Terre Des Hommes: Case Work Officer


Job Location: Monguno

Terre des hommes (Tdh) is leading Swiss organisation for children’s aid. 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 more than 45 countries, Tdh works with local and international partners to develop and implement field projects which improve the daily lives of over 3 million children and their relatives, 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.

Tdh in Nigeria implements projects in Health, Wash, Child Protection and Education sectors.

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 provision of 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 Monguno ensuring high-quality case management service delivery. The job location depends on assignment and might change based on project’s evolving needs.

Responsibilities and Tasks
Case Management

  • Provide individual tailored comprehensive Child Protection Case Management Services to
    Unaccompanied, Separated and Vulnerable Children as per 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 harmonious working environment with wide range of stakeholders more
    specifically, children, beneficiaries, service providers, community leaders, religious leaders, 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 strengthen of Community Based Child Protection
  • Make strong efforts for the sustainability of the Community Based Child Protection
    Mechanisms by linking them to government structures and long term programs/projects.
  • Fully comply with Tdh Code of Conduct and ensure Child Safeguarding Policy is
    upheld at all times.
  • Ensure adherence to Tdh standards and quality requirements in all the project
  • Adhere to and ensure the team under her/his responsibility follows Tdh
    administrative and logistical regulations and procedures.


  • Language Skills: Fluent in local languages and in English (speaking/reading/writing).
  • Education Degree: University degree in Social Work, Social Studies, Human Rights, or any other related discipline.
  • Work experience: Minimum 2 years of experience in the field of Child Protection / Case
    Manaegemnt / SGBV / Social work.
  • Knowledge & skills: Good analytical and writing skills.
  • Computer skills: Good knowledge of the MS office software.
  •  Other: 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 rules, procedures and regulations; Acquaintance with the Child Protection Minumim Standards, good knowledge of the Inter-agency Guidelines for Case Management and Child Protection

Interested candidates should submit their applications here, edit and ensure to attach their updated CV, Motivation Letter in a single file on or before 26 May 2019.

Applications will be processed on a rolling basis.

Only candidates who meet the selection criteria will be contacted for further steps of the recruitment.

Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply. Qualified differently abled people are highly encouraged to apply.

This position is open to Nigerian national only.


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