Fresher Data Jobs – Child Protection Information Management System (CPIMS) Officer – 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 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 Project Manager,
UNHCR and with technical support from FTR Specialist and CP Manager, 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 South Sudanese refugee’s
settlements/Transit Centers 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: 
  • The
    applicant for the Save the Children Child Protection Information
    Management System 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 working experience with humanitarian, child-focused (preferably an
    International or national NGO);
  • Knowledge
    of social research methods with experience with data analysis and
  • Computer
    literacy, Microsoft office, especially word, excel, access and other
    relevant computer packages including the use of email communication. An
    excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Availability
    and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian
  • 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.
  • Highly
    developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent
    time management and planning capacity.
  • Knowledge
    and experience of working in humanitarian emergencies and specifically in
    Western Uganda is an added advantage.
  • Possess
    high level of honesty, integrity and confidentiality
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified
candidates are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the title link below.
Deadline: 22nd April 2018
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