Data Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Background: The Evaluation of HIV Testing and Care in African
Emergency Care for the Injured Study will be a prospective cohort design
completed at a single site in Nairobi, Kenya.



The research will study acutely
injured patients to assess the current state of HIV services delivery during
emergency care.

The research will enroll and follow
approximately 600 subjects and gather data during hospital services and after
discharge on HIV testing, linkage to HIV treatment and patient perception of
HIV program delivery during Accident and Emergency department treatments.



The results will be used to inform
future research and public health initiatives that will be designed to increase
HIV testing and treatment among populations commonly missed by conventional HIV
programming and which often only interface with health systems via Accident and
Emergency departments.

Job Title: Data
Manager

1 Position

Job Purpose: The data manager will be responsible for the design of data
collection and management systems, supervision of study data collection
operations, and routine data cleaning, quality control and analysis.

They will report to the Study
Coordinator and Principal Investigator.

They must be able to work with
minimal supervision and for long hours when necessary.

This work will be for a prospective
cohort study evaluating HIV services delivery to patients seeking emergency
care at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) Accident and Emergency (A&E)
department.

Responsibilities will include:

·        
Database development, management and
maintenance

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Tabulating program data to generate
weekly and quarterly reports for the study

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Ensure source documents are
safeguarded and that optimal data quality is maintained

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Maintain a clean log frame of data
queries and how they have been resolved

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Monitoring and evaluation of study
data activities

·        
Oversight of data collection
modalities, including mobile technology


·        
Data cleaning and validation

Qualifications:

·        
Bachelor of Science or more advanced
degree in biostatistics or related field

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Experience with smart phone data
collection and programs including REDCAP™ and Open Data Kit (ODK)

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Proficiency in Stata analytical
software

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Prior research experience

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Certification in Human Subjects
Protection and Good Clinical Practice

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Strong analytic, organizational,
written, and verbal communication skills

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Ability to work in a team environment

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Ability to maintain flexible work
hours, including occasional nights and weekends, in order to interface with key
populations and international partners

Desirable qualities, skills and
abilities:

·        
Previous experience in a similar
position will be an added advantage.

·        
English language fluency

·        
Experience with R statistical
software

·        
Skills in graphic design

Please note that the appointment is a
six months 6 months at approximately 40 hours per week with variable work hours

Application Process

CLICK HERE to
complite our online application form and then email your current CV, copies of
certificates and testimonials to [email protected] not later than June 17,
2020

All applications should be addressed
to the Principal Investigator AE Study.

N/B Applications without the
above-mentioned qualifications or required certificates will NOT be considered.
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