Fresher Field Officer NGO Job Opportunities – Baylor-Uganda


Job Title:    Field Officer (Fresher NGO Jobs)

Organisation: Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda)

Duty Station:  Uganda


About US:

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa and Eastern Europe.


Job Summary:  The Field Officer will mainly monitor the implementation of guidelines for the study recruitment.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Prepare and implement approved recruitment work plans and monitor the integration of recruitment activities into the community engagement plans
  • Periodically evaluate the functionality of study tracking system per each participant enrolled in study and come up with interventions to curb the identified gaps in line with study objectives
  • Support the study team to monitor the implementation of community mobilization/ demand creation strategies while involving the community stakeholders to curb barriers to identification of potential participants
  • Provide technical support in the identification, documentation and referral/follow up of identified potentials participants in the community in liaison with the community stakeholders in line with study objectives
  • Liaise with the Study Coordinator to provide technical support in promoting availability and usage of study data tools for screening and recruitment then monitor reporting in terms of ‘rates, timeliness and accuracy’ for study team, while providing appropriate feedback
  • Participate in the development and implementation of linkage and referral system between the community and Baylor-Uganda CRS as well as to other CBO for recruitment and care respectively
  • Oversee the follow-up, locator information and tracing of study participants.
  • Establish regular communications with other study staff to determine the compliance of study participants
  • Contact or visit study participants to ensure scheduled appointments are not missed
  • Develop appropriate plans with families where possible to identify, restore and resolve underlying issues causing missed visits.
  • Completes CRFs and source documents as appropriate

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the Baylor-Uganda Field Officer job placement must hold a community related degree preferably with an evidence of comprehensive HIV training, or a degree in Nursing or degree in public health or ‘Diploma in Clinical medicine and community health’ or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Registered with the relevant professional body is key,
  • At least two years’ experience in a research institution is an added advantage.
  • One year of relevant experience in HIV prevention for research programs with a donor funded organization
  • Prior experience in Vaccine studies will be an added advantage



  • Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable professional references and certified UNEB certificates as well as certified University Transcripts
  • You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


How to Apply:

All qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 21st June 2021


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