Protection Officer - Erbil
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
To implement the child protection component of the protection project in Mosul.
To support and facilitate the child protection trainings organized by implementing partner and WV.
To coordinate with the child protection stakeholders for the identification and referral of child protection issues and the coordination mechanisms.
To attend the child protection sub working group meetings and provide reporting to the sub working group.
To coordinate with the implantation partner Social Workers for the identification of child protection cases, the referral mechanism and the coordination with the (Child Protection Unit) CPU and the Community based Child Protection Committee (CPC).
To initiate the child protection committees and coordinate it with the communities.
To develop all required materials related to child protection.
To support the girls and rights group and the development and implementation of the CP/Protection/Education awareness-raising campaigns.
20 per cent
1. Capacity Building of Staff / implanting partner
30 per cent
2. Support program design, and creative activities
20 per cent
3. Case Management of children
20 per cent
4. Strengthening the community engagement and networks
10 per cent
5. Meet internal and external reporting requirements
Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:
At least Bachelor’s degree on social science (social work, education, psychology, sociology or any other relevant field.)
Minimum 3 years of work experience with children (teaching, nursery, social work, etc.)
English and Arabic (speaking and writing).
Computer literate mainly in Microsoft Office package.
Good interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity.
Ability to work in difficult and high risk situations.
Ability to cope and work under pressure.
Well-organized, self-motivated and ability to work in a team.
Familiar with Humanitarian Principles and standards.
Familiar with sector minimum standards and guidelines such as Minimum Standards for CP in Humanitarian Actions, Inter-Agency guideline on MHPSS in humanitarian settings).
Full adherence to World Vision Child Protection, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies.
Work experience with humanitarian agencies.
Management experience (especially managing the diverse team of staff/ volunteers).
60-80% travel required