Data Entry Job in Kenya

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Data Entry Job in Kenya

Supervisor Medical Data Entry

Duty Station: Homa Bay Town

Length of Contract: One year, renewable based on performance

Date of issue: 30st December 2022

Deadline for application: 13th January 2023

Medecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organization providing assistance to people affected by armed conflicts, epidemics, natural or non-natural disasters or persons excluded from access to health care. The organization has health projects in more than 68 countries.

MSF in Homa Bay is looking to fill the position of Supervisor Medical Data Entry. The successful candidate will be reporting to the Data Analyst Activity Manager.

Objective of the Position:

The Supervisor Medical Data Entry will ensure completion of all activities related to medical data entry and data management into the mission database (REDCAP/EPIDATA/COKO collect/excel etc). Supervise, organise and plan the activity of Data Entry officers/operators (HRIO) in Homabay Teaching and referral hospital (Internal Medicine)/Homabay/ Decent Activities (TB/HIV/Chronic; Hypertension, Diabetes, Asthma,COPD, and Epilepsy ) , as well as identify their training needs in order to provide a good service support and reliability of the data collected.

Tasks & Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Supervise, organize and plan the activity of Data Entry officers (HRIO) to have a reliable record of medical activity performed.
  • As well, as identify their training/technical support needs, Leave plan in order to provide a good service support and reliability of the data collected.
  • Ensure collation and entry of all data identified by project managers for collection (e.g. morbidity, mortality, surveillance of diseases of epidemics, nutrition, psychological and women’s health, etc) into the appropriate data management system while ensuring quality of data
  • Do quality control on data officers’ performance on regular basis, (Data quality audit)
  • Know and ensure proper use of software used for recording (i.e. REDCAP, Epi data, Funsoft, DHIS2 etc.).
  • Ensure accuracy of the medical data entered into the mission’s database (REDCAP) on a regular basis, according to MSF protocols and carry out regular back-ups.
  • Provide technical support to data entry officers/operators in project sites and give response to their training needs.
  • Provide regular quality statistical reports for the medical team as well as informing the superior of any missing information, major changes or big differences in data
  • Ensuring HRIOs have ongoing sufficient supplies of necessary data collection tools

Qualifications & Requirements:


  • Diploma in health records/ information technology/ statistics and any other relevant training.
  • Degree in Information and Technology (IT) /Health records information system is desirable.


  • One (1) year of working experience.
  • Desirable in MSF or other NGOs


  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel, Power point, Power BI, REDCAP, ,funsoft,EPI DATA)
  • Desirable knowledge on medical statistics data bases (EPI INFO, STATA, SPSS,R)
  • Fluent in English and Swahili,
  • Result and quality oriented
  • Prioritizing and multitasking
  • Team management and coordination.
  • Commitment to MSF principle

How to Apply

Applicants MUST be Kenyan nationals and have the necessary statutory documents (ID, NSSF, NHIF and a PIN certificate). Candidates meeting the above qualifications are requested to submit a motivation letter and an updated Curriculum Vitae as a single file by 13th January 2023 and mentioning on the subject email line, “Supervisor Medical Data Entry -Homabay” to: Email:

Applications must be received by the deadline. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. MSF is an equal opportunity Employer and does not charge any application/ recruitment fee.

The protection of your personal data is important to MSF. By submitting your application, you consent to MSF using your personal data only for the recruitment process to have all the information and documents necessary to proceed with the recruitment, validation of your application and selection of the most suitable candidate. Your personal data will be treated confidentially. MSF does not sell your personal data under any circumstances. If you have any questions, requests or concerns, you can contact us on

MSF is an equal Employer and does not charge any application/ recruitment fee. We will not reply to questions about the position. All necessary information can be found in this vacancy announcement.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply

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