SAfRI Trial Manager Jobs in Uganda

SAfRI Trial Manager Jobs in Uganda

The Seed of collaboration of University of Liverpool with Makerere University and Mbale Hospital, Ministry of Health, led to the setup of a specialized collaborative research Institute in a more rural setting than Kampala, the Sanyu Africa Research Institute (SAfRI)

SAfRI conducts high quality, collaborative, clinical research particularly using low cost, innovative technologies, so as to improve maternal, New-born and child health outcomes especially among the poor.

SAfRI works closely with local health care providers and the government to strengthen the research capacity and promote inspiring models of clinical practice.

SAfRI is in Receipt of Core funding from European Union and developing countries clinical trials Partnership (EDCTP) through the University of Liverpool to conduct a community study.

To efficiently carry out its operations, SAfRI seeks to recruit suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Administrative officer:


  • Work with the Head of Department to develop the study tools
  • Work with the Head of Department to oversee the recruitment, treatment and follow up of study participants
  • Ensure study is conducted according to approved protocol.
  • Ensure appropriate dosing, dispensing, compliance and documentation of study product.
  • Liaise with the clinical lead to ensure that adverse and serious adverse event reports are submitted to the necessary regulatory bodies.
  • Assess and ensure participant safety throughout the study.
  • Work with the principle investigator to supervise and ensure that research assistants are performing their respective roles.
  • Maintain smooth communication with both international investigators and local collaborators;
  • Provide timely project reports;
  • Provide training and Supervision of research personnel in the day-to-day conduct of the study;
  • Develop study documents including Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs);
  • Coordinate timely submission of applications to local research ethics committees.
  • Coordinate and participate in high-quality data collection and cleaning
    and manage onsite administrative and logistical issues pertaining to the study.
  • Any other duty as assigned to facilitate the development of Sanyu Africa Research Institute


  • Bachelor's degree in MBChB, Nursing, midwifery or similar health-related discipline.
  • Masters degree in Paediatrics, Nursing, Public health, clinical research will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in clinical trials management and coordination
  • Should have a valid certificate in Good Clinical Practice and Human Research
  • Participants Protection Training
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated/driven
  • Ability to handle Multi-tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to professionally communicate in writing and verbally or other means deemed appropriate
  • Knowledge of government of Uganda procedures, rules and regulations
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Flexibility and ability to handle demanding Tasks
  • Integrity and ethical conduct, well developed organizational planning, and communication skills

    How to Apply

    All interested applicants should submit their applications with relevant testimonials, certificates and at least three referees. Address your application to the Human Resource Manager Sanyu Africa Research Institute. to the address below:

    TEL: +256 392 280 580 (Office)
    TEL: +256 702 620 194 (Mobile)

    Application Deadline: August 30th 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; SAfRI Trial Manager Jobs in Uganda

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