Data Clerk Job in Kenya - NGO

The Afya Bora Consortium is a partnership of four African and four Unite States universities formed to provide future global health leaders with practical skills in leadership, program management and evaluation skills. 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of Global HIV/AIDS (DGHA) Western Kenya Branch is an attachment site for the Afya Bora fellowship under which a career development award has been granted to carry out a research study. 

We are looking for qualified and experienced personnel to fill in the following positions.

Data Clerk 

(1 Position)

Job Summary:
 Working under the supervision of the principal investigator and co-investigators, the data clerk will receive, review, and enter data into computer system or tracking database according to established procedures. 

Ensures accuracy of all data records and perform database maintenance functions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Co-ordinate the collection of activities data from sites including the following up of those with missing data.
  • Full responsibility for timely entry of all data into project database.
  • Keeping track of data received from HTC counselors and Research assistants as well as source documents
  • Preparing and sorting source documents, identifying and interpreting data to be entered
  • Confirming accuracy, such as client Number, dates, time, and location through data checking and cleaning. 
  • Comparing data entered with the source document on the screen to detect and errors
  • Reviewing and making necessary corrections to information entered.
  • Assisting  in establishing and maintaining an effective and efficient records management system
  • Generating reports and responding to queries regarding entered data as requested by the principal investigator and/or co-investigators.
  • Maintain confidentiality of data received and/or entered
  • Maintaining the database of the project.
  • Submitting data to assigned supervisor in a timely manner as per agreed upon schedule.
  • Perform any other duty as assigned by the immediate supervisor.
Minimum Qualifications

 Diploma in Database Management or Bachelor of Science in Information Technology 
Experience:  1 year experience in a similar position.
  • Attention to detail, proficiency in computer application packages and statistical software, pleasant personality, good analytical and decision making skills
  • Experience with working in HIV program is desirable
  • Keen ability to supervise and ensure integrity of field-level data collection, abstraction, or entry
  • Ability to meet targets within specified timeframes.
  • Willingness to travel within the project area
Submit applications, complete with CV, copies of certificates and testimonials, names and telephone numbers of two professional referees, current and expected salary, to reach the undersigned (email preferred) not later than not later than 3rd May 2016.. 

The Principal Investigator
P.O. Box 3950, Kisumu