Epidemiology Activity Manager

Job Description

Title: Epidemiology Activity Manager

Company Name: MSF Belgium (Medecins Sans Frontieres / Doctors Without Borders)

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Ukhia)

Employment Status: Full-time, Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Essential, medical or nursing related diploma. Desirable specialization or training in tropical dis-eases
∎ Desirable degree (or masters) in Epidemiology or Public Health Essential, medical or nursing related diploma. Desirable specialization or training in tropical dis-eases
∎ Desirable degree (or masters) in Epidemiology or Public Health with extensive training in statistics and epidemiology

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 2 year(s)
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following area(s): Epidemiology
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s): NGO

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Defining, scheduling and organizing, in close collaboration with other medical team members, the annual epidemiological activity plan as well as its associated budget, in order to improve early detection of risk factors to better define treatment approaches and preventive practices. Leading the implementation of the protocols and epidemiological methodology, ensuring all related staff follows them in order to improve research efficiency.
∎ Supervising, according to annual plan, the epidemiological research activity ensuring that contacts with community groups and authorities are aligned with the objectives of the research and that the population participating in the research is properly informed. Reporting on the progress of data collection, on ongoing analysis of research or on any issue causing delay, in order to achieve epidemiological goals on time.
∎ Advising the MSF medical team on epidemiological matters that arise in the course of their activity research, and when necessary, designing and implementing epidemiological tools and data collection to meet new epidemiological needs.
∎ Ensuring, in coordination with logistics department, that national or international shipment of laboratory samples acquired for research purposes is done within datelines and according to protocols, following security rules and keeping conditions needed for the sample.
∎ Supervising data filing procedures, ensuring that all epidemiology software tools are properly used and are updated regularly, in order to ensure full data traceability and availability
∎ Planning and supervising, in close coordination with the HR department and the MSF vision, policies and values, the associated processes (job description, recruitment, training, performance evaluation, development and internal/external communication) of the epidemiological staff in order to ensure both the sizing and the amount of knowledge required, to improve staff technical capabilities, contribution and commitment to MSF values.
∎ Supervising, in close coordination with the Logistic Manager that research equipment and materials are properly maintained and stock level is above minimum point in order to ensure availability and research activity continuity.
∎ Participating in operational monthly reports and organizing and/or assisting medical staff in preparing epidemiological reports related to health facilities and to researched areas

Additional Requirements:
∎ Both males and females are allowed to apply
∎ English is essential, local language desirable
∎ Essential computer literacy (Microsoft office, internet)
∎ Results and Quality Orientated
∎ Teamwork and Cooperation

Salary:
∎ Tk. 128400 (Monthly)
∎ The mentioned salary is before deduction of Income tax.

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Medical allowance, Weekly 2 holidays
∎ Festival Bonus: 2
∎ 24 Paid Leaves per year.

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 23 Jun 2021

Company Information:
∎ 9 Jun 2021
∎ MSF Belgium (Medecins Sans Frontieres / Doctors Without Borders)
∎ Address : 1754,ARISTA VILLA,Beside Patabari Temple,Ukhiya, Cox's Bazar
∎ Web : www.msf.org
∎ Business : Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization working in many countries worldwide. MSF has been working in Bangladesh since 1992. MSF was awarded the prestigious `Nobel Peace Prize` in 1999 for its pioneering humanitarian activities since 1971 in several continents.

Category: NGO/Development

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