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Data Manager - The George Institute for Global Health (closing date 12 May 2023)

  • 15 Apr 2023 1:12 AM
    Message # 13167942

    Data Manager

    To apply: 

      • 2 positions available
      • Part time/Full time permanent opportunity 
      • Make a leading contribution on a global scale

      This is an opportunity for your career to make a difference!  Work on exciting projects and make an impact on global health outcomes. We are looking for a Data Manager to join the Data Management team at The George Institute.

      Context of the Role 

      The George Institute is looking to expand its data management team to better support and manage the increased data management needs across the diverse research projects conducted by staff and affiliates.

      The Opportunity

      The Data Manager is responsible for 1) planning and implementing the set-up, programming, and ongoing maintenance of data management systems in support of George Institute research projects to ensure the collection of complete and accurate data for final analysis and 2) contributing to research data management initiatives across the Institute.

      Duties and Key Responsibilities

    • Liaison with stakeholders (internal and external) to determine and support study requirements
    • Interpretation of study protocols to guide data management workflows, CRF and electronic data collection (EDC) system design
    • Design or contribute to the design, testing and implementation of EDC systems, integrations, and project reports
    • Write or contribute to the preparation of data management documentation e.g. Data Management Plans, Edit Check Specifications
    • User management of allocated project databases
    • Conduct data reviews to ensure quality and accuracy of research data
    • Contribute to database lock and close out activities
    • Act as the point of contact for users of DM systems, provide support to troubleshoot data and system issues
    • Track progress against budget and project plans
    • Support the development of costing estimates for new projects
    • Act as expert user or super user for DM systems and undertake training to develop expertise, knowledge, and skills in these systems
    • Participate in the selection, implementation, validation and maintenance of new data management systems and processes as necessary
    • Provide training and guidance on DM systems and processes
    • Help develop and maintain data management SOPs and standards in relation to these systems 

    Skills, Knowledge and Experience

    • Tertiary qualifications in science or related field
    • 2-5 years data management experience in clinical or epidemiological research including, but not limited to, experience in clinical trials, clinical study database development and documenting data management plans
    • Experience working with electronic data capture systems such as RedCap, including database design, validation, support, and maintenance
    • Self-driven with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively i.e. autonomously, in small teams and with a wide range of stakeholders, including project managers, researchers, statisticians and IT
    • Excellent time management and project management skills
    • Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills
    • High level problem solving and analytical skills
    • Proven ability to handle large and complex data sets, including data modelling, reporting and other evaluation procedures
    • Competency in SQL, all MS Office applications, web-based applications, reporting software, and strong conceptual ability to learn new software applications quickly
    • Ability to evaluate and recommend changes to existing processes and procedures for greater effectiveness
    • Ability to be flexible and adaptable in the face of changing organisational priorities and when working on global projects (e.g. occasionally attending after hours meetings)
    • Strong focus on quality of work

    Why the George?

    We are committed to attracting, developing, rewarding and retaining the best people in their fields to conduct and support our innovative and highest quality research programs.

    Take advantage of our rewards you may enjoy as part of The George team.

    • Generous salary packaging benefits increasing your take home pay
    • Learning and career development opportunities
    • Extra leave days including extended Christmas break and study leave
    • YourFlex arrangements e.g. start/finish times, purchase leave, location
    • A global, diverse, inclusive team committed to making impact

    About the George

    The George Institute  (TGI) is 700+ employees around the world and projects in over 40 countries all focused on improving the health of millions of people worldwide.

    As a medical research institute affiliated with leading universities, we are challenging the status quo in healthcare to:

    • Lead world-class, large-scale clinical trials, epidemiological studies and health systems research to transform treatments and healthcare delivery
    • Look beyond single diseases, across the life course, to identify patient-centred approaches to care that can be implemented at scale
    • Develop low-cost, innovative solutions to global unmet needs
    • Drive our global impact through a program of research, advocacy, thought leadership and disruptive social entrepreneurship

    We pride ourselves with our 6 core values: excellence, integrity, can-do approach, creativity, impact, and humanitarian commitment.

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