Child Protection Quality Lead

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.


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.


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


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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