Job Title: Child Protection Monitoring and Resilience Officer
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
- Support the identification of beneficiaries and suitable sites/location, design and implementation of Child Protection program activities.
- Support the CP M&R Assistants in ensuring that the schedules of activities are comprehensive, and take into account gender and age sensitivities. Ensure that weekly schedules cover a range of activities, and that CFS teams (facilitators and supervisors) are working from 8 to 4 pm.
- Coordination with other SC Departments, other stakeholders and support of the Programme team for an integrated child protection response, and mainstreaming efforts.
- Identify capacity building needs for the team and monitor their work on the ground within the minimum standard and relevant quality benchmarks.
- Conduct trainings on CFS management, CFS activities, PSS activities, positive discipline, life skills, child and youth resilience, and other topics, to organization staff, partner staff and other relevant stakeholders (with the support and guidance of the Senior CP Specialist).
- Regularly support the delivery of the Child and Youth Resilience sessions and participate in regular monitoring and follow up sessions with the Senior CP Specialist, to ensure that the programme is implemented up to standards.
- Regular monitoring visits to CFSs to ensure that the quality of implementation and relevant organization standardised tools are adopted and international standards.
- Support AC on preparing for kick-off meetings, BvA meetings.
- Prepare weekly/monthly activity reports as required.
- Prepare procurement requests for setting up CFSs and supplies.
- Coordinate with support service departments to ensure required support for CFSs are provided.
Human resource management
- Responsible for line management of CP M&R Assistants.
- Follow up staff attendance, leaves, and coverage during leave for the staff under her/his supervision.
- Ensure regular feedback to the staff under her/his responsibility and appraisal process when needed.
- Support disciplinary measures application if needed.
Coordination and representation
- Coordinate with other organization sectors and departments as necessary.
- Represent organization CP in internal or external visits and calls where needed.
- Ensure a strict adherence to the principles of child protection and child safeguarding at all times, including respect for confidentiality and always acting in the best interests of the child.
- Comply with organization policies and practices with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.
- In agreement with line manager, perform other required duties within reason (in line with skills and experience).
In order to be successful, you will bring/have:
- Bachelor’s degree in social work, sociology, psychology, law or other relevant field
- Experience and/or excellent understanding of child rights, child protection in emergencies, case management, alternative care, psychosocial support, child and youth development, child and youth resilience and empowerment.
- At least three years’ experience in child protection and/ or working with vulnerable families, caregivers, communities and individuals.
- Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and capacity to maintain relations with government officials, community leaders, children and youth.
- At least two years of experience in managing projects, including supervision of staff.
- In-depth experience of training-development and delivery, including Child Protection.
- Proficiency in computer use including Microsoft Office and excel.
- Commitment to and understanding of organization’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches and child safeguarding policies and procedures.
- Flexibility and willingness to change work practices and hours and spend time in the field, sometimes in difficult conditions and with limited resources, and with remote management.
- Good understanding of Al Raqqa region, key decision makers and context
- Fluent in both Arabic and English written and spoken, Kurdish is an advantage.
Additional job responsibilities
- The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience..
- Qualified women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply’ as our commitment to inclusion and non-discrimination
- We follow an extensive background and reference checks for candidates, so we request you to provide accurate information in your CV (i.e. specific dates for your experience and academic certificates etc.). Any discrepancies in information provided in your CV and application will lead to cancelation of your candidacy at any stage of the process even after employment.
- Please mention your English and Computer skills clearly in your application.
- 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.
- INGO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
The Application Period Closes on 29-11-2023
To apply for the vacancy, please Click Here and complete the form with the required questions. Applications will be accepted only through the link above and before the vacancy closing date mentioned above.