Infectious Diseases Institute Project Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

Infectious Diseases Institute Project Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

Job Summary

IDI will be working in the communities of Kampala and Wakiso to increase case finding
for tuberculosis by involving the private sector.

We will also conduct activities that
empower vulnerable groups especially those affected by tuberculosis.

Role and Responsibilities

  • The Project Coordinator is responsible for overall coordination of the various project functions: set up, implementation and close-out
  • Assists investigators with implementation of project-planning and problemsolving
  • Responsible for developing work plans for the project as well as SOPs to be
    used by participating pharmacies
  • Coordinate face-to-face and e-learning courses for the pharmacy staff participating in the project
  • Organise and coordinate meetings with stakeholders and partners both in
    country and internationally Participate in preparation of memoranda with collaborating partners
  • Ensure timely submission of reports
  • Coordinate re-imbursements and payments under a voucher system for the
    project in-line with financial guidelines
  • Responsible for planning & developing recruitment plans and strategies for
    the project as well as ensuring project targets are met
  • Carry out field visits to participating pharmacies to confirm concordance with
    agreed SOPs
  • To develop a communication strategy to establish challenges /bottle-necks
    and develop mutually agreeable solutions
  • Laisse with procurement to ensure timely requisition of supplies for the project
  • Prepare quarterly reports as per the funders guidelines
  • Supervises staff and ensures that they achieve the aims and objectives of the
    project
  • Participates in development and control of budgets in accordance with
    financial guidelines;
  • Contributes to the writing of Scientific Articles.

    Qualification Requirements
  • Degree in public health, epidemiology, health service management, pharmacy or medicine
  • Previous experience in TB or TB/HIV related project management
  • Master’s degree in any of the above disciplines will give an added advantage
    Working experience and skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills;
  • Should be fluent in oral and written English;
  • Should be a highly motivated person and should be able to work under a high
    workload;
  • Competent in the use of standard office software;
  • Ability
    to work in a team but also work independently.
  • Ability to speak local language
  • Flexibility to work long hours which may occasionally extend beyond normal working hours in order to complete critical tasks.

    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, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address
    of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address not later
    than 24th October 2019. (Email your application and CV to hr@idi.co.ug 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 line of 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 Campus
    College of Health Sciences, Makerere University
    P.O. Box 22418, Kampala, Uganda
  • For more information and job application details, see; Infectious Diseases Institute Project Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

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