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Supervisor, Medical Data Entry SSCE - OND / NCE Job

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Job Details

Location: MSF OCA, Benue Project

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Type: Indefinite contract

Main Objective and Responsibility of the Position

Ensure completion of all activities related to medical data entry and data management into the Project database. Supervise, organise and plan the activity of Data Entry operators (if any), as well as identify their training needs in order to provide a good service support and reliability of the data collected.

Description of the Responsibilities / Activities

Supervise, organise and plan the activity of Data Entry officer to have a reliable record of medical activity performed, as well as identify their training/technical support needs in order to provide a good service support and reliability of the data collected.

Do the tasks of the Data Entry Operator if there is none.

Ensure collation and entry of all data identified by project managers for collection (e.g. morbidity, mortality, surveillance of diseases of epidemics, nutrition, psychological and women health, etc) into the appropriate data management system while ensuring quality of data

Do quality control of data officers performance on regular basis

Know and ensure proper use of software used for recording (i.e. SGBV, ASH, MH, Epi Info, etc.).

Ensure accuracy of the medical data entered into the Benue project database on a regular basis, according to MSF protocols and ensure regular back-ups.

Provide technical support to data entry officers/operators in project intervention sites and give response to their training needs.

Provide regular statistical reports for the medical team as well as informing the MAM of any missing information, major changes or big differences in data

In collaboration with the MAM and MTL, participate in the recruitment and evaluation of data entry operators.

In collaboration with the MAM, MTL and flying epidemiologist participate in the planning and implementation of Benue emergency preparedness training for emergency pool staff. This involves preparing and making presentation on epidemiology and data collection aspect of the training.

Report any challenge encountered in the collection and entry of data to the MAM, MTL and flying epidemiologist.

Ensure medical staff in different locations/involved in different activities are collected and recorded properly. Identify the training needs for improvement of data collection system and provide training to the staff concerned not only limited to data entry supervisor.

To be responsible for weekly/monthly passive surveillance reports and document meeting and feedback to health authorities as required.

Track and keep records of Benue explos, meetings and trainings.


To apply for this role applicants MUST meet the following criteria:


Essential: Essential proven computer literacy, secondary education or qualifications either in administration, data entry or in statistics.

Desired: Degree in Information and Technology (IT).


Essential: Working experience of at least one year with MSF.


Essential knowledge of use of computer including processing of documents (Word, Excel).

Desirable knowledge on medical statistics databases.


Fluent in English (verbal/ written) and knowledge of Tiv desirable


Results, teamwork, flexibility, commitment, service, Ability to work in a strict procedural framework, Ability to deal with confidentiality, Discrete, Diplomatic, Accuracy and attention to details, Ability to coach others.

Application Closing Date

20th January, 2021.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online


Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview

MSF is an equal opportunities employer and promotes diversity within the organization

Company Description
Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an independent international medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid in more than 60 countries to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters or exclusion from healthcare.
We are recruiting to fill the following positions