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Data Manager & Documentalist

Discussion in 'Nafasi za Kazi na Tenda' started by Maxence Melo, May 27, 2011.

  1. Maxence Melo

    Maxence Melo JF Founder Staff Member

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    London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine - Faculty Of Epidemiology And Population Health

    full-time (based Mwanza, Tanzania)

    The Population Studies Department is seeking a full-time Data Manager and Documentalist to support the ALPHA collaborative network for data analysis in African-community-based longitudinal HIV studies. This is a new post, based in Mwanza, Tanzania.

    ALPHA network aims to maximise the usefulness of data generated in community-based longitudinal HIV studies in sub-Saharan Africa for national and international agencies involved in designing or monitoring interventions and epidemiological forecasting.

    The project links existing African HIV cohort studies and runs training workshops to facilitate replication of analyses of demographic correlates and consequences of HIV infection. Comparative studies and meta-analyses are undertaken on comparable data sets, imposing a common format on data collected and stored in a variety of ways.

    The ALPHA network is funded by
    The Wellcome Trust and is in its second phase (2010-15).

    The person appointed to this new post will be responsible for managing the common data resource and for keeping it up-to-date as further rounds of data collection are undertaken. S/he will also be responsible for documentation of the data set with a view to making it accessible to outside users. Applicants should have a higher degree in demography, field epidemiology or data management, together with experience of managing longitudinal survey data; be proficient in the use of database management software and have experience of working in developing countries.

    The starting salary will be £27,427 per annum (Professional Support Pathway Grade 5). A displacement allowance of £3,487 per annum is payable. Excellent conditions include 30 days annual leave plus an additional 6 fixed 'Director's Days' and pension scheme. The post is available immediately until March 31st 2015.

    Applications should be made on-line via our website at and the reference for this post is BZ-4. Applications should include the names and email contacts of two referees who can be contacted immediately if shortlisted. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to

    Closing date for the receipt of applications is
    Monday 6 June 2011.

    The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is an equal opportunities employer.

  2. Steve Dii

    Steve Dii JF-Expert Member

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    Daah, hapa ndiyo kasheshe... lakini huko kwingine poa tu!
  3. Maxence Melo

    Maxence Melo JF Founder Staff Member

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    Kigezo hicho ni utata lakini bado naamini mtu akijitosa hiki hakiwezi kumwaribia sana
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    Yo Yo JF-Expert Member

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    udenda umekutoka ulipoona shilling ya malkia 27,427.......apply dogo kigezo kidogo hicho wanaweza kukosa so ukaukwaa huo mkwanja....