Posted on: Monday May 27 , 12:44 PM , 2019
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Job/Task Description

Main Purpose

Carrying out medical data collection and entry activities into the mission database recording all relevant clinical and demographic data on patients and ensuring data quality/reliability, according to MSF protocols and maintaining confidentiality while producing the appropriate, updated documents for the medical team in order to support decision making processes


Performing data entry of all epidemiological information into select databases program and creating appropriate reports, providing data for project development purposes.

•      Ensuring that all data entered has been authorized and that appropriate documentation has been received (patient records, treatment monitoring, etc.). Ensuring that all data entry processes occur in a timely and efficient manner.

•       Ensuring all data collected and entered to databases is consistently accurate and complete. Being responsible for ensuring that quality control queries of the database are followed up, ensuring identification of data entry errors and corrections. Immediately reporting to the supervisor, any anomalies in the database

•       Filing documents according to MSF standards

•       Communicating regularly with the HCW’s, assisting in the (re)training when necessary, on proper registration of patients, proper filling of the various forms,  clarifying queries, obtaining missing information and correcting errors, ensuring they have ongoing sufficient supplies of necessary hardcopy data collection forms.

Assisting in the compilation and preparation of regular reports and providing detailed information to medical and laboratory teams (weekly, monthly, according to patient treatment requirements).

MSF Section/Context Specific Accountability

  • Ensures that raw data is availed from project sites, specific activity managers/supervisors with proper timely feedback on completeness, data quality and timeliness both to hierarchal/functional managers and activity supervisors.

•       Support in design, implementation and cascading of proper data collection formats, tally sheets n all project sites

•       Ensure proper skills and knowledeg is learnt regarding Dhis-2 platform with ability to conduct troubleshooting, trainings or capacity building where needed.

•       Engagement in job context related activities as assigned by MSF hierarchal/functional managers

Job Requirements


Essential, higher education with proven computer literacy, degree in Information and Technology (IT) or mathematics field, Complementary Diploma in Nursing desirable


Minimum 1 years work experience in data entry/analysis. Working experience with MSF or other NGO with similar platform is advantageous


Mission language and local language essential


Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)


•       Results and Quality Orientation L1

•       Teamwork and Cooperation L1

•       Behavioural Flexibility L1

•       Commitment to MSF Principles L1

•       Stress Management L2

How to Apply

Deadline: June 2, 2019

All applicants should send a CV, cover letter, educational records, work certificates and copy of id. Card either by email to  (please indicate ¨On the subject box: the vacancy title) OR give in person to MSF Spain Offices in Addis Ababa/ Gambella/ Dolo Ado/ Hawassa/ Jigjiga.

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