Senior Manager (Research), Institute for Global Health and Development
Aga Khan University (AKU)
Pakistan, Karachi
4d ago


You will be responsible for overall coordination of the research projects which involves to prepare, update project documents, communicate with collaborators and investigators, implement research projects in field, conduct data analysis and compilation of project reports.

Specific responsibilities include to :

  • implement and supervise research projects
  • developing SoPs for project and administrative processes and procedures to facilitate standardized practices at all field sites , hiring and training of staff
  • conducting internal audits for on-going research projects and reporting to the Principal investigators with recommendations.
  • observing, troubleshooting and reporting to higher management with solution for identified problems for efficient performances at field sites
  • produce monthly project reports
  • work closely with administrative staff to ensure discipline, sufficient supplies and availability of project staff at the field sites
  • contribute to analysis and synthesis of evidence for systematic reviews of research and provide editorial support for and contribute to the quality assurance of summaries, proposals and reports
  • coordinate for recruitment and training of research staff as per projects' requirements
  • liaise with community stakeholders and project staff of all tiers to ensure smooth running of projects’ activities within the settings.
  • You should have :

  • a Master’s degree in Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Health Policy & Management, Public Health, Healthcare or Sociology
  • at least eight years of diverse corporate experience with at least five years of research management experience at senior level preferably in healthcare or research organization of good repute
  • comprehensive knowledge of modern research tools and techniques
  • excellent project management skills including ability to lead work force and manage resources effectively
  • strong management and supervision skills
  • excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to present complex ideas and information in clear and meaningful form to various stakeholders
  • excellent ability to manage multiple tasks effectively under work pressure
  • willingness for extensive travelling nationally and internationally specifically Balochistan, including deputation there as well, and travelling to various field sites for monitoring and supervision.
  • This is the closed-ended position to be based in Karachi.

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