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Operations Research Officer Job at Infectious Diseases Institute - Career Opportunity in Uganda
Job Category: Data, Monitoring, and Research
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job:  31 January 2020
Duty Station: Uganda
Posted: 20-01-2020
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 20-01-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 21-01-2065
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Job Description

Vacancy title:
Operations Research Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]


Jobs at:

Infectious Diseases Institute

Deadline of this Job:
31 January 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, January 20, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

  Position: Operations Research Officer (ORO PACT-007)
Reports to: Senior Technical Advisor
Duty Station: Moroto
The Operations Research Officer will work closely with the Senior Operations Research Advisor and the consortium partners mandated to conduct operations research to implement the collaborating, learning and adaptation (CLA) plan for PACT-Karamoja. S/he will support implementation of project research activities and provide assistance to district and regional teams in conducting operations research to improve the delivery of TB care services Karamoja sub-region. The Operations Research Officer will also work closely with the Senior Operations Research Advisor and the technical teams to document and disseminate the results of project specific research activities..

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Actively participate in the development and implementation of the overall project protocol to evaluate the impact of key interventions of the PACT-Karamoja project. Work closely with the IDI internal monitoring and regulatory framework to have all USAID PACT-Karamoja protocols approved as per institutional and national regulatory framework before data abstraction and/or study enrolment
• Develop standard operating procedures for all studies that will be implemented in the PACT-Karamoja project.
• Compile and maintain up-to-date regulatory files for all protocols implemented in the USAID PACT-Karamoja project
• Prepare quarterly and annual progress reports for all research protocols being implemented as part of USAID
PACT-Karamoja project
• Participate in the implementation of major project evaluations (baseline, mid-term and endline evaluations)
• Participate in the analysis of project, documentation and dissemination of results of operations research activities at sub-national, national and international conferences.
• Any other duties as may reasonably be assigned from time to time

Job Skills: Not Specified

Person Specifications
• Master's degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or Biostatistics Proven experience in conducting operations research evidenced by submission of abstracts to national or international conferences.
A certificate in Good Clinical Practice (GCP) international conferences.
• A certificate in Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
• Previous experience drawing up SOPs for research activities.
• Previous experience coordinating research studies at district or community level.
• Qualitative and quantitative analytic skills coupled with
proven ability in using visuals like graphs, charts, maps, and GIS required. Previous experience with dissemination of scientific research as evidenced by at least one publication in peer reviewed journals

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified


Job application procedure
  Candidates that meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in these positions should send their CVs, including details of email address, present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address not later than 31st January, 2020. (Email your application and CV to ).
Key Notes:
1. IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
2. Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document
3. Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
4. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
5. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
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

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