Research Officer at Mildmay

Job Title: Research Officer
Organization: Mildmay Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director Medical
Services
About Mildmay:
Mildmay
Uganda is an HIV/AIDS treatment and training centre also providing Health
Systems Strengthening to scale up comprehensive HIV/AIDS Services in 16
districts of Central Uganda. It is situated on Entebbe Road, Lweza, south of
Kampala, Uganda.
Job Summary: The Research
Officer will be responsible for collecting, organising, analysing and
disseminating information using ethical methodologies in order to enhance the
conduct and documentation of an ethical and sustainable Mildmay Uganda Research
Programme that will inform policy, training and practice, for integrated
prevention, care and treatment of HIV and other health priorities in the
Resource Limited Settings.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The candidate
    should possess a Bachelors Degree preferably in public health; statistics;
    population and reproductive health; or Social Sciences with specific
    training in research methodologies and research Ethics.
  • S/he must have
    at least three years of Operations Research experience in relevant health
    programs with demonstrable knowledge and understanding of health research;
    implementation research and research grant writing.
  • Skills in
    Abstract Writing are a requirement for this job.
    Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in
    various MS office packages and working knowledge of English and local
    language(s) are crucial.
  • Hard working,
    trust-worthy, and holding the highest levels of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Must be
    flexible, reliable, able to work under pressure; and in sympathy with the
    Christian values of Mildmay Uganda.
  • Evidence of a
    non-judgemental approach regarding race, religion, culture, sexuality and
    lifestyle is critical.  

How to Apply:

All
interested candidates persons who meet the above job requirements should send
their applications to: The Human Resource Manager at Mildmay Uganda, Entebbe
Road, Lweza at hr@mildmay.or.ug. Please clearly indicate in the subject of the
email,  the position applied for or post to P.O. Box 24985, Kampala,
Uganda
NB: The
applications should contain certified copies of academic transcripts, a full CV
indicating current salary and other benefits should be provided, and two
professional referees (one of which should be a former employer). Candidates
with incomplete information will not be short-listed
Deadline: Friday 29th
November 2013

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