Job Opportunity: Child Protection Coordinator at Save the Children, August 2018 CHILD PROTECTION COORDINATOR
CHILD SAFEGUARDING: (select only one)
Level 3: the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.
Due to political unrest in Burundi high numbers of refugees escaping into neighbouring countries of DRC, Uganda, Rwanda & Tanzania. The current Burundian refugee population in Tanzania is over 172,000 of which over 50% are children. SCI is implementing a child protection and education programme in refugee camps and wishes to scale up the response in refugee camps.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
• At least Degree social work/social sciences or equivalent.
• At least three (3) years relevant experience in similar settings.
• Substantial management experience, preferably in emergency programmes
• Demonstrable competence in proposal and report writing
• Experience of financial planning and expenditure monitoring
• Experience of community participation, ownership and empowerment
• Competent in using email and computer packages such as Word and Excel
• Commitment to Save the Children's child safeguarding PolicyCompetencies:
Has high-level communication skills’, including engaging and informative formal public speaking.
Fluent in English and Kiswahili (both spoken and written). Working knowledge of local language strongly preferred
Able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
Sets high standards for quality and consistently achieves project goals.
Maintains and extends an effective network of individuals within the organisation and with government and development partner
Negotiates effectively by exploring a range of possibilities.
Demonstrates and shares detailed technical knowledge and expertise.
Proven ability to work as a team.Additional job responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.Equal Opportunities
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.Health and Safety
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.Location: Kigoma region Refugee Camp / Based in Nyarugusu, Tanzania
Contract - Full-Time
Closing date: Friday 10 August 2018
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