Country: Kenya
Organization: Terre des hommes
Closing date: 1 Apr 2022

Position Start Date : asap
Duration : 12 months
Location : Nairobi, Kenya with frequent travels to Uganda and other Tdh delegations
Terre des hommes does not set closing dates for this position; recruitment is on-going until the position is filled

Tdh :

Terre des hommes (Tdh) is the leading Swiss organisation for children’s aid with Headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. Since 1960, Tdh has helped build a better future for deprived children and their communities, making an impact with innovative and sustainable solutions. Active in around 40 countries, Tdh works with local and international partners to develop and implement field projects which improve the daily lives of over 4 million children and members of their communities, in the domains of health, protection and emergency relief. This engagement is financed by individual and institutional support, with administrative costs kept to a minimum.

Context :

The case management and digitalization technical advisor will support our efforts to digitalize case management processes. This will focus in particular on the development of a digital case management initiative in partnership with the private sector. This initiative, which will be piloted in Uganda, aims to improve the quality of identification and care of children at risk or exposed to various forms of violence, abuse and exploitation, including in the workplace. The aim will be to analyse and support the development of case management practices and the digitalisation of related information management system.
He/she will be responsible for the development and implementation of our approach to child protection system strengthening and case management, in collaboration with formal, private and non-formal actors, communities, families and children; capacity development of actors, documentation and capitalisation of experiences and technical support for the implementation of case management activities. This capacity development components will also be linked to the introduction of an inter-agency case management IT tool: the CPIMS+/Primero software.
The Technical Advisor acts as an expert on case management and digitalisation, specifically on this partnership with the private sector, and more broadly provides guidance and support to operations in his/her area of expertise for quality implementation. He/she ensures the roll-out and integration of child protection frameworks, methodologies and standards, and in particular case management, within Tdh interventions. The Technical Advisor supports the quality assurance system. He/she represents the organisation in his/her area of expertise and participates in resource mobilisation and knowledge management.

Responsibilities :

The responsibilities of the case management and digitalisation advisor are articulated around the following responsibilities at the institutional level starting with a focus in Uganda:

Strategy and management

Acts as a thematic case management focal point and supports the digitalisation of case management within the organisation and in partnership with other actors **
Manages the development and implementation of pilot and cross-cutting projects in the digitisation of case management and other protection services, in Uganda and in other contexts, according to needs and opportunities
Leads the analysis of trends in case management and its digitalisation, including key challenges, learnings and development opportunities within the organisation, in collaboration with the Global Case Management Advisor.
Analyses the results in its area of expertise and recommends appropriate strategies for quality assurance and scaling up
Contributes to the structuring and deployment of the institutional strategy for capacity development and support in case management and digitalisation by accompanying the development and implementation of these strategies in collaboration with the global case management advisor and the ICT department.

Quality assurance and business expertise

Ensures quality support and technical expertise in the implementation of pilot and transversal projects in case management and digitalisation;
Responsible for contributing to the development, dissemination and deployment of principles, approaches, methodologies and standards in case management and the digitalisation of social services, and for their implementation within the organisation’s interventions in collaboration with the Global Case Management Advisor;
Responsible for quality control within the projects on case management and digitalisation and provides technical support to operations to ensure alignment with case management and digitisation methods and standards;
Ensures the strengthening of technical skills in case management and digitalisation of services through the development, organisation and delivery of field training

Knowledge management and practices

Responsible for ensuring the monitoring and evaluation of the results of the pilot projects, in Uganda and in other potential contexts
Identifies, documents and models good practices in case management and digitisation and disseminates them in order to improve practices
Contributes to the production, management and sharing of knowledge in case management and digitisation
Organises and participates in the internal monitoring committee of CPIMS+ at Tdh (bi-annual meeting; or on request);

Partnerships and development

Leads and consolidates strategic partnerships in his/her field and within the case management digitalisation pilot projects, in Uganda and elsewhere, which he/she manages
Contributes to the representation of Tdh in its field of expertise
Participates in the identification of donors and funding mechanisms in its field
Contributes to securing funding through partnerships, strategic dialogues, contribution to the writing of project proposals, etc
Contributes to the research of funds for the implementation of the institutional strategy (including quality improvement in case management in the field as well as the development of new functionalities related to the needs in CPIMS+)


Ensures the proper management of the pilot projects in Uganda and elsewhere for which he/she is responsible, including the monitoring of budgets, human resources and other management responsibilities
Collaborates with all other departments related to its area, in particular direct colleagues within the child protection sector, programmes and portfolios.
Actively participate in the dynamics and discussions of its field of expertise

**Profile :
Education : **Higher degree in a relevant field (social work, psychology, humanities).

Experience / Skills :

More than 5 years experience in project management and intervention in child protection
At least 3 years experience in implementing and supporting case management teams
Demonstrated experience in implementing capacity building strategies for protection teams (experience in training design and delivery, coaching).
Knowledge of digital platforms or ability to learn quickly in the use of technological tools such as CPIMS+/PRIMERO
Strong understanding of systems approaches
High-level advocacy skills ;
Strong technical skills in social work, child protection and capacity building and team coaching in multicultural contexts and with private sector actors
Strong interest in the use of new technologies and the ethical and methodological issues associated with them
Understanding of information management and data protection issues
Communication, support and advice skills.
Autonomy in the organisation of work, rigour, method.
Listening, ability to work with colleagues from different sectors in a variety of multicultural environments.
Strong autonomy is required, and the ability to manage a large work flow efficiently with minimal supervision;
Leadership and strategic thinking, openness to change, team spirit and collaborative approach


Good command of English (spoken and written)
French would be an asset

IT knowledge Mastery and professional practice of Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.).

Salary : Expatriate contract under Swiss regulations between CHF 4038.- and CHF 5242.- net /month according to experience x 13 times, Vacancy: 25 days annual leaves local accommodation and transportation, Health insurance, accident and medical repatriation insurance, return flight.

Tdh Global Code of Conduct and Risk Management Policies :

Fully complies with Tdh’s Global Code of Conduct and systematically reports any breach to the Code through the whistleblowing procedure: raises awareness within the Foundation on abuse and violence and the rights deriving therefrom, respecting the rights and dignity of children, members of the communities and our own Staff
Commits to respecting Risk Management Policies including: Safeguarding Policies (Child Safeguarding Policy, Policy on the Protection against Sexual Exploitation and the Directive on Staff Misconduct at the Workplace), Safety and Security Policy and Anti-Fraud/Corruption and Prevention of the Financing of Criminal Activities Policies
Commits to reducing the risk of abuse and harm by developing a culture of open and informed leadership within the organization and in our work with children and the communities in which we intervene in.

We offer an exciting and varied work, useful and meaningful, in a team that wants to make a difference for vulnerable children.

Are you interested? Do you want to face this challenge?

How to apply:

Please applying directly online: Application files sent through our official website will be processed only if complete (CV + cover letter). Additional documents (diplomas, work certificates, etc.) will be requested at a later stage.
We will be in touch with the shortlisted candidates only in the selection process – with the large number of applications received, we unfortunately cannot provide personal follow-up to the larger candidate pool. Thanks for your understanding.
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