4 Fresher Data Entry Specialist NGO Job Opportunities – Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

Job Title: Data Entry Specialist (4 Fresher Job Opportunities)

Organisation: Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

Duty Station: Mukono General Hospital., Uganda

Position Number: MUWRP/03/11/2022

Reports to: Senior Data Manager


About US:

Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a non-profit biomedical research Organization, whose mission is to mitigate disease threats through quality research, healthcare and disease surveillance. MUWRP was established in 2002 by a Memorandum of Agreement between The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (HJF) and Makerere University (Mak) to undertake medical research to test HIV vaccines. Over the years, MUWRP’s portfolio has progressively expanded to include vaccine research for Ebola and Marburg viruses, surveillance of influenza and influenza- like viruses and other emerging infections in humans and animals; also epidemiological, basic and implementation research in HIV treatment, care and prevention programs in the Districts of Kayunga, Mukono, Buvuma and Buikwe.


Job 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.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must a Degree in Computer Science or Statistics.
  • At least two years relevant experience.
  • Data entry in a Clinical /biomedical research environment is an added advantage.
  • Fluency in verbal and written English
  • Highly organized and sensitive to detail
  • Quick at learning and adopting to research setting environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Personal integrity, liable and dependable


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:

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 3rd December 2022


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Date Posted 2022-11-16
Valid Through 2022-12-03
Hiring Organization Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)
Job Location , Mukono General Hospital, Mukono, 0256, Uganda