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Organization: Terre des hommes Foundation Child Relief
Country: Bangladesh
Closing date: 28 Jun 2018

We are looking for our delegation in Bangladesh for a

Child Protection Project Manager

Position Start Date: 1st of July 2018

Duration: 12 months

Location: Teknaf - Bangladesh

Terre des hommes does not set closing dates for this position; recruitment is on-going until the position is filled

Contractual conditions:

Expatriate contract under Swiss labour code 2’950 CHF (~2’550 €) < > 4'300 CHF (~3’700 €) net /month according to experience x 13, Holidays: 25 days per year. Local accommodation and transportation, Health insurance, accident and medical repatriation insurance, return flight.

This position is subject to fundings.


Following the massive displacement of more than 688,000 people into Bangladesh since end of August 2017, Tdh has put in place an important emergency response plan to provide relief to the Rohingya refugees, notably on health, WASH and protection. For the protection component this includes: PSS activities in CFSs and with Mobile Teams, Case Management & Alternative Care and Capacity Building in the mega camp in Kutupalong. Due to the growing needs, Tdh is looking to expand our CP activities to the smaller camps in Teknaf Upazila and is looking to recruit a CPiE PM who will focus on project set up and implementation in our new areas of intervention. Activities will include PSS activities both in the Rohingya refugee camps (5 CFSs) and host communities (5 mobile teams), as well as Case Management for vulnerable and at risk children and Capacity Building for parents and local actors.

Main responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Teknaf Field Coordinator, and in close collaboration with Child Protection Coordinator and 3 other CP Project Managers, the main purpose of the position is to implement emergency child protection projects under his/her responsibility with a specific focus on the delivery of quality PSS services to vulnerable and hard to reach children through static CFSs and mobile PSS teams and Case Management services to at risk and vulnerable children inclusing UASC.

He/she works in complete line with the CP project strategy defined for the intervention.

He/she works in close coordination with the governmental and non-governmental agencies, with the coordination system, to develop, monitor and orientate the CP project.

He/she works with all relevant authorities at district and community level (civil, religious, police, militaries and all other services) for a better implementation, acceptance and ownership in improving the conditions to protect children.

He/she will conduct his or her duties in respect of the Charter of Terre des hommes and the Tdh Child Protection Policy.

Terre des hommes expects that its contractors’ professional conduct to reflect proper behaviour in accordance with local culture and traditions. The incumbent assures the moral protection of the name of Terre des hommes and defends in all circumstances the interests of the movement.

Fonction details:

Team Management & Human Resources Management

  • Identify, recruit, train and manage program staff

  • Participate in ensuring a positive working environment and good team dynamics (solve potential conflicts), support coordination meetings and follow the staff under his/her direct responsibility on a regular basis

  • Create conditions for a good flow of operational information (verbal exchanges, e-mails, sitreps, reports, etc.)

  • Participate in the delegation coordination meetings

  • Develop his/her subordinates' self-reliance and encourage collaboration

Project Management

  • Develop, implement and monitor the Child Protection in Emergency Project, in accordance with multiple objectives, activities and targets outlined within current donor proposal and in line with projects’ budget

  • Ensure that activities are appropriately monitored and evaluated

  • Follow up on the Child Protection situation in Teknaf and propose adjustments of the project strategy if needed

  • Identify logistic and admin support needs related to the CPiE Project and communicate these to the relevant log/admin support person(s)

  • Forecast and follow up on expenditures related to the project

  • Participate in budget revision exercises and prepare when relevant timely purchase requests in line with the project needs

  • Prepare timely procurement plans purchase requests in line with the project needs

  • Support required actions by the administration related to protection team management and supervision

  • Identify logistic and admin support needs related to the project and communicate these to the relevant log/admin support person(s)

Project Strategy, reporting and planning

  • Ensure donor and internal reporting

  • Feed information to the relevant Tdh colleagues

  • Participate in designing strategies and objectives for improved support to beneficiaries and contribute actively in its monitoring, evaluation and revision

  • Participate in CP and PSS assessments in its geographical zone of intervention or outside

  • Participate in the review of the strategy for Teknaf Bazar

Coordination and representation

  • Work in close collaboration and consultation with available government structures, non-government actors, cluster system

  • Coordinate with other departments (programme and support) as necessary

  • Increase Tdh visibility in terms of CP in Teknaf Upazila

  • Participate in all relevant meetings


  • In his/her professional activities, adhere to the values defined in the strategic plan: commitment, expertise, integrity and self-reliance

  • Work in different security and cultural backgrounds and in difficult situations, deal with confrontation due to differences (intercultural)

Technical objectives

  • Implementation of quality PSS and CM activities in targeted area to respond to the protection needs of vulnerable children

  • Ensure the PSS and CM component implemented is consistent with, aligned and where possible interlinked with existing CP system and adheres to the main inter-agency standard operating procedures in CPiE

  • Ensure monitoring system and tools are in place for the follow-up of all PSS and CM activities

  • Ensure appropriate information management protocol is in place, particularly in terms of confidentiality of data

  • Conduct training on PSS, CM and CPiE for field staff when necessary

  • Ensure regular communication with the other Project Managers and the Child Protection Coordinator on updates, achievements and challenges through meetings, reports and ad hoc communication upon request and needs.


  • Degree in social work, social sciences, psychology or other related background

  • Good project management experience in emergency and/or development programs

  • At least 2 years experience in a similar position in the field and with refugees/IDPs

  • Proven expertise/knowledge/experience in protection and PSS

  • Good knowledge and experience in logistics, administration and finance

  • Significant knowledge of international humanitarian response

  • Excellent written and spoken English

  • Advanced IT skills

  • Excellent writing, reporting and communication skills

  • Ability to work in an inter cultural environment and in insecure locations

  • Flexibility and humour

  • Responsive, motivated, good communicator

  • Ability to work under pressure

Child Safeguarding Policy:

  • Undertake to ensure the best possible implementation of the Child Protection Policy (CPP) and operational risk management in his/her intervention zone and within project teams (in the case of an identified problem, contact the Head of Delegation to report it)

  • Assist in the implementation of resources for promoting awareness and supervision necessary for his/her local colleagues to adhere to the Child Protection Policy (CPP) and operational risk management

  • Participate in monitoring protection cases, allegations or possible/potential violations of the Child Protection Policy under the supervision of the CP Coordinator

  • Analyze the security situation in his/her area and inform line management

  • Check that the members of staff in his area(s) are in fact following safety procedure

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?


Please postulate on our website:

We will only consider complete online applications corresponding to the required profile.

Your application must include a complete CV and a covering letter. Additional documents such as diplomas and work certificates will only be required in case of an interview.

If you are not shortlisted, your file will be destroyed by us, according to the rules on data protection.

If you face difficulties in applying online, please contact our HR department:

Terre des hommes provides equal working conditions for men and women. Furthermore, for candidates with equivalent qualifications and for positions with responsibilities, applications from women are strongly encouraged.

The recruitment and selection procedures of Terre des hommes reflect our commitment for child security and protection.

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How to apply:

We will only consider complete online applications corresponding to the required profile.