PURPOSE OF POSITION
The position holder ensures development and implementation of the WV Lebanon Child Protection and Advocacy Technical Program in collaboration with relevant stakeholders. The role is responsible for:
Providing Child Protection technical leadership and expertise to ensure quality implementation of our CP&A Technical Programmme from design to implementation, according to strategy.
Engaging and maintaining national level external Child Protection partnerships
Strengthening community-led care and protection of boys and girls
Partner with proposal writers to design CP programming, specifically in the development sphere, toward achieving the relevant child well-being objective(s) and according to the pathway of change and prioritised project models
Support the Sponsorship Programme Manager to execute strong sponsorship funded programming that fulfils our donor promise and integrates CP&A approved project models.
Provide oversight on WV Lebanon’s compliance to Safeguarding requirements
Build organisational capacity and provide training to implement prioritised project models and evidence-based practices
Spend time in the field (at least 50% of the time), working with field operations staff to troubleshoot implementation issues and to engage with stakeholders
Provide input on CP to Evidence, Learning, and Accountability, when it designs tools and leads monitoring, evaluation and other evidence building initiatives.
Review ELA data and reports to understand and influence the quality of CP programming
End Results Expected
Support Implementation, monitoring and reporting
Networking and External Engagement
Staff Management & Capacity Building
Learning and Research
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Bachelors degree in protection/ child protection related area or any other relevant area such as Social sciences, Psychology, etc.
Creative and able to come up with, embrace and coordinate innovative thinking, partnership building and problem solving skills;
Experience and willingness to take initiatives in the following areas: Protection principles, ICRC Code of conduct, Protection mainstreaming, PSEA, Child Protection, System Approach
A familiarity and understanding of
Psychosocial, child abuse and neglect issues, Advocacy on the Rights of the Child including the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child (both in national and community level.
Adult Education Skills
Community based psychosocial program
Good analytical and writing skills;
Good interpersonal skills, influencing skills and cross-cultural sensitivity;
Effective in written and oral communication in English;
Able to work on multifunctional tasks in the pressure of time and organizational changes;
Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Three to five years of technical expertise in the areas of protection and child protection
Experience in capacity building processes, tools and methodologies
Two years or more NGO experience in the development field
Experience working in advocacy, campaigning, policy formulation and systems reform
Experience in needs assessment and project design
Valid driving license (in Lebanon) for more than 2 years is required
Excellent written English, with fluency in speaking Arabic and English