Research Manager – NIMR-Mwanza – Mwanza

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
To assist the PI in developing research protocols and pretesting and piloting of data collection tools;
To participate in developing the capacity of junior staff, including training of local research enumerators;
To plan and supervise collection of all quantitative data in Mwanza and Shinyanga regions;
To coordinate data collection in the field;
Periodically conduct quality checks of the quantitative data;
To collect, transmit and process data;
To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.

QUALIFICATION AND COMPITENCE:
A holder of Masters Degree in one of the following specialization: Public Health, Education or Epidemiology;
Experience in conducting digital data collection;
Knowledge and experience in conducting randomized controlled trials is preferable;
A practical experience of project management;
Proven managerial, organizational and report-writing skills;
Excellent written and oral communication skills in both English and Kiswahili;
To work as part of a multidisciplinary research team;
Ability to work in a multicultural environment; and
Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
TERMS OF SERVICE: One (1) year contract which may be renewed for two more years on the basis of performance and mutual agreement.
DUTY STATION:
The successful candidate will be based at NIMR Mwanza Centre with regular visits in study sites in both Mwanza and Shinyanga Regions.

COMPENSATION:
A competitive salary will be offered to the successful candidate as per project budget.

Method of Application
Application letters should be written in English; Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with their reliable contacts; Applicants must attach their detailed relevant certified copies of academic certificates including form four and six certificates;
Application letters should be attached with detailed curriculum vitae; and All applications should be addressed to:
Centre Director, National Institute for Medical Research – Mwanza Centre, P.O. Box 1462, Mwanza. Or through email: graceeliakim@gmail.com / mwanza@nimr.or.tz
Closing date for applications is 4th May 2022.

[yuzo_related]