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Monday, May 29, 2017

Head of Data Management Job at MRC/UVRI Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

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Head of Data Management

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Entebbe, Uganda

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Established in 1988, the MRC/UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS is an internationally recognized center of excellence for research on HIV infection and related diseases, contributing knowledge on the evolving epidemic, the evaluation of innovative health care options, treatment and prevention, and the development of health policy and practice in Africa and worldwide. The Unit's head offices are located at the Uganda Virus Research Institute- Entebbe Campus, and the main research activities in Masaka, Kalungu, Kampala and Wakiso districts, including the peri-urban areas of Entebbe. The Unit is now seeking enthusiastic and experienced individuals to fill the following position:
Head of Data Management
Position code: HDM517
Department: Statistics
Reports to: Head Statistic
Duty station: Entebbe
Start Date: As soon as possible.
Contract Duration: two years renewable
Job Purpose: The Head of data management will manage the data programmers and data management staff (data managers, data management assistants, data archivists and study/tiling clerks). The position requires experience in: research data management and good clinical practices related to data collection, entry, cleaning, archiving and retrieval; development of data management plans and general understanding of data needs in the different phases of clinical trials development and other epidemiological studies; and preparing briefs on data management for funding applications. The position involves participation in project team meetings, interactions with senior management, funders and collaborators.
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