Site Study Coordinator at Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

Médecins Sans Frontières is a private, non-profit international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing medical assistance to populations in crisis, without discrimination and regardless of race, religion, creed or political affiliation. In Jahun, Jigawa State MSF France works with the MoH to in maternal and newborn health in the Jahun Government hospital and in some primary health care facilities.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Site Study CoordinatorLocation: Jahun, JigawaDuration: 10 monthsType of contract: Fixed term contract / 208 hours / monthRoster, flexibility requiredStart date: August 2019Program SummaryThe AMoCo Study (Abortion-related Morbidity and mortality in Conflict-affected settings) aims to describe and estimate the burden of abortion-related complications, particularly near-miss complications and deaths, and their associated factors among women presenting for abortion-related complications in health facilities supported by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in African fragile and/or conflict-affected settings. The AMoCo Study is supported through collaboration between MSF, the Guttmacher Institute and pas and the Federal and Jigawa State Ministry of Health in Nigeria.Main Purpose of the PositionUnder the responsibility of the Epicentre Coordinating Principal Investigator of the study (based in Paris), the Nigeria site Study Coordinator will be in charge of implementing the AMoCo Study within the Ministry of Health’s gyneco/obstetrics ward of the Jahun general hospital, in Jigawa Nigeria.Main ResponsibilitiesOrganize and lead the implementation of the study in the field (incl. but not limited to study internal and external coordination, training, pilot, data collection, data entry, data management & monitoring, quality processes);Elaboration and implementation of the work plan and update it accordingly all along the study;Ensure that all authorizations are obtained before the start of the study (ethical and administrative);Train the study staff on the study protocol and procedures including (but not exhaustive), Ethics and GCP, inclusion and consenting procedures, standard operating procedures, methods of quantitative and qualitative interviews, study case report forms (CRF), quantitative questionnaires and qualitative interviews guides, data entry, data quality processes, data management and monitoring;Ensure a regular contact with the Epicentre Coordinating Principal Investigator, including regular written reports on the progress of the study as well as participation to international coordination meetings;Ensure regular communication with local stakeholders including ministry of health, local associations, local authorities and ensure necessary declarations as per the local regulation. 

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