Management Sciences for Health Technical Coordinator - Therapeutic Efficacy Studies Jobs in Nigeria

Management Sciences for Health Technical Coordinator - Therapeutic Efficacy Studies Jobs in Nigeria


  • PMI-S is a five-year PMI/USAID flagship malaria project implemented through a consortium led by MSH. The project is supporting the Government of Nigeria through its agencies at the federal, state, LGA and community levels to reduce under-five and maternal mortality by delivering quality services for management of malaria, its complications, and prevention.

  • PMI-S project focuses on strengthening the capacity of the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) and State Malaria Elimination Programs (SMEPs) for the implementation of the National Malaria Strategic Plan 2014-2020.

  • The National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), along with a TES core team, plans to initiate activities for the 2021 TES in July 2021. We are seeking to engage a Technical Coordinator to lead implementation of the 2021 TES with direction from the TES Core Team and reporting directly to Core Team. S/he will assist with finalizing TES preparations, leading trainings, providing oversight of study sites, and ensuring the overall quality of TES conduct and outputs.

  • The 2021 DTES will be conducted in 4 Sentinel sites across Nigeria. The sites identified for the study includes Kaduna, Imo, Kwara and Lagos states.

    Specific Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the TES core team, oversee finalization of TES protocol and all standard operating procedures (SOPs) and job aids

  • Lead centralized training for the TES sites staff on the study protocol, processes and procedures

  • Ensure adherence to study protocol at all TES sites:

  • Conduct study initiation along with core team members

  • Conduct regular monitoring visits to study sites

  • Provide on-site debriefs with the site study team

  • Document findings and recommendations in a timely manner

  • Provide regular updates on TES implementation to the TES core team

  • In collaboration with NMEP and PMI-S TES Focal Point, ensure TES sites have the needed consumables and equipment in time.

  • Provide monthly progress reports to core team on the overall TES activity.

  • Communicate any concerns or
    issues about the TES immediately to NMEP and Core Team

  • Work closely with the External Microscopist to ensure that Quality Assurance, Quality Control and Quality Improvement Processes confirm to high standards.

  • Take responsibility for the completeness, accuracy and timeliness of data captured and entered for all TES sites

  • In collaboration with core team provide direct technical supervision of the PIs and activities at the 4 TES study sites.

  • Participate in the TES 2021 report writing.

    Key Deliverables

  • Approved 2021 TES protocol.

  • TES sites staff training report.

  • Quality data from the 4 sites.

  • Monthly progress reports.

  • Preliminary 2021 TES report.

  • Final 2021 TES report.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Advanced degree in medicine or public health.

  • Experience conducting clinical or epidemiologic trials.

  • Previous successful conduct of TES as principal investigator will be an added benefit.

    Desired abilities

  • Previous experience with therapeutic efficacy studies.

  • Excellent and proactive communication skills.

  • Excellent report writing skills is necessary.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Management Sciences for Health Technical Coordinator - Therapeutic Efficacy Studies Jobs in Nigeria

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