Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is a leading research organization in Africa with a strong track record in developing, testing and validating innovations for health. Driven by a core strategic mandate for
research, training and services, the Institute’s work now spans a wide spectrum, covering biomedical and ecological sciences, intervention studies, health-systems research and policy translation.
IHI is looking for a qualified and experienced individual to take the position of Clinical Officer in the EBL08 project. The Officer will;
- Treat patients according to National Guidelines for Clinical Management, Standard Treatment Guidelines, and Local guidelines
- To attend internal and external meetings conducted at the facility during study conduct.
- To attend two Departmental Meetings in each financial year.
- To participate in the development of study standard operating procedure and study documents.
- To recruit, follow up as study scheduled as specified by each protocol and SOPs.
- To ensure that protocol standard operating procedures and all related study documents are well communicated and duly followed by all personnel involved in the trial.
- To ensure that all ethical concerns in the protocols approved by the review board are duly followed in the trial.
- Supervise study procedure and ensure ring that is all done well as per approved protocol ICH Guidelines and relevant local regulation (National Institute of Medical Research and Tanzania Food and Drug Authority).
- To work in professional and ethical manner accountability and integrity.
- To attend community sensitization meetings to recruit study volunteers.
- To write, present and publish research papers.
- Carry out additional duties as assigned by the project leader.
Qualification and Experience
- Diploma in Clinical Medicine
Experience working on clinical trials research
Skills and Competencies
• Time management to establish priorities and planning the project timelines.
• Knowledge of good clinical practice (GCP).
• Excellent computer skills.
• Self-motivated individual who is able to work with minimal supervision.
• Effective team work.
• Effective communication, collaborative and problem-solving skills.
• Able to meet deadlines.
• Good oral communications in English and Swahili.
• Adhere to IHI core values(Transparency, Accountability, Respect, Integrity and Initiative.
An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates as per IHI salary scales.
IHI is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit intentional biases or discrimination and harassment of any kind at the work place and during recruitment. All employment decisions are based solely on job requirements and individual qualifications, and our recruitment process is governed by the labour laws of Tanzania
Mode of Application
All candidates who meet the above job requirements should send their application letters together with their detailed curriculum vitae (CVs) showing contact addresses including email, telephone/cell phone numbers and copies of academic and professional certificates to the email address below.
The deadline for this application is 17:00 on 14/12/2021. All e-mail application subject lines should
CLINICAL OFFICER – EBL08 STUDY]. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.
Human Resources Manager
IFAKARA HEALTH INSTITUTE
#5 Ifakara Street Plot 463 Mikocheni
P.O. Box 78,373
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania