Research Data Manager (KEN SHE Study) at Kenya Medical Research - KEMRI
Kenya Medical Research - KEMRI
Nairobi, KE, Kenya

Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a State Corporation established through the Science and Technology (Amendment) Act of 1979, which has since been amended to Science, Technology and Innovation Act 2013. The 1979 Act established KEMRI as a National body responsible for carrying out health research in Kenya.
Study Description
The KEN SHE Study is a prospective, blinded randomized study that will test the efficacy of single-dose bivalent and nonavalent HPV vaccination as a catch-up strategy.
Position: Research Data Manager (1 Position) KMR6 Vacancy No. FN-02-05-2021) K MR6 Vacancy No. FN-10-03-2021
Reports to: Study Coordinator
Duration: 1 Year Renewable Contract as per KEMRI Scheme of Service. The first 3 months is a probation period
Duties and Responsibilities
Overseeing daily data activities
Oversee data clerks duties
Conduct training of all data clerks and relevant staff on data specific items, study protocol, SOPs and documents, equipment use
Creating and maintaining all study database
Updating and overseeing databases updates
Generating study summaries and reports as required
Arranging screening, enrolment and follow up files for daily schedules
Performing QA/QC of electronic and paper Case report forms (CRFs), clinical chart notes and name chart, ensures competency at all QC levels Printing CRFs and arranging them in study binders
Faxing and refilling of CRFs as needed
Communicates with CC on behalf of data in relation to QC, supplies, CRFs updates and changes in CRFs.
Spearheads the randomization process and ensures the process is smooth
Ensures Label printing and delivery to the clinic team
Spear heads analysis and resolution of DFNet queries
Organizes eligibility meetings, tracks the screen/enrollment participant status records and provides daily reports.
Develops all data related SOPs
Assist staff in data analysis e.g. abstract writing
Ensures data printers and data fax machines are maintained and stored well.
Maintain data supplies inventory
Manage study data
Tracking of all study documents, data and storage
Ensures archival procedures of all study data, hard and soft is secured and stored well
Ensures confidentiality and safe storage of all participant identifying materials like link logs are kept confidentially.
Gives QA/QC monthly and weekly reports
Provide weekly site data reports
Ensure biometric data capture of all study participants- configuration and programming, registration and verification of participants.
Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics/ Applied Statistics/Biostatistics/Computer science
Conversant with statistical packages i.e. Stata, SPSS, R, SAS.
Conversant with data management databases i.e. MS access, Excel SQL or Visual basics.
Basic IT skills i.e. Software installations, printer installations and trouble shootings.
Having experience with data fax transmission machine is an added advantage.
At least two (2) years Clinical research experience is an added advantage
Desirable Qualities
Leadership skills to promote creativity and innovation.
Excellent verbal and written skills, good organizational, interpersonal, and team skills.
Applicable knowledge working with other clinical databases e.g. SAS, etc.
Experience with working on Phase I- IV study trials within a clinical set up.
Organizational and time management skills.
Must have strong written and verbal communication skills, project management skills, computer skills, and database skills.
Ability to lead a team of workers

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