Data Management Intern

Job description – Data Management Intern

Organisation: Woolcock Institute of Medical Research in Vietnam

The Woolcock Institute is lung health research organisation, based at Sydney University, Australia ( The Institute has operated in Vietnam since 2009, we undertake large and important operational and epidemiological and clinical research projects in collaboration with the National Tuberculosis Program in 9 Provinces, including Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh City. The Woolcock also runs training in epidemiological and operational research methods for Vietnamese doctors and public health workers.

Currently the Woolcock directly employs 60 full-time staff in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Ca Mau.

Location: based in Hanoi

Duration: 6 months appointment, with consideration for subsequent extension


To provide assistance to Data Manager and study project teams in Data Management activities

Reports to: Data Manager

Key staff working with the project:

  • Trial/Project Officers

  • Trial/Project Coordinators

  • Laboratory staff

  • Duties and Responsibilities

Main duties and Responsibilities:

Data Management:

  • Assist in troubleshooting data submission errors and data error issues

  • Provide support to the project team for Case Report Form/Query processing according to SOPs and policies as appropriate

  • Assist in performing and documenting procedures for data preparation including data cleaning, standardization and analysis

  • Regularly back up data as assigned

  • Assist in data reporting and analysis

  • Assist in producing weekly, monthly, annual data reports

  • Assist in developing ad-hoc reports as necessary

  • Assist in defining and/or creating data listings, summary table validation, data specifications and/or process data transfers in preparation for statistical review and/or data management audit

  • Assist in developing means to correct the problems

  • Perform other duties reasonably related to the position as directed by manager

Required education, skills and qualities


  • University degree in Science, Public Health or related field and IT

Professional Experience:

  • Preferably at least 1 year of experience in data management for research projects.

  • Working knowledge of medical research database applications

  • Working experience with online data collection and management will be advantage (ODK, REDCap, etc.)


  • Highly motivated, willing to learn, good team work, service-oriented and able to work under high pressure and within a limited time frame

  • Professional use of personal computer utilizing word processing, spreadsheet software programs

  • Applicable knowledge working with statistic databases such as SAS, STATA, SPSS etc.

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Basic written and spoken English skill

Application Procedure

Interested applicants should send an application letter together with a CV in English to the following address with the subject title "Data Management Assistant Application", no later than 30 September 2017. The detailed Job Description is available upon request. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. The application will not be returned. Electronic application is acceptable. Interested applicants send applications by email to:
Mr Pham Duc Cuong: [email protected]
With cc to Dr Nguyen Thu Anh: [email protected] and Dr Nguyen Thi Cam Binh: [email protected]

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
The Woolcock Institute
Application Deadline: 
Sat, 2017-09-30