Program Manager (FamPE Study Coordinator)

Published by Jobstanzania on 12:55:00 am

Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Science in collaboration with Duke University are implementing project titled: Family psychoeducation for adults with psychotic disorders in Tanzania (FamPE). The above mentioned study expects to employ the following staff:


Detailed Job Description:
Reports to: PI and Co-PIs for research components of FamPE Programme. The study manager position in the FamPE is a position that involves three broad areas of duties and responsibilities:

1) Project related research and mentoring
 Assist the PI and Co-PIs to enable implementation of study protocol. The study manager is the lead person in all activities related to the FamPE project including;
 Have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the FamPE protocol

 Monitoring study participant accrual and ensuring randomization occurs as per protocol
 Development of data collection and capture tools for process and effects evaluation,
 Lead the data collection teams
 Monitoring the quality of data collection
 Coordination of work with the Mbeya based data unit to ensure data cleaned in readiness for analysis.

 Design site specific work-plans for implementation of evaluation related activities
 Assist FamPE project logistics, manage intervention programme adaptation, implementation and diffusion
 Facilitate under supervision of the PI and Co-PIs all training activities related to evaluation of the FamPE protocol

 Protocol specific training
 Coordinate and ensure annual research ethics training of project staff
 Attending all study related meetings and taking the lead in providing weekly and monthly feed-back against work plans on intervention evaluation activities
 Undertake annual ethics and other project relevant training courses as stipulated within the FamPE Project

2) Analyses and writing;
 The staff member will be expected to work with PIs and the Co-PIs (MUHAS &Mbeya) in analysis and writing up of data related to this protocol
 The staff member will be expected to develop analysis plan(s) under supervision by the PIs in specific areas of personal interest and develop manuscript(s) that he/she will be lead author.

3) Any other duties as required by the PIs.

Preferred qualifications:
Candidate should be a Degree holder in the Social Sciences with specialization in Public Administration, Project Management or related fields .Significant experience in research administration and health research management and proven ability to ensure high quality research program/projects outcomes will be required.

Skill sets:
 Attention to detail
 Strong monitoring and evaluation skills.
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
 Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with a team.
 Proficiency in computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, power point, and data management/analysis software etc.

Mode of application:
Interested candidates should submit an application letter, CV, names and contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three work related referees to the FamPE Research Coordinator, Dr.Praxeda James Swai, through her e-mail address: with a copy to

Application Deadline: 11th June, 2018



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