Medical Officer Non-profit Job Opportunities – UVRI-IAVI HIV Vaccine Program

Job Title:    Medical Officer
Organisation: The UVRI-IAVI
HIV Vaccine Program
Duty Station: Entebbe,
The UVRI-IAVI HIV Vaccine Program (the Program), founded in 2001, is a
not for profit organization with offices and research facilities based at the
Uganda Virus Research Institute in Entebbe. The Program’s main activities are
conducting research, building capacity and providing advocacy for HIV/AIDS
vaccine as well as molecular and epidemiological work toward HIV prevention.
The Program is mainly funded by the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative
(IAVI), USA but also receives funding from other donors.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Participates in screening and recruitment
activities during clinical trials and provision of medical care to study
Ensure that clinical trials are conducted in
accordance with GCP and ethical guidelines.
Reporting, management and tracking of Adverse
Events in a timely manner
Provide appropriate treatment to participants
and refer cases as need arises with support from the Medical Director
Ensure proper and accurate completion and
filling of all study logs and record forms Identifying and reporting of
protocol deviations and development of CAPAs to identified non conformities.
Tasked with the development of study tools, SOPs and other research related documents.
Participate in community engagement activities.

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in
Human Medicine
GCP/HSP certification within the last two years
Should be registered with Uganda Medical Council
and holding a valid Annual Practicing licence.
A minimum of three years of post-internship
Two years’ experience in clinical trials conduct
Fluency in Uganda is an added advantage
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
with the
Demonstrated ability to work harmoniously with
all members of the team
How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send a written cover letter
along with copies of academic certificates, Curriculum Vitae, day-time
telephone contact numbers and names of two professional referees addressed to:
Administration Manager,
UVRI-IAVI HIV Vaccine Program Ltd,
 P.O. Box 49, Entebbe.
E-mail to:
Deadline: 11th
December 2017 by 5:00pm East Africa Time.
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