DATA MANAGER – CARAMAL PROJECT

The Community Access to Rectal Artesunate for Malaria (CARAMAL) project is a collaboration between Clinton Health Access Initiative, UNICEF, and Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, in partnership with Ministries of Health, to accelerate access to critical pre-referral treatment of malaria for children under the age of 5 years, in designated sub-Saharan African countries, including Uganda.
In Uganda, Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH) is the Country Research Partner (CRP) for the CARAMAL collaboration.
MakSPH is seeking a full-time Data Manager for the CARAMAL research activities in Uganda.
The research is being conducted in Arua, Kole and Oyam districts 2018 – 2020.
Duty station is Lira District (with 40% of the time in Kampala)
The Data Manager will be responsible for the following research activities, over a period
of 1.5 years:
1. Develop electronic data entry forms using open data kit (ODK).
2. Routinely transfer of data from ODK into STATA for cleaning and preliminary analysis.
3. Data management for 3 different types of study data: a routine patient surveillance system, annual household surveys and annual health facility surveys. This includes
supporting data collection, cleaning, and finalization of data sets for analysis.
4. Data analysis in collaboration with the research team.

Eligible candidate will have:
1. A bachelor’s degree in statistics.
2. Master’s degree in (Bio) statistics or a similar field.
3. Proven experience using ODK and STATA.
4. 3-4 years of relevant experience in data management for health research projects.
5. Evidence of relevant publications will be an advantage.
6. Availability to commence work as soon as possible.

The terms of remuneration are competitive and will be based on the candidate’s training and experience.
Send your application, complete with cover letter, C.V., references, and a copy of all academic
certificates and transcripts to pawor@musph.ac.ug by 15
February 2019. The subject of the
email should read: “CARAMAL Project Data Manager.”

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