Title : Case Management Taskforce Coordinator
Contract type : SOS CV Somalia
Proposed level : SOS CV Somalia
Duration : 12 Months
Duty Station : Baidoa and Jowhar, Somalia
Technical Supervisor: National CP AoR coordinator
Functional Supervisor: Program Development & quality Director
The position aims to provide technical assistance to CP AOR and CMTF in strengthening the capacity of child protection actors to implement case management processes using agreed approaches that meet minimum standards and use the same key criteria when prioritizing children and their families for case management support. Case Management taskforce coordinator will report to the Somalia National Child Protection AoR coordinator, with a dotted line to the SOS CV Somalia area manager for Southwest state where all his operational and logistic cost will be based. The coordinator will lead the case management task force (CMTF) and will be based in Baidoa with frequent travel to middle Shabelle and Banadir to provide professional technical, operational, and administrative assistance related to the taskforce and CP case management.
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS
- Strengthen the institutional and technical capacities of child protection agencies:
- Assess the current technical capacity gaps of all concerned agencies and government structures, and develop a capacity response plan
- Develop and support the roll-out of trainings and coaching on CM guidelines and tools
- In collaboration with national CMTF members facilitate a mentoring/coaching support on CM for child protection partners
- Standardize data collection and reporting tools, and harmonize approach and practice for case management
- Collate and review existing case management data collection and reporting tools and SOPs
- Facilitate a technical validation workshop to review and endorse the tools and SOPs by all relevant stakeholders
- Print and disseminate tools through trainings and other mechanisms
- Support the adoption of primero CPIMS+ to support case management
- Coordinate CP members on the adoption and use of CPIMS+/Primero application in line with the stated requirements of CP AoR
- Support the use for tablets/android phones to support case management especially for case workers and social workers responding to drought via mobile modality
- With the support of the IMO assist the CPIMS+ users to update their case workers and case manager’s users to the system.
- Perform the role of chair for the national case management taskforce (CMTF)
- Follow up and advise the CMTF members on the progress in the implementation of the CPIMS+ progress
- Ensure close collaboration between the CMTF and other coordination groups
- Present the CMTF to key working groups and coordination bodies.
- Ensure the CMTF monthly meetings are held on time and maintain the membership mailing list.
- Collect, synthesize, and effectively disseminate learning and evidence on case management systems and practices
- Collect, store and analyze “promising practices” on the use of case management tools to support programming
- Take a periodic stock on bottlenecks on the use and uptake of CM tools and processes
- Develop strategies and take actions that will strengthen case management processes and program implementation at all levels.
Skills and Qualifications
- Previous experience of managing child protection programmes and of inter-agency coordination;
- Education to BSc/BA/BEng level in Social Work, Human rights Law, International Relations, Development Studies or similar, or equivalent field experience;
- A high level of written and spoken English and Somali
- Knowledge and understanding established inter-agency standards and guidelines in child protection, i.e. the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Settings;
- Excellent communication and inter-personal skills;
- Experience in working through consultative and participatory processes and ability to balance multiple competing interests to work towards a common goal;
- Experience in training and capacity building, and willingness to dedicate time and patience to support partner’s capacity development;
- Experience of and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability;
- The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult working circumstances.
SOS Children’s Villages Somalia holds strict safeguarding principles and a zero-tolerance policy for conducts of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse in the workplace and other places where the organization’s activities are rendered. Parallel to technical competence, recruitment, selection and hiring decisions will give due emphasize to assessing candidates value thorough background checks, police clearance reference check processes Children’s Villages organization is also committed to safeguarding the rights of the children and therefore, is expected that every individual who joins with SOS Children’s Villages Somalia understand his/her responsibility in protecting and keeping children always safe.
How to apply
Interested applicants should send their applications with a CV, clear subject line and scanned copies of your academic and professional certificates indicating telephone numbers and three referees to: this email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date is 12th December, 2022
Competent Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.