Entry Level Prevention Coordinator Non-profit Careers – Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)


Job Title:    Prevention Coordinator

Organization:  Infectious Diseases Research
Collaboration (IDRC)

Duty Station:  Mbarara,


About US:

The Infectious
Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) is a non-profit research organization.
IDRC conducts research in infectious diseases including Malaria, HIV and
Tuberculosis. Our studies have led to over 300 publications and have impacted
on the management of infectious diseases in Uganda. IDRC currently manages over
41 Grants with an annual budget of $11 million. IDRC was established in May
2008 by Ugandan health scientists from Makerere University College of Health
Sciences, University of California, San Francisco and the Uganda Ministry of


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

and oversee the SEARCH Sapphire Prevention trials in Western Uganda health
facilities and communities.

closely with the field coordinator to ensure that prevention trials are carried
out smoothly

that the research data collected are accurate and adhere to the study protocol
in accordance with Good Clinical Practices

staff members working on the SEARCH Sapphire prevention trials to ensure that
they deliver on their study outputs and adhere to IDRC policies

all the regulatory documentation of the study particularly ensuring that study
continuous review forms are complete and filled appropriately

in training of study staff to conduct and implement the SEARCH Sapphire
prevention trials using the study protocol and SOPs.

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.

weekly study updates /reports to the study team as required from time to time.

in weekly study meetings as scheduled by the study team.

in budgeting and developing annual work plans for the study.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate must hold a 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

with and licenced by UMDPC with up to date APL

training in HIV combination prevention including PrEP delivery at community
level is an added advantage.

fluent in Runyankore and other languages used in SW Uganda is an added

have good computer and interpersonal skills.

have valid GCP and PHRP certificates


How to Apply:

All candidates
should apply online at the link below.




Deadline: 11th January 2021


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