Data Entry Officer at the MENTOR Initiative


Data Entry Officer

Location: Borno
Employment Type: Full-time

The MENTOR Initiative is a UK registered charitable, not-for-profit, non-governmental organization working globally to relieve human suffering from tropical diseases. With support from BHA-PUI, The MENTOR Initiative is implementing Emergency Control of Malaria amongst high malaria areas in Borno state. The MENTOR Initiative works in close partnership with the MoH in Nigeria to build technical capacity and effective planning and responses to malaria and other VBDs.

Job Description
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Timely collection of all the program data from the prevention team on daily basis and to properly cross check for accuracy and to ensure that the accurate data is computerized.
  • To train teams on and conduct population sampling and surveys as required.
  • To arrange/conduct base line and end line surveys in all the designated areas and data compilation.
  • Organize all data files (soft and hard) in an organized and understandable manner and the Cross checking of all the hard data with soft version before sharing.
  • To monitor IEC/BCC Campaign activities using MENTOR M&E check-list and data tools and compiling results.
  • Participate in database and procedure design.
  • Conduct field visits for matters that need onsite field data verification and or field supervision.
  • Regularly sharing of the data at least twice in a week and also, when needed for PrevCo/CD .
  • Proper maintaining and tagging of the data files.
  • Timely provision of data for internal and external reports.
  • Ensure completeness and timeliness of databases for all activities assigned.
  • In coordination with the prevention team conduct routine data verification and cleaning of data sets.
  • Support prevention team in preparation and print out the various data monitoring tools for the activity.
  • Organize data collection of all project related data including operational research).
  • Participate in data collection from the field.
  • In close coordination with the Senior Program Officer /Prevention Officer verify quality of the data in terms of accuracy and key information captured.
  • Ensure data are managed with confidentiality and make sure all data within domain remain protected.
  • Other activities/duties as agreed upon by the Prevention Officer/Field Senior Program Officer

Project Support:

  • Assist the Senior Program Office/Prevention Officers in the day-to-day activity’s implementation of the project.
  • Provide logistic and administrative support where needed and when requested.
  • Regularly participate in training sessions and meetings


  • Provide regular updates to Field Senior Program Officer and M&E Officer on the progress of all field activities through the data analysis.
  • Assist in the provision of data for reporting of the monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annual through the Senior Program Officer/Prevention Officer.
  • Act as the organizations focal point for external representation to authorities and partners in Dikwa.
  • Assist in the weekly reporting of the data analysis.


  • Work as part of an established team with excellent communication skills, team builder, flexible, adaptable and willing to work and travel to other field locations when required.
  • All other tasks asked by the Senior Program Officer/Prevention Officer or Prevention Coordinator if needed.
  • Adhere to the agreed MENTOR Code of conduct on Ethics and Integrity and safeguarding including Whistle blowing policy.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.