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Data Specialist

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Fixed term

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Job Summary

Job Summary: Reporting to the Data Analyst, the Data Specialist will be responsible for the data management procedures of the various sites within the study area. S/he will be expected to work on various databases and therefore should be able to prioritize tasks to meet set deadlines.
Essential Qualifications
  • Diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics or Statistics from a recognized institution
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills
  • Experience working with relational database management systems
Desirable qualities
  • Experience in data cleaning and validation
  • Experience in source data verification other quality control activities
  • Attention to details and good work ethic
  • Good judgment in problem solving, awareness of own limitations and strong internal motivation
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet set deadlines
  • Must have good organizational skills
  • Flexible and able to work well with minimum supervision


Duties and responsibilities
  • Conduct 100% source data verification, validation, and discrepancy management
  • Perform data cleaning and quality assurance and control
  • Ensure all missing data are captured in compliance to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) standards and within strict study timelines
  • Ensure that data is routinely backed up, anti-virus scans are conducted, and security measures are adhered to in order to protect data
  • Troubleshoot and solve common electronic data capture system problems
  • Ensure timely and accurate data entry and validation
  • Ensure timely response to data requests
  • Provide field support to the study teams, as needed
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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