The Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC) with support from Malaria Action
Plan for Districts (MAPD) seeks to hire suitable candidates for the position of CLINICAL
OFFICER to conduct antimalarial therapeutic efficacy studies. The successful candidate will
be based at any one of the following sites namely Arua, Busia, and Kanungu district.

Duties and Responsibilities

1) Responsible for recruitment of patients, their assessment and management during
follow up, Responsible for patient care and wellbeing
2) Recording results of all clinical evaluations and keeping record of all relevant activities in the study clinic
3) Review data collection forms for accuracy and completion
4) Make/provide all required reports and ensure regular communication with the Principal
5) Management of the daily operation of the study clinic, ensuring it opens Mon – Sun 8
a.m-5 p.m. including weekend coverage
6) Ensuring proper daily laboratory operations including specimens correctly labeled, sent
for processing, follow up on laboratory results and transfer to study forms
7) Ensure all patients are followed up till discharge from the study and any patient who
misses a clinic visit is followed up at home
8) Ensure study is conducted in accordance with GCP and GCLP
9) Supervising Study staff including Nurses, Laboratory Technicians and Home Visitor

Key Result Areas

1) Participants correctly screened, evaluated, enrolled and followed up
2) Proper identification and reporting of adverse events
3) Appropriate patient management
4) Accurate and timely entry, tracking and recording of information on all source
5) Accurate and timely entry of all data and resolution of data queries
6) Adequate coverage of the study clinic
7) Building a Cohesive Study team

Qualifications and other desirables for the job:

1) Diploma in Clinical Medicine and Community Health
2) Valid GCP certificate
3) At least 3 years work experience in a similar setting and or performing a similar activity
4) Good computer skills
5) Good communication, interpersonal and networking skills
6) Integrity and ability to develop a good working relationship with patients.
7) Ability to operate in a fast and diverse environment
8) Knowledge of local languages spoken in the study areas is a must (Arua, Busia, and
Kanungu districts)

How to apply: Submit your applications using this link on the IDRC website:


1. All applications must be submitted through the IDRC website on or before 5:00pm,
Monday 25th January 2021.

2. Please indicate area of preference in your application

3. Submission of incomplete or inaccurate documents will render the applicant
ineligible for consideration for the job opening.

4. Applications cannot be amended following submission.