Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration Training Coordinator Jobs in Uganda

Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration Training Coordinator Jobs in Uganda


  • The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) seeks to hire a suitable candidate for the position of Training Coordinator for the G11 Research Administration Grant.

  • This is a Kampala based position and reporting to the Grants Specialist/Principal Investigator for the G11 Research Administration Grant.

    Overall purpose of the Job

  • To coordinate the day to day activities of the G11 Research Administration project

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Logistical Planning for the Project – secure meeting rooms to accommodate workshops, coordinate training activities, ensure availability of facilitators and document project activities.

    • Create a database of Research Administrators from National Institutes of Health
    grant recipient organizations

    • Lead the training needs assessment and compilation of training needs

    • Publicize the activities of the Research Administration Support Centre and ensure
    that training events are well attended

    • Schedule and Coordinate lunch time seminars

    • Schedule and coordinate placements for Junior Research Administrators

    • Maintain the project webpage/social media platform and ensure that all queries are
    addressed promptly

    • Collect and analyse participant reviews and in-person feedback for each lunch time
    seminar/placement

    • Participate in the delivery of training sessions and report writing

    • Create a database of all IDRC Grants, Finance and Administration policies and
    standard operating procedures

    • Participate in the review, and update of Standard Operating Procedures as well as
    development of new standard operating procedures

    • Participate in weekly project implementation meetings

    Job Qualifications and other Desirables

    • Bachelors’ degree in a Finance discipline- B.Com, BBA, Finance OR its
    equivalent
    from a well-recognized University.

    • 2 years’ work experience in a similar role. Grants Management experience will be an
    added advantage.

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    • Excellent presentation skills

    • Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple activities

    • Experience with Microsoft applications and other basic computer programs

    • Demonstrated ability to work in a team atmosphere

    • Outstanding organizational and time-management skills.

    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.

    Additional Important Comments

  • All applications must be delivered on or before 5:00pm, Wednesday 25th March 2020

  • All applications must be accompanied by the following at the time of submission: Current CV, typed application letter, the contact details of three work related referees not relatives or friends and copies of academic certificates.

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

  • Applications cannot be amended following submission.

  • PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED FURTHER.


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