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Data Clerk Job in Kenya

DATA CLERK -DATA/FYJ/10/2021

Job Description

Reporting to the MEAL Officer, the Data Clerk is primarily responsible for data entry of and addressing system/hardware challenges. The role also includes continuous data cleaning, verification, validation and updating of the records.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that client’s folders are up to date
  • Working with primary service providers to resolve questions, inconsistencies or missing data and verify accuracy of data before entry into any electronic systems
  • Ensure prompt entry of both summary and client level data from source documents into summary registers or data bases in the required format
  • Generates summary reports and responds to enquiries regarding KEMRI issues through AMURT.
  • Maintains confidentiality of information on source documents or in Data bases
  • Assists in establishing and maintaining and effective and efficient records management for all patients on ART treatment with good audit trail
  • Report monthly, quarterly, half yearly and annual progress on all project activities to program senior officer
  • Monitor the sustainability of the project results
  • Spear heading surge meeting while incorporating ccc team
  • Ordering data equipment such as green card registers
  • Assisting the CCC team to generate and implement work plan given by the partner
  • Compiling the overall reports for the CCC department such as GBV reports, OVC, SAPN patient testing, rates of appointment keeping, TB cases
  • Opening files for new patients, transfer in patients
  • Recommend further improvement in CCC project activities where output is low
  • Foreseeing that all CCC registers are up to date
  • Updating CCC wall charts or flip charts on retention and suspension.

Qualifications

Education 

  • At least a diploma in IT. A degree will an added advantage

Knowledge

  • Proven experience as data entry clerk or equivalent for at least 2 years
  • Familiarity and experience with Health systems
  • Data entry & data cleaning experience in USAID treatment and care project would be an added advantage
  • Experience in training on data collection tools is a plus
  • Fast typing skills; Knowledge of touch typing system is strongly preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of word processing tools and spreadsheets (MS Office Word, Excel etc.)
  • Working knowledge of office equipment and computer hardware and peripheral devices
  • Basic understanding of databases
  • Positive attitude & an open mind

 Skills and Abilities

  • Sound coordination skills and a demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrates diplomacy, flexibility, and resourcefulness
  • Strong critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and in teams.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills as well as good judgment and vision
  • Excellent organizational skills, teamwork and ability to prioritize tasks in a timely manner

How To Apply

All applicants should urgently email a letter of application, CV (Not more than 3 pages), certificates and relevant testimonials to jobs@amurtafrica.org by 10th November 2021 indicating current and expected Salary. Candidates should clearly indicate the position applied for and its Reference number of the job as the email subject. 

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