Clinic Officers

2 Job Opportunities for Clinical Officers

Job Summary

Position: Clinical Officer (2)
Reports To: Project Leader
Work Station: Bagamoyo
Apply By: 27th February 2024

Institute Overview

Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) is a leading research organization in Africa with a strong track record in developing, testing, and validating innovations for health.

Driven by a core strategic mandate for research, training, and services, the Institute’s work now spans a wide spectrum, covering biomedical and ecological sciences, intervention studies, health-systems research, service delivery, and policy translation.

Position Summary The Clinical Officer will be responsible for supervising and supporting the clinical activities of the project.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Treat patients according to National Guidelines for Clinical Management, Standard Treatment Guidelines, and Local guidelines.
  • Review laboratory results and resolve queries related to data collected.
  • Attend internal and external meetings conducted at the facility during study conduct.
  • Attend two Departmental Meetings in each financial year.
  • Participate in the development of study standard operating procedures and study documents.
  • Recruit and follow up on study volunteers as scheduled by each protocol and SOPs.
  • Ensure that protocol standard operating procedures and all related study documents are well communicated and duly followed by all personnel involved in the trial.
  • Ensure that all ethical concerns in the protocols approved by the review board are duly followed in the trial.
  • Supervise study procedures and ensure that they are all done well as per approved protocol ICH Guidelines and relevant local regulations (National Institute of Medical Research and Tanzania Food and Drug Authority).
  • Work in a professional and ethical manner with accountability and integrity.
  • Attend community sensitization meetings to recruit study volunteers.
  • Carry out additional duties as assigned by the project leader.

Qualification, Experience, Skills and Competencies

  • Diploma in clinical medicine
  • At least one year of working experience

Skills and Competencies

  • Time management to establish priorities and plan project timelines.
  • Knowledge of good clinical practice (GCP).
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Self-motivated individual who is able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Effective teamwork.
  • Effective communication, collaborative, and problem-solving skills.
  • Able to meet deadlines.
  • Good oral communication in English and Swahili.
  • Adhere to IHI core values (Transparency, Accountability, Respect, Integrity, and Initiative).

Remuneration An attractive and competitive remuneration package will be offered to successful candidates as per IHI salary scales.

Equal Opportunity IHI is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit intentional biases or discrimination and harassment of any kind at the workplace and during recruitment.

All employment decisions are based solely on job requirements and individual qualifications, and our recruitment process is governed by the labor laws of Tanzania.

How to Apply

All candidates who meet the above job requirements should send their application letters together with their detailed curriculum vitae (CVs) showing contact addresses including email, telephone/cell phone numbers, and copies of academic and professional certificates to the email address below.

Human Resources Manager IFAKARA HEALTH INSTITUTE #5 Ifakara Street Plot 463 Mikocheni P.O. Box 78,373 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Email:

All email application subject lines should include: Clinical Officer – RVF DDVax

Application Deadline

The deadline for this application is 17:00hrs on Tuesday, February 27, 2024.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.

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  1. I’ve interested on this but currently am not owning a practicing license. But despite that I’ve ability to work in my carrier, including treating patient according to standard guideline and following all medical ethics.

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