Deadline: 12 December 2022
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Child protection (case management officer) in Kibondo/Kasulu, Tanzania.
DRC fulfills its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the world.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Child protection (case management officer) will perform the following functions:
- Responsible for identifying, screening and conducting assessments for unaccompanied and separated children and provide an appropriate case management services inline with the revised CPIMS+ 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, supervision and 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 CPIMS+ 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 CPIMS+ 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
Applicants must have:
- Bachelor’s degree international relations, social science, law, development or a relevant field in well recognized college or university (preferred)
- 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
How to Apply
Applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English through online process.
For more information, visit DRC.