PURPOSE OF POSITION
The Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (CPHA) Specialist will provide sector technical oversight in project proposal design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and documentation for multiple CPHA projects in Lebanon. The project area covers ITS’s and host communities. S/he will identify capacity gaps and training opportunities for national staff in the protection space, and will work with rest of the CP team to strengthen internal Safeguarding policies and procedures. The CPHA Specialist will represent WV Lebanon in inter-agency forums and lead in advocacy and research related to child protection in emergencies
Strategy Development & Technical Support
Support Implementation, monitoring and reporting
Quality CPHA Program Implementation and Sustainability
Public Relations and Networking
Safety and Security Responsibilities
Humanitarian Emergency Affairs Responsibilities
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Working knowledge of Child Protection programming. Knowledge of the Minimum Protection Standards (MS for CP in Humanitarian Action; Inter-Agency Guideline on Mental Health & Psycho-social Support) and experience in active participation on key coordination forums
Holistic understanding of child wellbeing recognizing the physical, spiritual and psychosocial wellbeing of children.
Familiarity with child exploitation issues emergency relief, UN CRC and experience in the field of child protection.
Excellent analytical interpersonal and negotiation skills and ability to think strategically.
Independent and creative with strong sense of priorities and organizational skills.
Excellent English communication skills (oral / written). Good Arabic communication skills (oral / written) preferable
Understanding of project timelines, budgets and deliverables.
Ability to lead/contribute to multi or single sector assessments from CPHA perspective and inform program design based on assessment results and analysis
Ability to persuade and influence
Minimum 5 years’ experience in Protection-led work, with significant experience in integrating children’s issues across sectors.
Understanding of the CPHA context in Lebanon
Knowledge and networks of key stakeholders in the sector
Knowledge of national protection systems and an understanding of their strengths and weaknesses
Valid driving license (in Lebanon) for more than 2 years is required.
Excellent written English, with fluency in speaking Arabic and English
Preferred Master’s Degree in the above mentioned areas.
Experience participating in program implementation, monitoring and evaluation processes.
Experience with faith, community based and child focused empowerment programs.
Experience in research and application of evidence-based project models/approaches
The position requires 50% of the time to be office based.
The position requires 50% of travel within the country.
The position requires ability and willingness to continue to function during a crisis, including during a World Vision response to a manmade or natural disaster.
The position requires availability and willingness to work outside regular office hours occasionally