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Data Entry Clerk Job in Nairobi, Kenya (NGO)

National AIDs and STI Control Program (NASCOP) is a Unit under the Ministry of Health that works to strengthen and support prevention of HIV, Care and Treatment services at County and Sub-County health facilities. 

This program is part of the Ministry of Health initiative against HIV in Kenya that receives funding from Global Fund against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria through the National Treasury. 

The Ministry plans to recruit several staff to support the implementation of activities at both National and County levels. 

The contract period is one year which is renewable yearly subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds. 

Applications are invited for the following position: 

Short Message Service (SMS) Notifications

Data Entry Clerk

JG ‘H’
1 Position

NASCOP National Office, Nairobi

Overall Job Summary: 
Reports to the SMS notification coordinator. He/she shall be responsible for maintaining the database by entering new updated information and verifying entered data.

Job Description: 
  • Maintain database by entering new updated information and a database of all notifications sent out and contacts of all beneficiary patients. 
  • Maintaining data entry requirements by following data program techniques and procedures. 
  • Verifies entered data by reviewing, correcting, deleting or re-entering data, combining data and purging files to eliminate duplication of data. 
  • Secure information by completing database backups. 
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports of HIV/AIDS as required for assigned tasks. 
  • To maintain operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes. 
  •  Maintains confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential. 
  • Will be responsible for assisting the National HIV Clinical Support Coordinator in reporting activities in pilot clinics.
  • Diploma Information Technology or any other related qualifications. 
  • Experience in Data Management in the Ministry of Health and health care settings will be an added advantage. 
  • Computer skills.
Note: Fluency in English and Kiswahili both oral and written is a requirement for the above position

How to Apply
All applications including a current CV, photocopy of ID, mobile number and 3 professional referees (current or previous supervisors with their telephone numbers and Email addresses) should be sent to 

The Principal secretary, 
Ministry of Health, 
P.O. Box 30016-00100 

Also send soft copies of your applications to NASCOP email address: and for hand deliveries drop at Afya House 3rd floor room: 304.

on or before 31st January, 2015.

N/B: Please write on the envelop: Job vacancies in the Ministry of health (NASCOP)

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Dr. Khadijah Kassanchoon
Principal Secretary, Ministry of Health

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