Child Protection Project Coordinator

Country: South Sudan
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 10 Aug 2021

Child Protection Coordinator National Contract :(Bor)

Under the supervision and technical support of the Chid Protection Program Manager, the Child Protection Program Manager will provide technical guidance to program staff and supervise the overall implementation of the project in the program location. The programme includes provision of Psychosocial Support Services through establishment and monitoring of Child Friendly Spaces, provision of child protection services through comprehensive case management (including managing FTR cases) and support to community-based child protection mechanisms. He or she will particularly work with the CP Officers and will support capacity building and mentoring of field staff with frequent travel between the program field sites. S/he Maintains highest standards of professional conduct and ensure actions do not put children at risks of further harm, S/he Ensure that project outcomes and outputs are timely monitored as defined in the project documents and Ensure that targets are tracked and reached according to project documents.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • University degree in social sciences or relevant experience in social work, community development and working with children in Child Protection programme
  • 5 years' sectoral experience
  • Good English oral and written communication skills
  • Fluent in a local language and or Juba Arabic
  • Good understanding of community politics and traditional networks in the Programme location.
  • Experience working with children, families and community groups and capacity building.
  • Excellent technical understanding of child protection and community based approaches.
  • Excellent computer knowledge.
  • Experience in community facilitation and mobilization.
  • Comfortable communicating with local leaders, parents, teachers etc.
  • Comfortable communicating with children and young people, skilled at observing and participating in children's activities
  • Be both self-reliant and have the ability to cooperate with others.
  • High degree of initiative and responsibility
  • Understanding of issues of confidentiality
  • Able to operate in extremely harsh living and working environment.
  • Ability and willingness to work through line management and also under limited/distance supervision.
  • Gender awareness and sensitivity.
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of SC. In particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support

Desirable

  • Work experience with children and families, especially knowledge of child rights and participation
  • Previous NGO experience, including an understanding of the neutral status of an international NGO
  • Background knowledge in child/ youth protection, education, child rights and emergencies

Contract Duration: Eleven Months

Location: South Sudan, Bor Field Office.

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at https://southsudan.savethechildren.net/careers

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

How to apply:

Please follow this link to apply: https://www.aplitrak.com/?adid=YS50YW1iYS45NzQ1MC4xMjE4NUBzYXZldGhlY2hpbGRyZW5hby5hcGxpdHJhay5jb20



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