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Study Coordinator, Partnership For Vivax Elimination needed at Program For Appropriate Technologies In Health (PATH)

Study Coordinator, Partnership For Vivax Elimination needed at Program For Appropriate Technologies In Health (PATH), January 26 2022




Organization: Program For Appropriate Technologies In Health (PATH)
Employment: Full Time

Deadline: January 28 2022

 Jan 25, 2022 –  Jan 28, 2022




Position: Study Coordinator, Partnership for Vivax Elimination

Job Time: Full-Time

Job Type: Permanent

Place of Work: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Application Deadline: Jan, 28/2022


About the job

PATH is a global nonprofit dedicated to achieving health equity. With more than 40 years of experience forging multisector partnerships, and with expertise in science, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales up innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing health challenges.

PAVE is the Partnership for Vivax Elimination led by PATH and Medicines for Malaria Venture bringing together country partners, donors, and other not-for-profit organizations to eliminate P. vivax malaria. PAVE supports countries in adopting new and existing tools and approaches to achieve universal access to best clinical practices for P. vivax case management. The Study Coordinator will work within PATH’s Ethiopia country office for the Unitaid funded piece of work of PAVE.

We are seeking a Study Coordinator to support the planning and implementation of a feasibility study in Ethiopia. They will coordinate the study team’s work, manage study-specific documents, track relevant activities as instructed by the Clinical Trial Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the production and distribution of complex documents, including project deliverables, and internal and external reports.
  • Coordinate with the project team to compile agendas for project-related meetings.
  • Utilize Microsoft Outlook calendars to coordinate complex scheduling tasks for routine team meetings as well as larger workshops and meetings with external partners.
  • Support project teams by taking meeting minutes, collating action items, and tracking deliverable schedules and workstream priorities.
  • Coordinates translations for all study documents and materials for Output 2 and 3, as needed
  • Maintain and manage study documents, project records, electronic files, and other resources on behalf of team members.
  • Collects data and information on study sites to inform the design of study documents, recruitment projections, and study implementation
  • Ensures queries arising from data cleaning and other arising issues are properly and timely addressed by sites’ staff
  • Supports Study Manager in preparing ethics and/or regulatory submission package
  • Tracks version changes in study documents following ethics and/or regulatory review
  • Supports Study Manager in developing forecasting for study supplies (drugs, tests, lab supplies) and following up shipments and local purchases
  • Liaises with implementing partner for obtaining all import authorization and custom clearance
  • Liaises with implementing partner to Coordinate supplies receipt, storage, and distribution to study sites, track shipments and ensure re-fill upon sites’ coordinator request
  • Supports Comms and Advocacy Lead in adapting specific documents for in-country use
  • Draft, edit, format, fact-check, and proofread a variety of documents and enter data using Word, Excel, and other software.
  • Coordinate arrangements for guests, meetings, conferences, workshops, training, and other events.
  • Liaise with project PADM to track administrative requirements/processes of project activities
  • Support activities related to stakeholder collaboration and study oversight as required
  • Countercheck invoices corresponding to budget, centralize and document invoices for approval and processing
  • Communicate updates with US and Ethiopia team staff as needed.

Required Skills

Required Experience

  • University degree in public health or other health sciences, with in-depth familiarity and sound experience in coordinating health studies and/or projects plus a minimum of 1-2 years of study coordination and administrative experience for health studies/projects or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Working in challenging settings (e.g., remote sites) and with complex teams or working groups
  • Working on clinical or public health research studies, ideally, in malaria; implementation research in global health would be an advantage
  • Superior organization skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize many competing tasks appropriately, effectively, and efficiently
  • Experience coordinating calendars, organizing workshops, creating work back schedules, managing timelines.
  • Effective in time management and working under tight deadlines.
  • Proven ability to take initiative, learn quickly, anticipate needs and challenges, and find solutions in collaboration with project managers.
  • Fluency in English including strong oral and written communications skills.
  • Comfortable with working openly and transparently, sharing work-in-progress, failures, successes, and lessons learned.
  • Demonstrated passion for learning and commitment to global health equity.
  • Willingness to travel to field study sites, as required
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, with particular skill in Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint, proficiency with Adobe Acrobat.

How to Apply


Note: Candidates must have legal authorization to work in Ethiopia. PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued. PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.



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