Job vacancy Research Officers

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Temporary / Contract
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Full Time
03 August, 2021
Job Title

Research Officers

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Kintampo Health Research Centre (KHRC) is a well-established, African-based, research centre and one of three field research centres of the Research and Development Division of the Ghana Health Service an agency of the Ministry of Health.  The work of KHRC has implications for health policy and practice throughout Ghana, Africa and the rest of the world. KHRC is situated in the middle part of Ghana and offers research and training services nationally and internationally and its staffs are multidisciplinary.

Applications are invited from qualified applicants for appointment as Research Officers at Kintampo Health Research Centre, Kintampo, Bono-East Region


  • Join a collaborative and dynamic team of academic and research experts to generate data for public health policy.
  • An opportunity for motivated research driven graduates to enhance their career, develop strong data collection and management skills, and work with national and international experts in malaria research.
  • Work with Clinical coordinators based at 8 selected sentinel hospitals of MVPE, hospital ward staff and field surveillance teams spread across six regions of Ghana (Bono, Bono East, Ahafo, Central, Volta and Oti Regions).

  • Maintaining the sentinel hospital register of study participants
  • Draw up weekly work schedule
  • Visit home of study participants to obtain consent and ascertain their residence and collect data
  • Liaise with the data management team to resolve queries with appropriate resolutions
  • Appropriate filing of all study documentations.
  • Timely response to all data queries.
  • Strong cooperation with internal and external monitors during periodic visits at study site.
  • Write progress reports   
  • Management of clinical study supplies and logistics with appropriate updates and documentations.
  • Support Clinical Coordinators at sentinel hospitals
  • Perform other assigned duties in line with KHRC.
  • Remuneration

    Remuneration will be according to Ghana Health Service standards.


    • To be eligible for this position, you must possess the following:
    • BSC/MSC in related Public health discipline
    • Experience in health facility and field-based data collection will be an advantage
    • Must be Computer literate with experience in electronic data collection
    • Must possess good writing and reporting skills
    • Ability and willingness to work in any location of KHRC Research.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Education: B.Sc./M.Sc.
    Valid Till
    16 Aug, 2021

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