Data Manager (Two Years Contract) Wits Grt

Main purpose of the job:To contribute to the management, maintenance, and expansion of the Units longitudinal health and socio-demographic scientific dataLocation:Wits School of Public Health JohannesburgKey performance areas:Manage, maintain, and contribute to the development and expansion of complex longitudinal health and socio-demographic relational databasesDevelop scripts and applications for temporal integrity checking, data cleaning, and extractionPerform routine database quality checks to ensure excellent data qualityHelp maintain an archive of scientific dataContribute to maintenance, tuning, and operation of network systemsProvide user supportRequired minimum education and training:A degree in Computer Science/Statistics/Demography/EpidemiologyRequired minimum work experience:Minimum 1-year experience in Data or IT environmentExperience with programming and relational database developmentDesirable additional education, work experience, and personal abilities:Experience with MS SQL Server, MS Access, MS Excel as well as Programming in NET (c#, or any other languageA combination of programming and database development skillsExperience in the use of statistical analysis software packages such as R, Stata, SAS, etc.Experience in a research organization/programHigh-level problem-solving skills and personal drive to achieve pre-set objectivesGood interpersonal skills and ability to follow instructionsTO APPLY:Only if you do meet the minimum job requirements and experience as mentioned above, you may submit a detailed updated CV.Please Apply Online and complete your registration on Ditto Hire (our application tracking system) to enable and protect you as a candidate to accept the new POPIA terms and conditions. This will then create your permanent profile with which you can apply for all jobs as advertised by AJ PERSONNEL. However, you may remove your profile from AJ PERSONNEL when you are no longer in the job market.AJ Personnel is fully POPIA Compliant.Please take note that the applicants who do not adhere to the above criteria will not be considered for the respective position.The closing date for all applications: 13 April .Wits Health Consortium will only respond to shortlisted candidates.Candidates who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date can consider their applications to be unsuccessful.Note WHC, in accordance with their Employment Equity goals and plan, will give preference to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of and subsequent amendments thereto.PLEASE NOTE: Our Client, WHC, maintains mandatory Covid-19 requirements, and as such only Covid-19 vaccinated incumbents will be considered for positions.Please note:AJ Personnel is only responsible for advertising the advertisement on behalf of their client Wits Health Consortium.AJ Personnel does not have any salary or other information regarding the position.
Johannesburg, GT, ZA