IRC Data Clerk Jobs in Uganda

IRC Data Clerk Jobs in Uganda

Job Overview/Summary:

  • Under the guidance and supervision of the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, the Data Clerk will be based in the field-Health Facility or field Office and shall be responsible for providing smooth flow and access to information through records management for action and decision making.

  • S/he will record data, provide guidance on data recording, compilation, use, reporting and management.

  • S/he will produce and submit Periodic health activity reports. .

    Major Responsibilities:

    • The Data clerk will be responsible for compiling data collected within Health departments as he /she works alongside the M&E officer Arua. Main duties shall include among entering data in databases and maintaining accurate records of the sector, managing office stock, ensuring proper filling of HIS/HMIS forms. Our ideal candidate must have essential data entry skills, fast typing with an eye for detail and familiarity with spreadsheets.

    • Ensure the use of standard MoH/Donor data tools and reporting Forms

    • Facilitate smooth flow and access to information through records management for action and decision making.

    • Guidance on data recording, use, reporting and management.

    • Periodic reports submitted.

    Key Activities and Outputs

    • Ensure availability and use of Standard/revised HMIS/HIS data tools at all departments of the health facility.

    • Providing guidance on use of the HMIS/HIS data tools to ensure completeness, consistency, and correctness in filling the registers.

    • Promptly provide data on notifiable/integrated disease surveillance and response.

    • Prepare and timely entry of daily, weekly and monthly data from all facilities for making reports.

    • Provide feedback to the facility staff on health service provision for decision making.

    • Enter data into the electronic database.

    • Imparting knowledge and skills to staff by organizing mentor-ships and review meetings on data management.

    • Participate in capacity building activities (Trainings, Orientations,
    Mentorship, meetings etc).

    • Adhering to Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics.

    • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor

    Key Working Relationships:

  • Position Reports to: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

  • Position directly supervises: None

  • Internal contacts: Health Facility in-charge, Heads of Facility departments, Health Information Assistants and staff.

  • External contacts: Works with the Health Sub-district facility in-charges and other IPs.


    • Diploma or certificate in Medical records and Health Management Information System from a recognized, licensed and accredited institution with at least one year of progressive experience in health record management –Essential.

    • Applied Knowledge in use of HMIS/HIS data tools.

    • Good Computer skills including Ms Excel, Power Point and Word

    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

    • Minimum 1 year work experience in a busy health setting.

    • Ability to completely record, accurately compile and Produce timely reports.

    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

    • Ability to work in hardship areas (previous experience in a camp setting will be an added advantage).

    • Flexible and able to work with team in a dynamic and diverse environment.

    Language Skills:

    • Good standard of spoken and written English Language.

    • Ability to speak any of the languages spoken in South Sudan is an added advantage.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; IRC Data Clerk Jobs in Uganda

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