Jobs in Uganda - Prevention Coordinator Job at Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

Prevention Coordinator

Location:  Uganda


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 11 January 2021

Hiring Organization  Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

JOB DETAILS:
The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) seeks to hire a suitable candidate to fill the position of PREVENTION COORDINATOR for a new project called SEARCH SAPPHIRE. .

Purpose of position (Job Summary)
The Prevention Coordinator for the SEARCH SAPPHIRE project is responsible for the day-day running of the SEARCH SAPPHIRE prevention trials in SW Uganda study sites. S/he will oversee research participants' recruitment and enrolment, conduct research data collection, in addition to medical-administration duties such as providing leadership to Clinical Officers, Nurses, Midwives and Community Health workers (Village Health Team) who will be working on the Prevention Trials.


Duties and Responsibilities
• Coordinate and oversee the SEARCH Sapphire Prevention trials in Western Uganda health facilities and communities.
• Work closely with the field coordinator to ensure that prevention trials are carried out smoothly
• Ensure that the research data collected are accurate and adhere to the study protocol in accordance with Good Clinical Practices
• Supervise staff members working on the SEARCH Sapphire prevention trials to ensure that they deliver on their study outputs and adhere to IDRC policies
• Ensuring all the regulatory documentation of the study particularly ensuring that study continuous review forms are complete and filled appropriately
• Participate in training of study staff to conduct and implement the SEARCH Sapphire prevention trials using the study protocol and SOPs.
• Liaise with the health facility in charge and study technical team leads to ensure the safety of study teams and study participants in the context of COVID-19 prevention measures.
• Provide weekly study updates /reports to the study team as required from time to time.
• Participate in weekly study meetings as scheduled by the study team.
• Participate in budgeting and developing annual work plans for the study.


Required qualifications and other desirables for the job:
• Degree in Human Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) from a reputable institution
• At least two years’ progressive work experience in a clinical and/or community HIV research institution
• Registered with and licenced by UMDPC with up to date APL
• Previous training in HIV combination prevention including PrEP delivery at community level is an added advantage.
• Being fluent in Runyankore and other languages used in SW Uganda is an added advantage
• Must have good computer and interpersonal skills.
• Must have valid GCP and PHRP certificates


Job Education: Not Specified


Job Experience: Not Specified

Application procedure

How to apply: Submit your applications using this link on the IDRC website: http://idrc-uganda.org/careers.html 
ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT COMMENTS:
• All applications must be submitted through the IDRC website on or before 5:00pm, Monday 11th January 2021
• Submission of incomplete or inaccurate documents will render the applicant ineligible for consideration for the job opening.
• Applications cannot be amended following submission.
• ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED FURTHER.

Date Posted: 2021-01-02

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