Research Manager NGO Careers – Amref Health Africa

 

Job Title:        
Research Manager

Organization: Amref
Health Africa

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Amref Health Africa
is the largest international health development organization based in Africa.
With headquarters in Kenya, Amref Health Africa has offices in Ethiopia,
Uganda, South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Southern Africa and Western Africa
providing services to over 30 countries. Working with and through African
communities, health systems and governments, Amref Health Africa aims to close
the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to health. Amref
Health Africa is committed to improving the health of people in Africa by
increasing sustainable health access to communities in Africa through solutions
in human resources for health, health service delivery, and investments in
health. Our Vision is Lasting Health Change in Africa.

 

Job Summary:  The Research Manager is the lead study
implementer and is responsible for coordinating all study related
activities/operations in close consultation with the investigators. He or she
must have an excellent understanding of the study protocol and strong attention
to detail.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Coordinate
with all partners involved in the implementation of the study to ensure
efficient and effective study implementation.

·       
Oversee
the day-to-day operations of the study activities and provide both
administrative and technical oversight.

·       
Provide
supervisory support to the research sites across the country

·       
Coordinate
and supervise the study staff to ensure that staff are correctly carrying out
their duties

·       
Ensure
the protocol is rightly implemented in observance of the Human subjects’
research ethical standards.

·       
Liaise
with MoH and the participating health facilities/hospitals to ensure success
full implementation of the study.

·       
Organize
and facilitate facility/hospital steering committee coordination meetings

·       
Compile
and submit progress reports to relevant persons at the required intervals.

·       
Facilitate
preparation and submission of work plans, budgets and accountabilities in
relation to project activities.

·       
Ensure
that the project is implemented within budget and timelines.

·       
Liaising
with other teams to ensure timely availability of field logistics

·       
Any
other official duty as assigned by study Investigators

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant must hold a Master’s in Public Health, epidemiology or equivalent
from a recognized institution.

·       
At least
five years of experience in study coordination work is required; experience in
epidemiology and infectious disease research is an added advantage.

·       
Excellent
computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel);

·       
Organized
with excellent attention to detail

·       
Excellent
management, networking, and communication skills (written and verbal)

·       
Project
management skills will be an advantage

 

How to Apply:

All interested
candidates Please send an updated CV including three work related referees and
cover letter addressed to the Human Resources Business Partner, Amref Health
Africa in Uganda through jobs.amrefuganda@amref.org 


Emails should not exceed 2MB.


NB: We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Amref Health
Africa is committed to the principles of safeguarding at the workplace and does
not tolerate any form of abuse, discrimination or harassment.

 

Deadline: 24th August 2020

 

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