4 Data Entry Specialists at Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

Job Description

Position Number: MUWRP/03/11/2022

Position Title: Data Entry Specialist (4) Positions

Position Location: Mukono General Hospital.

Contract Tenure: 6 months with a possibility of extension subject to availability of funding.

Position summary: Under the supervision of the Senior Data Manager, the incumbent’s primary responsibility will be to receive and handle data, process and send to the respective collaborating projects as well as data archiving.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Responsible for verification, coding, cleaning and filing of study documents

Responsible for data entry work of the questionnaire respondent codes.

Organization of entered questionnaires according to clusters and visits

Safe custody and retrieval of entered questionnaires.

Identifying and reporting errors to responsible Study personnel.

Participate in Filling and archiving of documents

Perform any other relevant duties as might be assigned by the Supervisor.

Required Education and Knowledge and experience:

  1. At least a Degree in Computer Science or Statistics.
  2. A minimum of 2years relevant experience.
  3. Data entry in a Clinical /biomedical research environment is an added advantage.
  4. Fluency in verbal and written English
  5. Highly organized and sensitive to detail
  6. Quick at learning and adopting to research setting environment
  7. Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision
  8. Personal integrity, liable and dependable

Supervisory controls: The candidate will report directly to the Senior Data Manager


Physical Ability: Ability to professionally communicate in writing and verbally or other means deemed appropriate. The ability to frequently travel between MUWRP sites in Uganda.

How to Apply:

  • Apply directly to job openings in MUWRP’s career portal below.  Open Job Description and ClickApply Now.
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