Child Protection Quality Lead

JOB PURPOSE

The Child Protection Quality Lead is responsible to provide overall technical leadership and guidance of the Child Protection program in JWG. He/She ensures quality implementation of World Vision’s child protection project models in alignment with World Vision Jerusalem – West Bank – Gaza’s National Strategy and World Vision International’s Our Promise Strategy. The focus of the role is to enable World Vision to contribute to reducing violence and its impact on Palestinian children and to achieve greater scale and impact of child protection programming in Palestine. before line ministries, UN Clusters and with civil society partners.The role also supports external engagement and the acquisition of funding for child protection programming.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITES

Activities & End results

Child Protection Technical Leadership, Learning & Quality Assurance (50%)

  • Lead the process for adaptation and contextualisation of the Child Protection & Advocacy project model across all area programmes and domains (e.g., life skills, families, government systems and reforms).

  • Ensure quality project model implementation by coaching and advising zonal child protection staff and working closely to build zonal staff capacity to implement the project model across the four domains of change.

  • Promote evidence-based decision-making in child protection programming through review and use of baseline, end line and other impact data in coordination with the Evidence, Learning & Accountability team.

  • Assess project model activities to provide feedback to the zones, helping zonal managers ensure child protection programmes are implemented with quality and on time. Provide recommendations for improvements to relevant field staff, zonal managers and Ops Director.

  • Supports meaningful participation of children in programme design/implementation/ evaluation processes, and decision-making opportunities inside and outside of WV processes.

  • Establish a regular cycle of documenting child protection successes and impact in coordination with Evidence, Learning & Accountability team

  • Compile lessons learned from programmes to use to improve programme implementation, re-design, strategy revision, policy advocacy, and external publications.

  • Facilitate learning from child protection programme implementation with zonal and area programme child protection staff

  • In coordination with Evidence, Learning & Accountability, share emerging trends and lessons learned with Operations, Impact & Results Team, and external networks/partners as needed

  • Actively contribute to annual planning cycles by advising and reviewing zonal and area programme budgets and plans as well as direct contributions to national reporting. Review budgets, plans and reports from the field as they relate to child protection.

External Engagement (30%)

  • Establish and maintain strong working relations and representation with relevant Palestinian National Authority (e.g., Ministry of Social Development, Ministry of Education) and other international and national partners within the scope of projects implemented.

  • Represent World Vision in relevant Protection and Child Protection Cluster working groups and raise the profile of World Vision’s Child Protection program by identifying and engaging with a diverse range of stakeholders relevant for promoting child well-being and child rights in Palestine.

  • Support establishment of networks and formal and informal coalitions of like-minded organization that promote protection of child rights in Palestine actively pursuing opportunities for future collaboration and learning

  • Play an active role in leveraging external engagement to support increased funding acquisition by working closely with GAM function, and providing key technical input during drafting of any child protection related project proposals. Provide technical support and review to child protection related communications products

  • Provide technical support to the design and implementation of World Visions’ It Takes a World Campaign to end violence in and around schools.

  • Ensure good working relations with other Technical Leads, Zonal Offices and WV other departments, contributing to establishing a learning and sharing environment in the organization.

  • Provide support and review to communications staff regarding child protection related communications products (e.g., stories, social media posts, and capacity statements)

Safeguarding (15%)

  • Provide oversight to CP Specialist overseeing the implementation of the WVI Safeguarding Policy by monitoring the development of regular plans for information sharing, training and monitoring the implementation of the policy across departments and offices.

  • Supervise the roll-out of capacity building and training for safeguarding children and adult beneficiaries for zonal and field level child protection staff

  • Provide support in managing Adult Safeguarding Incidents or Child Protection Incidents (Level 1-3)

  • Ensure proper implementation of the office’s safeguarding incident preparedness plans (SIPP) at zonal and local levels

Other (5%)

  • Be responsible for your own security and adhere to all security procedures

KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE

Required Professional Experience

  • At least 5 years of work experience in areas closely related to Child Protection/Child well-being programming with nongovernment and development organizations in Jerusalem, West Bank, and/or Gaza required.

  • At least 3 years of experience in a coordination position with a significant role of external representation/engagement as well as management of relations within complex large organizations.

  • Experience with program implementation at community level involving multiple stakeholders from local communities to governorate level, including village councils, local government.

  • Prior experience with working with the Ministry of Social Development and Ministry of Education preferred.

  • Experience with program implementation at community level involving multiple stakeholders from local communities to governorate level, including village councils, local government.

  • Prior experience with working with the Ministry of Social Development and Ministry of Education preferred.

  • Experience in child protection and safeguarding protocols highly preferred.

  • Strong experience in networking and developing local partnerships

  • Proficiency in English with excellent writing skills

  • Computer literacy; Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Integrity and strong identification with WV Core Values

  • Required Education, training: University degree in relevant field

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications : Master degree preferred

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirements

The position is based in Jerusalem and requires ability and willingness to travel domestically across the West Bank on regular basis and international travel to conferences and regional meeting of up to 25 %of the time.

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Be Safe and Resilient

Deliver Results

Build Relationships

Be Accountable

Learn and Develop

Improve and Innovate

Partner and Collaborate

Embrace Change

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Model Self-Management

Engage, Influence, Lead

and Grow Others

Run an Effective

and Agile Organisation

Develop the Organisation

for the Future

World Vision is committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children or vulnerable adults

Especialista en Protección y Genero

Proposito

Proporcionar acompañamiento técnico en el desarrollo, la calidad, la promoción de programas y proyectos de protección y género, asegurando el cumplimiento de estándares y orientaciones de World Vision Internacional, políticas gubernamentales y requisitos de los socios y/o donantes. Especialmente en el marco de las orientaciones y lineamientos establecidos por el clúster de Protección, establecidos en las Normas Mínimas para la Protección de la Infancia en la acción humanitaria y otras plataformas de coordinación en el país y la región.

Principales responsabilidades

Representar a World Vision en la red de socios, donantes, clúster subsectores relacionados, con énfasis en protección y género en la estructura humanitaria de País y otros escenarios de coordinación humanitaria.

Acompañar técnicamente el desarrollo, la calidad, y promoción de programas y proyectos de protección e incorporación de la perspectiva de género, con énfasis en el sector humanitario.

Desarrollar la capacidad del personal de VM Venezuela en el diseño de programas- propuestas, estándares y enfoques técnicos, monitoreo de calidad, informes y comunicación de impacto para garantizar un enfoque coherente y basado en los derechos.

Liderar las acciones de salvaguarda en la oficina de Visión Mundial Venezuela.

Acompañar técnicamente subvenciones y movilización de recursos en el ámbito humanitario, especialmente en el sector de protección, con un enfoque específico en los subsectores de protección infantil y violencia basada en género.

Experiencia profesional requerida

Experiencia de por lo menos 1 año en programas de protección infantil y desarrollo de género, preferiblemente en estados frágiles. Competencia con estándares internacionales clave para el trabajo humanitario (por ejemplo, estándares mínimos de CP, ESFERA, principios de HAP, etc.)

Experiencia en estándares de protección infantil en repuesta humanitaria, protección, fundamentos de género y VBG, teoría, aplicación práctica de estándares mínimos, prestación de servicios a niños en emergencias y sobrevivientes de violencia de género,

Experiencia en recaudación de fondos efectiva con los principales donantes.

Educación requerida, formación, licencia, registro y certificación

Pregrado en ciencias humanas, como psicología, trabajo social, sociología, antropología, desarrollo internacional o afines.

Habilidades de comunicación en presentación y desarrollo de informes en español e Inglés (preferible)

Conocimientos preferidos y calificaciones

Conocimiento en programas de protección infantil y desarrollo de género, preferiblemente en estados frágiles.

Competencia con estándares internacionales clave para el trabajo humanitario (por ejemplo, estándares mínimos de CP, ESFERA, principios de HAP, Protección de la Niñez en la Acción Humanitaria, etc).

Conocimiento en contextos humanitarios.

Education & Child Protection Officer - Salah Al-Din/Tooz

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Education and Child Protection Officer – Salah Al-Din/Tooz

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Coordination and Project Implementation

  • Implement Child Protection and education activities in the designated area of responsibilities.

  • Supervise case workers in supporting cases, case planning, case conferences and closures

  • Represent World vision in different forums including sub national education and child protection clusters.

  • Develop, implement and monitor quarterly, monthly and weekly activity plans to achieve expected results. This includes planning of activities, procurement of education and child protection materials

  • ·Under the supervision of Project Coordinator ensure that all planned activities are implemented on time, within the budget, according to quality standards and as per the monthly plan.

  • ·Ensures timely update of field activities to Project Coordinator and Children in emergency Technical adviser.

  • · Lead the preparation of all procurement and administrative documents required for program implementation.

  • · Provide different to trainings to school teachers and world vision staff

  • ensure that weekly and monthly planning and feedback meetings take place for the project team

  • Will ensure a context based mechanism is in place to hear the voice of the community for WVI project interventions.

  • Strengthen meaningful child/youth participation at the community level

  • Assist in identifying, reporting and responding to existing and potential child protection threats at the community level.

  • Community and the students in the centre.

  • Create an environment oriented to trust, open communication, creative thinking, and cohesive team effort

  • Keep the Manager updated of the task accomplished, and issues.

  • Be sure that strategies and operational measures effectively respond to protection requirements

Staff management

  • Ensure effective and efficient overseeing of the project staff

  • With the support of the Manager develop staff planning and provide guidance and support to staff in their role/tasks

  • Assist the Manager in recruiting of community mobilizer and case workers as needed

  • Keep a positive, flexible and dynamic work environment

  • Ensure a good communication – coordination – information level of each member of the  team through regular coordination meetings (or other if needed);

  • Work with the community stakeholder and World vision staff to identify, screen, document and report cases of children that are in need of additional support (i.e. mental health services), and coordinate closely with other service providers to help refer and follow-up on all reported cases (on a case-by-case basis).

Reporting and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)

  • Assist with monitoring all CP and Education activities against indicators and quality benchmarks.

  • Ensure that all CP and education program data is properly and regularly collected by field staff, check data and ensure that it is logically presented to the Response Team CP Manager.

  • Contribute to the preparation of internal and external reports;

  • Support Project Manager/Coordinator in the submission of the desired reports, data entry and data management according to CP and Education MEAL tools

  • Participate in team reviews of results and program progress

Project Filing

  • Ensure Well-being center project documentation system is updated from all project staff

  • The documents only need to be shared with the manager he/she will be reporting to.

  • Other tasks as requested by the Line Manager and/or Response Manager

Safety and Security responsibilities

  • Responsible of own security and actively contribute to a positive security culture.

  • Abide by the security policies and procedures and report any incidents or breaches to line manager and / or security manager.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • At least Bachelor’s degree on social science (social work, education, psychology, sociology etc.)

  • Experience in school and Household Mobilization and related fields are preferred.

  • Working knowledge of English and ability to write reports in English.

  • 1-3 years of experience focused in the management of humanitarian programs involving rural communities to promote humanitarian response.

  • Experience in project management and programming knowledge in Education and Child Protection.

  • At least 3 years’ experience in Education program

  • Minimum 3 years of work experience with children (teaching, nursery, social work, etc.)

  • At least one-year experience in project management working with international organizations and leading teams

  • Ability to produce clear and well organized documents

  • Management experience (especially managing the diverse team of staff/ volunteers)

  • Experience in Community Mobilization activities work experience with budget management and procurement procedures

  • Computer aptitude and experience with word processors Work Environment

  • Typical office, warehouse and field based.

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 40% of the time.

  • Experience of working with cross-functional teams.

  • Experience in coalition building and ability to rally coalitions and networks to take positions on specific policy issues.

  • Past experience in working with the education sector.

  • Successful track record in project coordination.

  • Ability to manage a wide range of work assignments and changing priorities in high pressure and demanding environment

  • Strategic, creative and innovative thinking.

  • Demonstrated understanding of the NGO sector, public sector planning in MEER countries.

  • Ability to work in high tension and high security risk situations and be able to adapt to rapidly changing contexts

  • Knowledge of and adherence to the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct and capability of incorporating standards in design, implementation and evaluation of relevant projects

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically stressful environments, and physical hardship conditions with limited resources

  • Ability to respect and relate appropriately to people of other faiths.

  • Understands work from a process point of view and uses measurement and accountability systems effectively.

  • Excellent time-management and prioritization.

  • Fluency in local language(s) (Arabic and/or Kurdish).