Data Entry Clerk at The Center for Community Health and Development International

The Center for Community Health and Development International is a non-discriminatory, non-governmental organization with a mandate to improve the health and quality of life of Nigeria’s rural children and women. CHAD was established in 2002 by a group of women from different religious and ethnic background in Gombe state, North East Nigeria.

On this regard, CHAD therefore seek a competent person to fill the position below:

Job Title: Data Entry Clerk

Location: Borno
Slots: 2
Sector: Child Protection
Employment Status: Fixed Term
Duration: 12 months with possible renewal

Job Purpose

  • The role of the Data Entry Clerk is to support the establishment of information management systems in targeted areas in support of projects to address the care and protection needs of separated, unaccompanied and vulnerable children in these areas.  
  • The Data Entry personnel will be the focal person for managing data and analysis of information on individual cases.  In close collaboration with the Case Management officer and CP officers, and with technical support from the child protection programme manager, the data clerk will ensure case management information is managed in order to facilitate family tracing efforts. 

Key Areas of Accountability

  • Ensure the timely and accurate entry of case files into the database (CPIMS/excel format)
  • With the Child Protection Project Officer, work with caseworkers and community tracing systems for the tracing of the families of separated and unaccompanied children.
  • Work closely with the caseworkers to ensure that follow up monitoring is done for children in alternative care and other vulnerable children.
  • Produce weekly and monthly, disaggregated statistics and qualitative updates of progress on case management work.
  • Ensure that the data related to children is safe and shared as per CHAD Int’l child protection procedures and policies
  • Carry out the responsibilities of the role in a way which reflects CHAD’s commitment to safeguarding children in accordance the Child safeguarding Policy and procedure.
  • Comply with all relevant CHAD Int’l policies and procedures with respect to health and safety, security, equal opportunities and other relevant policies.
  • Manage the governorate level database as a store for information gathered by the community caseworkers, and other child protection workers.
  • Use the database to monitor adherence to procedure on individual cases and ensure that roles and responsibilities are upheld.
  • Entering ll the registered cases and compile all forms according to the procedures, with the support of Case Management officer.
  • Any other duties as assigned

Note: High level of confidentiality is needed from the post holder.

Qualifications And Experience

  • HND, B.Sc, B.A in the relevant field is desirable.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a humanitarian work context
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Fluency in written & spoken English; able to communicate in native language (Hausa, Kanuri, or Shuwa) is considered an asset
  • Commitment to CHAD Int’l values and policies including but not limited to Code of Conduct, Child Safeguarding Policy and Humanitarian principles of impartiality, neutrality and humanity.
  • Ability to participate in data collection, feeding and reports generation
  • Willingness and ability to dramatically change work practices and hours in the event of emergencies
  • Ability to analyze information, evaluate options, and follow the strategic directions as guided

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to submit not more than 3-page CV and Cover Letter in one document, addressing the position requirements to “Human Resource Officer” and submit to: using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.


  • Only shortlisted applicant will be contacted. CHAD International is an equal opportunity employer. CHAD considers all applicants on the basis of merit without prejudice to sex, disability, religion, tribe among others. To know more about CHAD International click
  • All employees of CHAD International will adhere to our Code of Conduct and the organizational values:  Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable

Application Deadline  1st October, 2020.

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