Mar 06, 2018

Data Clerk job at PATH Ethiopia

  • Program for Appropriate Technologies in Health (PATH) -Ethiopia
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Job Description

PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.

PATH Ethiopia Country Program seeks to contract a Data clerk to support data entry for the DHIS-II under its OHEP Project. The Consultant will work closely with OHEP M&E Advisor, other data clerks and the project team. The expected time required is approximately one week. The Consultant will be working 100% full time during the data entry work is planned to take place in March 2018.   


  • The data clerk will undertake data entry in to the pre-designed templates in DHIS-II
  • The data clerk will conduct data cleaning, compare data with source documents, and re-enter to ensure the data quality.
  • Data clerk will work closely with the project staff to prioritize Information needs related to data analysis and reporting
  • Other related activity as assigned by the immediate supervisor

Job Requirements

Qualification, skills and experience:

  • First/second degree in Public Health, Statistics, M&E, Health Informatics, Demography, Economics or related field.
  • At least 5 years of experience as Data management in health related areas
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience of using statistical packages for data entry, data base management, analysis large datasets (DHIS-II, eHMIS, EPI Info/CSPro, SPSS, Excel, MS ACCESS, etc.)
  • An ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability and willingness to work under tight schedule  
  • Ability to work with large amounts of data and need to see through the data and analyze it to find conclusions
  • Strong typing, analytical, and computer skills

Expected Outputs Deliverables

  • Completed DHIS-II soft copy data entry templates with the required quality

How to Apply

The data clerk will be engaged for a continuous 7 days period in the data entry process.

Interested qualified applicants can send their CV on or before March 13, 2018 through the following address:

PATH – Ethiopia Country Office

P. O. Box: 493 Code 1110

Addis Ababa

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