Date: 13th April 2022
Job Title: Project Research Analyst
Type of contract: Full time
Job Location: Lusaka
Brief project summary:
Avencion has collaborated with Boston University with the support of the Bill and Melinda
Gates Foundation on a COVID-19 surveillance research project aiming to measure the prevalence of COVID-19 deaths across persons of all ages, determine the relative contribution of the different COVID-19 variants by genotyping CV-19+ samples (Ct<30) as they are identified and characterise the pathology of fatal COVID-19 among pediatric deaths using minimally invasive tissue sampling.
Job Duties include:
❖ Facilitate all Lusaka Covid Impact Study local project activities laid out from Principal Investigator and Management.
❖ Organise and schedule weekly meetings and ensure all documented reports from the meetings are shared with the management, Principal Investigator and the project team.
❖ Ensure all approved project materials are documented in the regulatory file which is stored at the Avencion Head Quarters.
❖ Ensure all study materials are available for the project field team at all times
❖ To participate in analysing/writing of all project manuscripts as guided by the Principal Investigator
❖ Act as a link between the field team, laboratory team and Avencion management in matters concerning the study and welfare of the project team
❖ Coordinate with the field and lab leads in ensuring that timesheets, work activity reports and submission of invoices are done in good time.
❖ Assist in developing project strategy plans based on logical framework approaches
❖ Maintain project timeframes, objectives, and communications
❖ Identify and communicate the gaps and operational requirements of the project with management.
❖ Collect the necessary information required to improve the running of the project
❖ Any other tasks that the supervisor may assign
Qualifications & Job Requirements
❖ Preferably medical professional qualification but not a requirement
❖ At least Bachelor’s Degree in a medical field or any relevant field
❖ Must have a valid practising license, if any
❖ Good communication skills
❖ Good time management skills
❖ Must be inquisitive
❖ Must be flexible and adaptable
❖ Excellent People management skills
❖ Must be computer literate
How to apply
Candidates meeting the above criteria should send their updated CVs and qualifications no later than 24th April 2022.
*Kindly not that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.