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Child Protection in Emergency Advisor-Bangladesh Refugees

10398-16R04012
Cox's Bazar
18-Jun-18

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Child Protection in Emergency (CPiE) Advisor is responsible for implementing one or more projects from either the conception or implementation phase. The Advisor mainly develops strategy consistent with the Refugee Response Programme, the organisation and the overall child protection plan; coordinates the implementation, monitoring and assessment of the projects carried out; writes donor reports and strengthens the child protection skills in internal teams and local stakeholders. CPiE Advisor needs to be specialised in; case management, children separated from their families, psychosocial support work, child labour, gender-based violence.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide CPiE strategic lead to implement timely and appropriate CPiE response

  • Support DME to plan and conduct internal initial rapid assessment /represent WVI and contribute to interagency assessment processes.

  • Design of CPiE program based on needs assessment findings of secondary and/ or primary data) and analysis that reach out to the most vulnerable children and develop and implement detailed CPiE plan.

  • Develop CPiE procurement plan and provide technical support to POs (for) or develop CPiE proposals, budget for donor submission.

  • Facilitate mainstreaming of CP into other sectors.

  • Provide technical support for CPiE staff recruitment and partner selection , CPiE supervision and capacity building through training and on job coaching.

  • Support CPiE staff recruitment /partner selection and build their capacity through training and on job coaching.

  • Coordinate, represent WVI and contribute to the CP response coordination system with UN agency or government and INGOs.

  • Guide the overall response in managing CP information and CPiE response according to internal and external minimum standards and use assessment and other general trend data and information about children for advocacy with donors and

  • other decision makers according to child information management Interagency Minimum.

  • Perform other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Must have at least a Bachelor or Master’s degree in relevant field.

  • At least 5 years of practical experience in humanitarian related work.

  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrated leadership, people management, coaching, mentoring, and team building skills.

  • Strong problem identification, analytical and solving skills.

  • Strong competency in proposal & report writing, monitoring and budgeting skills.

  • Experience working with communities and local governments, INGOs, donors and other key internal and external stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated ability to meet strict deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members in a cross-cultural environment.

  • Demonstrates cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity and physical stamina. Ability to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific local cultural context.

  • Ability to live and work in difficult remote areas and travel extensively.

  • Ability to maintain performance despite intense workload and work pace.

  • Committed to World Vision Core Values and Mission Statement.

  • Knowledge of and adherence to the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Computer skills.

  • Working knowledge of programs/projects cycle management.

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all staff and other key partners.

  • Good planning and organizational skills.

  • Financial and program management skills.

  • Human Resource skills.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Work environment: Field Office based

  • Travel: 20 % Domestic/international travel may be required.

  • On call: 10%

  • Willingness to travel and work extensively - sometimes at short notice, in difficult places and under long hours - according to a results-based approach.