NGO Jobs – Field Study Coordinator at Epicentre

Organization: Epicentre
Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda
Reports to: Executive
About NCHE:
Epicentre is a Non-Government Organization created by Medecins Sans
Frontieres (MSF) in 1987 to help improve the quality of its field
interventions. Since 1996, Epicentre has been a World Health Organization (WHO)
collaborating centre for research in epidemiology and response to emerging
diseases. Epicentre’s work hinges around three main activity areas: clinical
research, field epidemiology and training.
Job Summary: The Job holder
will be responsible for all field operations will be managed by the field
study coordinator, responsible for the coordination of day-to-day recruitment
in the study.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Oversee the surveyors, the nurses who will
    perform the NP swabs and the data management team responsible for the
    double-entry and validation of all data collected on the standard CRFs
  • Ensure completeness and consistency of the
    study data
  • Support and respond to requests from the
    study site to the PI, the Co-PI, the co Investigators on study related
  • Participate in all study relevant meetings
    and update the team on study progress
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the
    PI, the co-PI, the Medical and studies coordinator, the Director of Epicentre
    Mbarara and the Director of the Department of Epidemiology and Population
 Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • The candidate should hold a Medical degree
  • At least five years of experience trial/
    study conduct
  • Working experience in Uganda
  • Knowledge of ICH-GCP requirements
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal
  • High level of organizational and record
    keeping skills
  • Excellent proven written and verbal
  • Excellent team player and used to work in
    multi-professional and multicultural teams
  • Recognized ICH-GCP certificate
  • Proven written and verbal English
Job Conditions:  Status : local Epicentre short-term
contract -2 months contract starting November 2013.
How to Apply:
All interested applicants should send or handdeliver their applications
to: Epicentre Mbarara Research Base -P o. Box 1956, Mbarara. Uganda Or
Deadline: 25th October 2013
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