PURPOSE OF POSITION
The purpose of the position is to coordinate and ensure the implementation of the Child Protection (CP) unicef project that World Vision Lebanon is implementing in Bekaa and North Lebanon.
Facilitate project’s implementation
Projects activities are implemented as per the developed action plan
Conduct regular spot-checks on running sessions.
Develop the project action plan and monitor its implementation with the support of the outreach facilitators, social workers and animators.
Set weekly meetings with the team members to follow up on the implementation of the focused PSS sessions and progress of children.
Visit informal tented settlements and other communities, where beneficiaries reside, on regular basis and work closely with the protection committees by building their capacities to raise awareness and sensitize refugees (and host communities) on different protection concerns affecting their lives and strengthening their coping mechanisms and resilience.
Conduct relevant protection trainings for project staff.
Disseminate and share information on available services to staff and beneficiaries.
Ensure that the project staff complies with WVL’s child protection policy, code of conduct and the code of conduct of ICRC in emergencies.
Conduct mobile field visits to refugee settlements and host population areas to meet with community key stakeholders and identify protection concerns.
Identify, refer and follow up on the most vulnerable identified cases as well as individuals faced with protection concerns (incl. GBV, Child protection, etc.) to relevant internal or external services.
Liaise with localized advocacy groups, community based committees and other relevant local stakeholders (incl. municipalities, service providers, etc.) to improve the effectiveness of the protection monitoring activities
Coordinate weekly and monthly planning to the outreach facilitators and social workers, beginning of each month.
Submission of a monthly report related to the progress of the work to the CP Project Coordinator.
Ensure timely completion of project activities according to the weekly and monthly plan.
Attend on behalf of the CP Project Coordinator in Akkar meetings when required.
Conduct various field visits to the different areas of operations to monitor and supervise the progress of the work periodically with the support of CP Project Coordinator.
Manage and build the capacity of outreach facilitators:
Ensure Community Engagement and Build relationships / capacities of related stakeholders
Strong network is built and the capacities of animators and partners is built
Identify and mobilize related stakeholders.
Assist in the provision of appropriate capacity building for the animators and / or volunteers and parents working in the focused PSS project to ensure GBV/Child protection prevention and response are adequately addressed across sectors and humanitarian interventions.
Support in the community engagement and provide capacity building for related stakeholders.
Ensure children’s safety & protection
Children attending the activities are protected and safe
Handle reporting and filing
Progress reports are done and submitted as per the required deadline
Follow up with the outreach facilitators and social workers on the delivery of progress report of children.
Ensure that a monthly operational progress reports is developed with the outreach facilitators and the social workers.
Handle logistics responsibilities as necessary
All administrative and logistics matters are followed up on to ensure timely implementation of activities
Perform Other duties as required
Attend and participate in capacity building trainings locally and internationally.
Attend and participate in WVL’s spiritual nurture and other organizational events.
Responsible of own security and actively contribute to a positive security culture.
Abide by the security policies and procedures and report any incidents or breaches to line manager and / or security manager.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Line Manager
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Bachelor degree in a social development related field, (psychology, sociology, specialized education or social animation, social work, human rights)
Academic background in psychology counseling or other related field
Good command of English, both written and oral.
At least two years experience in a similar related job.
Experience in project implementation, monitoring and report writing
Candidates must have knowledge in working with children.
Knowledge of safety issues concerning infants and children.
Good interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity.
Positive attitude with a willingness to learn.
Ability to cope and work under pressure.
Computer literate mainly in Microsoft Office package.
Willing to travel within Lebanon with a valid driver’s license
Well-organized, self-motivated and ability to work in a team.
Ability to work in difficult and high risk situations.
Familiar with core principles of Children Rights, Participation, Do No Harm, Community and Family Support as well as Children in Emergencies minimum standards.
85% field work and 15% Office work.
Position requires availability and willingness to work outside regular office hours occasionally.
Position requires willingness and ability to continue to function during a crisis situation, including during a World Vision response to a manmade or natural disaster.