Child Protection Information Management Systems Assistant at Save the Children Nigeria

Full Time
Cross River
Posted 1 month ago

Child Protection Information Management Systems Assistant at Save the Children Nigeria

Save the Children Nigeria is a non-profit organisation in over 120 countries, with the aim to care for children. Save the Children Nigeria is currently seeking out to work with more brilliant minds like you.

Job Title: Child Protection Information Management Systems Assistant

Job ID: 190003FT
Location: Ogoja
Employee Status: Fixed Term

Role

  • To support the implementation of the Child Protection Component.

Main Responsibilities

  • The post holder will receive a context-specific ToR for each deployment, which will draw upon the responsibilities outlined below.

Programme Support (typically will be at field level):

  • Compile the case management data and ensure timely entry into the CPIMS
  • Cleaning of the data regularly to ensure accuracy of data.
  • Daily back-up and synchronization of data.
  • Generate weekly reports that are shared with the CPIE Coordinator to enable better management and prioritization of cases.
  • Manage data from individual cases, which includes security of the data and flagging errors
  • Ensure mandatory fields are correctly captured and team are guided as required before cases are entered into the system.
  • Flag and Follow up of individual cases with the CPIE Coordinator
  • Weekly analysis of data including achievements, duration between identification and entry, progress of the priority cases e.t.c.
  • Coaching the case management team on how to correctly fill the forms.
  • Participate in any other activities as may be assigned to you by supervisor from time to time.
  • Comply with all relevant Save the Children International policies and procedures with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, security, equal opportunities and other relevant policies

Capacity Building:

  • Identify learning and training opportunities for partner staff and communicate this to the manager

Representation & Advocacy & Organisational Learning:

  • Ensure that Save the Children’s work is coordinated with efforts of other agencies and Government, and support Interagency Coordination forums, advocating for the specific needs of children. This may involve supporting coordination working groups within the Refugee camps and host communities or target project sites.
  • Contribute to communications and media work as required through correction of data and information and sharing with the project heads

General:

  • Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.

Core Behaviours

  • Ensures that programme goals and activities uphold the principles of the key national and international  frameworks, codes and commitments
  • Integrates beneficiary accountability principles into the approach
  • Participates in  coordination mechanisms and interagency cooperation

Achieving results effectively:

  • Ensures efficient and transparent use of resources in accordance with internal controls
  • Establishes staff engagement mechanisms.
  • Addresses difficult situations and makes tough decisions confidently and calmly
  • Considers the wider impact of decisions to be made in the short and long-term.
  • Continuously provides feedback and updates to achieve improved results
  • Coordinates with stakeholders to avoid duplication and maximise resources
  • Documents lessons learned and applies them to future projects

Maintaining and developing collaborative relationships:

  • Actively listens to different perspectives and experiences of stakeholders
  • Actively participates in networks to access and contribute to good practice
  • Establishes and maintains clear communication and dialogue with conflict affected people and other stakeholders
  • Establishes clear objectives with teams and individuals and monitors progress and performance

Operating safely and securely:

  • Identifies and communicates risk and threats and minimises these for oneself and the agency
  • Takes measures to do no harm and to minimise risks for partners and the communities
  • Reduces vulnerability by complying with safety and security protocols set by the organisation
  • Demonstrates an understanding of wider UN/NGO security coordination and how the organisation can benefit from, and contribute to, those mechanisms

Managing yourself in a pressured and changing environment:

  • Helps team members to practise stress management through prioritisation of workloads and modelling of appropriate self care
  • Remains effective and retains perspective in the face of difficult or demanding situations
  • Demonstrates personal integrity by using one’s position responsibly and fairly
  • Maintains ethical and professional behaviour in accordance with relevant codes of conduct
  • Plans, prioritises and performs tasks well under pressure
  • Takes responsibility for own work and for the impact of own actions
  • Leadership: Action; Thinking; Self; Inspiring; Developing Others:
  • Builds own awareness of the bigger global picture by using a broad range of sources to gather data
  • Demonstrates managerial courage by confronting difficult situations and seeking resolution, and stating willingness to champion ideas
  • Demonstrates approach ability and trust by listening carefully to others and valuing their contribution, and making others feel comfortable by being open and honest about their thoughts and feelings
  • Demonstrates self-development and management by taking responsibility for own development, and actively seeking out feedback to better understand their own strengths and weaknesses
  • Makes positive statements about work
  • Effectively influences others by understanding their interests and showing how they will be met by own preferred solution
  • Gives constructive feedback to enhance capabilities and responsibilities to another for the purpose of his/her development

Qualifications & Experience
Essential:

  • Must have completed NYSC
  • Diploma, education to University level desirable
  • Proven documenting and report writing skills (will be tested)
  • Good in computer skills and technology
  • Work experience on working with children and families, especially knowledge of child rights and participation
  • Good understanding of the community and the cultural networks
  • Be both self-reliant and have the ability to cooperate with others
  • Ability to work through line management and also under limited/distance supervision
  • Experience in communication with children and developed listening skills
  • Gender awareness and sensitivity
  • Good in computer skills and technology
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports
  • Excellent communication and strong influencing skills
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • A high level of written and spoken English
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of SC. In particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support

Desirable:

  • Experience in gender mainstreaming within programming.

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Job Features

Job CategoryManager, NGO / Community Services
Application Deadline7th October, 2019.

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