Consultant(Data Manager) jobs in Chennai - National Institute For Research In Tuberculosis

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  • 2019-05-29

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Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey is a time bound activity and is crucial for Ending TB in India and is planned to be undertaken on mission mode. High level of commitment is required with a will to work on Sundays & holidays (except, important local holidays). Job requires continuous field work throughout the country in various States/UTs for all posts. Preference will be given to those having working experience in National Health Surveys/ similar activities. Candidates are invited to attend Walk-In Interview / Written Test for the below mentioned ICMR-National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis, No.1, Mayor Satyamoorthy Road,Chetpet,Chennai-600031.

Essential Qualification : Master’s degree in Computer Application/ Information Technology/ Computer Science from a recognized institution. (OR) B.E/ B.Tech in Computer Engineering/ Computer Science/ Computer Technology/ Information Technology from a recognized institution/ university with 2 years’ experience in relevant areas of programming or information system in Government, autonomous, PSU, etc., recognized organizations.

Desirable Qualification : 1. Be a Team leader and motivator for Data Management 2. Proven extensive experience with large-scale surveys 3. Appropriate skills for building and maintaining relational databases 4. Able to carry out merging of databases 5. Able to carry out and validate double dataentry procedures 6. Analytical skills to provide summary statistics and identify systematic entry errors Good administrative skills including maintenance of adequate documentation.

Job Specifications / Responsibilities : 1.Get trained in Protocol of State TB Prevalence Survey, Tamil Nadu as well as SOPs and training manuals 2. Serve as Lead Data Manager for National TB Prevalence Survey assuming responsibility for Data Monitoring and Management activities including maintenance of the Data Management Plan, data review and query management, data access and visualization, Data Management metrics reporting, database release, and submission related activities. 3. Independently lead the daily Data Management activities 4. Coach junior data staff in the study and perform peer review of study Data Management deliverables for quality control 5. Be responsible to achieve the study Data Management milestone on time with good quality. 6. In collaboration with the Survey Coordinator and Monitors, ensure operational excellence across all Data Management deliverables. 7. Ensure lessons learnt during the course of the study are documented and shared with other study teams to facilitate cross study learning. 8. Be capable to contribute on the DM related continuous improvement activities 9. Ensure that data are properly stored and backed up 10. Check validated data files regularly for systematic errors (cleaning) 11. Report without delay any problems encountered in data management. Any other job as assigned by PI.

Upper Age Limit : 45 years.

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About National Institute For Research In Tuberculosis

The following posts are to be filled purely on contract basis for 2 months, in the non-institutional ad-hoc project titled ‘Targeted Intervention to expand and strengthen TB Control in tribal population and Strengthening implementation and operational research under RNTCP in India’ at Gujarat, implemented by this Institute.
Qualification : Graduate in Anthropology / Sociology / Life Sciences /psychology/social work/ medical sociology/ from a recognized University.
Desirable Qualification : Experience of working in Tribal area A degree/diploma in public health or equivalent. Two years experience of working in National TB Programmes or two years experience of working in field based projects.
Age Limit : Not exceeding 35 Years.
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