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21 Jun 2021

Full-Time Data Officer Jobs

KEMRI – Posted by Sunlit Centre Kenya Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya

Job Description

Data Officer

Reports to: Data Manager

JOB PURPOSE

To assist in the daily running of data management systems, installation and maintenance of computer hardware, software and networks.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Conduct routine data quality/control audit controls on study generated data.
  2. Perform data quality and control procedures.
  3. Compile data, clean, transcribe onto database and submit data reports to research investigators.
  4. Coordination of various ancillary studies on site
  5. Preparing daily and weekly reports
  6. Installing and configuring computer hardware, software systems, networks, printers, and scanners.
  7. Ensure technology is accessible and equipped with current hardware and software.
  8. Trouble shoots all technology issues including hardware, software, and network operating system.
  9. Designing, improving, and updating live databases for long term data storage and back-ups.
  10. Scanning and filing of records, archive systems in accordance with department procedures.
  11. Provide training and orientation to new users and staff on various technologies.
  12. Training staff on guidelines, policies, and procedures.
  13. Any other duties assigned by Supervisor.

Education and Professional training

  1. A holder of a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field(s) connected to data management studies.
  2. Professional certification in courses on analytic skills and database management.
  3. One year of relevant experience is added advantage.

Competencies

  1. Data management and a well rooted individual in statistical analysis skills.
  2. Good communication skills- both written and oral.
  3. Skills in database development.

Experience

  1. At least one year experience in a data entry/data management role.
  2. Very good IT or statistical skills will be an added advantage.

Terms of employment

Employment is on a one year renewable contract with a probation period for the first 3 months. Salary is negotiable within the appropriate grade depending on education, experience and demonstrated competency.

All applicants must meet each selection criteria detailed in the minimum requirements.

  1. Must include a current CV with names of at least 2 referees.
  2. Must include copies of academic and professional certificate
  3. Must include a copy of Certificate of good conduct
  4. Must have KRA Certificate of Tax compliance
  5. Must have Clearance Certificate from HELB
  6. Must have credit reference Bureau Certificate

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application together with their detailed CV to the recruitment officer through e-mail: phrdrecruit@pipsthika.org not later than 7th July 2021 KEMRI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITED TO DIVERSITY; PERSONS WITH DISABILITY, WOMEN, YOUTH AND THOSE FROM MARGINALIZED AREAS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. KEMRI DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF ITS RECRUITMENT PROCESS INCLUDING APPLICATION, INTERVIEW AND PROCESSING OF OFFER LETTER. IF ASKED FOR A FEE, REPORT SUCH REQUEST IMMEDIATELY. Only those shortlisted will be contacted.

Job Categories: Information Technology. Job Types: Full-Time.

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