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21 Jan 2022

Data Entry Operator at Médecins Sans Frontières

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Job Description


Title: Data Entry Operator

Duration: 3 months (Specific Term Contract) – Full time position (100%)

Starting date: ASAP

Direct Reports: MEDICAL DOCTOR

Location: Ukerewe island (Mwanza region)



Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers assistance to people based on need, irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation. MSF is therefore guided by the principles of neutrality and impartiality. These principles must apply to all MSF staff.

Required Criteria:

Minimum Educational Qualification:

Secondary education essential


· None is required


· English, Swahili

Objectives of the position:

· Carry out all activities related to entry of medical data into the mission database, according to MSF protocols and maintaining confidentiality, in order to have reliable and up to date information.

Main competencies and knowledge:

· Results

· Teamwork

· Commitment

· Flexibility

· Service

· Essential computer literacy (word, excel)

Main Responsibilities:

· Enter medical data (e.g. patient data, dates of visit, content of prescription, viral load, etc.) in mission’s database on a regular basis and according to MSF protocols.

· Participate in compilation of data both from MSF structures and from collaborating health facilities.

· Participate in the search for missing data.

· Update files of existing patients and make any corrections needed.

· Make regular back-ups of all data processed.

· Look after all equipment provided and keep recording area clean and tidy, giving special importance to all patient files.

· Report any issue concerning data management to superior

· Elaborate statistical reports when required by the medical team.

· Ensure, promote and maintain confidentiality regarding all information registered.


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Method of Application

All interested applicants should submit cover letter, CV, supporting documents (copies of diplomas) and phone number to: HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER, Hamza Aziz Street, Kahama Court, P.O.BOX 4493, Masaki, Dar es Salaam

or send through [email protected]

Please make sure the subject of your email will be:


Deadline for the submission of applications is at 4PM on 27/01/2022

Only applications in English will be considered

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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