IDRC Study Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

IDRC Study Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

  • The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) seeks to hire a suitable candidate for the position of STUDY COORDINATOR for a new project called Strengthening the Blood Pressure Care and Treatment cascade for Ugandans living with HIV-Implementation Strategies to Save lives (PULESA). This is a Kampala based position.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • The study coordinator will be responsible for oversight/project management in the field
    and serve as a liaison between the sites and the Investigator team

  • Work with a team of Ugandan as well as international Project Collaborators to give
    administrative and scientific oversight of the PULESA Trial activities.

    Other Study Coordinator responsibilities include:

  • Developing and maintaining study protocols, preparation of questionnaires/data collection forms, informed consent documents, institutional review board (IRB) approvals;

  • Overseeing implementation of the study activities including screening and enrolment of participants;

  • Generating and sharing weekly reports and updating Team members and collaborators on study progress;

  • Monitor and document suspected adverse events, protocol violation reports and data queries as laid out in the study protocol and SOPs;

  • Schedule and coordinate study related conference calls with Investigators;

  • Coordinating data collection and cleaning;

  • Review requisitions for supplies, services and funds to run the PULESA Trial and ensure that the necessary supplies and logistics needed are in place;

  • Develop and track the study budget, payments, and accountabilities;

  • Supervise, appraise and monitor staff performance and output on the PULESA Trial;

  • Arrange for, coordinate and facilitate structured continuous protocol trainings of the
    study staff;

  • Develop periodic works plans for the study;

  • Participate in preparing data for presentation/publication

  • Ensure that the organization’s property under his/her care are appropriately utilized and well maintained.

    Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and a Master’s Degree
    in Public Health or a related field
    with a valid annual practicing license

  • Prior experience working as a Study Coordinator on trials and/or longitudinal studies for a minimum of 2 years

  • Good working knowledge of HIV and Hypertension care and treatment

  • Possess a GCP and HSP certificate

  • Fluency in Luganda.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)

  • Demonstrate experience with management of data especially with quantitative data management packages (e.g., STATA).

  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work under stringent deadlines and to work independently

  • Excellent attention to detail

    How to Apply:

  • Applications should be emailed to:


  • The Human Resource Manager, Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC),

    This advert can be found on www.idrc-


  • All applications must be delivered on or before 5:00pm, Friday 18th September 2020

    All applications must be accompanied by the following at the time of submission:

  • Current CV with contact details of three work related referees not relatives

  • Typed application letter,

  • Copies of academic transcripts (O&A level, Bachelors’ and Masters’ Degree certificates

  • GCP and HSP certificates.

  • Submission of incomplete or inaccurate documents will render the applicant ineligible for consideration for the job opening.

  • Applications cannot be amended following submission.


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