Friday, June 12, 2015

Data Entry Clerk (4 Posts)

The New-Born Screening for Child Survival – Sickle Cell Disease Project (NBS) has received funding from Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF) to establish a New-Born Screening programme (NBS) to identify children with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) at birth. The NBS programme has exciting employment opportunities for highly motivated and result-driven professionals interested in working in the health sector.

The duty station for all these positions is Dar es Salaam.

Data Entry Clerk (4 Posts)

Reporting to the Data Manager, the position holder will be responsible for error free input of gathered data into the set database

Specific Responsibilities

· CRFs checking for completeness and accuracy.
· Record any incompleteness and inaccuracies in the data query register
· Prepares source data for computer entry by compiling and sorting information; establishing entry priorities
· Enters data by inputting alphabetic and numeric information on keyboard or optical scanner according to screen format
· Maintains data entry requirements by following data program techniques and procedures
· Maintain a Data query register that lists any blanks, inaccuracies, or discrepancies on forms.
· Present the query register to Data Manager for action.
· Orderly file all the CRF and safely and securely store them in filing cabinet after entry everyday
· Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
· Any other duties that might be assigned by the Data Manager

Key Qualifications
· A prospective candidate for the post should possess a minimum Diploma of Secretarial Work OR Proven 5 Years’ experience as a Data Entry Clerk in a research environment
· A Diploma in Information Technology, Computer Science, or equivalent from a recognized institution OR Bachelors of Sociology would be an added advantage.
· Minimum typing speed of 35wppm.

Relevant work experience
· This post requires a candidate with at least 3 year experience
Funded By Reporting to the ICT Manager, the position holder will be responsible

Full details of the Job descriptions are available on the following websites:

If you believe you are the right candidate for any of the above positions, please send your application letter, detailed curriculum vitae, and photocopies of academic certificates, and names and contact details of THREE referees to the address below.

Applications which do not attach all the mentioned dossiers, including three referees, will be disqualified.

Your application should have a title of the position you are applying for. Failure to do this will disqualify the application

Applicants will be sent a fill out questionnaire when they submit, please ensure you use a frequently monitored . They need to submit that questionnaire before the deadline for applications. Failure to do this will disqualify the application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All applications should be submitted to the email address no later than1500 hours on 29th June 2015.