Program Director

Posted By: Sangath


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Program Development & Management

Public Health/WASH

Job Description

Job profile:

• To manage the research grant and promote and ensure compliance with good practice in relation to the conduct of research, the ethics policy, and other relevant policies.

• Be involved in scientific discussions with collaborators, Principal Investigators, and funding organization.

• Provide support to the Principal Investigators in submitting grant applications, IRB applications, and progress reports.

• Provide leadership to meet study targets and milestones (ensure timely and accurate submission to IRBs, sponsors and master agreements)

• Execute project management processes and methodologies to ensure the study is delivered on-time and within the budget, while adhering to high quality standards

• Responsible for assembling study plans, team and work assignments, directing and monitoring work efforts on a daily basis, identifying resource needs, performing quality review, and escalating functional, quality and timeline issues appropriately.

• Responsible for managing investigator relationships.

• Responsible for tracking study documentation through signature/approval processes

• Serve a critical role as liaison, facilitate meetings between project stakeholders and leadership, and complete and maintain professional documentation for projects and deliverables, and develop SOPs as needed.

• Monitor budget utilisation and inform quarterly projections on the basis of project requirements

• Establish and maintain clear communication and effective working relationships with key external stakeholders, including government and non-government agencies, local stakeholders, health professionals and collaborators

• Coordinate meetings with project team and collaborators.

• Contribute to and provide mentoring to other researchers in Addictions Research Group.

• Lead and provide mentoring to the research team in writing manuscripts and academic outputs for dissemination of project findings. The Program Director will report directly to the project Principal Investigator.

Essential requirements:

• Doctorate (PhD) degree in Epidemiology, Public Health, Global Health or closely related field AND at least 5 years of relevant experience OR Post-graduate degree in Public health, Mental health, Epidemiology, Global health or closely related field AND at least 10 years of relevant experience • Minimum two peer reviewed academic publications as first author.

• Proficient skills in software for qualitative and quantitative analysis (STATA, R, NVivo, etc.)

• Experience in team management.

Desirable characteristics:

• Experience in managing Randomized Controlled Trials (including development of protocols, data collection, data analysis and manuscript writing)

• Experience of working in Public Health systems such as PHCs/CHCs/District Hospitals.

Desired Candidate Profile


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Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Sangath
  • About Organization:Sangath is a non-governmental, not-for-profit organisation committed to improving health across the life span by empowering existing community resources to provide appropriate physical, psychological and social therapies. Its primary focus areas include child development, adolescent health, adult health and chronic diseases.