Field worker – ACT5 Study

Job description - Field worker - ACT5 Study Organisation: Woolcock Institute of Medical Research in Vietnam The Woolcock Institute of Medical Research is affiliated with the University of Sydney in Australia and is recognized as one of the leading research institutions for respiratory diseases and sleep disorders. Operating in Vietnam since 2009, we have undertaken large operational, epidemiological and clinical research projects and run training in epidemiological and operational research methods for Vietnamese doctors and public health workers. The Woolcock Institute has three research centres and offices in Ha Noi, Ho Chi Minh City and Ca Mau. Currently we directly employ about 70 full-time staff and coordinates multiple study projects within lung health management and treatment across eleven provinces. We also expand research activity to other fields including antimicrobial resistance. For more information about us, please visit: Woolcock Institute of Medical Research in Sydney, Australia: Woolcock Institute of Medical Research in Vietnam: Location: Based in Ca Mau, with regular travel to sites Number of applicants: 5 persons Duration: 12 months appointment, with consideration for subsequent extension. The position will be on a full-time basis. Roles: To support the implementation of the ACT5 study in Ca Mau. The role includes:
  • To work with a study manager closely and also with whole study team throughout the study
  • To contribute to medical assessment and treatment aspects of the study based on the discussion with a study manager
  • To engage with relevant stakeholders and assist their efforts together with the relationship manager
  • To prepare and participate in all workshops, trainings and meetings related to the study
  • Any other additional tasks if required
Direct report: ACT5 Study Manager Key staff working with the project:
  • Study Officer
  • Data Manager
  • Local financial controller
  • Senior field staff
  • Technical managers (such as Laboratory staff)
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop and strengthen key partnerships and relationships with relevant organisations within Ca Mau Province. Liaise the local, district and provincial authorities on issues regarding fieldwork.
  • Participate in relevant training on research protocol, methods and techniques for data collection
  • Develop field work plan
  • Prepare for screening activities: prepare consumables, equipment, joining pre-screening trip, conduct health promotion activities
  • Recruit study participants into the study and get consent from participants to participate in the research
  • Participate in collecting quantitative data as required in the field, ensure that the protocol is strictly followed
  • Support the organization of qualitative study as required
  • Complete data forms accurately and timely
  • Communicate issues occurred in the field timely for the study manager for solutions
  • Support the organization of meetings, conferences administratively and financially
  • Support the filing of study documents (both hard and soft copies)
  • Advance and clear advance budget for screening activities
  • Ensure efficient expenditure of resources
  • Ensuring appropriate financial control processes are followed
  • Foster a community of learning and teamwork, continuous quality improvement and continuous professional development for staff
  • Working closely with the study team
  • Support the development of study correspondence to partners
  • To perform other duties if required.
Key attributes
  • Degree in Public Health or health-related field
  • Experience in quantitative research
  • Experience working with data to improve study outcomes
  • Ability to communicate fluently in Vietnamese.
  • Ability to work within a team
  • A motivator with good listening skills
  • Focused, but flexible approach
  • Willingness to work hard
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail
Application Procedure For interested applicants, please send a cover letter together with a CV (with the name and contact details of at least three senior referees) in English or Vietnamese and scanned copies of your related degrees, no later than 29th February 2020 by submitting the application form in the link as follows: Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until 29th February 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Recruitment Announcement (Vietnamese) Candidates have to confirm having received the recruitment information through the recruiting channel NGO Recruitment in the application letter for this position

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