Thursday, 15 September 2011

Temporary Data Entry Clerks (Schools) Careers in Kenya

Temporary Data Entry Clerks (Schools)

Number Required:

 Nairobi, Kenya

About Bridge International Academies

Bridge International Academies is a startup revolutionizing education acrossAfrica with a truly unique business model. The company has launched alarge-scale franchise-like network of ultra low-cost for-profit private primaryschools across Africa.

Our schools profitably deliver high-quality education for less than $4 perchild per month, enabling local school managers to operate their schoolbusinesses profitably, while creating a highly successful business at thecentral level.

We have launched our first twenty-six schools in Kenya, have eleven moreopening in September 2011 and plan to rapidly scale the company to serve morethan 1 million students across Africa.

Brief Description

The Data Entry Clerk is responsible for collecting, collating, analyzing,summarizing and generally managing the Departmental Information System.

This begins with data entry and management, updating records, production andupdating of process forms, production and updating process manuals, analysis ofdata and producing reports as is necessary for the smooth progress ofdepartmental processes.

Often it also includes interdepartmental data handling.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Data Entry

  • Enter data into the IT systems and organize it in an appropriate manner suitable for analysis and reporting.
  • Device systematized methods of data verification for accuracy and correctness of data analysis and reporting.
Departmental Manuals
  • Give input on the modification or update of the departmental manuals including process and product manuals, training manuals, etc.
  • Devise a systematic method of performing these updates and disseminating the new updates information throughout the department or beyond.
Departmental /Project reports
  • Prepare project reports as necessary. Such reports shall include daily, weekly and summative reports on a regular basis.
  • Ad hoc reports may be required from time to time.
About You
  • KSCE with overall C+ or above with C+ in Maths and English
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in data analysis in a busy business environment
  • Should have experience in handling large volumes of data
  • Should have good hands on knowledge of IT systems and packages and at least 35 words per minute typing speed
  • Should have a high level of accuracy
  • Experience with Microsoft Office or similar package will be an advantage
  • Should be a good planner, well organized and able to meet deadlines without constant supervision
  • Should posses an analytical attitude, ability to think outside-the-box and be able to carry out detailed data analysis tasks.
  • Should be a quick learner able to adjust to new work environments with ease and enthusiasm.
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills are required including specifically correctness of grammar and language.
  • Good communication and relational skills that contribute in a positive and motivating manner to timely meeting of deadlines
  • Ability and willingness to accept instructions, accept criticism and positive feedback, while being very adaptable and flexible
  • Should be a person of high integrity and able to get a good reference.
  • Should be willing to travel out of Nairobi
  • A certificate of good conduct is essential
How to apply

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