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MRC/UVRI Uganda Jobs 2020 – 2 Diploma Study Clerks

Job Title: 2 Study Clerks (Archivists) – MRC/UVRI Uganda Jobs 2020

Organization: Greenlight Planet Uganda

Duty Station:  Masaka


Job Profile:

The Unit is an internationally recognised centre of excellence with dominant research themes in the areas of HIV and emerging infections, vaccines and immunity, and chronic diseases and cancer. Through a multidisciplinary approach, intersecting basic science, epidemiological research, social-behavioural research and the conduct of new intervention evaluation studies, the Unit contributes knowledge on changing epidemics and diseases, the evaluation of innovative health care options, treatment and prevention and the development of health policy and practice in Africa and worldwide. Following the signing of strategic transfer agreements between the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the Medical Research Council (MRC UK), the Unit formally joined LSHTM on 1st February 2018. The exciting new partnership will boost research capacity into current and emerging health issues in Africa and throughout the world.


Roles and Responsibilities:

• To follow the Unit archive policy at all times. Ensure everyone who uses the archive understands and follows the Unit archive policy;
• Responsible for the archive of forms and questionnaires at site;
• Monitor the state of the archive, and ensure that all records are kept in a logical and orderly way. Records should be easily available to-date entry clerks, data managers and others who need to use the archive resources;
• Receive and log all new forms coming into the archive;
• Identify records that are no longer needed at site, and ensure these are transferred to the main Kyamulibwa archive;
• To ensure that all study databases are on the MRC server, and these are backed up regularly;
• To keep copies of the forms for accessing forms, data and electronic data;
• To maintain an index of the archive and of the Standard Operating Procedures for the archive;
• To print, batch, photocopy, scan, and file CRF’s (and forms) from the different studies/trials;
• To print and photocopy training materials;
• To deliver mails in stats section;
• To keep the Archives clean and tidy; and,
• Undertake all work following the relevant safety rules and regulations as laid down in the MRC Health, Safety and Environmental Policy Statement.

Minimum Qualifications and Skills

• Diploma in Records and Archives Management / Information Management / secretarial studies / Information Systems / Records and Information Management or related fields, or significant experience working in Archival or Information/Records Management;
• A minimum of 2 years’ experience dealing with data and records handling;
• Experience working in a medical research setting is desired;
• Experience of working at a junior management level within a large organisation with a proven record of delivering required results within a customer-focused organisation;
• Knowledge or experience of Digital archiving;
• Knowledge of research records management;
• Knowledge of SQL server; and,
• Familiar with governmental regulations and legal requirements related to archives and experience in compliance with them


How To Apply for MRC/UVRI Uganda Jobs 2020:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their CVs and Application online via the link below:

Apply Here

The applications should be addressed to:
The Head of Human Resources,
MRC/ UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit,
P.O. Box, 49,
Entebbe, Uganda.

Filling the form more than once will lead to automatic disqualification. High level of integrity while filling the form is required and will be considered during shortlisting.

Deadline: 17 October 2020

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