Flying Multi-country Study Coordinator At Epicentre, Uganda

Uganda, Uganda, Uganda
Last update 2023-12-05
Expires 2024-01-05
ID #1802669785
Flying Multi-country Study Coordinator At Epicentre, Uganda
Uganda, Uganda, Uganda,
Modified August 18, 2023


Job Description You are looking for a meaningful professional experience?Epicentre is looking for a Flying Multi-country Study Coordinator to plan, support, and harmonize the implementation and conduct of the “TB Algorithm Pediatric” study in the different study countries.The Flying Multi-country Study Coordinator position is under the responsibility of the Epicentre Coordinating Principal Investigator (PI) of the study (based in Brussels) and in collaboration with the country PIs.You will be placed under the authority of MSF for administrative, logistics and security matters.What you will bringSkills to perform your main activities:• Technical skills: with distance-support from Epicentre referent(s), you will read/review the protocol and participate to the development of study operational procedures, study forms and of training materials, participate in the elaboration and implementation of a work plan, organize and harmonize the implementation of the study in the field (incl. but not limited to study coordination, training, pilot, data collection, data entry, data management & monitoring, quality processes). You will train the study staff on the study protocol and procedures including (but not exhaustive) Ethics and GCP, inclusion and consenting procedures, standard operating procedures, methods of quantitative and qualitative interviews, study case report forms (CRF), data entry, data quality processes, data management and monitoring. You will accompany the country PIs for :• Ensuring that all authorizations are obtained before the start of the study (ethical and administrative).• Recruiting and managing the local study staff in the field.Supervising the procedure of patient’s enrolment and informed consent for participation in the study.• Implementing Good Clinical Practices principles, especially the ethical principles.• Collecting of quality data (incl. CRF fulfillment).• Ensuring that all documents are present in the Study site file and updated regularly.Organizing the secure organization, storage and archiving of the study documents (informed consents, CRF, questionnaires, qualitative interview records and transcripts etc.).• Identify and report protocol deviations to the Epicentre Coordinating Principal Investigator.Define the resources needed for the study, prepare, and follow the budget.• Manage study resources, material stocks, orders and supply in close collaboration with logistics and the MSF team.• You will also organize and support the visits for monitoring (supervision) the conduct of the study and its compliance with the protocol and with good clinical practice, participate in data cleaning, data analysis and in the drafting of the final study report, collaborate and act as liaison between the country PIs of the different countries, the site study staff, the MSF teams, relevant stakeholders, and the Coordinating PI, insure a regular contact with the Coordinating PI, including regular written reports on the progress of the study as well as participation to coordination meetings, be the MSF/Epicentre representative of the study internally and externally on aspects related to the study.Team management skills:• You will be requested to coordinate activities with different collaborators and partners, and to integrate into a multi-disciplinary, multi-national and highly motivated team.• In close coordination with the HR department and following the MSF vision, policies and values, you may be involved in the processes of refining job descriptions, participating to recruitment of local staff specifically involved in the study implementation, ensuring their thorough understanding of the study protocol and methods, data management, confidentiality, and human subjects research protection standards and practices.To do so, you will lead trainings and coaching, and contribute to performance evaluations for the team members.• International context: you are willing and able to travel internationally. You are fluent in English (speaking, reading, writing) and have a professional level in French (at least speaking, reading)QualificationsRequired:• You have a medical/clinical diploma: medical doctor, or nurse, and masters of Epidemiology or Public Health, or other relevant degree with at least two years of professional experience in that field.• You have experience in working experience with Word and Excel• You have professional experience in MSF project, and you are interested in research on pediatric tuberculosisYou are appreciated for your excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and French.• You are rigorous, dynamic personality and able to work effectively within a multi-cultural and multi-lingual team.Preferred:• Your experience in pediatrics or tuberculosis (clinical, research or project management experience) will be preferred.• You have experience in management of field health research, in epidemiology in low- and middle-income countries and knowledge of software for data entry (example: Redcap).• You have good knowledge of the Good Clinical Practice (GCP).

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Flying multi-country study coordinator at epicentre

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