Vacancy for Data Manager at International Medical Corps

 Employment Nigeria 30-Jun-2017 SOKOTO , Administrative   NGO  


International Medical Corps (IMC) - Established in 1984, a humanitarian, non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training, relief and development programs.

POSITION : Data Manager 

DESCRIPTION

International Medical Corps (IMC), in collaboration with the Harvard School of Public Health (USA) and Epicentre (France), will be supporting a research study, “Reducing the frequency of follow up and task sharing in the treatment of uncomplicated severe acute malnutrition.”

The aim of the research study is to test a new model of care, using a monthly schedule of follow-up with caregiver support for at-home surveillance in the treatment of uncomplicated severe acute malnutrition (SAM). The research study will be conducted in Sokoto state (Wamako and Binji LGAs) beginning in June 2017.

Responsibilities

  • The Data Manager would manage data entry for the study, supervising a team of data entry operators.
  • Monitor transfer of individual records from study sites for data entry, in coordination with Field Investigator and study staff, to ensure secure reception and storage of individual records
  • Supervise secure archival of all individual records and consent forms
  • Maintain an organized workspace to ensure all equipment and supplies are clean, secure and used effectively
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Develop the necessary data entry templates for electronic data entry
  • Develop statistical programs to routinely verify accuracy and completeness of double-entered data, preparing list of queries to be verified by data entry operators and study staff for finalization
  • Provide daily supervision of data entry team to ensure progress and quality of data entry
  • Maintain daily tracking of individual records double-entered, compared, and verified and provide weekly and monthly progress reports to Field Investigator
  • Execute daily and weekly back-up of all data entry

Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science, Database Management or Statistics
  • Over three (3) years’ experience as Data Manager preferably in CMAM programs
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Hausa
  • Commitment to and understanding of IMC’s aims, values and principles

Skills:

  • Proficiency in computer applications such as EpiData, Access (querying a database with SQL), or Stata (primary statistical analysis)
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Be a team player and culturally sensitive
  • Respect confidentiality of data collected and dignity of participants or beneficiaries is essential
  • Extremely flexible, motivated with ability to cope with stressful situations
  • Experience in research is a plus

How To Apply
Candidates should send their applications and CV's addressed to the "Human Resource Manager", International Medical Corps via: imcnigeriavacancy@internationalmedicalcorps.org



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