Clinical Trial Manager Job Placement – Sanyu Africa Research Institute (SAfRI)

Job Title:    Clinical Trial
Organisation: Sanyu
Africa Research Institute (SAfRI)
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Head
of Research and Innovations
About US:
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 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.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • 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 day-to-day
    conduct of study;
  • Develop study documents including Standard Operating Procedures
  • Coordinate timely submission of applications to local research
    ethics committees.
  • Coordinate and participate in high quality data collection and
  • Oversee 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

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in MBChB, Nursing,
    midwifery or similar health related discipline.
  • Master’s degree in Pediatrics, Nursing, Public health, clinical
    research will be an added advantage.
  • At least three years’ experience in clinical trials management and
  • Should have a valid certificate in Good Clinical Practice and Human
    Research Participants Protection Training
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Highly organised, 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 organisational
    planning, and communication skills
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines, support team members and uphold
    team Spirit
How to Apply:
All interested
applicants should submit their applications online with relevant testimonials,
certificates and at least three referees
Deadline: 30th August 2019
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