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Children in Emergencies Specialist, Lake Chad Basin Response

Job Description

*Position to be located in Chad or Niger.

*Position is subject to funding approval.

*Initially 6 months international contract.

*All staff that are recruited must have HEAT, SAINT or equivalent security training.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

World Vision is currently seeking professionals to join our global humanitarian response in Lake Chad Basin, who are passionate about protecting lives, restoring dignity and renewing hope, especially among children affected by conflict.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Children in Emergencies (CiE) Specialist will provide support in project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation for multiple Children in Emergencies projects in the World Vision Lake Chad Basin Response.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelors degree in a social development related field, (including psychology, sociology, education, etc).

  • At least 3 years working experience with children. Working experience in children in emergency response is preferable.

  • Knowledge of Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action is an advantage.

  • Strong experience in managing staff, partners and facilitating capacity building.

  • A high level of diplomacy and networking skills is required.

  • Strong capacity building and facilitation skills.

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity and physical stamina.

  • Excellent command of English & French both written and spoken required.

  • Knowledge of the Sphere standards, Code of Conduct for Red Cross/ Red crescent, Humanitarian Accountability Partnerships (HAPI) and other international humanitarian standards.