Vacancy for Study Coordinator-Administrative – University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, Korle-Bu

ORGANIZATION: University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana

JOB TITLE: Study Coordinator-Administrative

CONTRACT TYPE: short-term fixed contract (12 months duration)

GENERAL SUMMARY

The University of Ghana Medical School (UGMS) in collaboration with the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill is conducting a study to exhaustively document the course and outcomes of labour, delivery, and the immediate postpartum period in settings where the occurrence of adverse birth outcomes is high. The Study Coordinator is directly responsible for managing staff; ensuring the study is conducted in accordance with the protocol and relevant regulations related to study conduct, informed consent, ethical review, safety monitoring, and recordkeeping; and ensuring the project is completed on time and at high quality.

SPECIAL SKILLS/COMPETENCES

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Demonstrated experience in research activities and administrative support functions
  • Must be organized and an independent worker
  • Must have excellent, communication, problem solving, analytical, interpersonal and human relationship skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft programs
  • Able to organize and schedule multiple work-related tasks efficiently

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

The job holder must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) or Medicine (MBChB) or in a field related to public health with 5 years of experience in research activities

  • Experience with international donor projects is preferred
  • Minimum experience of two years of community outreach work
  • Certificate in Management or Supervisory skills is an added advantage

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY AND DUTIES

  • Study Implementation, coordination, supervision and stakeholder engagement.
  • Support with procurement, management of supplies and inventory systems.
  • Program reporting, Communication and collaboration with sponsor representatives.
  • Ensuring data quality, Assurance and Quality Control.
  • Assisting in recruitment of personnel, training and capacity building.
  • Regulatory and financial management

MODE OF APPLICATION

  • Submit application letter and current CV to the School Administrator, UGMS in person or via email smdadmin@ug.edu.gh
  • The deadline for submission of application is 18th March 2020.