2 Data Manager Career Placements – Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)

Organization: Elizabeth
Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF)
Reports to: Senior Technical
Advisor, Research and Evaluation
Duty Station: Mbarara,
Uganda
About US:
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) seeks to end
pediatric HIV/AIDS through research, advocacy, and prevention and treatment
programs. We are a global leader in the fight against pediatric HIV and AIDS,
working in 15 countries and at 7,000 sites around the world to prevent the
transmission of HIV to children, and to help those already infected. Today,
because of the highly successful work of the Foundation and its partners over
the last 25 years, pediatric AIDS has been virtually eliminated in the United
States and new infections in children have declined by 58% worldwide. EGPAF
Uganda Country program is currently implementing a number of projects in partnership
with various donors.
Job Summary: The Data
Manager will work with the EGPAF evaluation/ research unit and support all
research and evaluation activities.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
The jobholder will oversee and coordinate data
entry and management, including data quality control.
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Participate in the design of the study database
and documentation (data dictionary).
·        
Work with the PI under the guidance of the
Senior Technical Advisor, Research and Evaluation to come up with data analysis
plans.
·        
Develop and execute procedures for the
abstraction and merging of data records from source databases into the study
database.
·        
Actively contribute to the design of protocols,
which define what when and how data is to be collected.
·        
Responsible for the writing, training, and
oversight of the data management SOPs.
·        
The incumbent will document data
management-related changes.
·        
Maintain manual logs of data queries generated
and their resolution.
·        
Work closely with study coordinators to
follow-up data errors, discrepancies, and missing information for ongoing data
cleaning.
·        
Maintain a log of data collection flow between
Data Center s(DC) and Study sites.
·        
Update and maintain the integrity, security and
data backup of the study database.
·        
Perform ongoing data quality checks.
·        
Responsible for data validation through
reconciliation process.
·        
Perform preliminary analysis on research data
sets.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
information technology, health information management, statistics, epidemiology
or any relevant scientific discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant
experience and education/training.
·        
At least three years’ experience as a Data
Manager for research.
·        
Previous experience in a health-related
environment is desirable.
·        
Working knowledge of database languages, such as
SQL is essential.
·        
Knowledge of statistical packages, e.g. STATA,
SPSS and basic statistical analyses is preferable.
·        
Broad knowledge and understanding of data
processing/ management.
·        
Excellent database computing skills, including a
high level of competency in the use of Microsoft Access (including the creation
of databases, queries, forms etc.).
·        
Keen attention to detail and focus on quality
and innovation
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications to this address;
The Senior Human Resources Manager, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS
Foundation (EGPAF), Plot 15 Kitante Close, P.O. Box 21127, Kampala, Uganda
E-mail to:
UgandaRecruitment@pedaids.org
Deadline: 20th October 2017
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