Manager (Data Management Unit), Institute for Global Health and Development job in karachi

Full time On-site @Aga Khan University in Administration , in Education , in Education Training
  • Karimabad, Karachi, Karachi Central, Sindh, Pakistan, 75950
  • Post Date : May 12, 2023
  • Apply Before : July 15, 2023
  • Salary: Negotiable
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 13416
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Gender MaleFemaleTransgender
  • Industry Education
  • Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree

Job Description

The Institute for Global Health and Development (IGHD) at Aga Khan University is dedicated to addressing global health and environmental challenges by providing a platform for collaborative research and partnerships between AKU, University of Central Asia and the wider Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). The IGHD works across four thematic areas: Sustainable Development Goals, Gender Equity and Empowerment, Climate Change, Urban Development, and Health, and Agriculture, Food Security, and Nutrition.

Job Role / Responsibilities: The position involves data management for a research project, including data plan creation, data collection software management, sample size estimation, preparation of summary statistical reports, and internal and external data presentation.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing new computer programs for assigned projects, debugging, and creating records and output
  • Writing programs to select, retrieve, manipulate, edit, and analyze data
  • Reviewing project protocols and data collection tools to ensure the collected data meet scientific and statistical requirements
  • Supporting data presentation for the publication of research studies results
  • Developing new programs and reviewing programs to ensure production of a quality program
  • Liaising with project supervisors, principal investigators, and departmental heads to understand data management requirements
  • Ensuring data integrity and supervising data quality assurance
  • Assisting data management staff in designing study databases, reviewing study database structures, and data management project conventions
  • Providing support in statistical workshops and seminars.

Eligibility Criteria / Requirements:
Candidates must have:

  • At least five years of relevant experience in research/MIS
  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally on a regular basis
  • Knowledge of databases, programming, and collecting data management requirements and estimating the efforts involved
  • Ability to test products in controlled, real situations before going live and maintain systems once they are up and running
  • At least a Master’s degree in Computer Sciences, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Statistics, or equivalent
  • Proficiency in spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations
  • Good interpersonal skills, particularly people management and communication skills


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