PURPOSE OF POSITION
To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the community-led initiatives to improve and sustain the well-being of children and their families. To implement directly or with partner’s the program activities and sponsorship requirements. To facilitate the participation and engagement of Registered Children(RC) in programs
End Results Expected
Building relationships within communities
Act as a Catalyst, broker and facilitator in working with partners
Assist in Program planning and implementation including sponsorship business process
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
University degree in a field related to community development work (preferably with experience in a field such as sociology, public health, agriculture, economics, education, etc.);
Strong understanding of community-led development standards and work
Development facilitation skills , including catalyzing, connecting, and building the capacity of community groups
Proven experience in community mobilization;
Strong understanding of protection standards and main project models through understanding of best practices and strategies in protection and Education programming (protection monitoring, GBV, Child protection, ECCD);
Experience in implementing projects through local partners and providing direct technical support to local organizations;
Above average computer literacy in Microsoft Office package (incl. Excel), and holder of a valid driver’s license.
Good Communication and interpersonal skills with ability to network and negotiate with partners and government bodies.
Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment
Good analytical and organizational skills
Excellent written and spoken English. Knowledge or Arabic language is an added advantage.
At least 1 year of proven experience in implementation of Education/Child Protection/Protection programming; human rights and/or advocacy work