Assistant Study Coordinator: Biomedical Research and Training Institute

Assistant Study Coordinator: Biomedical Research and Training Institute
Deadline: 24 February 2019

FIEBRE: Febrile Illness Evaluation in a Broad Range of Endemicities

Duration of employment: 6 months (April 2019 – September 2019)
Location where study activities will be conducted: Harare Central Hospital, Chitungwiza General Hospital, Primary Clinics from the City of Harare; community work within Harare.

The FIEBRE study is aiming to evaluate the causes of fever in adults and children aged ≥2 months from five countries in Africa and South-East Asia.

Qualifications required
At least 5 years of previous medical research experience; Previous experience in research study coordination; The applicant must hold a university degree or higher qualifications; Excellent verbal and written Shona and English fluency; Clean class 4 driver’s license; Valid GCP certificate/ research training is an advantage.

Overseeing research activities related to the project; Conducting site visits; Assisting with procurement, stock taking and document management; Providing logistic and administrative support; Liaising with other members of the study team; Verifying that data collection tools, records, and other study documentation are accurate and up to date; To carry out other tasks which may occasionally be necessary appropriate to the post, as determined by the line manager.

Personal characteristics required
High personal motivation and self-management; Enthusiasm and willingness to learn and accept feedback; Confident, communicator who can work comfortably with diverse groups of people; Excellent time management; Reliable, diligent, detail-oriented worker who can see tasks through to completion; Accurate, honest, dependable and flexible; Excellent problem-solving skills; Excellent organizational and record-keeping skills; Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and handle and protect sensitive data with integrity; Ability to work with limited supervision and on own initiative; Ability to establish rapport with a variety of colleagues and to work flexibly with the line manager.

To apply
Interested candidates can submit their detailed CV and cover letter to: The Office Manager, Biomedical Research and Training Institute (FIEBRE Project), 10 Seagrave Road, Avondale, Harare Or email:

Please specify in the email header the job position you are applying for. Please note: only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Created: February 12, 2019
Category: Ngo, Social Services, Kubatana
Expiry Date: Feb. 24, 2019

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