Child Protection Coordinator Non-profit Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:         Child Protection Coordinator
Organisation: World Vision
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Child Protection
Project Manager
About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy
Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and
communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41
districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children
and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with
children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all
applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.
“Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every
Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The Child
Protection Coordinator will coordinate the West Nile Emergency Response and manage the social protection
interventions to ensure maximum integration of synergies as projects are
Key Duties and
Project Management and Coordination:
  • Provide overall leadership in managing and
    coordinating the implementation of emergency response and social
    protection activities according to the respective projects’ implementation
    and organization standards.
  • Guide and offer technical support to staff
    on emergency response, CiE, basic education and other project
    interventions based on the organizational commitment to emergency
Project monitoring and evaluation:
  • Facilitate effective monitoring,
    documentation and reporting in compliance with grants’ agreements, minimum
    standards and tools
  • Support the baseline and evaluation
    processes in liaison with DM&E for the different social protection
    projects targeting refugees and host communities
  • Establishment of functional project level
    M&E system and utilization of the information in liaison with DM&E
  • Manage humanitarian emergency response and
    social protection projects’ information and documentation processes, and
    ensure effective communication of the project results.
Finance Management:
  • Keenly monitor and manage projects’
    budgets in line with grants agreements and standards.
  • Risk management by monitoring, addressing
    and reporting any risks to management of program funds and budgets.
  • Ensure assets of the organization in the
    operations are safe and secure in line with projects’ grant regulations,
    MoUs and agreements.
  • Support audit processes in line with the
    projects’ audit regulations
Performance management and supervision:
  • Manage, supervise and build capacity of
    staff in project development, management and implementation especially in
    humanitarian emergency response, CiE and other related project activities.
  • Identify staff capacity, psychosocial and
    other needs, and work with NO to ensure needs are met and work with
    P&C to promote staff welfare during the response.
  • Facilitate coaching, mentoring and
    counseling sessions for staff within the humanitarian emergency response
    and social protection.
  • Provide technical direction to
    humanitarian Emergency Response staff in child protection, planning and
    preparation of M&E documents.
Project development:
  • Provide overall leadership, management and
    guidance to the development of project designs, concepts and fundable
    proposals for CiE activities
  • Carry out assessments as required in the
    response area
  • Review humanitarian emergency response
    projects’ documents and align them to set guidelines and standards
Network and collaboration:
  • Take part in the coordination meetings at
    national, cluster and camp and settlement levels.
  • Identify and build strategic linkages,
    relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other
    stakeholders in planning and implementation of humanitarian emergency
    response and social protection activities.
  • Develop a database of strategic networks
    and partnerships for advocacy within the district and at national level.
  • Facilitate the integration of Advocacy and
    justice for children in emergency response interventions.
Documentation and Reporting:
  • Document at change stories in article and
    Video formats to share milestones and lessons learnt within NO, donors and
    other stakeholders on emergency response social protection interventions.
  • Prepare and submit quality reports
    (progress against delivery of outputs and achievement of outcomes, etc) to
    the Response Manager, regional operations manager, National office Support
    Offices, and UN partner agencies as per the grant agreements and
  • Sustainability
  • Collaborate with relevant organizations,
    agencies and actors in the refugee settlement camps and host communities
    to plan for transition from the onset
  • Ensure compliance to the child protection
    policy and Education in Emergencies standards in all project interventions
    in accordance with the inter agency guidelines, organization policies and
    Global child protection minimum standards.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the World Vision
    Child Protection Coordinator job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
    in Social Work, Business administration, Social Administration,
    Development, Education or related field
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in
    relief work relating to CiE and two years in community development
  • Self-motivated with excellent management
    and leadership skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link
Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at
World Vision’s e-recruitment portal. 
Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 21st July 2017
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