Data Clerk

Position Summary

Industry: Non-profit Organisation Management
Location: Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, ZA
Job-type: Full-time
Duration: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
Brand: THINK


THINK is a non-profit organisation dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by TB and HIV. As a health delivery and research organisation, THINK engages with the local community, government consortia, and international funders to provide care for over 100,000 people in KwaZulu-Natal and carry out cutting-edge clinical research that has already contributed to changing treatment guidelines internationally and locally.

THINK is looking for a qualified Data Clerk to support the implementation of the THINK ADAPT project in the uThukela district.


  • Ensuring that health information systems (HIS) e.g., TIER.Net and EDR Web data completeness, consistency, accuracy and timeliness of reported data are maintained
  • Provide additional back capturing data support to ensure no data backlogs
  • Provide additional support with filing of TB patients’ clinical stationery
  • Work with clinical teams within healthcare facilities to ensure quality TB data reporting
  • Conduct routine data quality assessments (RDQA’s) on TB data across supported facilities
  • Assist with the data input process to ensure data quality criteria are adhered
  • Review of routine HIS data with THINK clinical mentors to identify areas of data reporting challenges
  • Maintain a weekly portfolio of evidence (POE) of all HIS generated reports
  • Report to the data quality mentors (DQMs) regarding data quality challenges
  • Work closely with healthcare facility staff including DoH data capture to resolve data queries
  • Continued internal stakeholder engagements with M&E district supporting staff (DQM, M&E district coordinator)
  • Capacity building through attending HIS system trainings


  • Grade 12 – Matric Certificate.
  • An appropriate tertiary qualification in health sciences or certification in M&E will be an advantage.
  • A minimum of 1 Years’ experience as an M&E Data Clerk or Data Capturer.
  • Valid drivers license will be an advantage.
  • Clear criminal record.
  • Previous work experience in a similar environment will be an advantage.

How to Apply

  • Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for appointment soonest.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date.
  • THINK reserves the right in special circumstances to accept late applications or to extend the above date in order to facilitate further searches.
  • Furthermore, THINK reserves the right not to make an appointment.
  • Internal applicants will get preference for shortlisting.
  • THINK is unable to provide relocation assistance.

Apply Online for Data Clerk Position

Closing date

15 February 2023