Study Liaison Officer Non-profit Job Opportunities – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Liaison Officer
Organisation: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Local
Principal Investigator
Vacancy Code: SLOX01
About US:
The Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI) is an international non-profit organization which is a
partnership of infectious diseases and public health specialists. The overall
objective of the IDI is to strengthen health systems with strong emphasis on
Infectious Diseases, through Research and Capacity Development. IDI has five
operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention,
Care and Treatment; Training, Research and Laboratory services (provided
through a partnership with the Makerere University – John Hopkins University
Core Lab) and Outreach.
Job Summary:  The Study Liaison Officer will liaise with
regulatory bodies and seek approvals/ reports and co-ordination with IDI
research office. They will be required to provide project management team with
timely feedback on field activities. She or he will also be required to conduct
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Work closely with stakeholders, Academy
    staff and community to ensure that the project activities are conducted as
  • Develop and design data collection tools
    for qualitative and quantitative studies.
  • Analyse qualitative data (e.g.
    observations, in-depth/key informant interviews; FGDs and field notes.
  • Assist with regulatory approvals/
    reports and co-ordination with IDI research office
  • Provide project management team with
    regular feedback on field activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)
    Study Liaison Officer job placement must hold a diploma or Degree in
    either health, sciences or statistics.
  • Experience working in field research
    work especially among the elderly/ageing people.
  • Ability to work independently and as
    part of a team
  • Past experience in electronic data
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Willing to learn interview skills to
    obtain high-quality qualitative data.
  • Additional training and experience in
    conducting qualitative research.
  • Able to speak, transcribe, and translate
    between Luganda and English.
  • Able to operate a voice recorder upon
  • Good interpersonal skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should E-mail their updated CVs, which
should include details of email address (if any), present position, current
remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus
telephone contact to the following address. Please make sure that your
application letter, updated CV and certificates are attached as one document
and indicate the Vacancy code as the subject for your email
The Senior Human
Resource Manager,
Infectious Diseases
Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre,
Makerere University
Main Campus College of Health Sciences, Makerere University,
P.O. Box 22418,
Kampala, Uganda.
Email to:
Deadline: 15th June 2018
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