Data Entry Specialist



Are you outsourcing data entry to unreliable third parties or using flawd OCR software and manually re-entering data?

role notes & useful statistics

Customer / Supplier Exposure

5% of the role is customer exposed

Little customer or supplier exposure is expected for this role

English Proficiency Requirement

40% Difficulty

Data capture should not specifically require English proficiency however it would be of benefit

Internal Communications

30% Difficulty

Tasks tend to be routine and largely independent. Communications can be achieved through electronic collaboration tools.

Talent Availability

90% Difficulty

Many resources are available to fulfil this role

Domain Knowledge Requirement

10% Difficulty

Little customer specific domain knowledge is required

Ease of Measurement

90% Difficulty

Tasks are usually easily measurable and correctness is traceable


An offshored data entry specialist will be able to assist with internal or external data entry services.

Specific responsibilities would be identified as part of the recruitment of your new staff member as well as any certification requirements.

Why Offshore This Function?

  • Your organisation has and is growing and the day-to-day data entry requirements have become a burden to local staff
  • You are using systems to provide poor data capture results creating manual data entry requirements 
  • Internal promotion or turnover has created resource capacity issues

Top 5 Responsibilities

  • Enter customer and internal data by inputting alphabetic and numeric information on keyboard or optical scanner according to screen format
  • Maintain data entry requirements by following data program techniques and procedures
  • Verify entered customer and internal data by reviewing, correcting, deleting, or reentering data
  • Maintain customer confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential
  • Provide reports on accuracy and efficiency




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