Friday, 4 August 2017

Job Opportunity at NIMR Mwanza, Data Manager


                                            Job Opportunity at NIMR Mwanza, Data Manager
 Junior Data manager – CARE study (1 Position)
A) Background Information:
The National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) is the largest public health research institution in Tanzania. It was established by the Parliamentary Act No. 23 of 1979 as a parastatal organization under the Ministry of Health. The establishment of NIMR was in recognition by the government of the need to generate scientific information required
in the development of better methods and techniques of enhancing disease
management, prevention and control in the country.
Our Mission:
To conduct, coordinate, regulate and promote scientifically and ethically sound,
high quality health research and deliver evidence-based information that is
responsive to the needs of human wellbeing.

The Sauti Program is providing Biomedical, Structural and Behavioral Change Interventions in 11 regions of Tanzania to reduce new HIV infections support Planned Parenthood and reduce prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases. The program focuses on sub-populations central to the reduction of HIV transmission such as Female Sex Workers (FSW), Men Having Sex with Men (MSM), and vulnerable populations including partners of female sex-workers and Vulnerable Adolescent Girls and Young Women (VAGYW). As part of the large Sauti research portfolio, the CARE study is
integrated into the Sauti services. The study aims to evaluate the effect of cash transfer on the reduction of HSV-2 incidence among vAGYW aged 15-23 years.
The National Institute for Medical Research – Mwanza Medical Research Center as partner of the Sauti Program will oversee the implementation of CARE Study. The NIMR led Research Portfolio of the Sauti program have the following vacant positions:

Cluster randomized controlled trials
Key and vulnerable populations
Practical experience in data management

Able to write-up and present research results

Title:Junior Data manager – CARE study (1 Position) Position
reports to:SAUTI senior Data manager
Position supervises:Research Assistants
Location:NIMR Mwanza
Duration:9 months

Update on weekly basis the NIMR Mwanza Data manager on the data entry quality and completion for specific data collection form.

Backup the database weekly and once entered, the data collection forms are stored (archived) in the appropriate section of the locked cabinets as per paper storage SOP.
Generate data queries that may inform data quality improvement.
Perform any other relevant duties assigned by Senior Data manager or the Lead investigator on behalf of NIMR Mwanza Director

Qualifications / Experience:
Graduate in computer science/statistics or programming or mathematics
Experience in the following fields are an asset:
1-2 years in data management/programming
 Evidence of ability to work co-operatively with others to meet tight deadlines

 The Director
NIMR Mwanza Center
Box 1462
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