Save The Children Assistant Project Officer - Child Protection Information System Jobs in Ethiopia

Save The Children Assistant Project Officer - Child Protection Information System Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 224593

Category: Social Sciences and Community

Location: Helaweyn, Somali

Employment Type: Full time


Job Description

The Opportunity

Role Purpose:

The purpose of the Assistant Project Officer - Child Protection Information System (CPIMS) is to ensure quality data and information is entered, maintained, analyzed and disseminated for effective reporting and documentation of program activities as per the Child protection requirements.

She/he will be techinically assisted by Child officer/ protection manager and will be managing the Camp CPIMS database,

Key Areas of Accountability:

  • Manage Central CPIMS data base of the Camp level.

  • Support the Preparation and delivery of technical trainings on CP IMS, Data management, provide coaching and technical support to the field officers and data clerks as needed.
  • Closely work with UNHCR registration team to harmonize data and to update the ProGress data base.

  • Managing CPIMS by making sure that it is functioning well.

  • Customizing CPIMS data base according to CP programme .

  • Match inquirer information against UASC for reunification purpose.

  • Review case load and monitoring statistics with the CP IMS officers/data entry clerks; setting targets for case follow-ups and closure and identifying gaps as appropriate.
  • Maintain an appropriate filling system of received, open and closed cases as received from field sites and from other partners.
  • Implement the Data Protection Policy and appropriate standards for confidentiality of the information on the children at Dollo and monitor staff and other partners’ adherence to it under the leadership and authority of the CP IMS Specialist.

  • Orientate new data entry staff on CPIMS before they start working.

  • Making sure that data protocol is in place in all Camps.

  • Making sure that data Entries are fully engaged with their roles and responsibilities.

  • Addressing issues to Line manger if there is a gap on data quality for further fulfillment.

  • Assure protection of the systems and data by performing at least one system back up.

  • Ensure that confidentiality of data collected and stored are maintained

  • Ensure that data entry work is implemented as planned and in line with Save the Children policies and procedures and meet the expected standards.
    produce High quality, analytical reports and supply to SC program on regular basis
  • Other duties as assigned.

    The Organisation

    We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work
    on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection.

    We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

    We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
    Violence against children is no longer tolerated

    We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.

    We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

    Job Requirements

    In order to be successful you will bring/have:

    To be considered for the position, applicants should have a minimum of a diploma from a recognized institution in IT or other relevant field with minimum 3 years working experience in IT/ data management field with an international NGO or other globally recognized institution.

    Previous experience in data management in child protection programming is preferred. She/he should have proven experience in reporting and statistics with excellent IT skills including the use of Excel (fundamental) and database software.

    The incumbent is expected to have excellent communication skills with fluency in written and spoken English. Ability to plan well, set own targets and meet them, ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure with good problem solving and analytical skill is required.

    The applicant should be excellent team player and expected to have willingness to travel and work regularly in field sites with basic standards of living and minimal.

    How to Apply

    Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at and to apply.

    We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

    All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

    Save The Children Assistant Project Officer - Child Protection Information System Jobs in Ethiopia

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