Baylor College Uganda Jobs 2021 – Fresher Field Officer

Baylor College Uganda Jobs 2021

Job Title: Fresher Field Officer – Baylor College Uganda Jobs 2021

Organization: Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Uganda (Baylor-Uganda)

Job Location: Kampala



Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation Profile:

Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Foundation -Uganda (Baylor-Uganda) is an indigenous not-for-profit child health and development organisation affiliated to the Baylor College of Medicine International Paediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI), a Network of paediatric HIV/AIDS care and treatment Children’s Clinical Centres of Excellence and international program offices in 11 countries across Africa and Eastern Europe.



Job Profile:

Monitor the implementation of guidelines for the study recruitment.



Roles and Responsibilities:

1. Prepare and implement approved recruitment work plans and monitor the integration of recruitment activities into the community engagement plans

2. Periodically evaluate the functionality of study tracking system per each participant enrolled in study and come up with interventions to curb the identified gaps in line with study objectives

3. Support the study team to monitor the implementation of community mobilization/ demand creation strategies while involving the community stakeholders to curb barriers to identification of potential participants

4. Provide technical support in the identification, documentation and referral/follow up of identified potentials participants in the community in liaison with the community stakeholders in line with study objectives

5. Liaise with the Study Coordinator to provide technical support in promoting availability and usage of study data tools for screening and recruitment then monitor reporting in terms of ‘rates, timeliness and accuracy’ for study team, while providing appropriate feedback

6. Participate in the development and implementation of linkage and referral system between the community and Baylor-Uganda CRS as well as to other CBO for recruitment and care respectively

7. Oversee the follow-up, locator information and tracing of study participants.

8. Establish regular communications with other study staff to determine the compliance of study participants

9. Contact or visit study participants to ensure scheduled appointments are not missed

10. Develop appropriate plans with families where possible to identify, restore and resolve underlying issues causing missed visits.

11. Completes CRFs and source documents as appropriate



Minimum Qualifications:

  • 1) A community related degree preferably with an evidence of comprehensive HIV training, or a degree in in Nursing or degree in public health or ‘Diploma in Clinical medicine and community health’ or equivalent from a recognized institution.2) Registered with the relevant professional body is key,

    3) At least 2 years’ experience in a research institution is an added advantage.

    4) At least 1 year of relevant experience in HIV prevention for research programs with a donor funded organization

    5) Prior experience in Vaccine studies will be an added advantage

  • 3 Years Relevant Experience



How To Apply for Baylor College Uganda Jobs 2021

If you meet the above requirements, please visit our website and apply online:

Click here to apply

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact, three traceable professional references and certified UNEB certificates as well as certified University Transcripts

You must have at least a credit 6 in MATHEMATICS and ENGLISH at Ordinary Level (UCE). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 21st June 2021



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