Data Clerk

Date Posted: Feb. 10, 2023, 4:54 a.m.

Kenya Medical Research - KEMRI

Job Description

Vacancy No. FN-05-02-2023


BSc in Computer Science, Biostatistics, Applied Statistics, mathematical sciences or any other related field

Familiarity with modern database systems and information technologies including USSDs, Cloud computing and cloud server management

Knowledge of statistical packages/programs such as R, MySQL and STATA will be an added advantage

A minimum of two years of experience working in a busy clinical research or medical set up

Desirable Qualities

Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and a focus on quality and innovation

Ability to prioritize work, exercise initiative and work with minimal direction

Adaptability to changes in work duties, responsibilities, and requirements

Ability to work independently and collaboratively with colleagues, including research scientists

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Design, build and implement study databases and data collection tools

Conduct training of all data clerks and relevant staff on data-specific items, study protocol, SOPs and documents, and equipment use as assigned by the data manager

Performing QA/QC of eCRFs, chart notes and name charts to ensure quality and accuracy.

Oversee (in conjunction with technical experts) the use and operation of data capture and storage platforms

Maintain computers and other equipment used for data collection, ensuring data is backed up daily and CRFs are updated as needed

Perform regular data reviews and identify problems with the data quality and integrity, communicate the issues and work with the Data manager for timely corrective action/query resolution

Generate routine statistical reports and custom dashboards as needed for information dissemination

Work with the study team to ensure that data reporting needs are scheduled and addressed

Develop and review data related

Other Required Skills:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Extensive organization skills

Ability to work in a clinically busy, resource-challenged and demanding environment.

Commitment to integrity and high-quality performance

Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team

Keen and attentive to detail

Ability to communicate in a timely manner and submit reports when tasked.

Proactive, ability to work independently, interact well with other team members

Familiarity with a multi- department clinical lab setting

Duties and Responsibilities

Accurate and timely performing of Study specific assays

Nasal Swab collection of participants

Ensuring custody of participant specimens and storage/archival

Appropriate reporting of any abnormal lab result.

Ensure maintenance and troubleshooting on all lab equipment and report to the supervisor

How To Apply

Applications should include the following: 

  • Letter of application (Include vacancy no.)
  • A current CV with names of at least 2 referees
  • Certificate in Good Clinical Practice and/or Human Subjects Protection
  • Copies of academic and professional certificates

If you believe you meet the stated requirements please apply to 

The Deputy Director, 
1578-40100, Kisumu 

The subject in the vacancy header should be the vacancy number

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