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8 Team Leader Jobs at Makerere University Lung Institute (MLI) - Career Opportunity in Uganda
Overview
Job Category: Education/ Academic/ Teaching
Job Type: Part-Time
Deadline of this Job: 22nd July 2019
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 10-07-2019
Requirements
Job Status
No of Jobs: 8
Start Publishing: 10-07-2019
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 11-07-2065
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
8 Team Leaders

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education & Training , Category: Education ]

 

Jobs at:

Makerere University Lung Institute (MLI)

Deadline of this Job:
22nd July 2019  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Wednesday, July 10, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Background
Makerere University Lung Institute (MLI) is a center of excellence for Lung Health in the College of Health Sciences, Makerere University. Our mission is Lung health research that integrates disease prevention, clinical care and training in sub-Saharan
Africa.
MLI in collaboration with JSI will conduct the Quality of TB Services Study (QTSA), a
USAID funded national assessment that will assess the Quality of TB services in Uganda.
The study will be done across 200 facilities in 20 districts (Adjumani, Arua, Buikwe,
Bukomansibi, Buliisa, Bundibugyo, Hoima, Kalangala, Luwero, Mubende, Butaleja,
Gulu, Iganga, Kamuli, Kiruhura, Lamwo, Mbale, Mitooma, Ntungamo, Rukungiri).
MLI therefore seeks to recruit Team Leaders for this study.
Job Summary
The Team Leaders will primarily be responsible for overseeing the field data teams.
They will have direct contact with the research assistants and respondents and have a great bearing on the quality of data collected and ultimately on the quality of data output. They will also collaborate with other research teams for successful completion of data collection.
Position: Social Scientists (2)
Reports to: Study Coordinator
Engagement: Full time
Duration: 2 months .

Specific roles and responsibilities
Field work Preparation
Duties:
• Attend training workshop for research assistants
• Receive data collection tools (questionnaires) and equipment (tablet computers)
• Conduct piloting of the data collection tools
• Establish contact with study districts and facilities
• Ensure administrative clearances are obtained before entry into the health facilities
• Drafting the data collection schedule to ensure timely completion of field activities
Field work- data collection:
• Schedule time(s) with health facilities
• Respond to questions the participants may have about the assessment
• Perform day-to-day data supervision of the data collection teams
• Ensure completeness and accuracy of information collected
• Work with the field teams to ensure data queries are resolved
• Send weekly reports to the Study Coordinator
• Liaise with the Study Coordinator to ensure availability of logistics for the field teams
After field visits:
• Ensure that all questionnaires are complete, and all data captured is kept secure at all times
• Ensure that all equipment is accounted for

Job Skills: Not Specified


Required: qualifications, skills and experience
• Trained in any health related field
• Experienced in supervision an added advantage
• Prior experience in collecting TB data
• Familiarity with the use of an android tablet
• Computer literate
• Ability to work independently as well as an effective team player
• Experience working in rural settings for extended periods of time
• Ability to speak native languages in the area.

Job Education Requirements: Trained in any health related field


Experience
• Experienced in supervision an added advantage
• Prior experience in collecting TB data
• Experience working in rural settings for extended periods of time

 

Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit the one page filled QTSA application form (obtained from mli.mak.ac.ug) via email mli@chs.mak.ac.ug by 22nd July 2019 at 2:00pm. Indicate, “QTSA”, in the subject line.

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