Job Vacancy at Save the Children Nigeria

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Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in over 20 countries around the world. Recognized for our commitment to accountability, innovation and collaboration, our work takes us into the heart of communities, where we help children and families help themselves.

We work with other organizations, governments, non-profits and a variety of local partners while maintaining our own independence without political agenda or religious orientation. Save the Children’s mission is to Inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

CHILD PROTECTION INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM ASSISTANT

INTRODUCTION

Save the Children International is a 'dual mandate' organisation and as such equal priority will be given to both humanitarian and development work.
This is the only way we will be able to ensure that some of the fundamental rights that we believe children have, such as survival, safety and constant access to protection and education can be guaranteed.
As part of a commitment to work with children through humanitarian interventions Save the Children will support programmes in both sudden onset and chronic emergency situations.

JOB PURPOSE

Under the supervision of the Child Protection coordinator and with technical support from the CPIMS Officer and CP Advisor, the post-holder will ensure efficient and effective day to day collection of field data by case workers and inputting data into CP IMS.
S/he is accountable for the accomplishment of the stated key end-results by providing assistance in information/data collection, statistics and data analysis, and preparation of reports.
The role of the CP IMS Assistant is to support the collection of child protection data and support quality data management at the field level.
S/he will enter case management field data collected by the child protection team (case workers), conduct spot checks to ensure quality and detailed data is provided and entered into the database, and oversee the day-to-day management of the inter-agency child protection information management system (IA CP IMS) according to the protocol.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
Undertake the documentation (timely entry into the CPIMS) and data management for Unaccompanied, Separated, and Children at Risk (UASC) as per procedure and standards
Support timely case management services to UASC (e.g. family tracing and reunification, alternative care, psychosocial, protection, etc.)
Data cleaning regularly to ensure accuracy of data, Daily back-up and synchronization of data.
In close coordination with the CPiE team, process and produce of UASC information as needed and share with the team to enable better management and prioritization of cases.
Manage data, which includes security of the data and, follow-up with cases, and flagging errors
Ensure mandatory fields are correctly captured and staff are assisted and guided as required before cases are entered into the system.
Monitor quality of support and services provided as indicated in referral and follow up forms.
To oversee the day-to-day management of the inter-agency child protection database in Borno State including ensuring accurate and detailed data is sent to national level CPIMS in Abuja on a daily basis for synchronization with the national database.
Comply with all relevant policies and procedures with respect to child safeguarding, code of conduct, security, and other relevant policies
Coaching the case management workers to strengthen the paper-based reporting system
Assist in preparation of reports, or any other analysis or data related to programme implementation, including programme's performance, relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, and sustainability
Ensure the Child Protection Minimum Standard is adhered to on the CPIMS
Contribute to the availability and use of quality child protection information for evidence-based decision-making to improve the effectiveness.
Support the design and implementation of assessments, studies, and evaluations to ensure the effective monitoring, performance management, and learning needed for success
Conduct monitoring visits with case workers and CP Officers
Participate at the case management meetings with stakeholders and case workers
Attend IMS WG and CPSWG meetings at state level
Perform other duties as required by his/her supervisor

PERSON SPECIFICATION
Education:
University degree in related field such as social sciences, development planning, Information Communication and Technology or Information Systems Management related qualification

Skills:
Analytical (Ability to generate and interpret data) skills;
Good writing and communication skills with ability to present ideas and concepts concisely in written and oral form;
Ability to work under minimum supervision and to meet tight deadlines.
Working with People
Drive for Results, Excellent time management and planning capacity
Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of emergency situations

Experience:
A year of Professional work experience in information management systems. Experience in Child Protection in Emergencies (CPiE), including Case Management OR children related IMS will be an added advantage
At least one instance of exposure to emergency programming, including preparedness planning. Active involvement in a humanitarian crisis response programme preferred.

Languages:
Fluency in oral and written English.
Knowledge of local languages relevant to the duty station is an asset.

Dealing with problems/risks in the position:
Mange inconsistency of information such as age discrepancy, gender, and other profiles of the child
Quality of the data produced by the case workers is screened
Willingness to work extra hours in case bulk data are available and under stressful situation

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DUE DATE: 21 July, 2017

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