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Data Capturer/Driver Position Available at The Aurum Institute



Data Capturer/Driver Position Available at The Aurum Institute

Data Capturer/Driver Position Available at The Aurum Institute. The Aurum Institute is seeking a dedicated Data Capturer/Driver to support its Digital Chest X-Ray program. This role involves data capturing, verification, and reporting, as well as driving responsibilities for the DCXR van to identified sites.

Closing Date:13 March 2024

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Work Description

The Data Capturer/Driver will play a vital role in supporting data capturing and management activities within the Digital Chest X-Ray programme. This includes ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of data collected from health facilities and community screenings, particularly focusing on TB data. Additionally, the incumbent will be responsible for driving the DCXR van to designated sites, facilitating outreach efforts.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Capture, record, and report all data collected from TB screening in communities and facilities.
  • Generate daily, weekly, and monthly reports to monitor progress and outcomes.
  • Conduct data verification and clean-up exercises to maintain data quality.
  • Provide regular reports on successes and challenges to relevant stakeholders.
  • Perform filing, administrative tasks, and ad-hoc duties as required.
  • Prepare for daily activities and ensure the vehicle is maintained for community outreach.



  • Grade 12


  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in data capturing and reporting.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience as a driver.
  • Previous NGO work experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with TB and HIV data recording and reporting.
  • Knowledge of health M&E systems such as and/or DHIS advantageous.

Additional Requirements

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Packages.
  • Effective data management skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Valid South African code 10 driver’s license plus PDP.
  • Willingness to travel and work after hours.


The Aurum Institute is committed to diversity and equal opportunity employment. Candidates from all backgrounds, including those with disabilities, are encouraged to apply. While all applications will be considered, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you’re ready to join a dynamic team dedicated to improving healthcare outcomes, apply now.

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South Africa Top In-Demand Jobs For 2024



South Africa Top In-Demand Jobs For 2024

South Africa Top In-Demand Jobs For 2024. South Africa job market offers exciting opportunities, but navigating it can be tricky. To help you land a fulfilling and well-paying position, the Higher Education Department has compiled a list of the most in-demand jobs.

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The Current Job Market

The South African job market is dynamic and ever-changing. Finding a role that aligns with your skills and interests while offering good growth prospects can feel overwhelming.

Challenges Faced

South Africa job market faces a double challenge: slow economic growth limiting job creation and a mismatch between skills and industry needs. This “skills gap” is evident in the high graduate unemployment rate, according to the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).

The National List of Occupations in High Demand (OIHD)

The DHET’s National List of Occupations in High Demand (OIHD) is a key weapon in this fight. Published annually, the OIHD identifies occupations experiencing a surge in job openings and competitive salaries.

Impact and Solutions

This information helps bridge the gap by guiding graduates and directing resources, ensuring graduates have the right skills for the job market.

Most In-Demand Careers In South Africa Now


  • Management: Logistics Managers, Road Transport Managers, Warehouse Managers, Fleet Managers, Airport or Harbour Managers, Health Service Specialized Clinic Managers, School Principals, College Principals, Retail General Managers, Facilities Managers, Call or Contact Centre Managers
  • Finance: Financial Managers, Accountants, Tax Professionals, Financial Investment Advisors, Management Accountants, Business Development Officers, Internal Auditors
  • Human Resources: Skills Development Practitioners, Human Resource Advisors, Training and Development Professionals
  • Marketing & Sales: Marketing Practitioners, Communication Coordinators, Sales Representatives

Information Technology (IT)

  • IT Specialists: ICT Systems Analysts, Data Scientists, Software Developers, Web Developers, Database Designers and Administrators, Systems Administrators, Computer Network and Systems Engineers, ICT Security Specialists
  • Technicians: ICT Support Services Managers


  • General: Industrial Engineers, Industrial Engineering Technologists, Production Engineering Technologists
  • Civil: Civil Engineers, Civil Engineering Technologists
  • Environmental: Environmental Engineers, Environmental Scientists, Water Quality Analysts
  • Electrical: Electrical Engineers, Electrical Engineering Technicians
  • Mechanical: Mechanical Engineers, Mechanical Engineering Technicians
  • Other: Chemical Engineers, Mining Engineers, Metallurgical Engineers, Biomedical Engineers


  • Medical Professionals: General Medical Practitioners, Medical Specialists, Nurses, Pharmacists, Physiotherapists
  • Allied Health: Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, Audiologists

Education & Training

  • Teachers: FET Phase Teachers, Senior Phase Teachers, Foundation Phase Teachers, Intermediate Phase Teachers
  • Trainers: Education or Training Advisors, ICT Trainers

Science & Research

  • Natural & Physical Scientists: Chemists, Geologists, Geophysicists, Hydrologists, Actuaries, Mathematicians, Statisticians, General Biologists, Biochemists, Biotechnologists, Zoologists
  • Agricultural Scientists: Agricultural Consultants, Agricultural Scientists, Wine Makers, Food and Beverage Scientists


  • Quantity Surveyors
  • Urban and Regional Planners
  • Transport Analysts
  • Surveyors
  • Architects
  • Fashion Designers
  • Industrial Designers
  • Lawyers (Attorneys & Paralegals)
  • Social Workers
  • Editors & Writers (Book/Script Editors & Technical Writers)
  • Translators & Interpreters
  • Pilots
  • Commercial Sales Representatives
  • Property Managers
  • Chefs
  • Graphic Designers (included under Camera Operator)

Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a fresh graduate, this information will equip you to make informed decisions about your future career path.


Staying abreast of the current job market trends and aligning your skills with in-demand careers is crucial for success. Whether you’re entering the workforce or seeking a career change, these insights can guide you towards fulfilling and lucrative opportunities in South Africa.

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