Research Manager – NIMR-Mwanza – Mwanza

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.

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.
The successful candidate will be based at NIMR Mwanza Centre with regular visits in study sites in both Mwanza and Shinyanga Regions.

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: /
Closing date for applications is 4th May 2022.