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Study Site Coordinator x7

Serve as the site team lead to provide oversight and management of survey data collection to determine the prevalence of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and risk behaviors among key populations and their population size in the selected survey sites, with support from the ICAP/Tropical Disease Research Centre (TDRC) bio-behavioral survey (BBS) team.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the research to ensure research activities comply with ICAP policy
  • Ensure proper training of research personnel to comply with federal guidelines
  • Record and document survey data for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections
  • Working closely with qualitative interviewers to facilitate and report
  • Maintaining confidentiality and protection of people participating in research ensuring informed consents are obtained for all participants

Experience, Skills and Minimum Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Diploma in a relevant field
  • Experience collecting data using tablets and conducting in-depth interviews and focus group discussions
  • Knowledge of and practical experience in HIV community-based research and ethical requirements
  • Strong supervisory, leadership, and/or teaching or mentoring skills are required
  • Prior experience in research fieldwork, especially in bio-behavioral surveys.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in handling multiple, high-priority tasks. Ability to take initiative and prioritize multiple tasks with minimum supervision
  • Must comply with data security and confidentiality requirements
  • Fluency in one or more local languages used in the research communities (i.e. Silozi, Chitonga, Chinyanja, Kikaonde and Cibemba)
  • Must have sound knowledge of IT and be able to troubleshoot equipment
  • Ability to live and work in basic conditions for the entire period of data collection (2-6 months).

Method of Application

To apply for this job email your details to the email below:

Application deadline
21 Feb 15:00
Email applications to
ICAP-Jobs-Zambia@columbia.edu
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