KEMRI Data Specialist Jobs in Kenya
Program description: The Centre for Respiratory Diseases Research would like to fill vacancy in the following position: data specialist 1 for the VPM1002 TB vaccine project.Position:
Data Specialists I, MR 7 (3 Positions)Location:
Data ManagerResponsibilities:Participate in programming and data management of program data
Ensure timely completion of CRFs and data entry into the databases– meet data team
Perform source data verification, validation and discrepancy management
Perform data cleaning and quality assurance and control
Ensure that data is routinely backed up, anti-virus scans are conducted, and data
security measures are adhered to protect data and patient confidentiality
Troubleshoot and solve common electronic data capture system problems
Perform any other duties as assigned by management.
Diploma in Computer Studies or Information Technology
KCSE minimum C- (Minus) or equivalent
Minimum of 1 year working in data management preferable within a research set-up
Knowledge in working with web based data capture systems is essential
Proven leadership, management, interpersonal, decision making and analytical skills.
Experience with handling qualitative data and software
Desirable qualities, skills and abilities:
Experience in Data cleaning and validation
Experience in source data verification and working with web based data capture systems
is an added advantage
Attention to detail and good work ethics
Must be able to multitask with several programs at the same time including Ms Excel, Ms Access and SQL
Good judgment in problem solving, awareness of own limitations, and strong internal
Ability to prioritize tasks and meet set deadlines
Must have good organizational skills
Good writing and communication skills
Flexible and able to work with minimal supervision
Terms of Employment: A one (1) year renewable contract as per KEMRI scheme of service and a Probation period for the first 3 months.
Remuneration: Compensation is negotiable within a relevant grade, based on educationLetter of Application (indicate vacancy number)
levels, relevant experience and demonstrated competency. The salary scheme is based on the
How to apply
Applications MUST include the following:
Current Curriculum Vitae with telephone number and e-mail address.
Three letters of reference from your referees.
Copies of Certificates and transcripts
A duly signed application letter indicating the vacancy reference with copies of documents listed above should be sent to the following address to be received not later than not later than 22nd May 2018.
Kenya Medical Research Institute
P.O. Box 54840-00200
Attn: Assistant Director, Human Resources
Or send by email to [email protected]
For more information and job application details, see; KEMRI Data Specialist Jobs in Kenya
KEMRI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER; WOMEN AND DISABLED
PERSONS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. KEMRI/CGHR AND DOES NOT
CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF ITS RECRUITMENT PROCESS INCLUDING
APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING AND PROCESSING OF OFFER LETTER. IF
ASKED FOR A FEE, REPORT SUCH REQUEST IMMEDIATELY
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