Data Manager Non-profit Jobs – UVRI-IAVI HIV Vaccine Program

Job Title:       Data
Organization: UVRI-IAVI
HIV Vaccine Program
Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda
Reports to: Director
About US:
Program (the Program), founded in 2001, is a not for profit organization with
offices and research facilities based at the Uganda Virus Research Institute in
Entebbe.  The Program’s main activities
are conducting research, building capacity and providing advocacy for HIV/AIDS
vaccine as well as molecular and epidemiological work toward HIV prevention.
The Program is mainly funded by the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative
(IAVI), USA but also receives funding from other donors.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Develop
    standard operating procedures
  • Create
    and modify databases and entry screens for the studies
  • Create
    and maintain data dictionaries for all databases
  • Develop
    programs for data inconsistency and validation checks (both between files
    and within files) to identify inconsistencies, discrepancies and produce
  • Mentor
    and train data management staff on database design and data checking
  • Analyse
    data using appropriate statistical methods and provide reports.
  • Support
    researchers with the design of data collection tools
  • Ensure
    safe custody of all research data both physical and electronic. Ensure
    that unauthorized access to the same does not take place.
  • Accessing
    online data reports and receiving queries concerning the accuracy and
    integrity of the data for the remote databases.
  • Assist
    staff in abstract and manuscript writing.
  • Other
    duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    Data Manager must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Computer
    Science, Information Technology, quantitative economics, or mathematics,
    business statistics, or Computer/Software related discipline
  • Master’s
    degree in Statistics or IT related field is an added advantage.
  • Use
    of data management and statistical analysis software e.g. R, Ms Access,
  • Two
    years of experience in data management
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
written cover letters along with copies of academic certificates, Curriculum
Vitae, day-time telephone contact numbers and names of two professional
referees should be send to:
Administration Manager,
UVRI-IAVI HIV Vaccine Program
P.O Box 49, Entebbe.
Or by email to;
Deadline: 4th May 2018
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