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Study Manager – Incidence of Tb Infection Study

Zambart is a research-focused non-governmental organisation that conducts research on HIV and Tuberculosis to help control and mitigate the impact of the dual epidemic. Zambart staff form an interdisciplinary team with a range of expertise including epidemiology, clinical science, social science, laboratory, operations research, health systems and services research, health policy analysis, health economics, health communication research compliance and counselling. Zambart under the TREATS study has vacancies in the following positions:

TREATs Study Summary

• The overall aim of TREATS project is to measure the impact of a combined TB/HIV intervention of population level screening for TB, combined with universal testing and treatment (UTT) for HIV, delivered over 4 years, on TB incidence, prevalence of TB disease and incidence of TB infection

Study Manager – Incidence of Tb Infection Study -LUSAKA

The Study Manager will provide leadership and technical assistance in Incidence of TB Study activities. This will include:

Responsibilities

 Provide leadership and guidance to study staff.

 Ensure compliance to regulatory standards at all times and that the study is conducted in accordance with GCP.

 Work closely with Ministry of Health and other stakeholders implementing TB/HIV activities.

 Assist with the design and management of the study activities.

 Spearhead the development of the tools used for the study.

 Spearhead the overall recruitment and training of the study staff.

 Supervise the study teams including monitoring of progress and performance and trouble shooting for sites where performance is not acceptable.

 Provide written reports of study activities

Qualifications

 Higher degree in health related sciences e.g. MB.BS/MD/MPH/MSc epidemiology.

 Sound working experience in Public Health with a focus on TB control and TB/HIV collaborative activities.

 Good scientific and clinical trial acknowledge.

 Tuberculosis trials and experience of supervising/mentoring staff would be advantageous.

 Undertake any other tasks that the PI shall reasonably require from time to time

How to apply

Submit your application letter, CV and certificates to:

The Human Resources Manager,

Zambart Head Office,

UNZA School of Medicine,

Ridgeway Campus,

PO Box 50697,

Lusaka.

Application deadline
9 Feb
Email applications to
jobs@zambart.org.zm
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