Family Tracing and Reunification (FTR) Officer at the Center for Community and Health Development International (CHAD INT’L)

Job Title: Family Tracing and Reunification (FTR) Officer

Location: Borno
Employment Type: Full-Time
Sector: Child Protection
Employment Category: Regular
Duration: 7 months with possible renewal

Position Summary

  • The Family Tracing and Reunification (FTR) Officer conduct FTR works with child protection case workers at field level to provide identification, documentation, Tracing, reunification, follow-ups and interim family-based care services to unaccompanied, separated and missing children as well as supporting caregivers.
  • The incumbent plays a key role of managing FTR caseload through CPIMS database system by collaborating with CPIMS+ Administrator and FTR Database Manager.
  • The FTR Officer organizes and conducts FTR field missions and support child protection caseworkers by also collaborating with Program Coordinator, Child protection Manager/ child protection specialist and technical adviser.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop weekly FTR schedules and, debrief the caseworkers on progress and troubleshoot any particular follow-up, tracing or documentation challenges.
  • Prioritize and manage cases of unaccompanied and separated minor with great focus on UASC in extremely vulnerable situations
  • Conduct tracing actions and temporary care monitoring (TCM) in line with National FTR Working Group and SOPs
  • Document all registered cases in the CPIMS+ (including registration, TCMs, tracing actions, reunifications, cases referrals, etc.) within 7 days of visit
  • Conduct weekly meeting with child protection caseworkers, Case management supervisor, M&E officer, CPIMS+ Administrator and FTR Database Manager to review case progress and ensure data entry is completed and accurately verified
  • Work with the child protection case workers to raise awareness on prevention of family separations and available FTR services and spread relevant prevention messages in accordance with FTR WG and SOP
  • Ensure that the FTR data is provided for the 5Ws monthly reports and on time
  • Facilitate CPIMS caseload audit to ensure quality of documentation, reporting and case management
  • Perform any other duty as maybe assigned to him/her by the line manager or child protection specialist and technical adviser.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Business Administration, Social Administration, International Relations, Education or related field
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in humanitarian work and 4 years in community development programming.
  • Self-motivated with excellent management and leadership skills.

Application Closing Date
30th November, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter and CV of not more than 4 pages in one document addressed to “The Human Resouces Officer” via: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • CHAD Intl 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.
  • All employees of CHAD Int’l will adhere to our Code of Conduct and the organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.
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