Clinical Practices

  • Supervise staff members working on the SEARCH Sapphire prevention trials to ensure
    that they deliver on their study outputs and adhere to IDRC policies

  • Ensuring all the regulatory documentation of the study particularly ensuring that study
    continuous review forms are complete and filled appropriately

  • Participate in training of study staff to conduct and implement the SEARCH Sapphire
    prevention trials using the study protocol and SOPs.

  • Liaise with the health facility in charge and study technical team leads to ensure the
    safety of study teams and study participants in the context of COVID-19

  • Provide weekly study updates /reports to the study team as required from time to time.

  • Participate in weekly study meetings as scheduled by the study team.

  • Participate in budgeting and developing annual work plans for the study.

    Required Qualifications and other Desirables for the job:

  • Degree in Human Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) from a reputable institution

  • At least two years’ progressive work experience in a clinical and/or community HIV
    research institution

  • Registered with and licenced by UMDPC with up to date APL

  • Previous training in HIV combination prevention including PrEP delivery at
    community level is an added advantage.

  • Being fluent in Runyankore and other languages used in SW Uganda is an added

  • Must have good computer and interpersonal skills.

  • Must have valid GCP and PHRP certificates

    How to Apply

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

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