Study Clerk Job at MRC/ UVRI


Study Clerk Job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2023 - 2024

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: April 19 2024

Hiring Organization: MRC/ UVRI

Job Details:

The Unit is an internationally recognised centre of excellence with dominant research themes in the areas of HIV and emerging infections, vaccines and immunity, and chronic diseases and cancer. Through a multidisciplinary approach, intersecting basic science, epidemiological research, social-behavioural research and the conduct of new intervention evaluation studies, the Unit contributes knowledge on changing epidemics and diseases, the evaluation of innovative health care options, treatment and prevention and the development of health policy and practice in Africa and worldwide. Following the signing of strategic transfer agreements between the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the Medical Research Council (MRC UK), the Unit formally joined LSHTM on 1st February 2018.
The exciting new partnership will boost research capacity into current and emerging health issues in Africa and throughout the world. The Unit is based at the UVRI Entebbe campus with established outposts in Kalungu, Masaka, Wakiso and Kampala Districts. The Unit is now seeking enthusiastic and experienced individuals to fill the following position:
Study Clerk – (1 Position)
Position Code: SC-424
Reports to: Study Coordinator Social Science Research Assistant
Station: Kyamulibwa
Section: GPC
Project: GPC
Job Purpose:
The job holder will ensure complete, accurate, consistency in participant records, filing of case report forms (CRFs) and timely faxing of study materials.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:
• Screen for eligibility of study participants;
• Coordinate flow of participants in the clinic;
• Help the clinic with consenting, counselling, giving out results and giving out compensation to participants;
• Checking ICFs for completeness, accuracy and consistency ;
• Make requisitions to stores for all clinic items;
• Develop and maintain up to date GPC study logs;
• Printing, scanning and photocopying of and other forms as requested;
• Filing the paper ICFs and other study forms to their respective participant binders;
• Records keeping and retrieval;
• Preparation of participant charts/binders for the study team;
• Edit and process CRF/binders for query resolution;
• Coordinate flow of participant charts within the given study; and,
• Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Corporate/Local Responsibilities & Requirements:
The job holder must at all times carry out their responsibilities with due regard to the MRC’s:
• Code of conduct;
• Equality & Diversity Policy;
• Health & Safety Policy; and,
• Information technology policy and Data Protection Act.

• Person Specification
• Ordinary level with credits in Maths and English;
• Diploma in secretarial studies or any field added advantage;
• Should be numerate and literate, able to recognise number and character order;
• Should possess Certificate in Ms Office applications;
• 2 years experience in related work;
• Experience in keeping clinical trial/observational study participant records;
• Should possess computer skills including internet and emailing;
• Working on data in a medical/health organisation;
• Personal Integrity and Reliability;
• Emotional Resourcefulness and Forward Thinking;
• Ability to Learn and Openness to Others;
• Flexibility and Concern for Excellence;
• Analytical and Conceptual Thinking skills;
• Proactivity and Results Orientation; and,
• Service Orientation and Development Orientation.

Application procedure

Follow the link below to fill a form and submit your application documentation: 
Filling the form more than once will lead to automatic disqualification. High level of integrity while
filling the form is required and will be considered during shortlisting.
Combine all your application documentation i.e. cover letter, CV & academic documents into one PDF document. Deadline for application is 19th April 2024, 5:00pm.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. This position is open to Ugandan
nationals only. Strictly follow the application procedure as failure to do so will lead to automatic disqualification. Only online applications through the link provided will be accepted.
You will receive a notification in your email if your application and documentation have been successfully received.
N.B: You will be required to present certified copies of your academic documentation and a certificate of good conduct before employment.
The applications should be addressed to:
The Head of Human Resources,
MRC/ UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit,
P.O. Box, 49,
Entebbe, Uganda.
Consider your application unsuccessful if not contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of the advert. Any form of lobbying at any stage will lead to automatic disqualification. By submitting your personal information, you consent to the MRC/ UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit holding and using it in accordance with its recruitment policy and procedure. The Unit reserves the right to verify documents attached with the relevant awarding institutions to authenticate their validity.

Date Posted: 2023-04-14




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