Medical Research Council Data Manager Jobs in Uganda
Medical Research Council Data Manager Jobs in UgandaJob Purpose:
The main responsibilities of the post holder will be to design data entry programs, set up
study databases for projects and carry out data management by cleaning and checking the
To provide simple summary statistics, listings and results from the database.To manage the OMWaNA study database, and field site OMWaNA data management activities;
Roles & Responsibilities
To prepare reports to identify and resolve discrepancies, missing records/data and other
problems with the data;
To supervise data collection by the OMWaNA study staff and ensure accurate and timely
data entry and query resolution;
To run simple analyses such as merging and appending files;
To train and mentor OMWaNA study staff who will be collecting the data using both
electronic and paper based case report forms;
To compile study progress reports;
To undertake additional tasks as required by the Head of Data Management and/or the
OMWaNA project leaders.
A bachelor’s degree in a data related field (e.g. IT, Statistics, database programming,
Software engineering, computer science, Quantitative economics)
Significant practical experience (i.e. at least three years) working as a senior data
management assistant in a medical/epidemiological research environment
Experience in the design and analysis of clinical trials;
At least 2 years’ experience in management of data on at least 3 clinical studies including
on a randomized controlled trial
Excellent attention to detail
Good analytical and numeracy skills with a good understanding of data management
issues in medical research
Experience working with specialized GCP Compliant database management system
software e.g. OpenClinica, REDCap.
Experience using Statistical analysis software e.g. Stata, SPSS or EpiInfo; programming
and database design skills; Lab Data Management systems such as LIMs and Freezer
works is an added advantage.
Record of scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals is an added advantage.
Ability to Learn
Openness to Others
Concern for Excellence
Flexibility Towards Others
How to Apply
Fill an online form accordingly by following the link below and there after submit your
application documents to the e-mail below:
Filling the form more than once will lead to automatic disqualification.
High level of integrity while filling the form is required and will be considered during shortlisting.
Please email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications should include
academic documents, a cover letter, CV, daytime telephone contact and three traceable
Combine all application documentation into one PDF document.
Deadline is Friday 28th June 2019, 5:00pm.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
Note that academic qualifications
will be subjected to verification by the issuing institutions.
This position is open to Ugandan
NB: Please quote the following position code in the subject line of the email:
The applications should be addressed to:
The Human Resource and Administration Manager
MRC/ UVRI and LSHTM Uganda Research Unit
For more information and job application details, see; Medical Research Council Data Manager Jobs in Uganda
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