The Elizabeth Glaser Paediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is a recognized global leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS. In its work to eliminate paediatric AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment programs, EGPAF currently supports national, district, and local governments, facilities, communities, and non-governmental partners. In 2020, EGPAF’s global footprint spans 17 countries. EGPAF supports service provision for comprehensive HIV care, treatment and prevention programs, and health systems strengthening. To date, EGPAF has supported over 15,000 sites to offer HIV counselling, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment services alongside high-quality family health care. “
EGPAF has worked in Malawi since 2001. Today, EGPAF Malawi implements evidence‐based HIV prevention, care and treatment interventions in 151 health facilities in eight districts through EGPAF’s U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief/U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (PEPFAR/CDC) ‐funded Achieving HIV Epidemic Control through Scaling Up Quality Testing, Care and Treatment in Malawi
EGPAF has a vigilant research and evaluation team and seeks to fill the following open position.
Position : Public Health Evaluation and Research Coordinator
Location : Lilongwe
Reporting to : Senior Research Manager
The Public Health Evaluation and Research Coordinator is a self-motivated individual who will manage and oversee the implementation of various research projects under EGPAF Malawi.
Under the leadership of Research Director /Research Manager, the SC will work collaboratively with the EGPAF Senior Management Team (SMT), stakeholders in Implementing Partners and study Principal Investigators to ensure the evaluations are implemented on time, within budget, in accordance with EGPAF, MoH and CDC policies and procedures, and produce their expected deliverables.
S/he must ensure that various research projects are implemented according to study protocol and procedures, and that data generated are of high quality.
This position requires experience with the implementation of research in a developing country settings, preferably in the field of HIV and AIDS.
It also requires the ability to work well with professionals and staff from a wide range of national and international organizations; and excellent management, leadership, and communication skills.
The contract is expected to last for 12 months.
The Essential Duties and Responsibilities will include but not limited to;
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals are welcome to apply. Interested qualified candidates should send their expressions of interest enclosing copies of their certificates and a detailed current Curriculum Vitae including names and contacts of at least three traceable referees, and indicating their availability to take up the position.
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