Vacancies Save the Children Tanzania jobs 2023
About Save the Children Tanzania
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030
Job Tittle: Protection Officer (Child Protection Case Management Officer)
Overall purpose of the role:
Under the direct line management of the Child Protection Team Leader, the Case Management Officer is responsible for the provision of case management and psychosocial support to children.
- Responsible for identifying, screening and conducting assessments for unaccompanied and separated children and provide an appropriate case management service inline with the revised CPMS and other inter-agency standards and operating SOPs.
- Prepare and submit case records/ documents for case conferencing/ BID panels in close collaboration with BID Specialist at field level.
- Supporting in analysis of case management caseload, assigning cases to case workers, coaching and raising complex cases to child protection team leader and or BDI specialist and manager for support.
- Ensuring close coordination and tracking of children receiving case management including regular follow up as per prioritization and vulnerability criteria.
- Work closely with Information Management Officer to produce weekly and monthly reporting.
- Provide technical support to Case Management-case workers.
- Develop work plan and oversee the implementation of case management activities including PROGres V4 activities.
- Conduct necessary capacity building to case workers including information sharing and data protection protocol and report any identified bridge to CP team leader/coordinator.
- Develop capacity building for children, parents and community members to strengthen prevention and protection of vulnerable children and adolescents.
- Ensure all staff understand different needs of children and youth and respond appropriately.
- Responsible for identifying child protection in emergence (CPIE) needs to support case management team.
- Support in implementation of CPIE project activities in collaboration with CP Team leader and coordinator.
- Support in collaboration with the coordinator and team leader to disseminate key inter-agency quality standards such as revised CPMS standards related to Case management
Programming & Operations
- Ensure efficient and effective program implementation while following the budget and work plan
- Participate in preparing monthly/quarterly/annual highlights/reports and proposals and budgets for donors
- Lead the team in carrying out monitoring and evaluation exercises
- Take initiative on procurement, working with Protection Coordinator and Protection Manager and Supply chain to ensure smooth procurement process and correct use of budget spending.
Coordination and representation
- Collaborate with relevant internal and external technical experts on sector relevant issues
- Represent DRC at meetings and other relevant technical coordination meetings
- Ensure integration with other DRC sectors, such as Camp Coordination and Camp Management livelihoods, WASH, and General Food Distribution (GFD).
- Asist in developing project plans and budgets for funding
- Develop projects tools
- Project implementation and reporting
- Monitor and evaluate projects.
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’s five core competencies:
- Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
- Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
- Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
- Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
- Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.
Qualifications and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree international relations, social science, law, development or a relevant field in well recognized college or university
- At least 2 years of professional experience in child Protection or social work in humanitarian or development programming.
- Knowledge and experience in working with national government and devolved units.
- Knowledge of database use and management.
- Excellent writing and editing skills in English for external audiences (including governments and donors).
- Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
- Good personal organizational skills, including time management, team work, ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure with minimal supervision.
- Good proficiency in written and spoken English, and Swahili.
- Kirundi an added advantage
- Compliance and Detail-oriented
- Strong team player
- Excellent interpersonal skills, culturally sensitive and adaptable
- Flexible, enthusiastic and willing to learn from others
- Understands humanitarian issues in Tanzania, and the region
- Willing to travel to project sites in Tanzania