Data Manager II, Global Maternal and Child Health Research
Boston Children's Hospital
April 25, 2017
Full-time - Experienced
At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Global Health Research Program in the Division of Medicine Critical Care and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Data Manager II will be responsible for:
Leading data coordination and management for studies.
Developing case report forms, data management and quality study protocols.
Developing analyses plans, generating analysis files and conducting statistical analyses.
Designing, developing, and validating databases using application software suitable for supporting research investigations, including large databases and web-based systems.
Reporting with regular data reviews, quality control checks, and interim and final analysis.
Designing solutions to resolve queries in the field or laboratories.
Developing and implementing systems to continuously improve study implementation and data quality.
Providing educational support and training on data management and quality to study staff for the development and implementation of research studies.
Building research capacity with local partners and conducting workshops and data management/analysis courses.
Supervising data management staff and providing project management support.
Serving as credible expert/leader for data management best practices. Collaborating with partners to establish priorities and strategies for resource development and core goal setting, and developing data sharing policies.
Contributing to scientific portions of manuscripts and presentations, including writing descriptions of statistical methods to analyze data, and preparing tables and graphs of study results.
Contributing to grant writing, including sample size calculations and methods sections, following guidelines from sponsors to federal government, foundations, and research agencies.
All activities will be conducted in close collaboration with investigators and study personnel in Boston and Addis Ababa.
To qualify, you must have:
A Master's degree in health science, public health, epidemiology, or closely related field, including course work in biostatistics or computerized analytic techniques. Additionally, requires 1 – 2 years project management experience and prior experience in supervisory/leadership role in clinical studies.
The analytical skills to handle complex clinical research data in an organized, accurate and timely manner.
A knowledge of and proficiency in a range of data management and statistical software (e.g. STATA, SAS, SPSS, relational clinical data management products, web based EDC).
A proven capability of attention to detail and accuracy on complex analytical data management.
Supervisory skills and experience. Work requires knowledge of FDA regulations and ICH GCPs guidelines.
The Data Manager will lead data coordination, data management and data analysis for global maternal and child health research projects. We are working on several newborn and child survival projects focused on the discovery of interventions to improve child health and the delivery of care in underserved settings. The research is conducted jointly between the Harvard Chan School of Public Health and Boston Children's Hospital.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.