Study Coordinator NGO Jobs – Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

Job Title:      Study Coordinator
Organization: Infectious
Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
The Infectious
Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) is a non-profit research organization.
IDRC conducts research in infectious diseases including Malaria, HIV and
Tuberculosis. Our studies have led to over 150 publications and have impacted
on the management of infectious diseases in Uganda. IDRC currently manages over
41 grants with an annual budget of $11 million. IDRC was established in May
2008 by Ugandan health scientists from Makerere University College of health
sciences, University of California, San Francisco and the Uganda Ministry of
Job Summary:  The Study Coordinator will work with a team of
Ugandan as well as international project collaborators to give administrative
and scientific oversight of the TB SCRIPT Trial activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Developing and maintaining study protocols, preparation of
    questionnaires/data collection forms, visual aids, informed consent
    documents, institutional review board (IRB) approvals;
  • Overseeing implementation of the study activities including
    screening and enrolment of participants;
  • Generating and sharing weekly reports and updating Team members and
    collaborators on study progress;
  • Monitor and document suspected adverse events and protocol violation
    reports and data queries as laid out in the study protocol and SOPs;
  • Schedule and coordinate study related conference calls with the
  • Coordinating data collection and cleaning;
  • Review requisitions for supplies, services and funds to run the TB
    SCRIPT Trial and ensure that the necessary supplies and logistics needed
    to run the study are in place;
  • Develop and track the study budget, payments, and accountabilities;
  • Supervise, appraise staff and monitoring staff performance and
    output on the TB SCRIPT Trial;
  • Arrange for, coordinate and facilitate structured continuous
    protocol trainings of the study staff;
  • Develop periodic works plans for the study;
  • Participate in preparing data for presentation/publication
  • Responsible for maintaining the good image of IDRC/TB SCRIPT Trial
    at both internal and external fora.
  • Ensure that the organization’s property under his/her care are
    appropriately utilized and well maintained.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and a
    Master’s Degree in Public Health or a related field
  • Prior experience working as a Study Coordinator on trials and/or
    longitudinal studies
  • Good working knowledge of TB and HIV care and treatment
  • Fluency in Luganda.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Demonstrate experience with management of data especially with
    quantitative data management packages (e.g., STATA).
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under stringent deadlines and to work independently
  • Excellent attention to detail
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications delivered to:
The Human Resource
Infectious Diseases
Research Collaboration (IDRC),
Plot 2C, Nakasero
Hill Road next to Uganda Blood Bank.
P. O Box 7475
Kampala, Uganda.
All applications
must be accompanied by the following at the time of submission:
  • Current CV
  • Typed letters of application
  • The contact details of three work
    related referees
  • Copies of academic certificates (Use
    Word or PDF format only for email submissions; photos are not allowed):
  • If you are applying by mail, PLEASE
Deadline: 3rd October 2019
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