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Data Clerk Job in Kenya - NGO

Vacancy: Data Clerk
 
Sector: Health  

Location: Kenya  

Employee Type: Regular 

Employee Category: Full Time

Job Purpose / Objective: The International Rescue Committee – Kenya Program with funding from United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and Center for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) implements the Partnership on AIDS (POA Project), a HIV & AIDS Treatment and Prevention Project in Kakuma Refugee Camp in Turkana County – North Rift region of Kenya

IRC is currently looking to hire a Data Clerk to support the program in data entry and analysis. 



The overall role of Data Clerk is to ensure that all HIV Program data from field sites has been entered in the respective programmatic databases, in a timely, correct and accurate fashion.

Under the supervision of the CCC/TB Clinical Officer, the Data Clerk will ensure data entered will subsequently be submitted to the HIS Officer for verification, analysis and reports generation.

Key Responsibilities
  • Timely and accurate entry of programmatic data from the field on a monthly basis.
  • Maintain the EMR database by entering new and updated patient information
  • Collate and review weekly and monthly program data
  • Liaise with the HIS Officer in analysis and generation of HIV monthly reports
  • Safe and confidential record keeping and filing of program documents
  • Liaise with HIS Officer and Supervisor to ensure availability of reporting tools at field level
  • Secure information by completing database backups
  • Maintain a proper filing system for storage of Monitoring, Reporting & Evaluation materials.
  • Update the program library with new materials as they are received.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor/s.
Required Qualifications:
  • Diploma in IT, Computer Science, Statistics, Health Records or other related field.
  • A minimum of 1 year experience in handling health records, statistical data or population / demographic data or information.
  • Excellent computer skills on Ms Office applications especially Ms Word, Ms Excel and Ms Access. Ms PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of data management principles.
Required Experience & Competencies:
  • Knowledge of Ministry of Health (MoH) Data Tools is added advantage.
  • Participation in assessments, surveys, research, censuses or other data collection or data management capacity building exercises is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of Data Analysis Softwares e.g. Statistical Packages for Social Sciences (SPSS), Kenya Program Monitoring System (KePMS) and Electronic Medical Record (EMR) is added advantage.
  • Fluency in Somali or Turkana language is an added advantage
  • Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply
Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply.

International allowances are not available for this position.

Salary and employee benefits are compliant to the Kenyan NGO Sector. 

How to Apply

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IRC leading the way from harm to home.
 

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.


Disclaimer: Please take note that International Rescue Committee (IRC) does not ask for any fees in connection with its recruitment processes. In the event that you receive any request  for payment of any sort, please get in touch with us on Tel: +(254-020) 2727730, Email: IRCKenya@rescue.org or report to the nearest police.

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