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Research Coordinator (Study Coordinator) – Management Science for Health (MSH)

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Research Coordinator (Study Coordinator) – Management Science for Health (MSH), December 5 2022
Organization: Management Science for Health (MSH)
Position: Research Coordinator (Study Coordinator)
Deadline: 12.22.2022
Employment: Contract
Location: West Gojjam, West Arsi, Wolayita

Job Description:


Job Description of Study coordinators

We would like to hire qualified candidate who is energetic and skillful for the position of Study coordinators.

No of Positions:03

Location:West Gojjam, West Arsi, Wolayita

Employment Type:6 months consultant Contract

Salary: as Per MSH scale


Major role and responsibility

·       Reviews and comprehends records and study participants information as per the protocol.

·       Attends investigator meetings as required or requested by the PI.

·       Collaborates with the PIs to prepare reports to partners, stakeholders and any other regulatory submission documents as required as per the protocol.

·       Prepares other study materials as requested by the PI. These study materials include, but are not limited to, the informed consent document; case report forms (CRFs), enrollment logs, and drug/device accountability logs.

·       Establishes and organizes study files, including but not limited to, Master file, Investigator site file, regulatory binders, study specific source documentations and other materials as requested by PI.

·       Reviews and develops a familiarity with the contract or award terms and conditions.

·       Works with the PI to assure that the study is in compliance with all terms and conditions, including but not limited to Data and Monitoring Safety Board (DSMB), IRB approval, conflict of interest disclosure, Agreement between parties, health and safety protections for participants and staff and any financial terms or conditions.

·       Reviews and develops a familiarity with the protocol, e.g., study proceedings and timelines, inclusion and exclusion criteria, confidentiality, privacy protections of the research studies.

·       Assists PI in communication of study requirements to all individuals involved in the study. Provides appropriate training and tools for study team members. Documents date of training and signatures of study personnel trained on study specific training log.

·       Works with the PI to develop and implement recruitment strategies in accordance with ethics committee’s requirements and approvals.

·       Conducts or participates in the informed consent process and discussions with research participants, including answering any questions related to the study. Obtains appropriate signatures and dates on forms in appropriate places. Assures that amended consent forms are appropriately implemented and signed.

·       Screens subjects for eligibility as per the research studies protocol specific inclusion and exclusion criteria, documenting each potential participant’s eligibility or exclusion.

·       Coordinates participant sample collection and follow Standard operation procedures.

·       Transport collected samples and collected data from study site to designated health facilities or data entry sites with respect to SOPs

·       Collects data as required by the protocol.

·       Assures timely completion of Case Report Forms.

·       Maintains study timelines.

·       Maintains adequate inventory of study supplies.

·       Completes study documentation and maintains study files in accordance with policies and procedures for the study conducted in human subject including, but not limited to, consent forms, source documentation, narrative notes if applicable, case report forms, and investigational material accountability forms.

·       Maintains effective and ongoing communication with research participants and PI during the course of the study.

·       Assists PI in preparation of any modifications to the scientific protocol

·       Works with the PI to manage the day-to-day activities of the study including problem solving, communication and protocol management.


·       Assists Principal Investigator with scientific and compliance reporting.


Job Requirements:

Job Requirement

·       BSc degree preferably in medical laboratory, public health or in other Health sciences with 3 years’ experience, or Master’ degree in the specified fields with at least 1 year’ experience from an accredited institution

·       Experience in Research studies research coordination and management

·       Trained in GCP or GCLP and quality management system is an additional asset

·       Tolerance to doing routine and frequent field visits

·       Attention to details for quality data record and documentation

·       Ability to maintain study confidentiality

·       Being able to use data collection, entry, and analysis software

Personal Attributes and competencies:

·       Able to speak local language is an advantage

·       Excellent interpersonal communication skill
Strong organizational skills; volunteer to work off-working hours and/or weekends
A high level of attention to details
Open for discussion and learning

·       Ability to problem solving and willingness to take self-initiatives.

·       Willingness to take additional responsibilities and continuous training as needed

·       Conduct supervision on overall activities communicating with PI

·       Conduct daily check for completeness of CRFs, logbooks and other documents

·       Ensure eligibility criteria for proper enrollment of study participants

·       Involve in recruitment and other duties as deemed necessary by PI

·       Additional trainings on electronic data collection

·       Publication is an advantage in specified area.


How To Apply:

Interested and qualified applicants may apply through the  application link below:–Study-coordinator-_R2532



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