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Jobs - Namibia

HIS Project Support Officer

The Project Support Officer will work closely with Global Programs and University of California,

San Francisco (UCSF) colleagues, the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS), Namibia

Institute of Pathology (NIP) and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in

Namibia. The Project Support Officer will support two projects: COVID Seroprevalence survey

and a Tenofovir Evaluation through providing project administration duties. The incumbent will

primarily be responsible for logistic support regarding study trainings, site activations and lab

related activities.

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NAMTAC Project Coordinator

The Project Coordinator will oversee daily on-site implementation of all study activities including

facility engagement, data collection and study staff supervision. He/she will provide technical,

administrative and logistical support including pre-testing and refining tools, coordinating

training, data collection, data analysis, study documentation and ensuring protocol adherence

before, during and after the survey. He/she will maintain constant communication and provide

regular updates to study investigators and implement feedback. The incumbent will report to

Technical Advisor and study PIs while working closely with the Ministry of Health and Social

Services and other study group members.

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Technical Director - Namibia

The Technical Advisor will work closely with the UCSF Program Managers, local Global Programs staff, Ministries of Health staff, CDC Namibia country office personnel as well as staff at implementing partners. He/she will work closely with relevant points of contact and health providers to ensure successful implementation of the projects, surveys and research studies and to ensure that staff at each site adhere to approved ethical procedures in survey protocol as these relate to informed consent, data collection, storage, security, and backup, and biological specimen collection, storage, shipping, and safety. Additionally, he/she will ensure that the technical requirements of the various projects are met and to monitor participant recruitment, sample collection, transport, and quality of data. Additionally, the Namibia Technical Advisor will work closely with the in-country Health Informatics Systems (HIS) Coordinator to monitor overall progress on several informatics projects including a maternal-infant tracking system, and eHealth Strategy deliverables. He/She is not expected to be a computer scientist but will be expected to apply project management best practices in a variety of HIS scenarios.

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If you’d like to learn more about working with us, please contact:

Global Programs for Research & Training
Bahnhof Street No. 5
Windhoek, Namibia