Data Manager – 2021 Therapeutic Efficacy Study (TES) at the Management Sciences for Health (MSH)


The Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: 2021 Therapeutic Efficacy Study (TES) Data Manager

Job ID: R751
Location: Abuja
Job type: Part time

Background

  • Management Sciences for Health through the President’s Malaria Initiatives for States (PMI-S) project plans to support the National Malaria Elimination Programme  (NMEP) and the TES Core Team implement the Therapeutic Efficacy Study (TES) which aims to ensure the continuous monitoring of antimalarial drugs to strengthen relevant policies for the year 2021.
  • We are seeking to engage a technical consultant as a data manager for the 2021 TES with technical direction from the TES Core Team and reporting directly to the PMI-S Project and the TES Coordinator.
  • S/he will oversee data management for the 2021 TES, which includes data collection, collation, and analysis as well as coordinating activities of the field data clerks and ensuring timely and accurate completion of data collection, collation, validation, and analysis from the four sentinel sites. S/he shall also support the report writing.
  • The 2021 TES will be conducted in Four (4) Sentinel sites across 4 states. The sites identified for the study are Kaduna, Imo, Kwara and Lagos states.

Job Description

  • Support the finalization of TES protocol, data management SOP, and training materials.
  • Train sites data entry clerks
  • Oversee data management (collation, validation, analysis, secure storage of source documents).
  • Set up and maintain electronic data management platform and web based application
  • Set up and maintain data repository for the study.
  • Set up and oversee the quality assurance system for data completeness, accuracy, and timeliness.
  • Communicate any concerns or data issues immediately to the TES Coordinator and Core team.
  • Liaise with PMI-S SME Advisor on data analysis.
  • Assist in preparing the final TES report.
  • Data repository for the study
  • Data quality assurance protocol
  • Collated, cleaned, and validated data set
  • Data analysis report
  • Review of the final 2021 TES report

Requirements

  • Advanced degree in Social Sciences or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years’ post-graduate cognate experience in data management (collection, collation, validation, analysis, and report writing)
  • Experience working on a TES as a data manager with demonstrated strong data management and analysis skills will be an added benefit

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Previous experience with data management (collection, collation, validation, analysis)
  • Experience in data quality assurance systems
  • Experience in data management systems
  • Excellent attention to detail, with strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and ability to identify potential data issues and bring to the attention of TES coordinator in a timely manner
  • Excellent report writing skills a plus Key Deliverables

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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