Child Protection Technical Lead NGO Career Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:    Child Protection Technical Lead

Organisation: World
Vision International

Reports to:  Programme
Quality Director

Duty Station:  Kampala,
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 Technical Lead will
provide overall strategic leadership in the Child Protection sector, guiding
relevant programming in both development and refugee contexts across Uganda.

The jobholder will
be a thought leader, driving continuous improvement in Child Protection
programming through their technical expertise, facilitation of learning and
innovation. This leadership shall be seen both within World Vision and
externally with other key stakeholders across Uganda.

The jobholder be
responsible for ensuring the effectiveness of World Vision Uganda’s Child and
Adult Safeguarding Policy.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Child Protection
programming

·       
Ongoing
enhancement of World Vision’s Child Protection programming at strategy,
programme and project design levels for greater impact on child well-being.
This shall include:

·       
Lead
ongoing design processes related to all Child Protection programmes and
projects, including strategy alignment and review processes.

·       
Monitor
programme and project quality at outcome and impact levels, facilitate
evidence-based organizational learning processes and promote innovation for
continuous improvement in programming impact.

·       
Support
relevant reporting functions, particularly at outcome and impact level, notably
including the bi-annual Child Well-being Report.

·       
Support
effective implementation of Child Protection programmes and projects through:

·       
Technical
guidance and support to programme and project implementation.

·       
Technical
capacity building of project staff, partner staff and other key stakeholders,
as required.

Networking and
Collaboration

·       
Engagement
with key stakeholders for influence, learning and resource development:

·       
Actively
represent WVU in key inter-agency fora

·       
Engage
and build relationships with key partners and government counterparts

·       
Contribute
to the development and implementation of the Grant Acquisition Business Plan
through active engagement with relevant donors.

·       
Child
protection sector national level advocacy

Engage in national
level advocacy:

·       
Work in
close collaboration with Advocacy Department to advocate for policy change with
national-level government stakeholders.

·       
Collaborate
and guide advocacy campaigns, as appropriate.

·       
Act as
spokesperson for WVU on Child Protection issues, as required.

·       
Safe
guarding policy

·       
Accountable
for effective implementation of WVU’s Child and Adult Safeguarding Policy.

Team management

·       
Provide
effective management to child protection technical team.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal applicant for the World Vision Child Protection Technical Lead job
must hold a Post-graduate degree in development studies, social work or other
relevant field is a requirement.

·       
Academic
and/or direct programming experience and expertise in the field of child
protection and/or child rights advocacy.

·       
At least
five years of experience in technical leadership and/or field-based programme
management roles in Child Protection sector.

·       
Previous
experience with relevant technical models such as WV’s Child Protection &
Advocacy model or INSPIRE approaches.

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

·       
Experience
in working with gender-based violence issues a strong advantage

·       
Experience
in Monitoring & Evaluation.

·       
Strong
capacity in leadership, relationship management/networking, and coordination is
essential.

·       
Proven
conceptual & analytical skills, ability to take an evidence-based approach
to programme design

·       
Proactive
personality, self-driven and strongly motivated.

·       
Spiritual
maturity, interfaith knowledge and a biblical worldview – Ability to articulate
and model our Christian identity and mission in an inclusive way.

·       
Demonstration
of well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both
verbal and written

·       
Proven
facilitation skills.

·       
Team
player

How to Apply:

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

Click
Here

Deadline: 5th July 2020

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