Study Coordinator, Kampala

Last update 2024-05-20
Expires 2024-06-20
ID #2155680232
Study Coordinator, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified May 15, 2024


Responsibilities Plan and coordinate advocacy engagements with the Ministry of Health and stakeholders on development and implementation of strategies to mitigate antimalarial drug resistance in Uganda.

Support DHTs and frontline health workers to implement strategies to mitigate antimalarial drug resistance in their respective districts and health facilities.

Support the partner CBO to develop and disseminate information on mitigation of antimalarial drug resistance.

Support the Ministry of Health supply chain in developing national representative quantifications for the medicines and supplies required for mitigation of antimalarial drug resistance.

Support the NMCD to plan for and conduct ACTs efficacy studies in the country.

Develop program workplans and oversee their implementation as per project timelines.

Conduct routine assessments and supervision visits to programme related sites and activities.

Work closely with the M&E to collect and analyse complete programmatic data in a timely fashion.

Provide regular progress, trip and monthly reports to the line manager in a timely manner and ensure that all the reports are filed.

Support the M&E officer to ensure that all relevant project documentation is disseminated to the district health teams.

Participate in relevant meetings, presenting project results and experiences as required.

Develop effective and collaborative relationships with all project partners, including the district health teams, implementing partners and network of CSOs.

Ensure that complementary technical approaches are established with other stakeholders in similar geographical locations.

Ensure effective coordination with and capacity building support to the district and community levels.

Capture and document field activities, case studies and experience from the field during the course of routine work Required Qualifications A Master’s degree in a Health-related field including Public Health, Community Health or equivalent.

A strong background in research in medicine and nursing is strongly recommended.

At least 6 years work experience in the malaria field /or experience working on a donor funded project.

Strong health programming and advocacy background Experience in community-based health care delivery.

Experience in capacity building/ transferring of skills.

Experience in working with the central and local government structures.

Experience in developing work plans and activity budgets.

Thorough understanding of both preventive and curative aspects of malaria control Familiarity with the strategies and guidelines of the Uganda National Malaria Control Division Competency in computer applications (word, excel, power point)Excellent communication skills, with strong leadership skills and a supportive management style Excellent diplomacy and stakeholder liaison skills, and experience in working in partnerships to deliver programmes Preferred Qualifications Deadline for applications is Thursday 31st May 2024.

Jhpiego, a Johns Hopkins University affiliate, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, other legally protected characteristics or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria.

Jhpiego promotes Affirmative Action for minorities, women, individuals who are disabled, and veterans#LI-EM1

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Study coordinator

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