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Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Research Officer Job - Mildmay Uganda

Job Title: Research Officer
Organization: Mildmay Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country Uganda
Reports to: Director Medical Services

About Mildmay:
Mildmay Uganda is an HIV/AIDS treatment and training centre also providing Health Systems Strengthening to scale up comprehensive HIV/AIDS Services in 16 districts of Central Uganda. It is situated on Entebbe Road, Lweza, south of Kampala, Uganda.

Job Summary: The Research Officer will be responsible for collecting, organising, analysing and disseminating information using ethical methodologies in order to enhance the conduct and documentation of an ethical and sustainable Mildmay Uganda Research Programme that will inform policy, training and practice, for integrated prevention, care and treatment of HIV and other health priorities in the Resource Limited Settings.

The candidate should possess a Bachelors Degree preferably in public health; statistics; population and reproductive health; or Social Sciences with specific training in research methodologies and research Ethics.
S/he must have at least three years of Operations Research experience in relevant health programs with demonstrable knowledge and understanding of health research; implementation research and research grant writing.

Skills and Experience:
Skills in Abstract Writing are a requirement for this job.
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Proficiency in various MS office packages and working knowledge of English and local language(s) are crucial.
Hard working, trust-worthy, and holding the highest levels of integrity and confidentiality.
Must be flexible, reliable, able to work under pressure; and in sympathy with the Christian values of Mildmay Uganda.
Evidence of a non-judgemental approach regarding race, religion, culture, sexuality and lifestyle is critical.

Apply To
All interested candidates persons who meet the above job requirements should send their applications to: The Human Resource Manager at Mildmay Uganda, Entebbe Road, Lweza at hr@mildmay.or.ug. Please clearly indicate in the subject of the email,  the position applied for or post to P.O. Box 24985, Kampala, Uganda

NB: The applications should contain certified copies of academic transcripts, a full CV indicating current salary and other benefits should be provided, and two professional referees (one of which should be a former employer). Candidates with incomplete information will not be short-listed

Deadline: Friday 29th November 2013