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  • Posted: Dec 3, 2022
    Deadline: Dec 9, 2022
  • LVCT Health is an indigenous Kenyan non-governmental and not-for-profit organization established in 2001. We are driving Kenya towards HIV prevention, with an ultimate goal of reducing HIV infections to zero. We offer integrated HIV services through development of models that are scaled up to the national models. We also carry out sexual and reproductive ...
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    Data Manager


    Key responsibilities

    • Coordinate data management across all study sites, including design databases for data entry and storage; data review and validation, including discrepancy checking and cleaning.
    • Training and supervising data collection teams and activities in the study sites in collaboration with the Lead Research Coordinator and Principal Investigator.
    • Programming the data collection tools -in mobile hand-held devices such as tablets.
    • Participate in setting up and pre-testing data collection platforms approved by the CATALYST Consortium.
    • Establish data management plans and execute the same to realize high-quality data, including doing all required consistency checks for project data. Automate a data cleaning pipeline that can organically identify anomalies for continuous improvement of data quality
    • Conduct preliminary data analysis and generate study progress reports and other statistical outputs as required from time to time.
    • Represent the research team in project dissemination meetings, training workshops, and technical meetings organized by the Counties and CATALYST consortium members.
    • Provide data management support to other LVCT Health research projects where needed, including programming study tools on mobile hand-held devices, training research assistants on the new technologies, and preparing the data for analysis.

    Qualifications and Knowledge

    • Master level qualification in either Biostatistics / Statistics/ Data Science or Computer science/ Management information systems (MIS)
    • Proficient in writing and running queries using applications such as MySQL scripting syntax A good understanding of health information systems in Kenya


    • At least three (3) years of relevant hands-on experience in quantitative data analysis and visualization. Applicants should be proficient in Microsoft Excel© and at least one statistical analysis software, e.g. Stata / R/ SAS/SPSS.
    • Demonstrated hands-on experience managing large datasets and relational databases such as MS Access and SQL and programming using JAVA, Python, XML or SQL on Android or Windows platforms.
    • Excellent skills in designing and programming quantitative data collection tools using RedCap.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills, ability to work with all internal staff levels and flexibility in handling multiple priorities.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills, including translating technical programming and data management information for a non-technical audience.
    • Supervision skills demonstrated by prior experience in supervising a team of data personnel.

    Skills and Behaviors

    • Excellent communication skills suitable for the management of, and liaison with, a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural team
    • Ability to work independently and demonstrate the ability to be able to lead others
    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective working relationships with people at all levels and across cultures

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications and CV along with a cover letter expressing interest and indicating Salary history and expectations to . The position applied for and reference number should be clearly indicated on the subject line and cover letter.

    The closing date is December 9, 2022 . Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. LVCT Health is an equal opportunity employer

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