Data Entry Operator/ Trainer

About TechNation:

TechNation is a Kabul based emerging technology, management and consulting firm. Since our conception in 2007 we have led the way with innovative technology and unique consultancy and advisory services for a diverse set of clientele across many vertical sectors. Our organization has a global reach combined with a local focus. TechNation harnesses technology for education, business and society developing Afghanistan as a technology first nation. TechNation provides a dynamic, learning, collaborative and fun work environment. More information:

Job Description:

Job Overview:

TechNation, a Kabul-based technology and consulting company, is looking for 90 Data Entry Operators/ Trainers to support the Education Management Information Directorate (EMIS) of Ministry of Education (MoE) with various data entry operation and training functions.  EMIS/MoE recently developed a computerized system called Certificate Management Information System (CMIS) to automate the workflow of storing students’ results and printing the 12th grade certificates. TechNation has been tasked by Democracy International (DI) to support MoE with the data entry process, thus it requires about 90 Data Entry Operators/ Trainers, in 34 provinces, to support this project by entering data and provision of training to other MoE staff.


The data entry operator/ trainer’s role is to enter and manage effectively large amount of data and information. The target is to insert, update and maintain accurate data on computer systems and in archives. The data to be entered shall be provided in the form scanned or print copies. Residence of each province applying for a data entry job will be given preference.

Job Requirements:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Inserting/ inputting data and information provided in text and numerical formats from source documents (scan/ print) into a computer-based system (management information system)
  • Scanning the grade 10th, 11th, and 12 students results record books and storing them in server using the pre-defined method
  • Prepare, compile, verify and validate information on the source documents for data entry
  • Make sure that accurate data has been entered into the CMIS system; check completed work for accuracy and make any required changes immediately
  • Establish entry priorities by maintaining understanding of what data needs to be entered first
  • Review data entered for errors and deficiencies, and correct any errors by checking output
  • Record and report system level bugs, errors and issues to the concerned staff in timely and efficient manner
  • Follow data entry, verification and validation standards and techniques to maintain data entry requirements
  • Confer with supervisor regarding incomplete information
  • Provide accurate data and information based on students result records entered in the CMIS
  • Perform document scanning work and link all scans with appropriate entries
  • Respond to information access and retrieval requests from authorized members
  • Check source documents against entered data to ensure data integrity at every stage
  • Report and submit all output data to concerned staff through the computer-based system
  • Keeping the information/ details highly confidential

Skills and knowledge

  • Excellent communication skills in Pashto, Dari and English languages (speaking, reading, writing)  
  • Computer proficiency, Familiarity with office automation tools and apps
  • Typing speed and accuracy (35–40 WPM)
  • Proven data entry working experience (preferred)  
  • Familiarity with data and information management systems (preferred)


Personal characteristics/ traits:

  • The candidate should be a strong team player
  • The candidate should be task and result oriented
  • The candidate should be detail oriented
  • The candidate should be trustworthy and able to keep information confidential

Submission Guideline:

Please, submit your CV on or before January 15, 2017 to Please, enter the job title “Data Entry Operator/ Trainer” and name of the province you are applying for a job in in the subject line.

Location: Badakhshan, Badghis,Baghlan, Balkh, Bamian,Daikondi, Farah, Faryab, Ghazni, Ghowr, Helmand,Herat, Jawzjan, Kabul, Kandahar, Kapisa, Khost,Kunar, Kunduz, Laghman, Logar, Nangarhar, Nimruz,Nuristan, Oruzgan, Paktia,Panjshir, Parwan,Samangan, Sar-e Pol,Takha

Application deadline: Jan-15-2017

Organization: TechNation

Sector: Admin-Clerical