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Data Clerk Job in Kenya

International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Data Clerk - Lodwar
Sector: Health 

Location: Kenya 

Employee Type: Regular 

Employee Category: Full Time
Job Purpose / Objective: The International Rescue Committee – Kenya Program with funding from Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Foundation  (EGPAF) implements the Partnership on AIDS (POA Project), a HIV & AIDS Prevention Project in Turkana County in the North - Rift region of Kenya

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

The 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 Health Information System Officer (HISO), the data entered will subsequently be submitted to the HISO for verification, analysis and reports generation.

Key Responsibilities
  • Timely and accurate entry of programmatic data from the field on a monthly basis.
  • Timely and accurate entry of Key population data into the Cohort register and ABY databases for life skills thereafter run the analysis on monthly.
  • Assist the HIS Officer in receipt, verification and analysis of HIV Program Reports from field sites.
  • Safe and confidential record keeping and filing of program documents.
  • Work closely with the HIV Program Assitant in ensuring sufficient supplies of Evidence Based Interventions (EBI) Health Information Systems (HIS) materials.
  • Assist the HIS Officer in the generation of the Monthly Program Reports.
  • Maintain a proper filing system for storage of Monitoring Reporting & Evaluation Program Materials.
  • Assist in IT issues at Lodwar Office.
  • 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 one (1) year experience in handling health records, statistical data or population / demographic data or information.
  • Good 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 exercise/s is an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of Data Analysis Softwares e.g. Statistical Packages for Social Sciences (SPSS), Kenya Program Monitoring System (KePMS) is added advantage.
  • Knowledge of Ng’aturkana.
How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online

Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply.

International allowances are not available for this position. 

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

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: or report to the nearest police.

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