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12 Jun 2017

Data Clerk – (three positions), Mogadishu, Somalia

Job Description

Data Clerk – Mogadishu (3 Positions)

Sector: Health

Location: Somalia

Employee Type: Regular

Employee Category: Full Time


Reporting to Facility Medical Officer, the data clerk is responsible for expediting data collection and entry, while ensuring accuracy of data and submitting the same to the Health Data Officer for further compilation, analysis and reporting.

Major Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Medical Officer, work closely with the HMIS Officer & the IRC Health staff in managing the Health Facility database
With the support of the Medical Officer, submit Weekly and monthly HMIS reports to the HMIS officer
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
Ensure that the health facility data is kept up to date at all times while liaising with the HMIS Officer in case of any errors identified
With support of HMIS officer, support the Medical Officer to monitor the project indicators against facility work plans
Participate in assessments/surveys and routine collection of field data
Develop and maintain an accurate filing system of project records
Carry out data triangulation and validation at facility level and generate HMIS tools’ requirement on monthly bases and share the same with the Medical Officer and HMIS Officer
Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.


At least A Level certificate with training (s) in the Microsoft packages i.e. Microsoft Excel & Microsoft Access.
At least 2 years of hands on experience in data entry and analysis with a large international non-governmental organization.
Familiarity with Health Management Information System (HMIS) and the DHIS
Fluent in English and Somali
Required Competencies:

A mature person of high professional discipline and moral integrity.
Competent to work under stress as the situation may dictate.
Ability to work with displaced communities with diverse cultural and ethnic background.
IRC leading the way from harm to home.

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law


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