Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Latest Job Vacancies at Terre des Hommes International (Tdh), July, 2018

Terre des hommes (Tdh) is a child relief Non-Governmental Organization with a presence in over 30 countries of the world and more than 90 projects. Our goal is to make a significant and lasting difference the lives of children in need.
We support children in areas of Child and Maternal health, protection, Water and sanitation and Migration. Our humanitarian services sector aid children in crisis situations across the world.

Tdh in Nigeria implements projects in Health, Wash and Child Protection sectors and is recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Child Protection Data Officer
Location
: Maiduguri/Monguno, Borno
Contract Duration: 8 Months
General Objective
  • Reporting to the Deputy Child Protection Project Manager, the purpose of the position is to coordinate and consolidate qualitative and quantitative child protection project data from the field and ensure its timely entry into operational data management systems.
  • The Data Officer will also be responsible for creating systematic reports to support Child Protection staff in the management of their cases and activities.
Responsibilities & Tasks
Data Management:
  • Take a lead in any data collection and entry related activities
  • Design clear formats for data collection and treatment and train the Child Protection team accordingly
  • Supervise the development and management of a Child Protection database management system
  • Ensure that the monitoring tools are duly filled with reliable data
  • Consolidate qualitative and quantitative project data from the field and input into operational data management systems
  • Produce systematic reports to support CP staff in the management of their cases and activities
  • Supervise and maintain data protection procedures, tools and filing
  • Report any identified technical challenge, or question to the Child Protection Project Manager
  • Maintain and ensure a culture of strict confidentiality – inter Tdh staff and between Tdh staff and non Tdh employees.
Internal Coordination:
  • Closely collaborate and ensure regular communication with the CP Project Manager, Deputy CP Project Manager, CP Team Leaders and technical CP staff.
  • Carry out all the procedures connected with the accomplishment of planned activities (administrative and logistical) through timely communication and collaboration with support departments
  • Coordinates with other Tdh sectors to ensure implementation of standardized activities and with other departments (programme and support) of Tdh Nigeria
  • Deliver any other tasks as assigned by the Child Protection Project Manager
External Coordination & Representation:
  • Coordinate with other CP actors on the ground to effectively contribute to the service mapping exercise, establishment of well-functional referral pathways, and information sharing
  • Work in close collaboration with Tdh partners and other key actors
  • Participate in fora and meetings held at site level in her/his field of expertise, when relevant and necessary
Child Protection:
  • Promote, and ensure project activities are in line with child protection principles and humanitarian principles
  • Ensure the project activities are well-integrated into the Northeastern Nigeria child protection system and humanitarian coordination practices and guidelines
  • Ensure Tdh Child Safeguarding Policy and Child Protection Minimum Standards are mainstreamed through all the programmatic activities
  • Report serious cases of abuse committed against children to the Child Protection Project Manager. Strict confidentiality must be respected.
Other:
  • Fully comply with Tdh Code of Conduct and ensure Child Safeguarding Policy is upheld at all times
  • Ensure adherence to Tdh standards and quality requirements in all the project activities.
  • The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are not exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project needs.
Mandatory Requirements
  • Language Skills: Fluent in local languages and in English (speaking/reading/writing).
  • Education Degree: College Diploma/Certificate in IT, Data Management, Social Sciences or related disciplines.
  • Work experience: Minimum 1 year experience in the field of Data Management
  • Knowledge & skills: Good analytical and writing skills
  • Computer skills: Good knowledge of the MS office software, especially Excel.
  • Other: Knowledge of protection systems in Northeastern Nigeria is highly desirable.
Assets
Other knowledge:
  • Acquaintance with NGO’ rules, procedures and regulations; Acquaintance with the Child Protection Minumim Standards, good knowledge of the Inter-agency Guidelines for Case Management and Child Protection.
Interest:
  • Work in relief or development sector
  • Strong motivation to help people in needs
  • Transversal skills
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Reliable, rigorous and well organized
  • Motivated and dedicated to his/her job
  • Ability to take initiative to deal with difficulties encountered in daily work
  • Ability to adapt or change priorities according to the changing situation
  • Autonomy, neutrality, hard worker
  • Able to manage stress and pressure
  • Able and willing to learn to extend his/her scope of work
  • Able to manage priorities, take initiatives and work without constant supervision.


Job Title: Psychosocial Support (PSS) Worker
Locations
: (Monguno/Kukawua/Crosskuwua) Borno
Contract Duration: 8 Months
General Objective
  • Reporting to the Child Protection Team Leader, the main purpose of the position is to carry out an array of age and gender appropriate psychosocial support activities for the most vulnerable and at-risk children, adolescents and caregivers with respect to their culture and contextual sensitivities.
  • The activities will be well-integrated into Northeastern Nigerian protection system and humanitarian coordination practices and guidelines.
  • The activities will be carried out in Borno State areas according to the evolving needs of the project. Therefore the post holder is required to accept workplace flexibility.
Responsibilities & Tasks
Psychosocial Support:
  • Conduct specific child-focused activities for psychosocial well-being and building resiliency for the most vulnerable and at-risk children and adolescents by ensuring a variety of activities that include active games, sports, expressive/creative activities, life skills, educational activities;
  • Mobilize adolescent boys and girls to launch empowering activities that suit their interest, promote their psychosocial well-being and create an opportunity for their direct social engagement at community level;
  • Conduct emotional group support sessions for caregivers;
  • Conduct awareness sessions on child protection issues and issues affecting the protection and well-being of children;
  • Support and empower children and caregivers in accessing and benefitting from services and activities that enhance their integration within the host community;
  • Provide basic counseling sessions to support children and their caregivers to better cope with difficulties, distress and enhance their resiliency;
  • Identify vulnerable children and adults in a need of protection or support and conduct referral to the case management team;
  • Establish and maintain positive and efficient relations with target beneficiaries, community members, partner’s staffers and all the other key actors;
  • Make sure to have material available for the activities at all times and ensure that at the end of the day the material is securely stored;
  • Seek for synergies to optimize resources and time and strengthening services for the beneficiaries whenever possible;
  • Prepare weekly activity schedule, keep record of newly registered beneficiaries, fill beneficiaries daily’s attendance lists and other reports as required by the line manager and ensure accuracy and timely submission;
  • Under the guidance of the PSS Team Leader, conduct participatory monitoring activities to collect beneficiaries’ feedback and opinions on the quality and satisfaction of activities;
  • Provide supervision, mentorship and guidance to PSS volunteers and animator volunteers;
  • Participate in surveys and data collection when required;
  • Perform any other job-related duties as requested by the line manager.
Child Protection:
  • Promote inclusion and equal access for every child, paying particular attention to the most vulnerable and at-risk children;
  • Identify potential cases of children victims and/or at heightened risk of violence, abuse, exploitation and neglect and any other child protection concern or threat and report to the Case Worker;
  • Maintain strict confidentiality regarding information and data of beneficiaries at all times;
  • Ensure Tdh Child Safeguarding Policy and Child Protection Minimum Standards are mainstreamed through all the programmatic activities;
  • Report serious cases of abuse committed against children to the Child Protection Project Manager. Strict confidentiality must be respected.
Coordination & Representation:
  • Coordinates with other Tdh sectors to ensure implementation of standardized activities and with other departments (programme and support) of Tdh Nigeria as necessary
  • Represent Tdh project in fora and meetings held at site level in her/his field of expertise.
Other:
  • Fully comply with Tdh Code of Conduct and ensure Child Safeguarding Policy is upheld at all times
  • Ensure adherence to Tdh standards and quality requirements in all the project activities.
Mandatory Requirements
  • Language Skills: Fluent in local languages and in English (speaking/reading/writing).
  • Education Degree: University degree in Social Work, Social Studies, Psychology, Education or any other related discipline
  • Work experience: Minimum 1 year experience in the field of child protection / protection/SGBV/ PSS
  • Knowledge & skills: Excellent analytical and writing skills, creative thinking
  • Computer skills: Good knowledge of the MS office software.
  • Other: Knowledge of protection systems in Northeastern Nigeria/ Excellent knowledge of protection issues and best practices / Previous experience in drafting PSS activity plans and structured plans of recreational activities is highly desirable / Previous experience in working with youth target groups is of a benefit.
Assets
Other knowledge:
  • Acquaintance with NGO’ rules, procedures and regulations; Acquaintance with the Child Protection Minumim Standards
Interest:
  • Work in relief or development sector
  • Strong motivation to help people in needs
  • Transversal skills
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Reliable, rigorous and well organized
  • Motivated and dedicated to his/her job
  • Ability to take initiative to deal with difficulties encountered in daily work
  • Ability to adapt or change priorities according to the changing situation
  • Autonomy, neutrality, hard worker
  • Able to manage stress and pressure
  • Able and willing to learn to extend his/her scope of work
  • Able to manage priorities, take initiatives and work without constant supervision.



How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit copies of updated CV, Letter of Motivation and National ID card and 3 reference contacts to: [email protected] Please write the name of the position applying in the subject line of your mail E.g. “Application for the position of………………………”.

Application Deadline 25th July, 2018.

Note
  • The position must be clearly indicated on the application.
  • Only candidates who meet the selection criteria will be conducted.
  • This position is open to Nigerian national only.
  • Applications will be processed on rolling basis.

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