Technical Manager / Assistant Technical Manager (holding the functional title of Project Manager / Assistant Project Manager))

Technical Manager / Assistant Technical Manager (holding the functional title of Project Manager / Assistant Project Manager))

The University of Hong Kong
2-5 years
Not Specified

Job Description


Job Description :
Technical Manager / Assistant Technical Manager (holding the functional title of Project Manager / Assistant Project Manager) (several posts) in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 508868) (to commence as soon as possible on a one-year temporary basis or two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)
Applicants should possess a Bachelor's degree or above, preferably in public health, medical science or related disciplines, with at least 2 years post-qualification work experience in project, clinical trial and/or epidemiologic study management, preferably in a clinical setting. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese. They should be organized, responsible, detail-minded, self-motivated, and able to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team. A keen research interest in epidemiology and public health, and/or experience in managing clinical research would be advantages. Those with less experience or lower qualifications may be considered for appointment as Assistant Technical Manager.
The appointees will manage a team of research staff to conduct community-based research on the epidemiology and vaccine responses of respiratory virus infections including COVID-19 and influenza. They will oversee all aspects of the study coordinate, train and motivate team members to recruit participants in outreach centres and the community conduct regular participant follow-up activities such as in-person/telephone interviews, specimen collection and health education and perform other administrative tasks or special projects as assigned. Those with more experience and/or credentials will also ensure good research practice in compliance with standardized operating procedures (SOPs), GCP and other regulatory requirements liaise with ethics, regulatory and external bodies and assist in quality assurance. Irregular working hours may be required occasionally.Information about the School can be obtained at .
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme totalling up to 10% of basic salary.
The University only accepts online applications for the above posts.Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.Review of applications will start on December 8, 2021 and continue February 28, 2022, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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