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Data Clerk – Banadir, Somalia

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Job Description

ISLAMIC RELIEF WORLDWIDE-SOMALIA: Internal /External Job Advertisement

JOB TITLE: Data Clerk 1 position (Somalia National Only)



Application Closing Date 24th  July 2021


REPORT TO:  Health Officer




The overall objective of the data clerk is to improve data management and reporting systems at health facility level for health interventions. This will include data entry, filing, documentation, online reporting, and data/ performance reviews at the health facility. He/she will ensure that there’s improved reporting for health data collection and timely update of the online data management/reporting systems such as EBMS.


Data clerk Works with other health workers to update all appropriate registers and databases.

Ensure proper storage and filling of reports/forms in designated places.

Tracks file/form movements between health centres.

Cross checks entered data to ensure data quality and completeness.

Cross check the data with the registers for accuracy before submitting the reports.

Liaise with the various health service units (OPD, EPI, ANC/PNC and pharmacy) to get accurate data in a timely manner.

Runs consistency quality checks and makes edits as appropriate.

Update indicator performance tracking tables in coordination with M&E plans.

Requisitions for registers/ tools and ensuring that they are in constant supply and proper use.

Supports the implementation of data standards including the Monitoring for action standards in field health centres.

Manage project files and make sure a hard-copy folder and an electronic folder are assigned to the project with initial documentation inserted, and that existing files are kept updated.

Perform analysis and compile data for reporting and use at field sites for decision making.

Conduct regular data reviews with health workers and provide mentorship in data quality assurance and use.

Participate in surveys and assessments as needed and support with data management functions.

Support consolidation of weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports.

Reports any errors and malfunctions in data and computer.

Makes  routine  backups  and  updates  on  the  M&E  box  files  at  scheduled intervals.•


A mature person of high professional discipline and moral integrity.

Competent to work under stress as the situation may dictate.

Effective Communication.

Creativity and Initiative.

Adapting in work Environment and quick learner


Strictly follow on organizational polices and procedure’s, and respect organizational principles at all times and keep organizational confidentiality

A willingness to learn new skills.



Bachelor degree in computer science, Statistics or public health with specialized training on HMIS/DHIS.

Strong and fast computer skills (Primarily Word, Excel, and Power Point and Outlook).

Familiar with digital data collection and analysis packages (KOBO Toolbox, ODK Collect, MS Excel).

At least two years of working experience in a related field.

Previous work with an NGO in similar programs.

Remains productive when under pressure.

Good communication skills.

Ability to multi-task.

Fluent both English and Somali languages.

Good technical knowledge on Computer usage and simple configurations and benefices

3 years’ experience in similar position with an international NGO.

Familiarity with Health Management Information System (HMIS) and the DHIS.

Additional job responsibilities Non

Equal Opportunities

Islamic Relief is equal opportunity employer, however encourages female candidates to apply

Child Safeguarding:

Safeguarding and protection of staff:

How to Apply

Qualified Candidate with the required skills are invited to submit their applications (most updated CV cover letter, Academic Qualifications and copy of your passports

with 3 referees from your previous/or current employer to the following email  hr.mogadishu@islamic-relief.or.ke

With subject line as application for the position of : Data Clerk Only short-listed applicants will be contacted

Equal Opportunities

Islamic Relief is equal opportunity employer, however encourages female candidates to apply



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