Data Manager (1 Post) at NIMR Mwanza

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  • Full Time
  • Mwanza (Remote)
  • As per institutions contract Tsh / Month

Website National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR)

NIMR endeavours to achieve research excellence in health research. 

The National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) is a Parastatal Organization established by an Act of Parliament No. 23 of 1979 (CAP.59, R.E.2002) and became operational in 1980.  NIMR-Mwanza  Research Centre (MMRC) is one of the NIMR Centers located in Mwanza  The Centre is currently conducting research on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) as well as other diseases of public health importance. The National Institute for Medical Research is looking for the qualified, experienced and well-motivated personnel to fill various vacant positions to work with LINEA and PARENT APP Projects. Duty station will be at NIMR Mwanza Centre.

Job Position: Data Manager (1 Post)

REPORTING: The post holder will report to the Principal Investigator (PI)


  • To develop and refine guidelines on good research data practices, ensuring that data management is integrated with existing data collection procedures for the study;
  • To maintain the hardware and software related to the study;
  • To develop data management and data cleaning plans;
  • To set up data monitoring procedures, reviewing and analyzing data discrepancies, managing and resolving data quality issues together with the field-based staff and other staff, and writing routine reports to the study team;
  • To ensure that the data collected is of high quality and is properly stored;
  • To perform complex technical work associated with the installation; configuration, administration and maintenance of server systems as well as related software and applications;
  • To manage and service the server and to provide direct technical leadership in the server and security disciplines; and
  • To perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor.


  • Holder of a Masters Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology/ or Health Informatics  is required;
  • Strong management, inter-personal and communication skills;
  • Excellent knowledge of server, storage and security technology and industry standard best practices;
  • Ability to recognize and set priorities and to use initiative and independent decision-making skills;
  • Ability to organize, direct, motivate and evaluate services team, mentor others, and foster a team environment;
  • At least 3 years of work experience in data systems, programming in the health sector with health information systems.

TERMS OF SERVICE: One (1) year contract which may be renewed on annually based on performance and mutual agreement.

DUTY STATION: The successful candidate will be based at NIMR Mwanza Centre.

COMPENSATION: A competitive salary will be offered to the successful candidate as per project budget.


  • The application letter should be written in English.
  • Applicants should indicate three reputable referees with a reliable contact.
  • Applicants must attach relevant certified copies of academic certificates, including forms four and six.
  • Application letters should be attached with a detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV).

All applications should be addressed to:

Centre Manager,

National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) Mwanza Centre,

P.O.BOX 1462,

Mwanza. Or through

Deadline: 13 January, 2023

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