Child Protection Specialist (local hire only)
Position: Child Protection Specialist
Purpose of the position:
This position will assist in conceptualizing, researching, developing and rolling out a Child Protection Strategy for World Vision Jerusalem West Bank Gaza (WVJWG); ensure this Strategy aligns and integrates with the JWG National Strategy, participate in designing initiatives, quality assurance and acquisitioning funding that focuses and promotes protection and participation of children contributing to their well being in existing areas. The Specialist will perform duties to enable local partners support young children to attain true participation, early foundational skills and abilities and protection they need to succeed and go on to lead productive and fulfilling lives in WV program impact areas
Support and capacity building to Zonal field Offices
External engagement and Funding
Minimum Educational level required:
Degree (Bachelor required and Master preferred) in Child Development, Social Work, Psychology or other relevant field.
A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Child development and protection programming,
Ability to work as team member in an interdisciplinary and multi-cultural environment
Abilities in the area of capacity building and training of trainers
Demonstrated experience in program or project design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting.
Child Development, Participation and Protection theories and practices
Ability to develop and analyze action plans or Detailed Implementation Plans
Ability to identify and promote community Child protection projects and initiatives.
Working Environment / Conditions:
Office based with 50% travel to the WVJWG communities
Willing and able to travel locally and internationally extensively -15% travel is required
On call: 10% to follow up on child protection incidents
Position is based in Jerusalem
Must be a committed to work among the poor, subscribe to the organizational core values and able to stand above denominational diversities.
Analytical, logical and problem solving skills
Strategic thinking, planning and time management skills
Effective negotiation and mediation skills
Effective communications skills including, proposal writing skills required
Valid driving license
Perform other duties as required.
Achieving quality results and service
Practicing accountability and integrity
Communicating information effectively
Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly
Understanding the Humanitarian industry
Understanding WV’s mission & operations
Practicing continuous innovation & creativity
Demonstrating Christ-Centered life and work
Learning for growth and development
Maintaining work/life balance
Building collaborative relationships
Practicing gender & cultural diversity
Influencing individuals & groups