#Vacancy: Data Entry Clerks!!!

Data entry Clerks (Consultants) for NOMIS database update

Ref Number: DC-HIV-001-2015

Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) a Principal Recipient to the Global Fund Round-9 HIV grant in Nigeria, is hereby seeking for qualified and experienced data management consultants who will be required to manage data entry into the National OVC Management Information System (NOMIS). The successful candidates will collect, review and enter all OVC paper based records into the electronic platform at CBO offices located in different geo-political zones of the country for an approximate period of 2 weeks.

Reporting to: M&E Coordinator

Location of Asignment: FCT, Lagos, Ogun, Kano, Anambra, Abia, Akwa-Ibom, Bayelsa, Kaduna, Gombe, Benue and Bauchi,

The specific tasks of the data entry clerks are: 

Attend the Central training on the data collection methods using NOMIS
With the CBO focal person and the M&E officer, the data entry clerk will facilitate a desk review including collation, correction and updating of incomplete entries/records and transfer into the electronic platform

  • Facilitate the completion of NOMIS set up and installation for the respective Community based organizations
    Provide on-the-job mentorship to the CBO M&E officers on use of NOMIS

  • Ensure complete entry of backlog of all available OVC data set from program records into NOMIS database

  • Provide regular and daily feedback on completed task via e-mail

  • Assist CBO M&E officer with real-time entry of OVC data into NOMIS database

  • Assist in the analysis of the OVC NOMIS data set and clean up/correction of incorrect and incomplete entries

Overall, ensure complete, accurate and quality of OVC data in NOMIS database
Carry out any other duties as may be required by the ARFH team.


-Completed NOMIS database for specific CBO

  • Mentorship report for CBO M&E staff
    Activity report for NOMIS backlog data entry and analysis of OVC record 
    Fully completed timesheet and retirement forms. All advances must be adequately retired using approved retirement forms 


Outstanding oral and written communications and editing skills, with proven ability to compile information coherently and succinctly; 

  • Ability to facilitate interviews and focus group discussions among very different types of informants; 
  • Previous experience in conducting electronic data entry and familiarity with NOMIS will be highly desired 

  • Ability to demonstrate excellent research and fact-checking skills; 

  • High attention to detail and ability to work under tight deadlines; 
    Cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability 

Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.


Minimum of Diploma or BSc in Statistics or any other related field
Relevant experience in data management with special reference to OVC and HIV related data set
Computer literacy and excellent hands on experience with Microsoft Office especially excel spreadsheets

Experience in working as a data clerk in a Donor Funded project is a must
Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team with little or no supervision

Excellent report writing skills and fluency in spoken English language is an advantage

Duration: Duration of the activity will be about 14 days. This includes the central level training, actual field work and analysis of data.

NOTE: Applicants that are resident in the states of assignment will be given preference.

Method of Application:

Applicants should send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and cover letter explaining suitability for the job on or before close of work on February-10th, 2015 to programs@arfh-ng.org. Applicants are advised to provide their functional e-mails and mobile phone numbers on their application, as well as professional referees. Please indicate the reference number and your place of residence on your application.

Application Closes tommorow!!!


Posted on February 9, 2015, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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