KEMRI Data Specialist Jobs in Kenya

KEMRI Data Specialist Jobs in Kenya

Project Description

  • The Spatial repellent (SR) project is funded by UNITAID and seeks to fill the gaps for assessing spatial repellent products efficacy, deployment and uptake strategies.

  • In this regard, Kenya has been selected as the site for conducting the epidemiological evaluation of spatial repellent product efficacy in a high malaria transmission setting.

  • This study will be conducted in Busia County
    over the next two years.

  • The project seeks to fill the following position(s).

    Data Specialist

    Job Description

  • The incumbent will be responsible for performing various data management, data entry, cleaning and
    validation, processing and analysis functions in an accurate and timely fashion.

    Minimum Requirements

  • Diploma in Statistics or Computer Science

  • Minimum 2 years’ working experience in data management (data entry, cleaning and
    validation) preferably within a Clinical research set-up

  • Experience in managing and ensuring data quality

  • Have a good working knowledge of GCP requirements for clinical trials

  • Excellent working knowledge of statistical packages/programs (preferably R or STATA) and
    statistical analyses.

  • Experience with electronic data collection tools (CommCare, REDcap, ODK, etc.).

  • Knowledge of database languages, such as SQL or visual basic.

    Desirable Qualities, Skills and Abilities

  • Must have good writing, organizational & communication skills

  • Good judgment in problem solving

  • Attention to detail and good work ethics

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet set deadlines

  • Flexible and able to work with minimal supervision


  • Ensure timely data entry of completed and verified laboratory microscopy CRFs

  • Perform source data verification,
    validation and discrepancy management

  • Collate, query and clean data coming in from the field sites including flagging out
    inconsistencies and/or errors arising thereof as part of routine data checks

  • Provide timely feedback on identified SR component-specific data quality gaps

  • Completion of data clarification forms

  • Ensure all study paper forms are completed as per GCP standards with all relevant documentation

  • Storage of consent forms including all paper based CRFs from field sites in Busia according
    to the SOP’s.

  • Supervise movement of data sheets and data files between the study clinics and KEMRI Alupe study office.

  • Provide feedback on data submission processes to ensure processes are streamlined and required information is being submitted per set time-frames.

  • Ensure that data security measures are adhered to

  • Documentation including both physical and electronic filing.

  • Assure data quality is maintained throughout.

  • Troubleshoot and solve common electronic data capture system problems.

  • Any other duties assigned by the Data Manager.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; KEMRI Data Specialist Jobs in Kenya

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