Child Protection Adviser – Humanitarian Surge Team
Jobs at:Save the Children
Deadline of this Job:
24 January 2021
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa
Date Posted: Wednesday, January 13, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
Child Protection Adviser – Humanitarian Surge Team (HST)
Want to be part of a growing GLOBAL, DIVERSE, REMOTE and RESILIENT team? Then READ ON…
The Global Humanitarian Surge Platform is looking to hire a resilient, top notch humanitarian professional in the field of Child Protection as a Child Protection (CP) Adviser.
The ideal candidate should have extensive prior experience in a broad range of humanitarian child protection experience, adaptability to new contexts, strong leadership skills, and the ability to work across sectors to integrate child protection.
Further, the CP Adviser will be expected to lead on Child Protection Rapid Assessments and/or Multi-Sectoral Assessments, assessment analysis, strategy, programme design, development, capacity building, implementation, interagency coordination.
The incumbent is required to have experience in working with core child protection guidelines and toolkits such as the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action, Interagency Guidelines for Case Management and Child Protection, and IASC GBV Guidelines.
The incumbent should be proficient in at least 2 languages; i.e. English would be a must have along with either French, Spanish or Arabic language(s).
For more information about the requirements and role’s scope and purpose, please check the attached Job Description.
We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector. This role can be based anywhere and is offered on the basis of compliance hiring. .
Job Responsibilities: Not Specified
Job Skills: Not Specified
Qualifications and Experience
• Post-graduate degree in social development; economics or a related field with additional training in social protection.
• Recommended 5 years of experience focussed on social protection programming, including at the policy engagement level.
• Knowledge of current global and regional debates on social protection.
• Experience working closely with government stakeholders to support the strengthening of social protection schemes and systems.
• Demonstrated ability to provide direct capacity strengthening to government stakeholders to support the building of national social protection schemes and systems.
• Experience negotiating with government and donors, including trying to influence processes and outcomes.
• Prior experience in assessment, design and implementation of social protection schemes, and/or humanitarian cash and voucher programmes.
• Experience in building and monitoring shock responsive safety net pilots.
• Ability to extensively travel for project monitoring and provide on-site technical support to field teams
• Ability to link micro-level impacts on children with macro trends at national and regional level.
• Strong analytic and planning skills.
• Excellent coordination and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate, present and negotiate clearly and effectively with a variety of audiences.
• Excellent writing and editing skills in English.
• Proven representation skills.
• Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mind-sets.
• Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, defining a clear way forward and ensuring buy in.
• Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
• Proven ability in working in insecure or hardship environments and to work under tight deadlines.
• Ability and willingness to travel extensively to field sites and work independently.
• Fluency in English, both verbal and written, required.
• Commitment to Save the Children values, including willingness to abide by and enforce the Child Safeguarding policy.
Job Education Requirements: Not Specified
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
• No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
• All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
• Violence against children is no longer tolerated.
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
Work Hours: 8
Job application procedure
Please apply in English saving your CV and cover letter as a single document, including details of your current remuneration and salary expectations for this role. A copy of the full role profile can be found at https://www.savethechildren.net/careers
If you previously applied for this position, please do not re-apply.
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.