Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration Study Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration 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 the TB Screening Improve Preventive Therapy Uptake (TB SCRIPT) Trial.This is a Kampala based position.

Responsibilities

  • The Study Coordinator will work with a team of Ugandan as well as international project
    collaborators to give administrative and scientific oversight of the TB SCRIPT Trial
    activities.
  • Study Coordinator responsibilities include:
  • Developing and maintaining study protocols, preparation of questionnaires/data
    collection forms, visual aids, informed consent documents, institutional review board
    (IRB) approvals;
  • Overseeingimplementationofthestudyactivitiesincludingscreeningand enrolment of
    participants;
  • Generating and sharing weekly reports and updating Team members and collaborators
    on study progress;
  • Monitor and document suspected adverse events and protocol violation reports and
    data queries as laid out in the study protocol and SOPs;
  • Schedule and coordinate study related conference calls with the Investigators;
  • Coordinating data collection and cleaning;
  • Review requisitions for supplies, services and funds to run the TB SCRIPT Trial and
    ensure that the necessary supplies and logistics needed to run the study are in place;
  • Develop and track the study budget, payments, and accountabilities;
  • Supervise, appraise staff and monitoring staff performance and output on the TB
    SCRIPT 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

    Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and a Master’s Degree in Public Health or a related field
  • Prior experience working as a Study Coordinator on trials and/or longitudinal studies
  • Good working knowledge of TB and HIV care and treatment
  • 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 delivered to:

    The Human Resource Manager
    Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC),
    Plot 2C, Nakasero Hill Road next to Uganda Blood Bank.
    P. O Box 7475 Kampala, Uganda.


    For more information and job application details, see; Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration Study Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

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