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2 JOB POSITIONS AT University of Rwanda : ( 10 March 2019 )

JOB AT University of Rwanda : RESEARCH NURSE : ( 10 March 2019 )

The University of Rwanda is a public institution of Higher learning committed to support the development of the country through the generation and advancement of knowledge and innovation among other core activities. In this framework, the University through its Single Project Implementation Unit (UR-SPIU) is establishing a Global Surgical Hub in collaboration with the University of Birmingham on the funding of National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA. In this regards, UR-SPIU calls for qualified and motivated candidate to apply on the following positions for the period of one year renewable based on performance.

RESEARCH NURSE (1 post)

Duties and Responsibilities

The research nurse will be required to:

Organize field activities of the Hub;

Contribute substantial input to development of work plans, research questions, project concept notes, and field research guides;

Assist in the planning and management of monthly “spoke visits”;

Organize and coordinate meetings, staff meetings, workshops, meetings with stakeholders and any other events relevant to the Hub’s programs;

Assist in identification and development of possible areas for Hub’s partnership with local organizations, universities, research institutions, etc;

Document and organize archive of Hub’s activities;

Assist in authoring research reports, briefing notes, policy papers, and other materials as required;

Help to develop and coordinate research dissemination and follow-up activities, including providing substantive advice on the future direction of the program; and

Perform any other duties as required.

Supervisor: The research nurse will report to Hub Manager

Qualifications

The successful candidate will:

Have a Bachelor degree in nursing science and be registered with NCNM (as a must), having a higher level degree (health related) will be an added value;
Have at least 5 years of relevant experience working in the field of medical
research and training for BSc holders and 3 years of experience for MSc holders.
Be fluent in written and spoken English, knowledge of French will be an added value;
Have proven record of successful interaction with individuals from a diverse array of backgrounds, including government officials, development partners, researchers, etc.
Have a demonstrable experience in organizing and coordinating multilevel events and field research activities;
Have knowledge of computer programs, including Microsoft Word and Excel;
Have experience in program management and logistics;
Possess punctuality, intellectual curiosity, willingness to take initiative, multi­tasking, and willingness to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
Application procedures
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications online to the [email protected] and with a copy to [email protected]

The application file must be a single PDF file and contain the following documents:

Application letter in English addressed to UR-SPIU Coordinator
A detailed Curriculum Vital
A copy of academic degree
A copy of proof of previous relevant experience
A copy of ID or passport
The deadline for submission of application is 10th March 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to sit for written test.

JOB AT University of Rwanda : Hub manager : ( 10 March 2019 )

University of Rwanda

The University of Rwanda is a public institution of Higher learning committed to support the development of the country through the generation and advancement of knowledge and innovation among other core activities. In this framework, the University through its Single Project Implementation Unit (UR-SPIU) is establishing a Global Surgical Hub in collaboration with the University of Birmingham on the funding of National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA. In this regards, UR-SPIU calls for qualified and motivated candidate to apply on the following positions for the period of one year renewable based on performance.

1.HUB MANAGER ( 1 post)

Duties and Responsibilities

The Hub Manager will be required to:

Coordinate the operational activities of the Hub on daily basis;

Spearhead the development and implementation of the strategic and operational plans of the Hub;

Monitor the implementation and progress of Hub’s projects according to approved objectives, plan of action and budget, and record progress; prepare a schedule for completion of the project in a systemic manner; ensure adherence to deadlines;

Keep track of all stages of projects by documenting and recording outcomes; identify challenges and suggest changes when needed ;

Follow up on the implementation of all project activities with relevant parties (local and international partners, Consultants, etc.);

Participate in research activities, this includes conducting literature reviews, assisting in developing research proposals and tools, conducting data collection transcription and analysis;

Conduct fieldwork when necessary; this includes meetings and visits to ensure the implementation of project activities; prepare and/or edit meeting minutes and process briefings

Prepare and produce working papers relevant to the projects implemented by the Hub;

Organize activities relevant to the Hub such as meetings, trainings, workshops, conferences and produce event summaries;

Act as focal person for, and communicate with, partners and relevant institutions aiming at the development and sustainability of the Hub;

Represent Hub when necessary at meetings, workshops, and conferences

With the support of Research Nurse and UR-SPIU, follow up on the administrative procedures regarding the project, including travel arrangements and expense reports; keep record of all project documents (hard and soft copies);

Prepare progress reports on the proceedings of the project in adherence with donor requirements when necessary

Perform any other duties as required

Supervisor: The Hub Manager will report to the National coordinating Investigator NCI)

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will:

Have a PhD in Public Health, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Pharmacy or Biomedical related Sciences with 3 years of proven relevant experience or a Master’s degree in Public Health, Biostatistics, Epidemiology Pharmacy or Biomedical related Sciences with 10 years of proven relevant experience; having a medical background will be an added value;
Be fluent in written and spoken English, knowledge of French will be an added value;
Have proven experience in leadership at senior level;
Have proven experience in conducting and coordinating researches preferably externally funded;
Have a demonstrable experience of successful interaction with individuals from a diverse array of backgrounds, including government officials, development partners, researchers, etc.
Have knowledge of statistical softwares including but not limited to R-commander, Stata; Epi-data, Epi-info, SPSS;
Possess punctuality, intellectual curiosity, willingness to take initiative, multi­tasking, and willingness to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
Application procedures
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications online to the [email protected] and with a copy to [email protected]

The application file must be a single PDF file and contain the following documents:

Application letter in English addressed to UR-SPIU Coordinator
A detailed Curriculum Vital
A copy of academic degree
A copy of proof of previous relevant experience
A copy of ID or passport
The deadline for submission of application is 10th March 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to sit for written test.

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February 28, 2019 16:33

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