AFENET Head of Clinical Trials Coordination Mechanism Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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AFENET Head of Clinical Trials Coordination Mechanism Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

AFENET Ethiopia looking for “Head of Clinical Trials Coordination Mechanism”.

Applicants with a Master’s Degree may apply on or before 11th March, 2024.

The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is a not-for-profit networking and service organization dedicated to improving health outcomes of the communities we serve in liaison with ministries of health and other partners. Strengthening capacity for public health preparedness and response through Field Epidemiology (and Laboratory) Training Programs {FE(L)TPs}, and other applied epidemiology training programs is one of our core activities.

The AFENET has published a job vacancy announcement on 28th February, 2024 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Head of Clinical Trials Coordination Mechanism to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

AFENET Job Vacancy 2024

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Head of Clinical Trials Coordination Mechanism shall perform the following major duties and responsibilities:

  • Effectively manage the Clinical Trials Coordination Mechanism.
  • Develop new and review activities as components of these strategies and policies.
  • Represent the clinical trials coordination unit and explain its position at conferences and other high-level engagements.
  • Mobilize resources for execution of clinical trials programme and activities.
  • Clinical Trials Coordination Mechanism management
  • Coordinate the overall work of the unit – including convening and leading collaborative work between the technical streams of work.
  • Assess alignment of goals, timelines, and resource plans across the clinical trials coordination mechanism; propose options to reconcile any gaps or conflicts and facilitate solutions.
  • Consult with the Partnership Group for continued collaboration and guidance.
  • Seek out opportunities for improvement in project management throughout the clinical trials coordination mechanism and introduce tools and processes to ensure effective planning, execution, and communication.
  • External communications and stakeholder engagement execution
  • Plan for consultations and engagement with key stakeholder groups (e.g., AU Member States, researchers and clinical trial investigators, technical partners and donors, global governments, private sector, financing institutions, and multilateral initiatives).

Position in Organization:

  • Job title: Head of Clinical Trials Coordination Mechanism
  • Number of posts: 1 (one)
  • Grade: P5/5
  • Department: Science and Innovation
  • Supervisor: Chief Science Officer/Director of Science and Innovation
  • Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Minimum Requirements:


  • Master’s degree in Public Health, Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field.


  • At least 12 years’ experience at leadership level, with a minimum of 7 years managing public health programmes, health care delivery systems or equivalent and 5 years at a supervisory level.

Language Requirements:

  • Applicants must be proficient in at least one of the African Union working languages (English, French, Arabic or Portuguese).
  • Knowledge of two or more of African Union working languages would be an added advantage.

How to Apply AFENET Head of Clinical Trials Coordination Mechanism Jobs 2024

Submit your resume, application letter, and relevant documentation to:

The Administration & Human Resource Office

African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) and a copy on Email:

*ONLY successful candidates shall be contacted for an interview.

Please note that all applications should be sent online by close of business 5:30 pm (EAT) Monday March 11, 2024.

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