Data Officer Job in Kenya

KEMRI–CCR PHRD (Thika)
clinical trials Project is currently looking for motivated individuals to fill
in the following vacant position:

Position: Project Data Officer: KMR 6

Location: Thika

Reports to: Data Manager

Job Purpose

 To assist in the daily
running of data management systems, installation and maintenance of computer
hardware, software and networks.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct routine data quality/control audit
    controls on study generated

  • Perform data quality and control

  • Compile data, clean, transcribe onto database and
    submit data reports to research

  • Coordination of various ancillary studies on site

  • Preparing daily and weekly reports

  • Installing and configuring computer hardware,
    software systems, networks, printers, and scanners.

  • Ensure technology is accessible and equipped with
    current hardware and

  • Trouble shoots all technology issues including
    hardware, software, and network operating system.

  • Designing, improving, and updating live databases
    for long term data storage and back-ups.

  • Scanning and filing of records, archive systems in
    accordance with department

  • Provide training and orientation to new users and
    staff on various

  • Training staff on guidelines, policies, and

  • Any other duties assigned by supervisor

Education and Professional
training
 

  • A holder of a bachelor’s degree in Computer
    Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field(s) connected to data
    management studies plus years of relevant

  • Professional certification in courses on analytic
    skills and database

Competencies

  • Data management and a well rooted individual in
    statistical analysis

  • Good communication skills- both written and spoken

  • Skills in database

Experience

  • At least one (1) year experience in a data
    entry/data management

  • Very good IT skills in hardware, software and
    networks management will be an added advantage.

Terms of employment

 Employment is on a one
(1) year renewable contract with a probation period for the first three (3)
months. Salary is negotiable within the appropriate grade depending on
education, experience and demonstrated competency.

How to Apply

All applicants must meet
each selection criteria detailed in the minimum

Must include a current
CV with names of at least 2

Must include copies of
academic and professional

Must include a copy of
Certificate of good conduct

Must have KRA
Certificate of Tax compliance

Must have Clearance
Certificate from HELB

Must have credit
reference Bureau Certificate

A duly signed
application letter indicating the vacancy reference with copies of documents
listed above should be sent to: [email protected] not
later than 
25th February, 2021. KEMRI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITED
TO DIVERSITY; PERSONS WITH DISABILITY, WOMEN, YOUTH AND THOSE FROM MARGINALIZED
AREAS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. KEMRI DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF ITS
RECRUITMENT PROCESS INCLUDING APPLICATION, INTERVIEW AND PROCESSING OF OFFER
LETTER. IF ASKED FOR A FEE, REPORT SUCH REQUEST IMMEDIATELY.

Only those shortlisted
will be contacted.

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