Manager, Research, Institute for Global Health and Development
Aga Khan University (AKU)
Pakistan, Karachi
1d ago


You will be responsible to :

  • implement and supervise research projects, develop instruments for data collection and monitoring
  • share progress of the project, supervise data entry activities, coordinate with laboratory management for specimen testing and reporting.
  • develop SoPs for project and administrative processes and procedures to facilitate standardised practices at all field
  • evaluate the performance of physicians and giving feedback, conducting internal audits for on-going research projects and report to the Principal Investigator(s) with recommendations
  • hire and train research staff and physicians, as per projects requirements
  • work closely with administrative staff to ensure discipline, sufficient supplies and optimal staff at the field sites on day to day basis
  • prepare and manage duty rosters for all field staff on holidays or during tense city situations
  • observe, troubleshoot and report to higher management with solution the identified problems for efficient performances at field sites
  • liaise with community leaders, and project staff of all tiers to ensure smooth running of projects’ activities within the settings
  • prepare and compile study progress report
  • produce monthly project reports in collaboration with the Data Manager
  • present the study results as per the requirement.
  • Requirements : You should have :

    You should have :

  • a Master’s in Public Health / Epidemiology and Biostatistics / Health Policy and Management / Sociology. PhD in the relevant field will be preferred
  • at least eight years of experience with five years of research management experience, preferably in health sector
  • demonstrated experience in epidemiological research, including but not limited to : systematic literature reviews and meta-analyses, longitudinal analyses of cohort or trial data, development and validation of risk prediction models and handling of missing data
  • a record of high-impact publications in reputable peer-reviewed journals
  • excellent project management skills, including ability to lead teams and manage resources effectively
  • excellent interpersonal skills with ability to present complex ideas and information in clear and meaningful form to various stakeholders.
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