JOB PURPOSE:To provide technical and managerial leadership in the area of data capture, data quality, data archiving and data governance in support of multiple research teams based in Nairobi that are part of the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme. The post-holder would be expected to improve/develop policies and systems that guide the work of data managers linked to research teams and work in collaboration with senior data managers in Kilifi to harmonise policies and systems where possible. They will also collaborate with the head of ICT in the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme and the ICT team in Nairobi to ensure optimal data storage and data security. They will have a role in advising researchers on appropriate software to manage data processes with a focus on Open Source solutions where possible and in managing data collection hardware. They will help train and supervise more junior data managers. Over time they will help prepare systems that support data sharing.