Centre Manager Job Opportunity – Makerere/UVRI Infection and Immunity Research Training Programme (MUII)

Job Title:     Centre
Organization: Makerere/UVRI
Infection and Immunity Research Training Programme (MUII)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Reports to: Director
About US:
The Makerere University /Uganda Virus Research Institute was
established in 2008 as a Centre of Excellence to Infection & Immunity
Research and Training (MUII-plus) is based at the Uganda Virus Research
Institute (UVRI), and collaborates with the Makerere University Colleges of
Health Sciences (CHS), Natural Sciences (CoNAS) and Veterinary Medicine, Animal
Health and Biosecurity (CoVAB) as well as the Infectious Diseases Institute.
Among its objectives MUII-Plus seeks to support strong finance and
administration structures for research management at UVRI.
Job Summary: The Centre
Manager will assist the Director to manage and deliver the objectives of the
Centre, to foster partnership between the Centre institutions, to support
fellows and members and to supervise the administrative team. The incumbent
will lead the monitoring, evaluation and learning function of the Centre.

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in
Public Health or Administration/ Project Planning and Management ideally with
some science background, and keen to develop a career in research management
Additional training in Monitoring and Evaluation
is an added advantage
At least four years of relevant experience in a
position of project management / coordination / monitoring and evaluation.
Passion for the development of science research
in Uganda
Broad knowledge and understanding of research
responsibilities and conduct
Ability to organise, manage time, set goals and
motivate staff
Personal integrity, ability to learn,
flexibility and concern for excellence
How to Apply:
All candidates are encouraged to send their application letters,
curriculum vitae including names, email addresses and telephone contact details
of two (2) referees, plus copies of academic qualifications via E-mail to: mnakiranda@uvri.go.ug and / or
Deadline: 15th
November 2017
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