Data Manager (JD-0324-008)

PositionData Manager
GroupIT and Data Management
LocationOxford University Clinical Research Unit, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
Hours of workFull-time, 37.5 hours per week; extra hours may be required.
TenureInitially, for one year, including a 2-month probation period, with the possibility of extension.
Reporting toHead of IT and Data Management
Vacancy referenceJD-0324-008
BackgroundThe Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU) is a large-scale clinical and public health research unit, with sites offices in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi in Vietnam, Jakarta in Indonesia and Kathmandu in Nepal. In Vietnam, we are hosted by the Hospital of Tropical Diseases (HTD) in Ho Chi Minh City, and the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases (NHTD) in Hanoi. OUCRU Nepal has partnerships with the Patan Academy of Health Sciences and Patan Hospital, and OUCRU Indonesia exists in partnership with the University of Indonesia.

As a Wellcome Trust Africa Asia Programme, we have received considerable support from the Wellcome Trust since our establishment in 1991. OUCRU’s vision is to have local, regional and global impact on health by leading a locally driven research programme on infectious diseases in Southeast Asia. Priority is given to health issues important to the hospitals where we work, and to the countries as a whole where we operate: Vietnam, Indonesia and Nepal.  All work is intended not only to benefit the patients seen daily at our host hospitals, but also to help improve patient care.

Please see more information on OUCRU website:
Job summaryThe Data Manager is a member of the Data Management team responsible for the gathering requirement, design, construction, integration, testing, verification and maintenance of required clinical data management system (CDMS) platforms including CliRes (in-house web-based applications for clinical trials), RedCAP and any others.

The Data Manager will provide specialized knowledge and detailed attention to lead and carry out data management and data review activities in support of one or more clinical research studies.
Key responsibilities and tasks– Responsible for the role which includes executing the design, documentation, testing, and implementation of data applications systems and processes in support of research and operation teams.
– Responsible for maintaining and development of the Centralised CliRes data management system and its extensible Android EDC platform.
– Responsible for studying and applying data management platforms that OUCRU have involved with collaborators in different projects.   
– Working within study teams as an extended team member to define project timelines in the execution of clinical data management operations.
– Collaborates with peers within and outside the organization to pro-actively manage data availability and integration.
– Conducts their work activities in compliance with all relevant regulations, ICH, and CFR guidelines as well as all OUCRU policies and SOPS.
– Conduct training of study site personnel in eCRF completion, and data clarification processes.
– Coordination of Data Management Data Review activities and ensuring completion of all activities leading to the Study Database Lock.
– Responsible for the role which includes the execution of the data review strategy for one or more studies as defined by the individual study Data Management Plan.
– Initiate and manages the data clarification process, coordinating with other stakeholders to ensure appropriate resolution to all data clarifications prior to database lock.
– Assist with the clinical data management study documentation (e.g. Data Management Plan, Edit Check Specifications, etc.), and supporting the review in accordance with existing standards.
– Responsible for the representation of the clinical data management & programming organization in one or more clinical studies.
– Responsible for the implementation of quality, efficient, and consistent approaches to carrying out clinical data management tasks.
– Delivers training to clinical data management and other departments, as necessary.
Selection criteriaEssential criteria
– BSc in computer science, computer engineering, information system or biostatistics
– Having programming experience in C#, ASP.Net or .NET Core, JavaScript, PHP or other equivalent programming languages.
– Having database experience in MS SQL Server, MySQL, MS Access, and PostgreSQL.
– Analytical problem-solving skills, willingness to learn, self-initiative, attention to detail
– Team player, organized, disciplined and mature
– Keen on self-developmentFluent English communication skills (IELTS equivalent 5.5)

Desirable criteria

– Strong knowledge and experience in clinical data management, Good Clinical Practice, CFR 21 Part 11, Good Clinical Data Management Practice
– Be able to understand and  writing: SRS, SDD
– Strong motivation to apply software development in clinical research
– Experience in HTML5, CSS3, DOM, UI frameworks & libs (Bootstrap, Material …)
– Ability to travel to other sister units
– Ability to meet challenging milestones
Benefits– Salary package:
* Grade: RS4/IC4
* Salary ranges: $1,476 – $1,715 gross per month
– Optional insurance: In-patient and out-patient medical coverage;
– Personal accident insurance coverage
– Two months salary for annual bonus and clothes 
– Annual leave 18 days/year for the first year, a maximum of 30 days
– Other responsibilities and benefits are based on Viet Nam Labor Law.
How to applyInterested candidates are invited to send curriculum vitae, application and copies of relevant certificates, either by email or by post to:
Oxford University Clinical Research Unit
Laboratory of Clinical Science
Hospital for Tropical Diseases
764 Vo Van Kiet, Ward 1, District 5, HCMC
Tel: 39237954
*** We thank all candidates for their interest but only short-listed applicants will be notified for interview.
Contact personMs. Nguyen Thi Hong Phuc
Deadline for submission14 April 2024
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