Sunday, 21 February 2016

Clinical Coordinator (PI) at KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV)

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation (KNCV) is the principal international non-profit organization exclusively dedicated to fighting tuberculosis (TB) worldwide and to strengthening health systems against TB, globally and locally. KNCV is an international center of expertise for TB control that stimulates effective, efficient and sustainable tuberculosis control strategies in national and international contexts. We are an organization of passionate TB professionals; this includes doctors, researchers, training experts, nurses and epidemiologists.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Clinical Coordinator (PI)

Location:
Lagos, Nigeria
Duration: 7 Months (100% FTE) - Total duration: TBD

Responsibilities
  • Engage private sector leadership to understand and support the study
  • Oversee training for recording and reporting in line with national guidelines
  • Manage the ethical review process, coordinate all field procedures including
  • Ensuring consent, data collection, digitalization, interviewer standardization; SOPs development
  • Coordination with local TB and HIV stakeholders
  • Reviewing raw clinical data to ID issues missed by others
  • Represent study team at key meetings
  • Communicate regularly with staff in-country and in the central office. Willingness to spend >25% of the time in the field is a must.
Qualifications/Experience
  • Clinical Study Coordinator (PI) with a medical degree and either public health or lab/microbiological training, to lead the implementation of a TB Inventory study.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the public and private health system and TB/HIV diagnostic and treatment services in Lagos required.
  • Successful applicants should have > 2 years of experience leading health-related research.
  • Proven understanding of TB pathology, diagnostic procedures, algorithms, screening practices, treatment, risk factors, TB/HIV epidemiology, and bio-statistics.
  • Proficiency in English and another Nigerian language is mandatory.
Application Closing Date
29th February, 2016.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidate should send their CV's along with a letter of interest to: jobskncvnigeria@gmail.com stating the position you are applying for as the subject of the mail