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Job Vacancy in Tanzania at NIMR – Data Clerk

The National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) is a Parastatal Organization under the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children.

The Institute is charged with carrying out, controlling, coordinating, registering, monitoring and promoting Health Research in Tanzania. NIMR in collaboration with the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research is implementing a research project titled: “Tackling  Obstacles for  Fighting  Lymphatic Filariasis”  (TAKeOFF).

The  Institute  is looking for well-trained, competent and self-motivated candidates to fill the following vacant positions within the Project.

DATA CLERK – 1 position

Job Location: Lindi (Kilwa DC, Lindi DC and Lindi MC)

Reports to: Principal Investigator of the Project

Duties and responsibilities:
•  Scanning documents and perform data entry into electronic systems via a web interface or upload to the system.
•   Performing data accuracy and/or technical review.
•  Assisting with routine data verification and quality control.
•  Ensuring data completeness, integrity, and consistency with prescribed study protocol.
•  Handling confidential material and adhere to data security and confidentiality requirements.
•  Providing quality data related to clinical studies.
•  Assisting Data Management team in the generation of Annotated Case report forms (CRFs).
•  Uploading CRF into the web interface.

Qualification: Diploma in health-related fields from a recognized institution.

•  Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•  Ability   to   operate   within   cross-cultural,   multi-disciplinary   teams   and therapeutic areas.
•  Must have solid basic MS Tool experience – Word, Excel, with MS Project, PowerPoint preferred.

Duration of contract: One-year, renewable subject to availability of funds.

Note:  Female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.


All applications should be enclosed with certified photocopies of relevant certificates and detailed Curriculum Vitae.  Applicants are required to submit their applications not later than 09th January, 2022 to the address below.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Applications should be addressed to: Director General
National Institute for Medical Research
3 Barack Obama Drive
P.O. Box 9653
11101 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
E-mail: [email protected]

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