Nutrition International (NI)
Data entry operator MMS
Nutrition International (NI)
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Posted date 13th January, 2022 Last date to apply 21st January, 2022
Country Pakistan Locations Swabi
Category Others
Type Contractual Positions 1
Status Closed

Multiple micronutrient supplements (MMS) are antenatal nutrition supplements that are specially designed to support a healthy pregnancy. Each tablet contains 15 minerals and vitamins, including iron and folic acid.  MMS offer additional benefits for the pregnant mother and her baby over iron and folic acid (IFA) supplements. During 2022, MMS will replace IFA for antenatal care visits in Swabi district, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This is part of an implementation research project led by the Nutrition Wing of MoNHRSC with the support of Nutrition International in line with recommendations from the World Health Organization. During the one-year implementation period, as part of public ANC services offered at facility and community levels, all newly enrolled pregnant women will receive MMS instead of IFA for the prevention of anaemia. 

Overall Purpose/Function

The Data entry operator will be responsible for managing MMS project related data in Swabi district. He/She will regularly compile and enter data obtained from public healthcare facilities, facility and community healthcare providers/supervisors into electronic database along with regular reporting of data.  He/She will build positive working relations with district staff, health facility staff, facility and community health supervisors/ providers. He/She will also be responsible for checking inaccuracies in data and follow up with health staff/managers to obtain correct and complete data.

Responsibilities

  • Obtain project data regularly from community and facility healthcare supervisors and providers
  • Enter project data by inputting text based and numerical information from source documents within time limits
  • Compile, verify accuracy and sort information to prepare source data for computer entry
  • Review data for deficiencies or errors, correct any incompatibilities if possible and check output
  • Examine and obtain further information for incomplete documents
  • Respond to queries for information and perform data requests in a timely manner
  • Comply with data integrity and security policies
  • Keep all information confidential
  • Ensure data is adequately backed up
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience requirements

Education

  • Minimum Diploma/Degree in computer sciences, IT or related field
  • Additional computer training or certification will be an asset

Experience

  • Minimum 3 years experience of data entry and data management
  • Experience with MS Office and data programs/databases is mandatory
  • Experience of working with health-related data is an asset
Skill Requirements
  • Fast typing speed
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Good time-management skills and organizational skills
  • Ability to build positive working relationships with government officials and NI staff
  • Attention to detail
  • Confidentiality
  • Good language skills in Urdu, Pashto and English
Residence and Travel Requirements
 

The post holder must be resident in Swabi district. The position may require travel within Swabi district


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