Position Vacant for
Research Coordinator

About CHRF
Child Health Research Foundation (CHRF) is a non-profit research organization in Dhaka, Bangladesh, registered under the NGO Affairs Bureau. Founded in 2007 by a multidisciplinary research group, we operate with the core mission to improve child health by facilitating appropriate policy decisions on treatment and prevention of infectious diseases through quality research and advocacy using available resources. We conduct research in four hospitals (Dhaka Shishu Hospital, Dr. MR Khan Shishu hospital, Chittagong Ma-O-Shishu Hospital, and Kumudini Women’s Medical College) and five microbiology laboratories around the country. We collaborate with different international organizations like World Health Organization, Edinburgh University, Stanford University, Johns Hopkins University, Centre for Disease Control (CDC), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), etc.  

We invite application for the position “Research Coordinator” as part of our core research team.

Job location: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Employment term: Fixed-term/Regular

Vacancy: 1

Salary range: BDT 100,000 – 125,000 (depending on the experience and/or qualifications of the candidate)

Benefits: Contributory provident fund and festival allowance (Eid, Puja, Christmas, Baishakhi)
Key Responsibilities

  • Closely monitor the progress of the different project activities running at hospital and community-based sites in collaboration with project specific coordinators
  • Arrange and conduct training for project staff
  • Prepare different research administering tools including CRF, SOP, monitoring tools etc
  • Identify gaps for in implementation process, data collection process and resolve things in consultation with investigators
  • Regularly share the progress with project investigators
  • Arrange and ensure project specific meetings by coordinating with study coordinators and investigators
  • Assist investigators in proposal development, data analysis, budget preparation
  • Prepare different reports related to studies in a regular basis
  • Maintain communication with donors for study related issues and update them with progress
  • Coordinate and communicate with the clinical, laboratory and data personnel to assure the epidemiologic, clinical and laboratory data are correct and accurately linked
  • Maintain liaison with hospital authorities where studies are running, and other stakeholders including government, NGO and private sectors

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • Masters in Public Health from a recognized organization is essential. MBBS is highly desired.
  • At least 5 years of experience on public health research or project management/coordination; experience of working in community and hospital settings will be preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills both in Bangla and English
  • Computer literacy and data analysis skill are desired
  • Must possess problem solving and management skill
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure with commitment to meet deadlines
  • Must be enthusiastic to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment and be willing to take initiatives
  • Maintain liaison with different stakeholders including government, NGO and private sector 

If you believe that your credentials meet the outlined profile, we invite you to apply by uploading your CV (1 - 3 pages) and letter of motivation (1 page) by February 19, 2019 to hr.chrf@gmail.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. At CHRF, we believe in an equal opportunity for all. We will consider all qualified applications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender or disability status.