Infectious Diseases Institute Global Health Security Department – DRUM Jobs in Uganda

Infectious Diseases Institute Global Health Security Department – DRUM Jobs in Uganda

The DRUM-Hoima Site Coordinator will be based in Hoima and will be required to provide overall coordination and administration of study-related activities, while implementing the study protocol according to Good Clinical Practice (GCP), ethics & regulatory requirements and institutional guidelines.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Oversee and coordinate the provision of administrative and staff services,
    including logistics support to the DRUM project team based in Hoima
  • Oversee the recruitment and retention of study participants at the site
  • Manage and analyze the project related data and coordinate the transportation
    of samples at all times.
  • Develop and certify compliance of protocol-based and project-based standard operating procedures
  • Develop and oversee the implementation of work plans and schedules for the study
  • Supervise study project staff including community-based (environmental health
    officer, veterinary officer, field assistants) and health facility-based (including
    medical and nursing officers)
  • Collaborate and continuously build and maintain work relationships with
    partners both within the DRUM study and external such as MOH.
  • Certify that accountabilities and financial reports are submitted in time to the
    Project Study Coordinator
  • Participate in organizing visits Hoima field visits for both local and international
    DRUM project teams
  • Facilitate and coordinate communication between Hoima and Kampala DRUM
  • Participate actively in meetings and workshops relevant to DRUM project
  • Writing reports and providing updates on DRUM project

    Require Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) or equivalent qualification
  • Registration with UMDPC or relevant body
  • Experience working in a research setting with at least one-year experience in a
    similar Research Coordination Role
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft office software
  • The following will provide the applicant with an added advantage:
  • Master’s degree in Public Health and/or Epidemiology
  • Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Certification
  • Experience with research data entry and data management

    Desirable Skill and Qualities
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills

    How to apply;
  • IDI will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate.
  • Candidates that know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel
    in the above position, please send their CVs, which should include details of email
    address (if any), present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and
    address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address not
    later than 30th June, 2019. (Email your application and CV to and let’s
    save the environment).

    Key Notes:

  • IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee
    or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
  • Internal candidates who meet the required specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at least one year will be given priority.
  • Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document
  • Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • The Senior Human Resource Manager
    Infectious Diseases Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main
  • College of Health Sciences, Makerere University
  • P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda
  • For more information and job application details, see; Infectious Diseases Institute Global Health Security Department – DRUM Jobs in Uganda
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