Technical Coordinator - Child Protection
PURPOSE OF POSITION
The position holder ensures development and implementation of the WV Lebanon National Protection Program strategy (humanitarian and Child protection) and Technical Programme in collaboration with relevant stakeholders. The Technical Protection Coordinator is responsible of: (1) following-up with all area offices and Project managers to ensure alignment of projects and activities with the technical program and evidenced models, (2) empowering and building capacities of the field staff, (3) representing WVL in all National working groups and with relevant Ministries and (4) ensuring WV Lebanon compliance to child safe organization requirements.
End Results Expected
Strategy & Program Development
Support Implementation, monitoring and reporting
Child Safe Organization Requirements
Field staff and NO staff are enabled to apply CP standards, serve as watchdogs for CP standards and policy violation and report accordingly.
WVL complies to global and regional CP incident reporting deadlines with quality.
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.
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;
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 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
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
The position requires 75% of the time to be office based.
The position requires 25% 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.