- Company: International Centre for AIDS Care & Treatment Program (ICAP)
- Location: Zambia
- State: Lusaka
- Job type: Full-Time
- Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Zambia – Healthcare/Medical Jobs in Zambia
ICAP at Columbia University is an international, non-profit organization situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City. ICAP is Empowering Health around the World and works in over 30 countries, including Zambia. ICAP transforms the health of populations through innovation, research, and global collaboration. Together with our partners—Ministry of Health, large multilaterals, health care providers, and patients—we support comprehensive, family-focused HIV services and high-performing health system strengthening initiatives that provide quality and affordable health care. And by enhancing health information systems, improving quality, and developing human resources for health, we build capacity and efficiency in the world’s most challenging, resource-limited settings.
In partnership with the National HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Council (NAC) and the Tropical Diseases Research Center (TDRC), and with funding from the United States Government, ICAP is conducting an upcoming survey to measure the prevalence of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STI) and associated risk behaviors among key populations in Zambia.
ICAP seeks highly qualified and experienced candidates to fill the Site Coordinator position by February 2022. The successful candidates must have a minimum of a Diploma in a relevant field, Experience in collecting qualitative data through conducting in-depth interviews and focus group discussions, Knowledge of and practical experience in HIV community-based research and ethical requirements, Strong supervisory, leadership, and/or teaching or mentoring skills are required, Prior experience in research fieldwork, especially in bio-behavioral surveys, Strong oral and written communication skills, Experience in handling multiple, high-priority tasks. Ability to take initiative and prioritize multiple tasks with minimum supervision, must comply with data security and confidentiality requirements, Fluency in one or more local languages used in the research communities (i.e., Silozi, Chitonga, Chinyanja, Kikaonde and Cibemba), Must have sound knowledge of IT and be able to troubleshoot equipment, Ability to live and work in basic conditions for the entire period of data collection (1 month).
To view a full job description, please click here: Site Coordinators – Job Descriptition.doc
Only candidates who are eligible to work in Zambia for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for the position.
The position is contingent upon availability of grant funding.
Columbia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, national and ethnic origin, age, citizenship, status as a perceived or actual victim of domestic violence, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran, or any other legally protected status.
Closing Date : 29th January , 2022.