Child Protection Information Management System (CPIMS) Officer

from Save the Children
Closing date: 23 Apr 2018

Child Protection Information Management System (CPIMS) Officer

About us

For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children's lives in more than 120 countries. We are the world's largest independent child rights organization, underpinned by a vision of a world 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.

Save the Children is an organization for talented people with different backgrounds and perspectives. We are proud that our people are representative of the children we work with and we thrive on our diversity. We are an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. Our culture is embedded in these values, along with a strong commitment to our Child Safeguarding Protocol, ensuring that all representatives of Save the Children demonstrate the highest standards of behavior towards children both in their private and professional lives.

In Uganda, we implement programmes in five thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Child Poverty, Health and Nutrition in Development and Emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern, West Nile and Central regions of Uganda. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfill their potential.

Role Purpose:

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.

Contract Duration: 5 Months

Contractual Status: National

Location: Yumbe

Qualification and Experience;


· A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Education, Economics, Social Science or Development studies. Experience Minimum of 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;

· Minimum of one years’ 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

Application information;

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document. Please apply online by following this link indicating 3 referees, two of whom should have been your direct supervisors.

Important to note:

· Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to application that is submitted online. Hand delivered applications will not be accepted and are therefore not considered during the shortlisting process.

· More information on the open positions can be obtained at any of our offices.

Application closes on 23rd April 2018 at midnight Uganda time.

We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself. We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts. All successful applicants will therefore be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Safeguarding Policy and organizational Code of Conduct.

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent, persons with disabilities and female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents