Data Associates (x9)

  • Full Time
  • Zambia

Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ)

Job Title: Data Associates – CHEKUP C3 X9- Ref No. DA/CHE/03/05/22

Location: Livingstone (1), Lusaka (1) Ndola (1), Luanshya (1), Kitwe (1) Mufulira (1), Chingola (1), Solwezi (1), Chililabombwe (1)

Reports to the Data Coordinator, the incumbent collects and enters CHEKUP I project data into a specified electronic health recording system. S/he validates and verifies data for accurate reporting to improve quality of project data.

Main Duties

  • Enters all project data in an accurate and timely manner from all service points
  • Ensures all collected data is entered and up to date in the specified electronic health record system.
  • Handles computer equipment responsibly, keeping inventory of all assigned equipment.
  • Handles patient data with utmost confidentiality and follows the set data safety procedures as specified
  • Verifies data by comparing it to source documents.
  • Retrieves data from the database or electronic files as requested.


  • Full grade 12 Certificate.
  • Diploma in Computer Sciences or Management Information Systems (IMIS).
  • At least 2 years data entry experience.
  • Experience in the use of DHIS2.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Analytical and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs.

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