Senior Manager (Research), Centre of Excellence in Women and Child Health
Aga Khan University (AKU)
Pakistan, Karachi
3d ago

Responsibilities

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)
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