Infectious Diseases Institute Project Coordinator Jobs in Uganda
Infectious Diseases Institute Project Coordinator Jobs in UgandaJob 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 thatThe Project Coordinator is responsible for overall coordination of the various project functions: set up, implementation and close-out
empower vulnerable groups especially those affected by tuberculosis.
Role and Responsibilities
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
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
Participates in development and control of budgets in accordance with
Contributes to the writing of Scientific Articles.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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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