Data Management Coordinator Non-profit Careers – Epicentre

Organization: Epicentre
Duty Station: Mbarara,
About US:
Epicentre is a non-profit organization created in 1986 by Médecins Sans
Frontières, whose activities include research, field epidemiology and training.
Epicentre follows its activities from Paris, Geneva, Brussels, Barcelona,
New-York, Cape Town and from research centres in Uganda and Niger.
Job Summary: The Data
Management Coordinator will primarily be responsible for the organization of
the data management team and will provide strong technical expertise and
mentorship to the data manager. The data management team is composed of 5 data
officers, one assistant data manager and one data manager.
Key Duties and
Management of data team:
Responsible for the organization of the work in
the data management team.
Mentor and support the data manager in
supervising the data officers and define tasks and priorities on a daily basis,
depending on the activity, in order to optimize the productivity of the team.
Ensure that data entry team sets and meets data
entry deadlines in keeping with the work load and study needs.
Responsible for streamlining communication
within the data management team and between the data management team and other
teams such as the laboratory and clinical team regarding data management
Attend the management meeting of the Center.
Actively contribute to monthly reports and
actively participate in discussions and meetings related to the set-up and the
follow-up of each study.
Responsible for the evaluation of each member of
the data management team.
Technical expertise to the data management team: The DMC will
provide a strong technical expertise to the data management team to improve the
team capacity in the following areas.
Database Development:
Supervise the data manager in the development of
databases. This includes providing technical advice for database modeling and
providing support in database development.
Responsible for the introduction of new data
capture softwares (RedCap and OpenClinica) and provide regular trainings for
the data manager and the assistant data manager on these tools (development and
maintenance of databases, data entry, and data cleaning).
Data Quality:
Ensure standards of procedures for data entry
and data quality.
Work in liaison with the Principal Investigator
(PI) for each study and the data manager to perform regular data cleaning in an
external statistical package (STATA) and to provide listings and queries and to
ensure corrections in the database.
Ensure Good Clinical Practices for data
Laboratory Data Management:
Communicate with the laboratory coordinator
regarding data management issues.
Organize and supervise the data entry for the
laboratory databases (including the Tuberculosis (TB) laboratory database and
the storage database) and the data manager to provide the monthly laboratory TB
Data Analysis:
Provide methodological advice to the study PI
for data analysis during and/or at the end of the study.
Develop external automatic programs with the
data manager to help with project follow-up according to the needs and provide
reports to the PI or any other external committee, on demand.
Provide training in STATA and data analysis to
the data manager and other researchers depending on the needs.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold a Master of
Science (MSc) in data management, statistics or epidemiology
Significant knowledge of Good Clinical Practices
and Good Data Management Practices in clinical trials
Good knowledge of OpenClinica and RedCap
Full English proficiency, French a plus
Previous experience in team management required
Good knowledge of STATA software, other software
a plus
Prior exposure and experience in database
development and advanced statistical analysis preferred
Excellent communication skills
Previous experience of cross cultural
How to Apply:
All candidates should apply online by filling the form below.
Deadline: 22nd November, 2016
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