Research Project Manager
EHA Clinics
Abuja, Nigeria
23m ago
source : Fuzu

Purpose of the Position

  • The Research Project Manager, will plan and implement various research activities and projects at EHA Clinics under the direction of the Chief Innovation Officer.
  • S / he will manage the research team members and liaise with various stakeholders for successful completion of research projects.
  • S / he will spend a significant amount of time screening and completing grant applications and requests for proposals.
  • Requirements

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and / or ability required to successfully perform this job :

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university; a Master’s Degree in Public Health, Biological Science or a similar field will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of 3 years outstanding work experience as a project manager or coordinator in an international organization is essential.
  • Demonstrable proof of such experience is required prior to any interviews.

  • Knowledge and experience in project management or project management certification will be an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Experience with administrative and accounting procedures.
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication with a wide variety of patients, medical staff, and caregivers.
  • Strong computer skills, including Google Suite are desirable.
  • Good documentation and analytical skills.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Willingness to travel up to 30% of the time as required.
  • Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of research associates, scientists and clinical staff to successfully execute research projects.
  • Actively monitor performance of team members to ensure they meet deliverables and deadlines.
  • Meet with funders and investigators to prepare research implementation plans.
  • Prepare and obtain Ethics Review Board and other applicable approvals.
  • Recruit and supervise research interns.
  • Coordinate with the procurement team for timely procurement of research equipment and consumables.
  • Regularly create social media posts and stories to increase the visibility of the department in the local and professional community.
  • Assist the finance team to prepare budgets and monitor expenditures.
  • Recruit additional staff as needed.
  • Screen grant applications and RFPs to identify research opportunities.
  • Provide significant input to grant applications and RFPs and submit them on time.
  • Conduct outreach activities at universities and other suitable organizations to solicit new projects and staff.
  • Coordinate with external consultants as needed on projects.
  • Work closely with intramural and extramural colleagues to identify new research topics and funding opportunities.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Other Responsibilities :

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