Child Protection Project Officer job at Save the Children
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Vacancy title:
Child Protection Project Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Save the Children

Deadline of this Job:
7 june 2022

Duty Station:
Within Ethiopia , Afar , Horn of Africa

Date Posted: Monday, June 06, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Description

Key areas of accountability: (child protection project officer)

• Assists the Project Manager in overseeing the planning, budgeting and implementation of CP project CP interventions.
• Establish/strengthen community based child protection mechanisms to prevent and protect children.
• Identifies community based child protection mechanisms capacity gaps and participates in building their capacity.
• Facilitate and lead community awareness raising and sensitization programs to promote positive values of the society towards children.
• Facilitate and lead the economic empowerment of families and their children.
• Facilitate and provide trainings, workshops for community members, and other stakeholders.
• Lead and facilitate best interest determination (BID) panel to guarantee best interest of the children.
• Assist establishing/strengthening referral linkages.
• Facilitate multi sectorial linkages at Woreda level to prevent, protect and respond to child protection risks.
• Identify, register and refer abused and exploited children for child protection services.
• Work as a case manager or case management focal person at Woreda level.
• Promote and improve quality service delivery to fulfil children’s right based on SCI vision, mission and values.
• Work closely with Woreda relevant government offices and community based child protection structures
• Assists the CP Project Manager in the preparation and compilation of monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports and for other SCI and donor compliances and requirements.
• Document best practices of the project activities and share with relevant agencies

Job Requirements
Qualifications and experience

• Bachelor Degree in an area of social science, health and other developmental field or equivalent
• Recommended a minimum of 2 years’ experience in an NGO environment, preferably with experience in community based child protection project
• Knowledge and understanding of national Child wellbeing systems, and technical knowledge on child wellbeing monitoring and evaluation
• Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
• Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
• Good knowledge of the regional context of assignment and prior experience in working with pastoralist communities
• Strong results orientation and ability to work under pressure
• Experience of successfully implementing changes to processes to improve and monitor quality standards and impact achieved
• Experience of facilitating and shaping programmes to deliver greater efficiency and effectiveness, s
• Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in
• Fluency in Afar Affe is Mandatory,
• Fluency in English, both verbal and written, required
• Commitment to Save the Children values
• Proven team work experience

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

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 

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Ethiopia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 7 june 2022
Duty Station: afar
Posted: 06-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 06-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 06-06-2065
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