Based at the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR) in Ghana, our main goal is to conduct cross-cutting interdisciplinary research in Global health and infectious diseases and to provide guidance to reduce the burden of these diseases in Ghana and beyond. For more information, visit our webpages: https://kccr-ghana.org/research-impact/research-groups-projects/paediatric-fevers/ and https://kccr-ghana.org/research-impact/research-groups-projects/global-health-infectious-diseases-group/
The post-holder shall undertake various activities associated with the research groups. These activities will be performed either at KCCR, at the study sites in Ghana or outside Ghana. The post-holder is expected to have good organisational and communication skills. He/She should be willing to work efficiently within a multidisciplinary team in order to perform all activities in a timely fashion.
Job Location: Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine, Ashanti Region, Ghana
The Project Manager is part of a team consisting of international and local investigators. The Officer serves as a liaison between the research group and KCCR administrative department; and between KCCR and the institute partners within the consortia the research group belong to. The Project Manager is accountable in the first instance to the local Principal Investigators (PIs). The Project Manager should always maintain a good relationship with the co-worker, KCCR staff and the external partners by communicating in a professional and courteous manner.
The Project Manager oversees the project activities to ensure the desired results are achieved by providing administrative and financial support to a portfolio of in-country and multi-country projects and working closely with the PIs, the Project Finance Officer, partner institutions, KCCR finance and administrative departments and ensuring compliance with funder’s policies.
The Project Manager put in place a structure that optimized the efficiency of the communication and administrative process for the research team.
Reporting and Documentation
Remuneration will be according to KCCR standards. The contract will be for 12-months (renewable), with the first 3 months as probation.