Fresher Internal Monitor NGO Jobs – Medical Research Council (MRC) UK / UVRI

Job Title:       Internal Monitor

Organization: Medical
Research Council (MRC) UK / UVRI 

Duty Station: Entebbe,

Reports to: Project

Position Code: IM819

About US:

The MRC/UVRI Uganda
Virus Research Unit on AIDS was established following a request in 1988 from
the Uganda Government to the British Government for collaboration on the
research of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) infection and AIDS (Acquired
Immunodeficiency. The Unit is a center of excellence in HIV/AIDS related
research. It conducts large-scale epidemiological and intervention studies,
clinical trials, virological and immunological research and behavioural studies,
and has generated a wealth of research results that have been used to inform
policy and practice that have led to a large number of scientific publications
in peer reviewed journals over time.

Job Summary:   The Internal Monitor will mainly verify that
the rights and well -being of human subjects are protected; the reported trial
data are accurate, complete and verifiable from source documents; and that the
conduct of the trial is in compliance with the currently approved
protocol/amendments/Standard Operating Procedures, with Good Clinical Practice
guidelines, and with applicable regulatory requirements. The monitor will be
required to thoroughly familiarize themselves with the research protocols,
informed consents, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Good Clinical Practice
and the applicable regulatory requirements.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assures adherence to all regulatory
    requirements by the local Ethics Committee, Uganda National Council of
    Science and Technology (UNCST) and any other Regulatory committees on
  • Ensures that written procedures are
    followed and evaluates quality systems, processes, procedures, and
    protocols for compliance.
  • Participates in developing SOP’s,
    guidance documents or other tools/templates pertinent to monitoring
  • Collaborates with PIs and staff to
    identify and implement ways to improve monitoring practices, procedures,
    and workflows.
  • Schedules and coordinates the activities
    for monitoring; conduct the monitoring reviews of the trials including
    issuing data clarification queries as necessary.
  • Writes monitoring reports and
    communicates monitoring results to Principal Investigators and study team.
  • Manages post-monitoring activities and
    follow-up on any necessary corrective and preventive actions.
  • Work with PIs and coordinator on
    training in Clinical Research Compliance and data management during site
    initiation visits and based on topics/gaps noted from monitor visits.
  • Participates in ongoing process
    improvement practices including problem-solving, planning and
    implementation of identified solutions; assists with establishing program
    polices or procedures to ensure efficiencies and effectiveness within the

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the Medical
    Research Council (MRC) UK / UVRI) Internal Monitor job must hold
    a Diploma in Nursing, clinical medicine, Public health or other related
  • Possession of a degree is an added
  • At least one year of practice in a busy health facility managing
    Non-Communicable Diseases after their internship placement.
  • Three years of medical/clinical trials
  • One year of clinical trials monitoring
    experience in Non-Communicable Diseases preferred.
  • Should be registered with the Nurses
    Council or allied professional council having an up to date practicing
  • Training in Good Clinical Practice with
    a valid certificate.
  • Should have good communication skills.
  • Knowledgeable in use of Microsoft Office



  • Personal Integrity
  • Emotional Resourcefulness
  • Ability to Learn
  • Forward Thinking
  • Reliability
  • Team Player
  • Openness to Others

Job Specific:

  • Independence
  • Proactivity
  • Results Orientation
  • Thoroughness
  • Concern for Excellence
  • Flexibility Towards Work

How to Apply:

Fill an online form
accordingly by following the link below and there after submit your application
documents to the e-mail below:

Click Here. Filling the
form more than once will lead to automatic disqualification. High level of integrity
while filling the form is required and will be considered during shortlisting.

Please email your
application to Applications should include
academic documents, a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact and three
traceable professional references. Combine all application documentation into
one PDF document.

Please quote the
following position code in the subject line of the email: Internal Monitor:

The applications
should be addressed to:

The Human Resource
and Administration Manager,

Uganda Research Unit,

P.O. Box, 49
Entebbe, Uganda

Deadline: 16th August 2019

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