2 Job Opportunities at Muhimbili University (MUHAS), Data Clerks

Job Opportunities at Muhimbili University (MUHAS), Data Clerks
Data Clerks

Immediate Kangaroo Mother Care (I-KMC) Project is looking for interested and qualified candidates to fill the following posts;

DATA CLERKS (2 POST)

Report to     Data manager –IKMC PROJECT

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR THE PROJECT.

  •  Adhere to the institutional policies and procedures surrounding the safety and protection of human participants
  • Assure participant privacy and confidentiality according to institutional regulations.
  • Ensure the accuracy, safety and confidentiality of data by following policies and procedures
  • Ensure the proper collection of completed and verified CRFs from the research assistants stationed in the labour ward and neonatal unit.
  • Transfer data from paper CRF into redcap database system in an accurate and timely manner
  • Perform double data entry from all the patient CRFs
  • Communicate the data queries to the respective research teams and the data manager where applicable
  • Send a list of patient due for follow on a daily basis to the outcome assessment and follow up teams.
  • Perform regular backups to ensure data preservation
  • Sort, organize and store all CRFs after entering data to ensure they are not lost
  • Retrieve data from the database as requested by PI or a co PI

QUALIFICATION, SKILLS &  EXPERIENCE 

  • Successfully completed Ordinary “O” Level Secondary Education with PASSES in Kiswahili and English.
  • Degree in Information Technology/Advance Diploma in an information technology, health information management or scientific discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education / training.
  • Previous experience in data management in quantitative research environment desirable.
  • Excellent database computing skills, including a high level of competency in the use of Microsoft Access (including the creation of databases, queries, forms etc.), Excel and Word.
  • Excellent organizational skills; attention to detail and a focus on quality and innovation.
  • Ability to priorities work, exercise initiative and work with minimal direction.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with colleagues, including research scientists.

DURATION OF THE ASSIGNMENT

One-year contract with possibility of extension; subject to candidate’s performance and availability of fund for all positions.


MODE OF APPLICATION

  • Interested candidates should apply in confidence to the Undersigned enclosing:
  • Signed application letter outlining their suitability as per the job description
  • CV
  • Photocopies of relevant Certificates and Transcripts
  • Names and addresses of three (3) Referees
  • Mode of communication, e.g. telephone, e-mail, fax etc.

 Interested applicants should submit their applications to the;

Directorate of Human resource office at MUHAS and address it to: Principal Investigator, DR AUGUSTINE MASSAWE, EMAIL: draugustinemassawe@gmail.com
P. O. Box 65001,
Dar Es Salaam.


NOTE

The position will be based in Dar es Salaam at the I- KMC study MUHIMBILI.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview
“IMMEDIATE KANGAROO MOTHER CARE PROJECT is equal opportunity employer”.

DEADLINE

The closing date for the application is 20th September 2019.
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