Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI) Jobs - Data Manager

Job Title:   Data Manager

Employer:  Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI)

Job Location: Entebbe, Uganda

Job Expiry Date: 16th December 2019

Continually update the project data management systems
Managing data entry processes and cleaning of raw data to identify errors for programme data and field surveys. The Data Manager will manage and troubleshoot: data entry forms; systems for checking the accuracy of data collected
Designing, building and maintaining data capture, data entry and data storage systems; receiving and managing data from various external and internal collaborators and ensuring that data storage is logical and simple for use by project staff and other stakeholders.
Ensure confidentiality of data, and carry out regular data quality assessments
Build the capacity of project and external staff to manage data collection
Responsible for the management and accuracy of the data dictionary database for existing studies, and the creation of new data dictionaries for new studies
Carry out statistical and other analysis of data and interpret findings as necessary or as required
Ensure that all data is secure and is backed up every week. Represent the project at meetings to explain the data as need arises
Participate in the preparation of periodic plans and budgets for the project
Undertake any other duties that may reasonably be assigned by the Biostatistician or Project Manager

Job Requirements:
The applicant must hold a Degree in Statistics or BSc Mathematics/ Economics from a prestigious University.
Database Management training.
Experience in Computer programming.
Three years of experience in data management and analysis in a health research environment.
Experience in relational database software and statistical software (MS Access, MySQL, STATA, SPSS
Experience in the principles of Programme Monitoring and Evaluation

How to Apply:
Applications together with copies of academic certificates, transcripts, a CV, including names of two work-related referees indicating their contacts with emails and phone numbers should be forwarded to the address below:

The Director,
Uganda Virus Research Institute,
P.O. BOX 49, Entebbe, Uganda
Or hand deliver to his office Plot 51-59, Nakiwogo Road, Entebbe.

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