Several Fresh Graduate Jobs – Graduate Data Entry Trainees – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Data Entry Trainees (Several Fresh Graduate Jobs)

Organisation: Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Vacancy Code:

About US:

The mission of the
Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) is to strengthen health systems in Africa,
with a strong emphasis on infectious diseases through research and capacity development.
IDI has five operational areas through which it works to achieve its mission:
Prevention, Care and Treatment; Training, Research, Laboratory services
(including the CAP-certified IDI Core Lab) and Outreach.

Job Summary:  The Graduate Data Entry Trainee will provide
data entry and laboratory computer system support to ensure that the laboratory
results are released in a timely manner in accordance with Good Laboratory
Practices and quality requirements of the Core Lab.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Performs data entry of requisitions, results and storage
  • Stores laboratory source documents.
  • Provides electronic transfer of data as needed.
  • Performs daily and weekly back-up of laboratory data on LIS
  • Performs computer virus checks on a weekly basis.
  • Answers telephone, sends faxes and reports as needed.
  • Inputs memos, reports and forms as requested.
  • Follows all laboratory procedures including safety guidelines, the
    use of personal protective equipment and awareness of blood-borne
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The Graduate Trainee must hold a relevant degree in a data related
    field obtained within the last one year
  • Computer literate with ability to use databases
  • Meets or exceeds quality assurance levels of the laboratory and
  • Ability to observe utmost confidentiality of patients, patient
    results and project operations.
  • Serves as an effective representative to physicians, nurses,
    counsellors and visitors in a courteous and empathic manner.
  • Follows laboratory and collaboration polices.
  • Uses all facilities and supplies with care and in a cost-effective

How to Apply:

IDI will offer a
competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. Candidates that
know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the
above position, please send their CVs, which should include details of email
address (if any), present position, current remuneration,
Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone
contact to the stipulated email address (Email your application and CV to and let’s save the environment).

Address to:

The Senior Human
Resource Manager

Infectious Diseases
Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main Campus; College of
Health Sciences, Makerere University

P.O. Box 22418,
Kampala, Uganda

Key Notes:

  • IDI is an equal opportunity employer and
    does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the
    recruitment process
  • Internal candidates who meet the
    required specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at least
    one year will be given priority.
  • Make sure that your application letter,
    CV and certificates are attached as one document
  • Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject
    for your email
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be
  • Any form of canvassing will lead to
    automatic disqualification.

Deadline: 2nd August 2019  

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