Child Protection Coordinator

Job description

Program Planning and Implementation
• Supervising and mentoring the implementation of the CP Projects’ activities in the camps around
Dohuk and in urban IDPs areas in and around Dohuk and Ninewa.
• Implement Child Protection activities in camp and non-camp areas within Dohuk and/or Ninewa Governorates.
• With support from the CP manager, follow quarterly, monthly and weekly activity plans to achieve expected results. This includes planning of activities, and procurement.
• Under the supervision of the CP Manager, ensure that all planned activities in SC Child- and Youth-Friendly Spaces are implemented on time, within the budget, according to quality standards and as per the monthly plan.
• Ensure adequate response to the emergency, conduct various assessment and stay abreast with context dynamics to advise on various locations of potential interventions.
• Lead the preparation of all procurement and administrative documents required for program implementation.
• Work closely with various partners to ensure better coordination and representation of SCI.
• Provide follow-up child protection training where required.
• Write project reports, weekly, monthly, mid-year and grants closure reports.
• Contribute to grant close-out processes.

Monitoring and Reporting
• Supervise the CP team to conduct regular monitoring and evaluation activities, and on a regular basis liaise with partners to identify gaps and challenges as well as to ensure quality impact of the CP approach.
• Work closely with M&E team to ensure data are collected to better report on activities and to ensure quality services for beneficiaries.

Capacity building:
• Identify training needs and to develop a capacity building strategy that aims to build progressively
Autonomy of the SCI CP team, in collaboration with CP project manager
• Support the CP project manager in providing on-the-job training and mentoring and to provide guidance in order to delegate progressively project and team management
• Identify local actors, develop positive relations and train national partners in view to prepare and hand over progressively activities and project management, in collaboration with the CP project manager

•To coordinate with other humanitarian partners and local authorities in the target areas, as relevant for the effective and efficient implementation of the CP project
• Attend Child Protection Working Group meetings when needed

Human resources management:
•To carry out necessary recruitment, in respect to the local regulations, in collaboration with the CP Project Manager and in coordination with the Human Resource Assistant
•To provide with CP Manager ongoing staff monitoring, supervision, and support, including regular and constructive feedback

• Provide a written weekly situation report to the Information Communication Manager
• Submit weekly report to the CPSWG
•With the support of the MEAL team and in coordination with the CP Manager monitor that activities are reported against CP programmer indicator
Collaboration and Representation
•Regularly coordinator and collaborate with the wider FO team to strengthen programming and impact for children.

SKILLS AND BEHAVIORS (our Values in Practice)

  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modeling Save the Children’s values
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved
  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
  • Widely shares their personal vision the program, engages and motivates others
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically
  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues and external partners and supporters
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to
  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • Willing to take disciplined risks
  • Integrity:
  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency

Qualifications and experience:
• University degree and one year relevant area work experience.
• Proven ability to work as part of a team.
• Strong understanding of the situation of children in the community and demonstrated commitment to improving the lives of children in the community.
• Proven technical knowledge and skills in the field of Child Protection.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Proven skills including planning and budget tracking capacities.
• Ability to supervise and mentor staff to achieve results.
• Ability to travel independently, including to rural communities and work long hours.
• Strong English as well as strong Kurdish / Arabic skills, written and spoken.
• Good computer skills (MS Office, including Outlook for email).
• Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approach

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