PURPOSE OF POSITION
The Child Protection Officer will facilitate the implementation of essential day-to-day activities related to the Technical Programme or Technical Project for child protection and/or ending violence against children. S/he will support daily programme activities and provide technical guidance to local volunteers or local partners who assist WV in implementing specific activities. Frequent site visits, reporting, and monitoring of programme components are required.
This person will also play a significant role in building the capacity of local volunteers and local partners to understand WV’s CP Systems strengthening approach and ensure that they have the right competencies, support, and mentoring to effectively implement CP activities with quality. This role will also assist the CP Coordinator to build partnerships with local CP stakeholders in order to strengthen and build coordination of the CP system.
Technical Expertise and Safeguarding and Child Protection compliances
Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability and Quality
Coordination and advocacy
Support CPA coordinator in the implementation of Child protection national campaigns
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:
1. Degree in social science or related subjects to development or relevant years of work experience
List additional work experiencerequired as a minimum qualification for this position.
License, registration, or certification required to perform this position:
If applicable, include language requirement(s)as a minimum qualification for this position.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Willingness to be flexible with hours when necessary and able to travel often in the field
☒Achieving quality results & service.
☒Practisingaccountability & integrity.
☒Communicating information effectively.
☒Thinking clearly, deeply & broadly.
☐Understanding the Humanitarian Industry.
☐Practising innovation & change.
☐Demonstrating Christ-centred life & work.
☐Learning for growth & development.
☐Maintaining work/life balance & effectiveness.
☒Building collaborative relationships.
☒Practising gender & cultural diversity.
☒Influencing individuals & groups.
☒Understanding World Vision’s mission & operations.
(within WV or outside WV)
Reason for Contact
Frequency of Contact
(Daily, Weekly, Monthly)
CP & Advocacy Coordinator
Approval, Consultation and guidance
M&E / communication Offier(Zonal)
Compliance with LEAP/DM&E standards
SRS team at the NO
Insure standards are met with quality
Technical review/recommendations/staff development
FREEDOM TO ACT
Decision-making responsibilities this position may have that do not require prior approval.
Routine decisions within scope of work
Decisions related to day to day management of work as per the job responsibilities stated above
Purchasing decisions made within approval limits for this position
Describe any decisions making referred to higher authority or that are controlled by policy.
Decisions which have an impact outside of area of work and/or impact operations
Capital expenditure decisions or purchasing decisions above approval limits for this position
Exceptions to policy decisions or decisions requiring a change to policy.
Decisions requiring input from other departments
Describe the most common wayin which this position assign work and how it is reviewed.
This position will have routine meetings with supervisors where verbal instruction and updates are given. In addition, they will do formal written evaluations annually.
Does this position require the ability to motivate, persuade, or convince others in order to achieve a desired outcomes or success? If so, provide 1-2 typical examples.
1. Problem solving skills
2. Effective Team work
Please describe any financial measures that may impact this position. For example, the value of purchases made by a purchasing manager, average monthly accounts receivable figures for the credit manager, etc.
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.