Sub Investigator (m/f)

CISM - Centro de Investigação em Saúde de Manhiça

CISM is recruiting a Sub Investigator (m/f), to be based in Mopeia, Mozambique.
  • CISM is looking for a site Sub-investigator for the BOHEMIA clinical trial, to be conducted in Mopeia, Mozambique. The project will be conducted over a total of four years, with the clinical trial active for 2 sequential years during the peak malaria season. The overall goal is to advance the development of a complementary vector control strategy to reduce malaria transmission
  • This position may require local and international travel for Institution, Sponsor and Funder led meetings
  • Compensation for this position will be based on the applicant’s experience and qualifications. This position starts immediately
  • Serve as site Sub-investigator for the BOHEMIA clinical trial
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of participants, employees and company information at all times
  • Assist the site PI with the development of site and trial specific documents including but not limited to ICFs, source templates, recruitment plans, trial visit and participant dosing plans
  • Familiar with the protocol, case report form, informed consent, source documentation, patient diary (when applicable), study medication(s) and SOPs for the clinical trial
  • Work with the site PI to maintain high quality and participant safety
  • Ensure participant recruitment, screening and enrolment activities are conducted according to the study protocol, ICH-GCP guidelines, local regulations and requirements and SOPs and per tasks delegated by the site PI
  • Perform clinical procedures and assessments as required by the trial protocol and tasks delegated by the site PI
  • Dispense investigational product and instruct participants on usage and potential drug interactions as required and per tasks delegated by the site PI
  • Identify trial participants hospitalised during the trial safety observation period and provide medical (ward rounds and/or direct treatment) and documentation follow up to the the site PI
  • Identify trial participants referred from the district hospital to regional hospitals and provide documentation follow up to the site PI
  • Identify trial participants presenting at the district hospital outpatients department and provide documentation follow up to the site PI
  • Complete all documentation, paper and electronic in a timely manner as required per protocol to ensure data integrity and per tasks delegated by the site PI
  • Attend all monitoring debrief meetings
  • Risk identification and escalation to the site PI and CISM
  • Issue identification and applicable escalation to the site PI and CISM
  • Participate in clinical trial meetings with the site, community, CISM, Sponsor and others as required
  • MD degree and current license to practice
  • Knowledge of and experience in the Mozambique healthcare system
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word) and Web applications
  • Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail and follow through
  • Fluent Portuguese – written and spoken
  • Basic/intermediate written and spoken English (must submit examples of written work)
  • Willingness to live in Mopeia for the duration of the trial
  • Required personal and interpersonal skills
  • Must be professional, possess a high degree of urgency and self-motivation, and have a strong work ethic
  • Results-oriented approach to problem solving
  • Accustomed to teamwork and willingness to contribute to elements outside the clinical trial scope
  • Ability to work independently where necessary
  • Preferred: Previous experience with malaria clinical trials and/or research studies
  • Dispensing license (purely as backup to pharmacist)
  • Knowledge of spoken local language
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
Company profile

  • The Manhiça Health Research Centre (CISM), established in 1996 and represented by the Fundação Manhiça, a legal Mozambican entity established in 2008, aims at conducting and promoting health research in national priority health areas to safeguard the health of the most vulnerable populations.

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