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Data Clerk - ICAP Kagera (1 Post)


Published by Jobstanzania on 3:29:00 pm

ICAP at Columbia University is a non-governmental organization operating in Tanzania since 2004, with funding from the PEPFAR through the U5, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).ln collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MoHSW), ICAP supports quality, comprehensive;family-focused HIV prevention, care and treatment services athealth facilities and communities in Mwanza and Kagera .A key aspect of the program is to build the capacity of the MOHSW, at the national and sub-national levels, and indigenous CBO/NGOs to manage ,HIV programs including financial, administrative, program management and technical advisory skills. The program has employed competent, dynamic individuals with programmatic understanding, clinical background as well as public health management knowledge in implementing the program objectives. Since April 2014 in Mwanza City, ICAP has been implementing an outreach-based harm reduction/HIV prevention program to key populations, including people who inject drugs (PWID), MSM, Sw. Starting in October 2015, ICAP is expanding its programming for key populations Of SW and MSM as well as targeting priority populations (PP) of adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) aged 15-24 among the general population in both Mwanza and Kagera with community-based HIV prevention interventions.

The program is now seeking to fill one position in the Kagera Regional Office.

Position Title: Data Clerk - Key and Priority Populations (1 positions)

Reports to: Assistant Program Coordinator - Key and Priority Populations, Kagera
Location: Bukoba, Kagera
Travel: Up to 500/0 in intervention districts of Kagera


Overall Job, Function:
The incumbent will work within the key and priority populations in Kagera (for Bukoba DC and Muleba DC). Overall responsibilities include electronic data entry and cleaning of the paper forms, as well as follow-up with health facility registries for referral and linkage tracing and verification. Furthermore, this position is responsible for managing all data and database-related tasks, queries, and reporting in relation to the KP Kagera program. S/he will work closely with the other members of the team in Kagera and Mwanza

Specific responsibilities and duties:

  • Enter all data for KP/PP Kagera into electronic databases on a daily basis;
  • Compare data entered with source documents, verify accuracy of data to be entered to detect and correct errors;
  • Track referral forms and conduct verification with registers at facilities to verify completed referrals and linkage outcomes;
  • Participate in generation of queries and data cleaning.
  • Update database to include responses to data queries
  • Inform supervisor of any problems or errors observed in the database.
  • Detect any hardware and database/software malfunctions and notify supervisor;
  • Manage printing and disbursement of study tools and handling, proper documentation of tools taken vs returned, query submitted is resolved, logging of assignments received vs completed;
  • Assist in training new outreach workers on data collection tools, including referrals, reporting and database;
  • Protect confidentiality of records and information used during data entry;
  • Create weekly reports on outreach activities and progress
  • Assist in creation of monthly, quarterly, and other reports on all indicators for submission and review to supervisors
  • Perform any other related duties as assigned by supervisor.


Required qualification, Knowledge and skills:

  • Degree, Advanced Diploma or Certificate in data management or related field
  • Proficient speaking, reading, and writing skills in English and Kiswahili
  • Minimum 1 year experience with electronic data entry and cleaning
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines in a timely manner
  • Experience with database development and design an advantage
  • Excellent computer skills, at minimum with Access, Excel, Word
  • Good judgment in personal interactions and strong interpersonal skills
  • Good documentation skills and ability to follow standard procedures
  • Able to maintain utmost confidentiality regarding participants' health status and sensitive information contained in paperwork
  • Able to adapt to situations quickly and problem solve

  

How To Apply:

Applicants should send their application letter and CV by January 15, 2016 by email, mentioning the post applied for as a subject line to >>  icap-tz-hr@columbia.edu 

Only short listed applicants will be contacted. Please do not attach any certificates when submitting online.

ICAP is an equal opportunity employer; women and people living with HIV/AID5 are encouraged to apply.



Deadline: 15 January 2016

Deatails Source: Daily News, 5th January 2016


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