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Laboratory Data Clerk

Date Posted: Jun 15, 2021

Job Description

The Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation is a nonprofit affiliate of the University of Maryland,  Baltimore established by UMB to carry out UMB’s programs to strengthen health systems and improve  the human condition in the areas where UMB operates through MGIC. MGIC has UMB-approved  affiliates, field offices, and program offices (collectively known as “country offices”) throughout sub Saharan Africa. MGIC activities are funded generally by U.S. government entities through cooperative  agreements with UMB. The University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) has received PEPFAR funding from  the US government /CDC for Accelerating Malawi’s PEPFAR Laboratory Logistics and Infrastructure for  Quality (AMPLIFY). This cooperative agreement aims to achieve and maintain HIV epidemic control.  AMPLIFY will strengthen the laboratory efficiency, capacity, and quality through improving laboratory  infrastructure, improving laboratory data utilization for decision making, training human resources, and  adhering to quality management systems. 

Position: Laboratory Data Clerk (Blantyre)

Position Description

Data Clerks will report to the Lab Managers through the Lab EID/VL Technical Lead and assist in data entry in molecular labs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Enter project data into the LIMS/database.
  • Make sure all data remains secure.
  • Verify information for accuracy and make corrections and update data when needed.
  • Eliminate duplicate data from the system.
  • Support the M&E Officer in data collection, analysis and report writing from the assessments carried out in the program.
  • Participate in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual, and other reports as required.
  • Assist program staff in setting appropriate indicators, collecting and analyzing data, and maintenance of spreadsheet databases with regular data input.
  • Participate in operational research activities.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a group.



  • A Diploma / Advanced Diploma in computer studies or a related field.
  • Minimum one year practical experience working in the M&E field, planning and implementing M&E systems.

Experience, Knowledge, and Skills

  • Strong English verbal and written communications skills.
  • Must be self-motivated, innovative and able to meet targets in a timely manner.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a group.
  • Results driven.
  • Computer programming knowledge would be an advantage.
  • Able to travel to all sites in the assigned region as required.

Mode of Application 

Suitable candidates should apply through this LINK  

Only applications made through the link will be accepted.

The closing date for receiving applications is 28th June 2021. MGIC Malawi is an Equal Opportunities Employer

AN AFFILIATE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, BALTIMORE Office Address: Golden Peacock Shopping Complex, Area 13, Box 2298, City Centre, Lilongwe, Malawi 

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