Fresher Data Jobs – Child Protection Information Management System 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 will 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 Systems Officer job placement should hold a
    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 management
  • 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 responses.
  • 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: 2nd July 2018
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