Kenya Medical Research Institute Data Specialist Jobs

Kenya Medical Research Institute Data Specialist Jobs

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

    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.

    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

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Medical Research Institute Data Specialist Jobs

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