Fresher Child Protection Information Management System (CPIMS) NGO Data Jobs – 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 270 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 Officer is expected to help build a
high performing FTR programme for SCI South Sudanese Emergency Response in
Uganda, through coordination with the Country Office CP/ FTR teams and key
partner agencies at field levels. Under the supervision of the CP Senior
Officers and with technical support from FTR Specialist and CP TA, the
post-holder will ensure efficient and effective day to day collection of field
data and inputting data into CP IMS. The role of the CPIMS Officer is to
support the collection of child protection data in DRC refugees 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. The incumbent will
also assist the Child Protection Field Team in child protection activities
start up and implementation as required.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Save the
    Children Child Protection Information Management System (CPIMS) Officer
    job placement 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;
  • One year of experience with social
    development related programming in Uganda (preferably with an
    International or national NGO);
  • Broad knowledge of social research methods
    with experience with data analysis and management
  • Prior exposure and experience 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.
  • Willingness to travel and work in
    hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.
  • 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.
     
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a copy of
their updated CVs with cover letters (attached as one document) indicating
three referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors via E-mail only
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: 26th May 2017 by
Midnight
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