IRD SA NPC: Data Capturers

Interactive Research and Development South Africa (IRD SA NPC)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 6 November, 2020
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Organization: IRD SA NPC
Job Title: Data Capturers
Location: City of Johannesburg x 31,
                  Tshwane x 19,
                  West Coast 17,
                  Cape Winelands x 17
 
Employment type: Fixed term contract
Reporting to: M&E Officer

Interactive Research and Development South Africa (IRD SA NPC) is a South African Section 21 not-for-profit entity and an affiliate of Interactive Research and Development Global (IRD Global), and has fully operational offices in Johannesburg, Pretoria (Gauteng) and in Durban (KwaZulu-Natal).
 
Position Summary

Maintains Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis and TB/HIV databases by entering new and updated patients’ information, collect and collate required data, implement data quality practices at health facility or health district or organisations headquarters.

Main Responsibility:

  • Processes source documents by reviewing data for anomalies; resolving discrepancies by using standard procedures or returning incomplete documents to the health provider for resolution
  • Perform accurate daily data capturing from paper-based tools onto EDRWeb/TIER.Net and ensure that all information to date has been captured.
  • Ensure that all data captured and entered has been verified for quality and consistence
  • Capture data accurately from paper forms into a project specific database according to TB LON specific guidelines
  • Participate in data quality management by performing the required data verification, data quality assurance and control measures
  • Generate data and reports for submission to the relevant manager within the set time frames
  • Use and implement the DHMIS policy, DHMIS Facility SOP and TB/HIV Data Management SOP at facility level
  • Maintaining high standards of data security and keeping information confidential according to confidentiality agreement
  • Perform all necessary administrative duties related to data capturing
  • Complete weekly and monthly reporting templates accurately and ensure timely submission thereof

Qualifications:

  • Minimum educational qualification of Senior Certificate or relevant qualification
  • Excellent command of spoken and writing English
  • Experience working with public sector data sets
  • Valid code 8 driver’s licence
  • Willingness and availability to travel and, on occasion, to work long and/or irregular hours

Skills:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team, often under deadline pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Must be pro-active, self-motivated, energetic, flexible, adaptive and innovative
  • Strong computer literacy, with proficiency in:
    • Microsoft Office Excel, Word and Power Point and Outlook/e-mail along with strong internet-based skills including methods of online communication (Skype, Social Media Platform, etc.)
    • Basic analysis in TIER.net TB component/ EDRWeb
  • Excellent attention to detail

Communication

  • Internal:
    • Data Capturer, M&E Officer, Enrolled Nursing Assistant, Social Auxiliary Worker, NIMDR-TB Professional Nurse, Community Healthcare Worker, Sub-District Coordinator
  • External:
    • TB, DR-TB and TB-HIV District and Facility Co-ordinators, District Department of Health, NGO’s, Partners, Private Sector

Working conditions:

  • Willingness and availability to travel within district
  • On occasion, to work long and/or irregular /or after hours/ holidays and weekends if the needed to reach objective and deadlines

Interested candidates are welcome to apply, please provide two (2) current, relevant employment references. Submit a brief CV and supporting documents, indicating the job title in your cover letter and subject line on email to Lee-Anne Ogle: Human Resources Dept. @ fax +27 (0) 865722820 or e-mail jobs.sa@ird.global

Closing date for applications:  Friday, 6th November 2020
 
Kindly note that placement is dependent on project funding
 
Salary range CTC: Market Related package. Bio-data will also be taken into consideration.
 
Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, kindly regard your application as unsuccessful
 
IRD SA is an equal opportunity employer

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