3 Entry Level Child Protection Information Management System (CPIMS) Officer NGO Job Placements – Save the Children International

Organisation: Save the
Children International
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for
children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has
been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a
Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection,
development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the
way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in
their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our
Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice
for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.  In Uganda, we implement programmes in six
thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance,
Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in
development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over
36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of
Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 240 persons.
We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their
potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through our work
around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.
Job Summary:  The Child Protection Information Management
System (CPIMS) Officer is expected to help build a high performing Family
Tracing and Reunification (FTR) programme for Save the Children’s South
Sudanese Emergency Response in Uganda, through coordination with the Country
Office Child Protection/FTR teams and key partner agencies at field levels.
Under the supervision of the Child Protection Senior Officers and with
technical support from the FTR Specialist and Child Protection Technical
Advisor, the post-holder will ensure efficient and effective day-to-day
collection of field data and inputting of data into the CPIMS. The role of the
CPIMS Officer is to support the collection of child protection data in
Congolese refugee settlements/Transit Centres and support data management. S/he
will enter FTR field data collected by the child protection team, conduct spot
checks to ensure quality and detailed data is provided and entered into the
database. He/she will also assist the Child Protection Field Team in child
protection activities start up and implementation as required.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
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The ideal candidate for the Save the Children Child
Protection Information Management System (CPIMS) Officer career vacancy should
hold a bachelor’s degree in computer sciences, statistics, Social Sciences or
Social Work. Additional training in biostatistics or professional data management
courses, MIS and DHIS2 is an added advantage;
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One year of experience with social development
related programming in Uganda (preferably with an International or national
NGO);
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Broad knowledge of social research methods with
experience with data analysis and management.
·        
Past exposure and experience of working with
local partners and District Local Government in Child Rights Governance,
Health, Nutrition, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection is an added
advantage.
·        
Excellent analytical skills and strategic
planning abilities.
·        
Ability to establish and maintain conducive
collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
·        
Computer literacy and excellent documentation
skills are a must.
·        
Highly developed cultural awareness and ability
to work well in an international environment with people from diverse
backgrounds and cultures.
·        
Ability to intervene with crisis management or
troubleshooting as necessary.
·        
Exceptional interpersonal and communication
skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
·        
Excellent time management and planning capacity.
·        
Availability and willingness to work extra hours
during times of humanitarian responses.
·        
Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach
areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to send a copy of
their updated CVs with a cover letter (attached as one document) indicating three
referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors to:
uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org
NB:
·        
Testimonials/certificates should not be attached
to applications
·        
Hand delivered applications will not be accepted
and are therefore not considered during the shortlisting process.
Deadline: 11th
November, 2016
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