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Data Entry and Management Clerk Job in Kenya

The Nyanza Reproductive Health Society (NRHS) is a non-profit organization with its headquarters in Kisumu. NRHS is dedicated to improving the reproductive health of men and women. 

NRHS has several research projects related to HIV prevention and reproductive health. 

Additionally it runs support groups for PLWHA and Key Populations, and works with the Ministry of Health in scaling up voluntary medical male circumcision as an HIV prevention. 

NRHS wishes to recruit for the following position for its Prepex for Positives Research Study

Job Title: Data Entry and Management Clerk
 

Location: Kisumu
 
Reporting to: M&E Manager 

Purpose:
 Responsible for data entry and management of data gathered within and outside the clinic.
 
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Prepares source data for computer entry by compiling and sorting information; establishing entry priorities.
  • Processes research study and patient documents by reviewing data for deficiencies; resolving discrepancies; returning incomplete documents to the study staff for resolution as necessary.
  • Enters clients’ data by inputting alphabetic and numeric information on keyboard or optical scanner according to screen format.
  • Maintains data entry requirements by following data program techniques and procedures.
  • Verifies entered data by reviewing, correcting, deleting, or re-entering data; purging files to eliminate duplication of data.
  • Tests clients and account system changes and upgrades by inputting new data; reviewing output.
  • Secures information by completing data base backups.
  • Maintains operations by following policies and procedures and adherence to protocol.
  • Communicates with study coordinator, Research Director, Principal Investigator personally or electronically to ensure adherence to protocol and integrity of data.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing tasks as needed.
Qualifications and competencies
  • A diploma in Information Technology or data management or equivalent professional level
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience in a research setting.
  • Sound knowledge of MS Office, and Stata or its equivalent.
  • Experience with RedCap software desirable
  • Prior GCP and Human subjects training is desirable
  • Proficiency in touch-typing for rapid and accurate data entry
Desirable attributes:
  • Confidentiality
  • Thoroughness
  • Data Entry Skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Able to work with limited supervision
  • Proactive and reliable
Applications Should Include:
  • A cover letter detailing current work, prior experience and qualifications in the areas described above, telephone and e-mail contact
  • A current CV & cover letter which should be in one document
  • Names, telephone and e-mail contacts of at least 3 professional referees
Apply via email to humanresources@nrhskenya.org with the job title on the subject line. 


Applications should be received by the Human Resources Manager on or before 6th November, 2015

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