Call for Applications - Data Manager

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR)

University of Ghana, Legon

 

The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research hereby invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the position of Data Manager

The job role requires operational support for management of the Institute’s research data repository and to support the achievement of the objectives of the Institute.

Responsibilities:

· Manage the organization’s research data repository

· Develop data-oriented systems to meet the organizations research needs

· Assist research scientists in study design and implementation

· Develop data validation systems for data stored in the central repository

· Develop systems to facilitate querying and export of data into other formats

· Ensure that data management and data sharing policies and procedures are adhered to

· Facilitate periodic review of data management and sharing policies and procedures

· Make periodic reports to researchers and management on the status of the central data repository

· Liaise with the IT unit to ensure data security

· Support Research Scientists in biostatistical data analysis

 

· A Master’s degree in a relevant field (Bio-statistics, Health Informatics, Computer Science, Statistics)

Qualifications/Requirements:

· Should have a minimum of two years experience in managing research data systems

· Must be knowledgeable in the use of research data systems such as REDCap and EPIINFO

· Must have good IT skills especially knowledge of other database systems such as MySQL, SQL Server, and Microsoft Access

· Must be adept in the use of the Microsoft office 365 Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, MS forms, etc.)

· Should possess good communication and inter-personal skills

· Should possess good writing skills

 

Terms of Appointment

The appointments shall normally be for six years including a probationary period. The appointment shall be reviewed before the end of the sixth year and may be renewed.

An applicant is required to submit the complete application dossier to the Registrar, University of Ghana, P. O. Box LG 25, Legon, Accra, Ghana (Hardcopy) or vacancies@ug.edu.gh (Soft Copy).

The application pack should contain the following: · Completed application form for Senior Administrative and Professional Staff Application: (UAB Form 1B) to be downloaded from the University’s website www.ug.edu.gh/hrodd

· a cover letter expressing interest,

· a detailed curriculum vitae

· copies of relevant academic and/or professional certificates.

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date: 21 September 2022

Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their full application packs are received by this date, including three letters of reference that should be clearly marked and sent directly to the Registrar, through vacancies@ug.edu.gh

 

For further information contact: vacancies@ug.edu.gh or call: 030 500 383