PATH Cohort Study Officer Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs

PATH Cohort Study Officer Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs. PATH Zambia looking for “Cohort Study Officer”. Applicants with A Diploma or its equivalent may apply on or before 22 September 2022.

PATH Cohort Study Officer Jobs 2022

The PATH has published a job vacancy announcement on 09 September 2022 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Cohort Study Officer to be based in Kaoma, Zambia.

Recruiter Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH)
Position Cohort Study Officer, Attractive Targeted Sugar Bait
Location Kaoma, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Diploma or its equivalent
Experience Required At least 3 year(s)
Application Deadline 22 September 2022

PATH Job Vacancy 2022

Job Purpose: PATH seeks to recruit two (02) Cohort Officers for the ATSB study. Reporting to the Research Team Lead, the Cohort Officers will support the implementation of the cohort and cross-sectional household surveys. They will work with the Research Team Lead to ensure that the research teams complete visits on time and according to the protocol and standard operating procedures. This will include support to research team trainings and meetings, monthly supervision and site visits, and routine reviews of the study data.


  • Assist in providing direct support to 10 field-based research teams implementing the ATSB Cohort study (and additional teams during the implementation of the cross-sectional household survey). This will include frequent communication with the research team members to provide guidance and performance feedback, share key messaging updates, and answer arising questions that may impact the ATSB project.
  • Support pre-service and on-the-job training for cohort study teams and the cross-sectional household survey teams.
  • Develop, maintain, and review the study plans on a weekly basis with support from the Research Team Lead to ensure that the research teams remain on track to complete their work on time.
  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of routine meetings with the research teams. This will include supporting technical and logistics (payments, supplies) operations and address any challenges or issues arising to date.
  • Review the cohort study visit data dashboards on a daily basis and work with the Research Team Lead to develop and implement action plans to address areas of concern.
  • Support cohort research team in proper use of data collection tools (Commcare). This includes being familiar with data questionnaires, Commcare navigation and basic Commcare troubleshooting.
  • Conduct monthly supervision of research teams in assigned research zones to the research teams complete visits according to the protocol and standard operating procedures. Provide actionable feedback to the research teams based on the outcomes of the observations.
  • Conduct monthly spot checks of cohort visits in assigned research zones and report any concerns of data discrepancy.
  • Immediately inform the Research Team Lead of any challenges, problems, or incidents that occur with study participants and/or within study communities.
  • Actively participate in weekly cohort study and household survey check-in calls. Contribute towards workplans and workstream presentations.
  • Conduct other activities as assigned by the immediate supervisor.
  • Ensure that study teams follow the consenting process as per study guidelines and organize consent forms correctly before submitting to the study office in Kaoma.
  • Ensure standards are met for handling and storage of study samples including RDTs, DBS and Microscopy glass slides.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Diploma or its equivalent in a related field or equivalent experience in epidemiological studies, survey research, and public health.
  • At least 3 year(s) of relevant experience required.
  • Advanced computer skills including use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to conduct daily fieldwork within the designated districts (approximately 80% of time).
  • Experience developing and maintaining daily and weekly plans and schedules for one or more research teams.
  • Familiarity with reviewing and interpreting data in spreadsheets, tables, and charts/graphs.
  • Familiarity with electronic data collection tools.
  • Knowledge and behaviors that support equality, diversity, and inclusive practice.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply PATH Cohort Study Officer Jobs 2022

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The Closing Date: 22 September 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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PATH is an international, nonprofit global health organization based in Seattle, with 1,600 employees in more than 70+ offices around the world. Its president and CEO is Nikolaj Gilbert, who is also the Managing Director and CEO of Foundations for Appropriate Technologies in Health, PATH’s Swiss subsidiary.