Joint Clinical Research Centre Director Of Programs Jobs in Uganda

Joint Clinical Research Centre Director Of Programs Jobs in Uganda


  • The Joint Clinical Research Centre (JCRC) is an indigenous medical organization that was established in 1991 as a Limited Liability not-for-profit Joint-venture between the Uganda Ministry of Health (MoH), Ministry of Defense and Makerere University Medical School (now Makerere College of Health Sciences).

  • The Centre was established to respond and provide a scientific approach to the national HIV&AIDS challenge.

  • A vacancy at JCRC exist for a well-qualified and experienced person to be filled as indicated below;

    TITLE: Director Of Programs

    Reports To: Executive Director

    Location: JCRC, Lubowa Kampala

    Level Of Effort: Full time.

    Overall Responsibilities

    • The Director of Projects is a management position and will lead and manage the JCRC Projects/program Unit. He/she will oversee and supervise the JCRC project directors/managers who directly lead all projects/programs at JCRC.

    • Provide oversight to major projects/programs and strengthening partnerships with donors and other key stakeholders. He/she will be responsible for developing and operationalizing systems that promote integration and ensure timely, and effective implementation of projects in pursuit of JCRC vision.

    • She/he will be accountable for ensuring that projects are well managed by their respective JCRC senior managers and that project deliverables and results are produced with proper accountability.

    • He/she will work with each project on
    among others;
    (1) vision and technical strategy;
    (2) project management; (3) documentation and communication;
    (4) client(s) and stakeholder(s) relationships, and
    (5) coordination and synergy with other projects at JCRC including USAID/CDC projects.

  • The Director of Projects shall have the requisite qualifications and sufficient experience to ensure the needed balance of technical, managerial and inter-personal skills.

  • This is a 3 year renewable position upon satisfactory performance

    How to Apply

  • Applications and supporting documents including copies of academic qualifications and Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating names and contacts of three professional referees should be addressed to;

    The Manager Human Resource and Development,
    Joint Clinical Research Centre, Plot 101,
    Lubowa Hill,
    Entebbe Road
    P.O. Box 10005,
    Kampala and sent by email combined in one PDF document on

  • hr@jcrc.org.ug not later than Wednesday 30th June, 2020.

  • The full advert can be found on the JCRC Website www.jcrc.org.ug


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