You will be responsible to supervise project activities related to field and data management to ensure quality control, while maintaining good working relationship with staff, community and various stakeholders involved.
Specific responsibilities include to :
Supervise and monitor all projects related field activities
Manage the day-to-day progress of the project’s deliverables and work closely with the PI to ensure that implementation by all AKU entities (involved in the project) meets the proposed budget, scope and timelines
Assist the PI to work with AKDN agencies in Pakistan and with the AKF Country Offices in Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan to ensure timely reporting for the project (this includes quarterly / annual narrative reports and financial reports).
Work closely with all relevant departments at AKU including (but not restricted to) the Research Office, Finance Office, Legal Office, and other administrative offices to ensure that all AKU / GAC’s policies are followed in the project’s implementation
Conduct project monitoring visits at the field sites to ensure that project activities are in line with the agreed upon timelines with the granting agencies and controls are in place with compliance of university guidelines and policies.
Represent, advocate, and promote research in relevant AKU forum
Advocate on behalf of research faculty with AKU Support Departments and Research Office when needed to solve research-related issues
Support faculty of different departments of AKU in development and execution of research study
Build strategic relationship with National and Provincial Authorities about research operations and for approvals along with strong liaison with
relevant stakeholders at national and international level which includes local, federal and national government representatives;
community stakeholders and international granting agencies
Represent, advocate, and promote departmental research in relevant AKU forum;
Preparation and compilation of study progress report
Write technical proposal for grants
Present the study results as per the requirement
You should have :
Masters in Public Health / Epidemiology and Biostatistics / Health Policy and Management / Sociology or any other relevant field
At least five to seven years of relevant experience in research
Scientific Publications (at least one paper published as first author in peer reviewed journals)