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Data Manager (Anaemia Study), UNITID

Closing: Jan 19, 2022

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Published: Jan 6, 2022 (13 days ago)

Job Requirements

Education:

Bachelor's degree

Work experience:

2 years

Language skills:

English

Job Summary

Contract Type:

Full time

The Position

Reporting to the Study Coordinator in consultation with the Principal Investigator, the Data

Manager (DM) will be responsible for overseeing and maintaining study data systems and

networks. The duties of the DM will include organizing, storing and analysing study data as

professionally and effectively as possible, while also safeguarding data security and confidentiality

standards. Specifically, the DM will be responsible for creating policies for effective data

management, formulating management techniques for quality data collection to ensure adequacy,

accuracy and legitimacy of data, devising and implementing efficient and secure procedures for

data management and analysis with attention to all technical aspects.


Required Academic Qualifications

 A degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Health Information Systems or its equivalent

Experience

 At least two (2) years relevant experience in data management and analysis.

 Proven working experience as a Data manager or Data Officer

 Experience in electronic data management using REDCap will be an added advantage.

 Proficient in statistical analysis packages (STATA, Advanced Excel, SAS or SPSS)

Responsibilities

The Position

Reporting to the Study Coordinator in consultation with the Principal Investigator, the Data

Manager (DM) will be responsible for overseeing and maintaining study data systems and

networks. The duties of the DM will include organizing, storing and analysing study data as

professionally and effectively as possible, while also safeguarding data security and confidentiality

standards. Specifically, the DM will be responsible for creating policies for effective data

management, formulating management techniques for quality data collection to ensure adequacy,

accuracy and legitimacy of data, devising and implementing efficient and secure procedures for

data management and analysis with attention to all technical aspects.


Required Academic Qualifications

 A degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Health Information Systems or its equivalent

Experience

 At least two (2) years relevant experience in data management and analysis.

 Proven working experience as a Data manager or Data Officer

 Experience in electronic data management using REDCap will be an added advantage.

 Proficient in statistical analysis packages (STATA, Advanced Excel, SAS or SPSS)

Responsibilities

 Develop standard operating procedures for data handling and archiving.

 Design and develop databases that are in line with study needs.

 Maintain data management plans and operating instructions for data systems and architecture.

 Provide guidance in identifying and defining data requirements.

 Implement policies and guidelines for data management.

 Provide technical oversight for integrating new technology or new initiatives into data

standards and structures.

 Evaluate the design, selection, implementation and support of database changes using

associated study requirements.

 Support field staff in the daily use of data systems and ensure adherence to study protocol

 Train field staff when necessary

 Devise and implement efficient and secure procedures for data handling and analysis with

attention to all technical aspects

 Ensure digital databases and archives are protected from security breaches and data losses

 Ensure the integrity, confidentiality and security of all datasets.

 Design, develop, and modify data management infrastructure to expedite data analysis and

reporting.

 Review presentations, manuscript, tables and graphs for accuracy and quality.

 Assist in the preparation of the monthly, quarterly and/or annual reports

 Any other duties that may be assigned by the Principal Investigator


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