Data Analyst

at Jb Skills
Location Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Date Posted Jul 28, 2021
Category IT Jobs
Job Type Full-time


•Write-up study design, sample size and analysis plan of proposals.
•Conduct complex statistical analysis.
•Developing relevant procedures for data processing and quality checking
•Supervise query resolution and provide routine data query reports
•Develop reporting summaries project operational data and key data indicators in discussion with the project leaders and investigators using Ms Excel pivot tables or relational database techniques
•Ability to interact with relevant stakeholders on statistical issues at the Health and Epidemiological project levels for research translation.
•Ability to communicate statistical concepts and information to non-statisticians in Health and Clinical Sciences.
•Evidence of engagement, teaching and training of either fellow staff or from university/public health/research institutions or stakeholders.
•Conduct training and support data transfers from data collection and processing tools
•Supervise timely data entry within agreed benchmarks for completion and data quality

Preference will be given to applicants with:

•Commitment to working as part of a multi-disciplinary research team
•Ability to work to strict deadlines
•Ability to problem solve, and to be well organised
•Ability to provide leadership, actively contribute to team performance and work independently


•Hold a Masters degree in statistics, biostatistics, or biometry
•At least 4 years’ experience in clinical and health research environments.
•Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
•Evidence of academic background and peer-reviewed ISI publication history
•Proficient in programming in at least one statistical software.
•Oral presentations on at least 3 conferences/seminars/meetings in biostatistics.

1)A Covering motivation letter which clearly indicates the reference number of the position for which the applicant is applying for; and
2)A comprehensive CV; and
3)The details of three (3) recent referees with contact details (telephone / cell phone number and email address),


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