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Ethiopian public Health Institute (EPHI) is looking for Data Manager

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Ethiopian public Health Institute (EPHI) is looking for Data Manager, March 25 2022


Organization: Ethiopian public Health Institute (EPHI)
Position: Data Manager
Deadline: 03.31.2022
Employment: Contract
Salary: 26000 Birr
Location: Addis Ababa




Job Description:

Duration: Six months with possible extension

Required number = 2

Report to:  Food Science and Nutrition Research Directorate

Job Description:

The Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) strives to address nutrition and health-related problems by conducting intervention-based research and contributing to the effective implementation of the Health Policy in Ethiopia. To this end, the Food Science and Nutrition Research Directorate is planning to implement a National Hygiene and Environmental Health status survey. This survey will serve as a baseline for the implementation of the Environmental health Strategy. The data managers will have the following responsibilities and requirements.


Job Requirements:

Educational status: MSc/MPH in Epidemiology, Statistics, Biostatistics or Public Health experience in data is advantageous.

Work Experiences: 10 Years’ experience with Bsc or 8 Years of experiences with Msc degree

Desired Competencies

·       Practical Stata software exprience is mandatory for this posistion

·       Be familiar with local and international research ethics

·       Be able to use statistical software such as SPSS, R or SAS etc has additional advantage.

·       Demonstrated research communication and interpersonal communication skills


1.Work on the data center of EPHI to manage the data

2. Design forms for receiving, processing, or tracking the data

3. Track the flow of data through electronic forms transfers

4. Prepare appropriate formatting to datasets as requested

5. Processing the data for quality control

6. Daily follow of the real time data collection and give feedback to field data collectors and supervisors

7. Develop analysis plan for hygiene and environmental health related dataset

8.Clean the collected dataset

9. Develop syntax for analysis and draft dummy tables

10.Report to project coordinators on daily basis

11.Conduct supportive supervision to support field data collectors

12.Conduct quality control and consistency checking procedures periodically when the data collection is on progress

13.Communicating the data collection team for quality control when the need arises

14.Conduct any troubleshooting procedures for the field data collection team when there is a need

15.Assist EPHI research staff in conducting overall survey data management

16.Strength the capacity of EPHI research staff in database programming and data analysis skills

17. Assist EPHI in training and ensure that field practice with review of results in an integral part of any survey training

18.Central level oversight of field work is established to validate supervisor reports and data quality

19. Check for data consistency and produce tables and analysis results as per the survey requirement

20.Prepare data analysis listing and activity, performance, or progress reports

21.Analyze the data using appropriate statistical tools

22.Work closely with the principal investigator of the project and the research staff of EPHI

23.Assist EPHI and fully participate in the technical report writing of the research

24.Any other related assignments requested by EPHI Or Project PI

How To Apply:

 Note:- Interested applicants can register in Online through  send their CVs and relevant documents at the address given below within 7  days from the first appearance of the announcement

Remarks: Please attach copies of transcripts, academic degree or recommendation letters together with the application.


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