Child Protection Officer (Re Announced) in Kandahar


Job Location: Kandahar
Nationality: National
Employment Type: Full Time
Category: Other
Salary: As Per Organization Salary Scale
No. Of Jobs: 1
Organization: Save the Children
Experience: Minimum 2 years experience in similar position in
Contract Duration:
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Bachelor degree in relevant field is preferred
Closing Date: 2021-12-04

About Save the Children:

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 realize 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 workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

SCI - Afghanistan

 Save the Children has been working in Afghanistan since 1976. Our way of working close to people and on their own terms has enabled us to deliver lasting change to tens of thousands of children in the country. The UN Convention of the Rights of the Child is the basis of our work.

We are helping children get a better education, we make it possible for more boys and girls to attend school, we help children protect themselves and influence their own conditions. We work with families, communities and health workers in homes, clinics and hospitals to promote basic health in order to save lives of children and mothers


Job Description:

Job Purpose

 

The Child Protection Officer works under management of Child Protection coordinator and he/she is responsible for implementing project activities at the community level with support of the team.

 

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY :

 

Supervision , monitoring and evaluation from project implementation
To develop short-term implementation plans (weekly and monthly) and long -term plan according to annual project work plan and in coordination with appropriate stakeholders
To work across sectors and departments to plan activity implementation, trainings and to support service mapping and referral pathways
To design and implement orientation and trainings base on needs, and provide on the job trainings for staff, teachers on CP themes, including safe identification and referrals.
Conduction of ongoing monitoring and assessment to address child protection cases
Managing child protection cases considering all the case requirement, facilitating regular case conferences and supervision of staff
Arranging training material and conducting workshops on CPiE concepts when requirement of the project
Case management supervision considering case requirements as identified in case plans, facilitating regular case conferences and monitoring and coaching of staff.
Conducting trainings on child rights issues, CPiE, PFA, positive discipline in everyday parenting, safe identification and referrals to the targeted beneficiaries.
Facilitate ongoing monitoring and assessment of project activities to address child protection concerns and complaints received through the CFM.
Establishing and maintaining good relationship with stakeholders and community and creating an environment that community feel empowered to participate and ownership over the project
To collect valid activity data of the project on weekly and monthly basis to prepare monthly and quarterly reports.

Identify key lessons learnt from project reviews and evaluations.
Attend relevant inter-agency coordination meetings, workshops and conferences as required and assigned by Line Manager.
Maintain and effective filing system for storing project documentation in accordance with standard procedures.
Assisting M&E in conducting project survey and proper monitoring
Participate in project evaluations, assessment and assist in the analyses of results to assess project impact, need and effective use of resources.
Develop case studies of successes, challenges, and other project experiences to assist organizational learning;
Report any child safeguarding concerns related to Save the Children Child Safeguarding focal point considering the SCI - Child Safeguarding Policy
Compile and generate the training reports conducted in province in a timely manner.
Any other tasks relate to child protection progr


Job Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

 

•           Essential

High school degree or equivalent education
Minimum 2 years experience in similar position in national or international NGOs
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Excellent communication skills in Pashtu/Dari language.
Good in conducting timely meeting.
Knowledge of Child Protection and case management
Knowledge of working with communities, specifically in engaging communities to identify issues and working with them to implement plan.
Ability to travel to districts and other province when it is required.

Committed to the aims and principles of Save the Children, including adherence to the child protection policy.
Detail-oriented skills
Knowledge of Computer (Ms. Officer and using internet)
Excellent English (Able to write the reports in English)
Accuracy with responsibilities

Desirable:

Knowledge of child rights and MHPSS is an advantage.
Should be able to work independently and be a strong team member, be patient, adaptable, flexible, and able to improvise and work in stressful atmosphere and respects Afghan culture.
Experience of translating materials from English to Dari and Pashtu
Experience in child participation and community participation
Familiar with other computer program (Ms. Access, Photoshop etc)

 

 

Additional job responsibilities

Supporting other project staff for the implementation of program activities
Take active role in responses whenever an emergency happens
Assist support staffs when needed

 

In the event of a significant humanitarian emergency, the post-holder will be expected to work outside their normal job description; vary their working hours; and occasionally work from a different location should the need arise.

 

Equal Opportunities

The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

 

Child Safeguarding:

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.

Health and Safety

The post holder is required to carry out their duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures and our Global Security policy and procedures.

 


Submission Guideline:

Qualified applicants are highly encouraged to apply for the position by filling in the online application form. In addition to the online application form, they can also attach their CV and cover letter in the online system. Please note that only the applications received through the online portal will be considered for this position.

Applicants can login to the online application system by copying and pasting the following link intro their web browser. Returning users will need to enter their username and password, first time users will need to create a user account.

It is recommended that you save your username and password for future job applications through the online system.

https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=21000409&tz=GMT%2B04%3A30&tzname=Asia%2FKabul


Submission Email:

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