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Colombia: Child Protection Case Management Specialist

Fecha límite para presentar: 
07 Mar 2019
Save the Children
Job type: 

Organization: Save the Children
Country: Colombia
Closing date: 07 Mar 2019

TITLE: Child Protection Case Management Specialist

TEAM/PROGRAMME: Venezuelan Response

LOCATION: Bogotá and field locations




Level 3: the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.


Child Protection Case Management (CM) Specialist will provide quality assurance, content development and set up the case management system for Save the Children Colombian response for Venezuelan migrant children. In collaboration with the Child Protection Technical Advisor and the programme teams he/she will adapt the inter-agency tools and standards for Child Protection Case Management in emergencies to the Colombian context.


Reports to: Child Protection Technical Advisor


Standardising tools and approaches

-Review and adapt standard case management tools and approaches on a regular basis to the Colombian Context;

-Support Case Management Coordinators, Officers and Case Workers in La Guajira and Arauca to effectively use case management tools and forms;

-Develop additional guidance, as needed, for Case Workers.

-Support the update of service mapping exercise, including SWOT anaylisis;

-Liaise with MHPSS/SGBV Specialist ensuring mhpss/sgbv component are safely integrated within Case Management system;

Capacity building & support

-Facilitate 4 days trainings packages for CP Managers, CM Coordinators, Officers and Case Workers;

-Work closely with Case Management Coordinators to build their technical capacity

-Support the implementation of case management SOPs.

-Support Case Workers to respond to complex cases.

-Delivering trainings to staff on topics related to child protection and case management.

-Attend and feed into case management meetings in all locations where possible;

-Develop Supervision and Coaching Training package for Case Management;

External relations and coordination

-Attend on behalf of Save the Children in the inter-agency meetings and other initiatives related to case management.

-Ensure that coordination with other actors is happening effectively in each location.

MEAL, reporting and documentation

-Support case workers in documentation and the use of case management forms.

-Train and conduct case file audits.

-Ensure the implementation of a child protection data protection protocol in case management, ensuring that Case Workers understand and apply data management principles.

-Draft reports based on trends of cases for donors as needed

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)


-holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values

-holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.


-sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same

-widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others

-future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.


-builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters

-values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength

-approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.


-develops and encourages new and innovative solutions

-willing to take disciplined risks.


-honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity


-University degree in social work (or similar) preferable

-Advanced university degree in social work preferable, but not required

-Five years professional experience in International settings with International NGOS/UN Agencies

-Social work experience with children at national or international level

-Experience in working in Child Protection programs in emergencies, including in refugee situations

-Proven experience in case management capacity building (development of SOPs, development and delivery of trainings to different audiences)

-Experience and understanding of child protection and case management in Colombian context preferable

-Ability to develop training, manuals, and tools at high level

-Proved experience in delivering training with a variety of audiences

-Experienced in setting up and maintaining databases for case management services

Fluency in English mandatory, fluency in Greek preferred

Additional job responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Equal Opportunities

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Child Safeguarding:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Health and Safety

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

NOTA 1: Con la presentación para participar en la presente convocatoria se autoriza a Save the Children a comprobar la información personal suministrada, así como a hacer uso de los datos personales para efecto de comprobación en bases de datos públicas y privadas relacionadas con nuestras políticas anti fraude, lavado de activos y financiación del terrorismo. Los datos utilizados serán los indicados en la cedula de ciudadanía entregada.

NOTA 2: En todo caso, la solución a la prueba técnica será un criterio de evaluación y selección del personal, por lo que solo se usará el contenido para los efectos del proceso de selección y se respetará la propiedad intelectual del mismo, no genera en ningún caso remuneración alguna

Se recibirán hojas de vida desde el día 01 de marzo hasta el 07 de marzo de 2019 y podrán aplicar mediante el link de computrabajo: https://www.computrabajo.com.co/fundacion%20save%20the%20children%20colombia/empleos/oferta-de-trabajo-de-child-protection-case-management-specialist--bogota-en-bogota-dc-E3237D635EB6530861373E686DCF3405

Las propuestas presentadas una vez cumplida y pasada la hora fijada para el efecto, o radicadas en dependencia distinta a la enunciada en este documento, NO SERÁN RECIBIDAS ni tenidas en cuenta por el comité de selección.

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