IsraAID: Child Protection Officer Job 2019
Job Title: Child Protection Officer
Reports To: Protection Program Manager
Location: Moyo District, Uganda
Contract Type: Full time
Starting Date: July 2019
Duration: 10-month contract with possibility of extension
1) About IsraAID
IsraAID is an Israeli non-governmental development and humanitarian aid organization operating in 9 countries across the globe. In Uganda, IsraAID implements Child Protection programs in Palorinya Refugee Settlement, Moyo district. Its main focus is on the management of Child-friendly Space (CFS) based response to children’s needs. The CFS support the resilience and well‐being of children and young people through community organized and structured activities conducted in a safe, child-friendly, and stimulating environment to foster the promotion of children’s rights.
2) Job Purpose
To coordinate and develop IsraAID Uganda’s child protection program in Palorinya. This includes developing the program plan and partnerships, planning training workshops for facilitators, service providers, and supervision of CFS facilitators, monitoring, and coordination of project activities.
3) Main Responsibilities
a) Planning and development
Liaising with relevant partners in Palorinya for the development of the project.
Creating a work plan for training workshops for facilitators, service providers, and community members.
Developing schedules for visiting teams (International staff, consultants and trainers)
Providing supervision and oversight for CFS facilitators.
Coordinating expert visits.
Coordinating procurement and logistics of Child-friendly spaces.
Coordinating training sessions for service providers.
Coordinating community-based engagement and training workshops.
Coordinating Child Protection training activities through community facilitators.
Participating in and maintaining relationships with relevant working groups.
c) Reporting, monitoring, and evaluation
Developing M&E strategies and collecting data.
Reporting on a weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
Monitoring progress of project plan and implementation.
d) Other Tasks
Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time by the Country Director or Program Manager.
The main responsibilities are not meant to be an exhaustive list of tasks. The need for flexibility is required and the jobholder is expected to carry out any other related duties that are within the employee’s skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed.
4) Skills, Experience, and Requirements
At least a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (social work, clinical psychology, community development, or other related fields).
Proven work experience in the field of community-based protection or child protection in refugee contexts desirable.
Excellent logistical skills.
Experience in program planning, program development, reporting, monitoring, and evaluation.
Excellent communication skills in English (both oral & written).
Proficiency in Arabic will be an advantage.
IT skills – Microsoft office.
Ugandan nationals only.
At least two references are required.
Applications will only be accepted through the online application form.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until June 26, 2019.
Only eligible applicants will be answered.