4 Research Officers Needed at Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

Organisation :Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC)

Position:  Research Officers

Deadline :19th December 2018

Duty Station: Uganda

Employment Type: Full-Time

The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) seeks to hire Four (4) suitable candidates for the position of RESEARCH OFFICER to be based in Kampala with frequent travel to the field sites.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carry out process tracking of Global Fund and GAVI streams of funding at national and sub-national levels by:
  • Participant observation at meetings.

Key informant interviews

  • Will be in charge of reviewing documents and synthesizing information for the inception phase that will inform the Theories of change, data assessment mapping and the evaluation phase planning.
  • Actively participate in development of data collection tools, and data collection
    activities tracking processes pertaining to the implementation of Global Fund and GAVI streams of funding in Uganda at national and sub-national levels.
  • Synthesize and analyze data in accordance to milestone tables and theories of change.
  • Contribute to the development of Global Fund and GAVI annual country reports, as well as cross country reports and policy briefs
  • Participate dissemination meetings for Global Fund PCE and GAVI findings to all stakeholders
  • Participate in planning stakeholder meetings pertaining to process evaluation

Qualifications and other desirables for the job:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in any of these fields: Monitoring & Evaluation, Project Management, Public Health, Social Work & Social Administration, Development Studies.
  • Masters Degree in Public Health or a related field is a MUST
  • Experience in Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Good knowledge of health systems especially HIV/TB, Malaria and immunization programs in Uganda
  • Skills in computer based data collection and strong quantitative research experience
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under stringent deadlines and to work independently

Job application procedure
Applications should be delivered to:
The Human Resource Manager
Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC),
Plot 2C, Nakasero Hill Road next to Uganda Blood Bank.
P. O Box 7475, Kampala, Uganda. This advert can also be found on our website
OR you can submit your application to any of the following IDRC field offices:
IDRC Tororo Office at the Tororo District Hospital OR
IDRC Mba rara Office on Ntare road off Nkokonjeru junction OR
IDRC Mbale Office on Plot 35 Masaba Road OR
IDRC Busia Office at Masafu General Hospital OR
IDRC Fort portal Office Kagote Division, Kabafumu Road OR
IDRC Jinja Bugembe Office next to Uganda Prisons.
This advert can also be found on the IDRC website www.idrc-uganda.org  and all social media sites.

ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT COMMENTS: Please note that failure to comply with the below will render your application invalid for this process.
All applications must be delivered on or before 5:00pm, Wednesday 19th December 2018.
1. All applications must be accompanied by the following at the time of submission:
Current CV
a) Typed letters of application
b) The contact details of three work related referees
c) Copies of academic certificates.
2. Submission of incomplete or inaccurate documents will render the applicant ineligible for consideration for the job opening.
3. Applications cannot be amended following submission.

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