UNIVERSITY OF BOTSWANA , FACULTY OF MEDICINE - OFFICE OF RESEARCH & GRADUATE OFFICE
VACANCY NO: IRC 828 - MANAGER (12 MONTHS)
Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to: (i) provide senior-level coordination of various studies undertaken in FOM; (ii) oversee IRB compliance processes for faculty-led studies; (iii) coordinate and support research implementation processes, throughout research cycle, as required; (iv) supervise research office administrative support staff; and (v) lead study coordination implementation support meetings.
Requirements: First degree in a public health or health-related discipline. Masters level qualifications in a public health or health-related discipline preferred (qualification as a health-professional preferred). At least 5 years experience coordinating clinical and public health studies. At least 5 years experience coordinating business processes of research, from proposal submission to award close-out, including engagement with donors and sub-award partners. At least 3 years experience managing quality assurance processes for implementation of research studies. At least 5 years of experience with supervision of research teams.
Preferred experience: Experience in developing research protocols, carrying out basic data analysis, implementing clinical trials at a coordination level and drafting manuscripts for publication.
Attributes and Skills required: a) excellent communication and organizational skills; b) strong leadership skills and sympathy for the values and culture of the University; c) good management, human relations, sound analytical and coordinating skills and d) excellent research administration skills.
Reporting: This position will report to University of Botswana Faculty of Medicine Deputy Dean of Research and Graduate Studies.
Remuneration: The University offers a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience. For more information on the university visit our website at www.ub.bw.
Applications are to address the stated qualifications, and provide any other information to assist the University to determine their suitability for the position. They should quote the vacancy number of the post applied for, provide current CVs (including telephone, telefax and e-mail), certified true copies of educational certificates, transcripts and THREE (3) reference letters to: The HR Manager, Faculty of Medicine, Corner of Notwane and Mabuto Road, University of Botswana, Private Bag UB 00713, Gaborone, Botswana; or e-mail to NKANGANA@.ub.ac.bw. Telephone: 267 355-4738. Hand delivered applications should be submitted to University of Botswana Teaching Hospital (By UB Stadium), third floor F4003/4004. Applicants should inform their referees to (i) Quote the Vacancy Number and Position applied for and (ii) Submit before the stipulated closing date.
Applications with incomplete information and/or submitted after the closing date will not be acknowledged.
NB: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
CLOSING DATE: 13th August, 2019