Save the Children Child Protection Information Management System Administrator Jobs in Kenya

Save the Children Child Protection Information Management System Administrator Jobs in Kenya

Role Purpose

  • The System Administrator will be in charge of rolling out and implementation of CPIMS + (Primero) and will support both Save the Children and Terre des hommes (Tdh).

  • The role holder will have a high-level oversight in the running of the system and ensuring of technical support to the data officers and case management teams of both Save the Children and Tdh.

  • The System Administrator in the CPIMS+/Primero, oversees the entire technical implementation.

  • This role holder has the ultimate responsibility for the configuration and maintenance of the Primero implementation within the Dadaab Child protection programme; the data it carries, and the case management work it enables.

  • Furthermore, this role could have an M&E role as well.

  • Along with fully understanding Primero/CPIMS+, the system administrator will need to be familiar with cloud-based deployments, understanding provisioning servers, deploying applications, setting up monitoring and other security measures, as well as local server deployments, networks, and hardware configuration for example laptops and others hardwares.

  • In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

    Key Areas of Accountability

  • Maintain a program database and ensure that the databases are updated regularly.

  • Provide assistance for the User Acceptance Testing process.

  • Train end-users on the use of the CPIMS+ with support of a technical case management focal point, including new agency and users.

  • Provide training and support to the in-country agency administrators (if relevant).

  • In charge of maintenance and configuration of the system.

  • Create and monitor roles and users.

  • In charge of monitoring data quality.

  • Take on the role of focal point for support, interaction with CPIMS+/Primero technical teams, CPIMS+ Steering Committee and helpdesk (including contracting), including provision of regular updates on system performance.

  • Coordinate with in-country relevant staff for the 6-month evaluation process with the global CPIMS+ Steering Committee.

  • Protecting the confidentiality of the case information - focal point for audit process.

  • Aggregate data analysis, reporting and sharing (optional).

  • Developing systems to monitor data quality, routinely analyzing it, and addressing issues that arise with the support of Research and MEAL Specialist.

  • Configuring the MIS and data dictionary in consultation with key stakeholders

    Qualifications Skills and Experience


  • Bachelor Degree in Information Technology, Statistics, Economics, Bio statistics, Social Science, Computer Science or Project Management.

  • Diploma in IT with a bias in Database Development will be an added advantage.

  • Certificate in M&E is a plus.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in INGO's and or UN Agencies in developmental or in humanitarian programmes, with 3+ years in field postings, and 3+ years working for an international agency on management information systems development.

  • Proven experience of undertaking analysis
    of both qualitative and quantitative research using relevant software such as STATA or SPSS, Tableau and ATLAS.ti (to be assessed)

  • Excellent skills in data visualization using different software including ONA, Power BI etc

  • Good communication skills in English and Kiswahili. Undersatnding of the refugees and host community language is added advantage.

  • Proven skills and experience in system development, repair and maintenance.

  • Full understanding of Excel and report creation.
    High level technical understanding of the deployment infrastructure (i.e. servers, IP addresses, databases, local and cloud deployments)

  • User-level understanding of Windows and Linux command line.

  • Preferably basic knowledge on case management and child protection programming.

  • Strong information management and telecommunication skills and proficiency in IT/computer skills (including sound MS Excel, Ms PowerPoint and Ms Word proficiency).

  • Problem analysis, judgement, handling ambiguity and decision making based on fact and figures.

  • Technical expertise in various data analysis software and proven experience using mobile technology for data collection with experience of electronic data collection using tablets or other devices.

  • Excellent knowledge and experience in the use of ODK for digital data collection, ONA and power BI for analysis and visualization is a must.

  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills and experience with statistical/graphical software or geo-spatial software.

  • Proven experience with current technologies, such as web-based data management and analysis tools, digital data collection, mapping, Google applications, data visualization, interactive dashboards, etc.

  • Experience with ICT hardware, mobile phones and web-based technologies, particularly designing or deploying tools appropriate to limited-bandwidth or sub-standard infrastructure environments..

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with experience working in multicultural, multi -location, values driven teams.

  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children's aims, values and principles.


  • Good analysis and report writing skills.

  • Experience working in arid and semi-arid land (ASAL) settings, refugee operations preferred.

  • Experience in open source, mobile and emerging technology is extremely desirable.

  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

  • Experience in producing clear and simple reports, including charts & graphs, for end-users

  • Experience of managing private and international donor funded projects.

  • Experience of training and capacity building.

  • Some experience of representation and ability to represent the CPIMS users effectively in external forums.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Child Protection Information Management System Administrator Jobs in Kenya

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