Child Protection Coordinator NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:    Child Protection Coordinator

Organisation: World
Vision International

Reports to:  Child
Protection Manager

Duty Station:  Uganda

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 emergency response and oversee
child protection interventions to ensure maximum integration of synergies as
projects are implemented.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Project management
and coordination

·       
Provide
overall leadership in managing and coordinating the implementation of emergency
response and child protection activities according to the respective projects’
implementation and organization standards.

·       
Guide
and provide technical support to staff on emergency response, CiE, basic
education and other project interventions based on the organizational
commitment to emergency response.

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.

Networking and
collaboration

·       
Participate
in 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.

Finance management

·       
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
guidance 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.

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
quality reports and submit (progress against delivery of outputs and
achievement of outcomes, etc) to the Area Response Coordinator, CPiE manager,
National office Support Offices, and UN partner agencies as per the grant
agreements and regulations.

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 Experience:

·       
The
ideal applicant for the World Vision International Child Protection Coordinator
job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work Social Administration,
Development Studies, Education or related field. Postgraduate Diploma in Peace
Studies and Project Planning and Management is an added advantage.

·       
Three
years’ experience in relief work relating to Child Protection in Emergency.

·       
Self-motivated
with excellent management and leadership skills.

·       
Experience
in Monitoring & Evaluation.

·       
Track
record of success in grant fundraising, including donor relations and proposal
writing

·       
Must be
ready to work in a multi-cultural environment and have the ability to maintain
performance expectations in the diverse cultural context, psychologically
stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.

·       
Possess
the ability to work with different partners, local authorities, local
organizations and NGOs, to develop and maintain positive relationships.

·       
Ability
to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific local cultural
context.

·       
Must be
emotionally mature.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete
Curriculum Vitae. Apply online by visiting World Vision International’s
e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

Click
Here

Deadline: 12th April 2020

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