Data Analyst




about 2 months ago02/28/202403/29/2024

- Accepting Applications

Vacancy No. FN-03-02-2024

Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Support in planning data collection methods and developing experimental designs and analytical methods
  •  Collaborate with study investigators on sample size calculations and study sampling
  •  Design and implement data collection tools for specific projects
  •  Create and manage research data collection tools and databases using REDCap and ODK, among other tools.
  •  Train and manage data collection teams to ensure quality data collection.
  •  Conduct weekly data cleaning and reporting, manage data integrity issues
  •  Develop, maintain, and present Key Performance Indicator (KPI) dashboards to study personnel
  •  Communicate with trial investigators about data quality and resolve issues per study protocol.
  •  Assist in preparing trial documents, reports, and responses to regulatory inquiries
  •  With support of trial investigators, assist in clinical trial monitoring, including safety reporting
  •  Utilize statistical software and techniques for data gathering, analysis, and interpretation
  •  Analyze data and present statistical results through graphs, charts, and tables
  •  Discuss and interpret trial/study results with colleagues and collaborators
  •  Ensure project deadlines and milestones related to data and analyses are met
  •  Provide mentorship to junior investigators and support to the research team with other tasks as needed
  •  Carry out additional duties as directed by the Research Manager/Coordinator and supervisors

Required Qualifications:

  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Biostatistics or related field
  •  At least 2-years’ experience as a Data Analyst or a similar position
  •  Experience with a range of data analysis tools
  •  Excellent skills using REDCap and ODK
  •  Advanced Excel skills, Pivot Tables and Macros preferred
  •  Ability to work as part of a team and handle multiple projects

Desirable Qualifications:

  •  Prior research experience, preferably in the health sciences
  •  Great attention to detail and excellent analytical skills
  •  Excellent organizational and communication skills, attention to detail
  •  Familiarity with statistical packages (including Stata, R, SPSS or SAS)
  •  Critical thinking skills, highly motivated
  •  Demonstrated experience in writing as evidenced by publications or project reports

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The 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 Inno...