Junior Researcher/Data Entry Clerk Jobs in Ethiopia

Junior Researcher/Data Entry Clerk Jobs in Ethiopia

  • Research and Development
  • Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa
    Employment Type:
  • Contract Salary: Birr 10,386.00 (ETB Ten Thousand Three Hundred Eighty Six)
    Job Description

    The Armauer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI) was founded in 1970 through the initiative of the Norwegian and Swedish Save the Children organizations seconded by the Ministry of Health of Ethiopia.

    The Institute got its name from the Norwegian physician, Gerhard Henrik Armauer Hansen, who first described the leprosy bacillus (Myco-bacterium leprae).

    AHRI is a biomedical research institute that works in developing tools for prevention, control and treatment of myco-bacterium and other diseases of public healthy importance through applied and basic biomedical research and training.

    In collaboration with universities in the US, Emory University and New York University AHRI has planned to conduct a study on understanding the immune signatures to characterize progression to active TB disease.

    The study is planned to involve a number of health facilities, particularly health centers in Addis Ababa and enroll quite larger number of active TB patients and their household contacts.

    The study is funded by NIH, USA for a period of 3 years. The project involves both field and laboratory activities. We are looking for enthusiastic, bright minded, hardworking and time conscious candidates to be part of the team as well as envisioning to the excellence of the Institute through quality research.

    The Role of Data Entry Clerk:

    The Data Entry Clerk shall be based at AHRI and perform quality data entry, ensure proper and timely documentation of data, closely communicate with the field and lab coordinators for proper data entry and documentation.

    Job Requirements

    Specifications for the position:
    Personal Specification:

    Essential Skills and Experience

  • BSc degree in Statistics or health informatics from an accredited institution
  • Experience in data analysis and
    use of statistical data analysis software (preferred)
  • Computer literate (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access)
  • Skills in special data manager applications: Epinfo, Redcap, Open Clinica (preferred)
  • Training in GCP and/or quality data management (preferred)

    Personal Attributes:
  • Personal training/skills in the required position
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skill and proficient English skill
  • Strong computer literacy (MS office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and internet use)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • Ability to work with others/team work, including international collaborators
  • Open for discussion and learning
  • Ability to problem solving
  • Well organized; flexible to working off-working hours or weekends as needed
  • Willingness to take up additional responsibilities and continuous training as needed

    Principal Responsibilities:
  • Enters data and ensure quality data entry
  • Closely interacts with the field and lab coordinators for quality data entrry
  • Ensures proper documentation of files (consent forms, CRFs, source documents, essential documents) in a safe and secured place
  • Keeps confidentiality of data and documents
  • Closely work with quality officer
  • Archiving data

    Terms and Conditions:
  • Hours of Work: Are governed by the laws of Ethiopia. However, the nature of the work is such that it might require working late hours and weekends
  • Length of Contract: This is a 3 year post, subject to annual contract renewal

    How to Apply
  • Application should be submitted online on ethiojobs (http://www.ethiojobs.net/) with a brief CV (maximum length 3 pages) and a covering letter (maximum 1 page, describing why you wanted to apply for the position and how you meet the requirements for the position).

    Recruitment Process:

  • The recruitment will involve individual screening of applications, followed by interview.
  • Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.
  • No. Required: 02 (two)
  • Interested candidates should apply online by 4th February 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Junior Researcher/Data Entry Clerk Jobs in Ethiopia

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