Field Data Collector
- Multiple casual positions
- Respected global research organisation
- Make an impact on global health outcomes
The George Institute (TGI) employs 700+ people, focused on improving the health of millions of people worldwide. As a medical research institute affiliated with leading universities and with projects in approximately 50 countries, we are challenging the status quo in healthcare to find the best ways to prevent and treat chronic disease and injury, and to influence policy and practice worldwide. Our innovative commercial enterprises help maximise our impact.
In 2012, our FoodSwitch smartphone application was developed and launched in Australia using our Food Policy’s branded food composition database. FoodSwitch is continuing to capture product data and in return provide consumers with access to easy-to-understand nutritional information about packaged and processed foods.
An exciting opportunity exists for casual Field Data Collectors to join our growing organisation. The Field Data Collector is required to assist in the collection and maintenance of the FoodSwitch data.
To achieve this you will:
- Collect data from nutrition information panels of food products in supermarkets
- Upload data to The George Institute’s branded food database
- Food product name and barcode matching, checking and validation
- Update existing data on database, where required
- General administrative duties.
Your success will be based on a range of your key skills and experience:
- Good knowledge of supermarket food products
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel
- Good attention to detail and strong focus on quality of work
- Experience working with Google Sheets
- Interest or experience in Dietetics or research is desirable.
We are reviewing applications as soon as we receive them, so apply now!
The George Institute is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; people who identify as LGBTIQ; mature-aged adults and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
Type of career: Jobs
City: Newtown, Sydney
Application close date: 30/06/2019