Child Protection Case Management Officer at Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh)

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 Child Protection Case Management Officer

Location: MMC / Jere LGA, Borno
Employment Type: Fixed Term Contract
Contract Duration: 10 months
Reporting to: Child Protection Case Management Supervisor

General Description of the Position

  • The purpose of the position is to support the most vulnerable and at-risk boys, girls, men, and women through the provision of integrated, safe, and confidential case management services implemented in accordance with the Inter-Agency Case Management Guidelines.
  • The post holder will be in charge of implementing case management activities in ensuring high-quality case management service delivery.
  • The job location depends on the assignment and might change based on the project’s evolving needs.

Responsibilities & Tasks
Case Management:

  • Provide individually tailored comprehensive Child Protection Case Management Services to Unaccompanied, Separated, and other Vulnerable Children in line with the Case Management Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Receive and provide referral services for specialized case management services.
  • Ensure the confidentiality of the information collected during the case management services and input the information on digital platforms.
  • Establish a harmonious working environment with a wide range of stakeholders more specifically, children, beneficiaries, service providers, community leaders, religious leaders, and local government authorities.
  • Raise the profile of case management services in the project area by training volunteers and raising awareness in the community.
  • Support the establishment and strengthening of Community Based Child Protection mechanisms.
  • Make strong efforts for the sustainability of the Community Based Child Protection Mechanisms by linking them to government structures and long-term programs/projects.
  • Submit detailed weekly and monthly activity reports to the Case Management Supervisor
  • Provide weekly and monthly situation report on the context and the evolving risks and threats hampering the protection and wellbeing of children in the Tdh project location.


  • Fully comply with the Tdh Code of Conduct and ensure Child Safeguarding Policy is always upheld.
  • Ensure adherence to Tdh standards and quality requirements in all the project activities.
  • Adhere to and ensure the team under her/his responsibility follows Tdh administrative and logistical regulations and procedures.
  • The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are not exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project needs.

Educational qualification:

  • University Degree in Social Work, Social Studies, Human Rights or any other related discipline.

Work experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in the field of Child Protection / Case Management / SGBV / Social work.

Language Skills:

  • Fluency in local languages and in English (speaking/reading/writing).

Knowledge & skills:

  • Good analytical and writing skills.

Computer skills:

  • Good knowledge of the MS office software package.


  • Knowledge of child protection systems in Northeastern Nigeria/Good capacity building and supervisory skills / Previous experience in child protection case management is highly desirable.


  • Acquaintance with NGO rules, procedures, and regulations; Acquaintance with the Child Protection Minimum Standards, good knowledge of the Inter-agency Guidelines for Case Management and Child Protection.


  • NGN344,000 Monthly Net.

Application Deadline
22nd June, 2022.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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