10 Field Interviewers Jobs Dar es Salaam at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) | Deadline: 21st December, 2018

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Jobs Tanzania: 10 Field Interviewers Jobs Dar es Salaam at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) | Deadline: 21st December, 2018
Job Summary
Position: Field Interviewer (10 posts)
Reports to: Field Supervisor
Work station: Dar es Salaam
Apply by: December 21, 2018

Institute overview
Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is a leading research organization in Africa with a strong track record in developing, testing and validating innovations for health. Driven by a core strategic mandate for research, training and services, the Institute’s work now spans a wide spectrum, covering biomedical and ecological sciences, intervention studies, health-systems research and policy translation.

Position Summary
IHI is looking for Field Interviewers to fill vacant positions in a new project on “Calcium supplementation in pregnant women” The Field Interviewers will perform all field activities at the study areas.

Duties and Responsibilities
The field Interviewer will have a range of strategic functions as well as supporting functions of the Institute. This position will support and advice the field officer on key matters related to these functions:
 Strategic Functions:
 To ensure the study is done according to the protocol and adherence to SOP,ICH and GCP.
 To provide support to clinical or research activities to ensure protection, rights, safety, and well – being of the study participant.
 Assist with collecting and compiling participant’s information and enters the information into computer data base on a daily bases.
 To maintain close professional relationship with the government officials in the study areas
 To conduct home visit to find participants who missed their scheduled clinics, to conduct pill count, fill delivery information if the delivery was at home, take anthropometric measurement and assess new born weight.
 To ensure the participants privacy and confidentiality are maintained
 To respond to queries, concerns and issues raised by supervisor/PI or a monitor
 Undertake any other tasks that the supervisor shall reasonably required from time to time.
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Qualifications and Experience
 Form IV/VI preferred with certificate in social science or any related field.

Skills and Competences

 Ability to drive motorcycle
 Ability to use computer for data entry.
 Ability to work under minimum supervision but also within a team;
 Good/Excellent writing and verbal communication skills;
 Excellent attention to details;
 Adhere to IHI core values (Transparency, Accountability, Respect, Integrity and Initiative).

An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates as per IHI salary scales.

Equal Opportunity
IHI is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit intentional biases or discrimination and harassment of any kind at the work place and during recruitment. All employment decisions are based solely on job requirements and individual qualifications, and our recruitment process is governed by the labour laws of Tanzania.

Mode of Application

All candidates who meet the above job requirements should send their application letters together with their detailed curriculum vitae (CVs) showing contact addresses including email, telephone/cell phone numbers and copies of academic and professional certificates to the address below. All e-mail application heading should read FIELD INTERVIEWER-DAR.
All applications must be received by Thursday December 21, 2018. Applications received after the closing date won’t be considered.

Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.

Chief Human Resources Officer,
Ifakara Health Institute,
Kiko Avenue, Mikocheni,
P. o. Box 78373;
Dar es Salaam.
Email: [email protected].or.tz