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Temporary Data Entry Officer

Date Posted: Aug 09, 2021

Job Description


The Paediatrics and Child Health Association (PACHA) is a non-profit making organization that advances and improves children’s health and welfare with the mission of ensuring that all the children have access to their determinants of health, in Malawi and beyond. Our members include healthcare professionals and other child health and welfare advocates. PACHA has been working in Malawi since 2011.


With funding from UNICEF, PACHA in partnership with the Ministry of Health is implementing the research study called PONEO Research Study in Dedza.

, therefore, seeks to engage the services of the well experienced, highly motivated and suitably qualified persons of Malawi origin to fill the position of Temporary Research Assistant and Temporary Data Entry Officer tenable at Dedza District Hospital and Project Manager tenable at PACHA offices in Blantyre. The initial contract is for five months with possibility of further extension based on performance and availability of funding.

Position: Temporary Data Entry Officer

Post summary

The Data Entry Officer will be expected to provide data management competency and support to the PONEO Research.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintains database by entering new and updated client information
  • Data quality assurance documentation
  • Prepares, compiles and sorts documents for data entry
  • Transcribes source data into the required electronic format
  • Performs high-volume data entry using spreadsheets, database or other computer software
  • Verifies integrity of data by comparing it to source documents
  • Purges files to eliminate duplication of data
  • Reviews data for errors, missing pages or missing information and resolves any discrepancies
  • Performs regular backups to ensure data preservation
  • Retrieving data from the database or electronic filing system
  • Maintains client confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential
  • Storing hard copies of data in an organized manner to optimize retrieval
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Completes additional assigned tasks as required from time to time

Required Qualifications, Skill and Experience

  • At least certificate or diploma in M&E, Data Entry, ICT or any other related field
  • At least 1 year experience in data entry
  • Some basic computer courses is preferred but not prerequisite
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

How to apply

Your application, including Cover letter and CV, should be sent to:

Email: copy to and

Or hand delivered to : Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Paediatric Department, Paeds Annex. Clearly indicate on the subject the name of the position you are applying for.

Alternatively you may send it to:

The Executive Officer,

Paediatric and Child Health Association,

C/O College of Medicine,

Private Bag 360,


Blantyre 3. 

Deadline for receiving applications is Thursday 13th August, 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. PACHA is an equal opportunity employer and appreciates applications from all applicants.

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