Research Coordinator at Jhpiego – John Hopkins University


Jhpiego, through STAR Nigeria, is conducting an implementation research study to assess the feasibility and acceptance of blood and oral fluid Hepatitis C self-test kits in Nasarawa state. Jhpiego is seeking an experience Research Coordinator to oversee this study in Nasarawa for a period of 12 months.

The position reports to the STAR Project Director and receives day-to-day technical supervision and other support from the Strategic Information advisor. The Research Coordinator will provide overall coordination of the HCV study; overseeing the ethical implementation of the study, participate in training of data collection staff and coordinates data collection; oversee recruitment of human subjects, as well as to write and edit reports and manuscripts.

  • Experience 6 years
  • Location Nasarawa


  • Collaborate with study personnel in the strategic planning of study implementation.
  • Ensure submission for IRB approvals.
  • Oversee the recruitment, training and supervision of research assistants.
  • Coordinate data collection for the study.
  • Oversee accurate data entry into study database.
  • Closely track study recruitment and enrollment and keep study PI updated on progress to sample size.
  • Ensure compliance with the study protocol and standard operating procedures.
  • Consult with co-investigators on appropriate management of participant problems and concerns.
  • Ensure that the study is executed successfully and completed within time frames to meet research objectives.
  • Oversee data management including data cleaning and analysis
  • Participate in writing and editing of a technical reports and manuscripts for publication or presentation.
  • Perform any other programmatic duties related to the study.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Demography, Economics, Sociology, public health or any other related social science subject, master’s degree will be an added advantage
  • At least 6 years consultancy experience in a related field and at least 2 years’ experience in HIV/AIDS related research design, implementation and publication.
  • Excellent knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research models and data analysis
  • Experience in writing high quality reports to funders and other stakeholders
  • Excellent English writing skill
  • Highly proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Strong planning, time management and project management skills
  • Strong people management and leadership skills
  • Familiarity with quantitative data storage and analysis systems
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Results-oriented, professional, accountable and proactive
  • Attention to detail and ability to deliver to a deadline
  • Must be able to work independently with little supervision
  • Strong interpersonal and decision making skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to travel

Nigerian nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Monthly Gross Salary :N1,150,000

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Jhpiego – John Hopkins University on to apply

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July 2024