Child Protection Specialist
PURPOSE OF POSITION
The position holder ensures development and implementation of the WV Lebanon National Child Protection Program strategy and Technical Programme in collaboration with relevant stakeholders.
The CP Specialist is responsible for:
Ensuring quality implementation of CP programming from design to implementation according to strategy.
Partner with proposal writers to design CP programming across funding streams toward achieving the relevant child well-being objective(s) and according to the pathway of change and prioritised project models
Support the Sponsorship Transformation Lead to execute strong sponsorship funded programming that fulfils our donor promise
Ensure WV Lebanon’s compliance to child safe organization requirements
Provide external and donor representation for CP programming, including cultivation of partnerships
Build organisational capacity and provide training to implement prioritised project models and evidence-based practices
Spend time in the field (at least 30% of the time), working with field operations staff to troubleshoot implementation issues
Provide input on CP to ELA 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
Strategy & Program Development
Support Implementation, monitoring and reporting
Child Safe Organisation Requirements
Staff Management & Capacity Building
Networking & External Engagement
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.
Masters Degree in the above mentioned areas is preferred
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.
PSS and Child Labor programming
Adult Education Skills
Community based psychosocial program
Children in Crisis
Good analytical and writing skills;
Good interpersonal skills, influencing skills and cross-cultural sensitivity;
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 humanitarian and development fields respectively
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
Experience participating in program implementation, monitoring and evaluation processes is preferred
The position requires 70% of the time to be office based.
The position requires 30% 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.