Clinical Trial Manager Needed at Sanyu Africa Research Institute ( SAfRI ) 

Vacancy title: Clinical Trial Manager

Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Education & Training , Category: Administrative & Office

Jobs at: Sanyu Africa Research Institute ( SAfRI ) 

Deadline of this Job: 30th August 2019

Duty Station: Within Uganda , Mbale , East Africa


The Seed of collaboration of University of Liverpool with Makerere University and Mbale Hospital, Ministry of Health, led to the setup of a specialized collaborative research Institute in a more rural setting than Kampala, the Sanyu Africa Research Institute (SAfRI) SAfRI conducts high quality, collaborative, clinical research particularly using low cost, innovative technologies, so as to improve maternal, New-born and child health outcomes especially among the poor. SAfRI works closely with local health care providers and government to strengthen the research capacity and promote inspiring models of clinical practice. SAfRI is in Receipt of Core funding from European union and developing countries clinical trials Partnership (EDCTP) through the University of Liverpool to conduct a community study. To efficiently carry out its operations, SAfRI seeks to recruit suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Trial manager:
Job Title: Clinical Trial Manager
Reports to: Head of Research and Innovations
Duty station: Mbale
Working hours: 40hrs per week
Contract type: Full Time
Contract Duration: One Year Renewable
DEADLINE: 30th August 2019 at 23:59hrs Ugandan time.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Work with the Head of Department to develop the study tools
• Work with the Head of Department to oversee the recruitment, treatment and follow up of study participants• Ensure study is conducted according to approved protocol.
• Ensure appropriate dosing, dispensing, compliance and documentation of study product.
• Liaise with the clinical lead to ensure that adverse and serious adverse event reports are submitted to the necessary regulatory bodies.
• Assess and ensure participant safety throughout the study.
• Work with the principle investigator to supervise and ensure that research assistants are performing their respective roles.

• Maintain smooth communication with both international investigators and local collaborators;
• Provide timely project reports;
• Provide training and Supervision of research personnel in day-to-day conduct of study;
• Develop study documents including Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs);• Coordinate timely submission of applications to local research ethics committees.
• Coordinate and participate in high quality data collection and cleaning
• Oversee and manage onsite administrative and logistical issues pertaining to the study.
• Any other duty as assigned to facilitate the development of Sanyu Africa Research Institute

• Bachelor’s degree in MBChB, Nursing, midwifery or similar health related discipline.
• Masters degree in Paediatrics, Nursing, Public health, clinical research will be an added advantage.
• Minimum 3 years’ experience in clinical trials management and coordination
• Should have a valid certificate in Good Clinical Practice and Human Research Participants Protection Training

• Good interpersonal skills
• Strong leadership and communication skills
• Highly organised, detail-oriented and self-motivated/driven
• Ability to handle Multi-tasks simultaneously
• Ability to professionally communicate in writing and verbally or other means deemed appropriate
• Knowledge of government of Uganda procedures, rules and regulations
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
• Flexibility and ability to handle demanding Tasks
• Integrity and ethical conduct, well developed organisational planning, and communication skills
• Ability to meet assigned deadlines, support team members and uphold team Spirit

Job Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree

Job Experience Requirements: 3 years


Job application procedure
Applications should be done online at SAfRI website . All interested applicants should submit their applications with relevant testimonials, certificates and at least three referees. For more inquiries, send emails to:  or call +256 704985877 or +256 752038006

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