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 Data Manager
 Orissa Sanitation Study, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

 Location: Bhubaneswar, Orissa
 Last Date: March 10, 2011
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Data Manager

Post: Data Manager

Location: Bhubaneswar, Orissa

Duration: 22 months (Starting 1st April 2011)

Last Date for Application: 10th March 2011

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This is a post for a  three-year study aimed at evaluating the impact of household sanitation on diarrhoea and helminth infections. The study takes place in the district of Puri, Orissa and is being conducted by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, WaterAid India, the Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar and in collaboration with local NGOs. The post holder will be responsible for data management during that period.  

Key roles and responsibilities :


-       Assist in the development and implementation of strategies for data cleaning and in the design and programming of databases

-       Contribute to developing and maintaining documentation and data management guidelines

-       Query data inconsistencies and revise questionnaire forms

-       Review, analyze, and validate data to ensure consistency, integrity and accuracy based on project specific guidelines

-       Maintain study data accuracy through review of forms for completeness and consistency

-       Generate data retrievals and summaries  

Person specifications

-       Masters degree in statistics or related field

-       At least 3 years experience in data management in the context of health research

-       Excellent command of data management software such as Access, EpiInfo, Epidata, and statistical software such as STATA or SPSS

-       Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

-       Ability to work independently and as part of a team

-       Ability to work flexible hours 

All applications should have the covering letter and the CV as a single document, in a word format. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. All applicants to put “Name of the Position” as the subject line.


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