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Data Entry Clerks (2 posts)

Date Posted: Nov 29, 2020

Job Description

MACRO is a locally registered Non-Governmental organisation (NGO) that was established in 1995 to compliment government efforts in the fight against HIV and AIDS and other health related issues. Our vision is “A Malawian populace that enjoys good quality of life be it physical, mental and social well-being “and the mission is “to provide high quality HIV and AIDS and other health related services to the Malawian population”.

With funding from USAID, MACRO is implementing Ana Patsogolo (APA) project in Mangochi whose goal is to prevent new HIV infections and reduce vulnerability among orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), OVC caregivers and adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in Malawi.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to fill the temporal position of Data Entry Clerks for period of 3 months to be based in Mangochi.


Position: Data Entry Clerks (2 posts)


  • Diploma Level. Degree is added advantage
  • At least 5 years’ experience in similar position

Key roles and responsibilities

  • Support the management of data in the APA M&E system by sorting, collating, entering and cleaning data from OVC and DREAMS components of the program.
  • Data capturing to ensure that the program clears the backlog thereby relieving the M&E staff to support in other partner activities
  • Transferring data from ODK, paper formats into computer files or database systems using keyboards and data recorders
  • Typing in data provided directly from field officers into the system in readiness for OVC
  • Creating spreadsheets with large numbers of figures without mistakes
  • Verifying data by comparing it to source documents
  • Updating existing data as shared by APA SI
  • Retrieving data from the database or electronic files as requested
  • Performing regular backups to ensure data preservation
  • Sorting and organizing paperwork after entering data to ensure it is not lost.

Final deliverables:
OVC and/or DREAMS Data entered, tabulated and organized

Expected outcomes: Completed data sets, Data reports and Data tools security

How to apply

All interested applicants for the above position are requested to submit their application, CV, educational and professional qualifications, names and contact telephone numbers of at least three referees addressed to 

The Executive Director,
P.O. Box 797,

and deliver the letters at MACRO offices in Mangochi (previous One Community Office) or MACRO Secretariat in Lilongwe or e-mail: 

Email: recruitments@macromw.org

Closing date for receiving applications is Monday, 30th November 2020.  Only short-listed candidates will be acknowledged.

Skills Required

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