MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit Administrative Officer Jobs in Uganda

MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit Administrative Officer Jobs in Uganda

Job Purpose

  • Contribute to the MENISCUS trial under the supervision of the Study Coordinator.

  • The position will be responsible for administrative tasks associated with the trial, including liaising with schools in Wakiso and Kalungu districts, arranging internal and external meetings and taking minutes, and organizing and managing filing systems of all project document.

    Roles & Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support for trial-related activities to the Study Co-ordinator and team leads;

  • Maintain and manage the Trial Master File and related documents;

  • Co-ordinate trial procurement (with the Study Co-ordinator);

  • Organise internal project meetings, circulating the agenda, taking minutes and circulating information and action points as relevant to the team;

  • Process and maintain administrative and Human Resource documents and filing system
    for the trial;

  • Draft, send and follow up on selected correspondence with stakeholders, ensuring quality assurance of all outgoing correspondence;

  • Assist in the preparation for trial monitoring activities;

  • Assist in the presentation and promotion of the trial to all stakeholders;

  • Assist in the protocol development and ethics review process;

  • Assist with the organisation of workshop
    and dissemination meetings with national and
    international stakeholders;

  • Assist in building and managing relationships in the project; and,

  • Other duties as requested by the Study Co-ordinator.

    Person Specification

  • BA/BSc in a relevant discipline;

  • Post-graduate diploma in project planning, project management or similar discipline

  • Good Clinical Practice certification is an added;

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as project administrator/administrative officer for
    epidemiological studies in Uganda;

  • Minimum a year’s experience as project administrator for a randomized trial is desired


  • Excellent computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel).

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; MRC/UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit Administrative Officer Jobs in Uganda

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