PURPOSE OF POSITION
We are seeking a very dynamic and well-organized person to assist the Project, using professional social skills to achieve the objectives, and to seek the optimal solutions for each child in the project.
WV has been expanding its Education and Child Protection (CP) programming in Akkar and T5 and the focus has been towards integrating programming between different sectors and areas. In order to avoid overlap between WV and other agencies, the liaison officer will assist the project Manager in strengthening coordination and in liaising closely with the national NGO community as well as relevant government, UN and non-government actors in Akkar and T5.
End Results Expected
Facilitate project’s coordination
Projects activities are implemented as per the developed action plan
Ensure children’s safety and protection
Children attending the activities are protected and safe
Handle tracking, reporting on activities and filing
Progress reports are done and submitted as per the required deadline
Perform other duties as required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Bachelor Degree in Economics, Psychology, Public Policy, Political Science, Public Administration, Business Administration, Development Studies, International Development or related field.
One-year experience in a similar related job Good verbal and written communication skills, with thorough knowledge of Arabic and English Strong interpersonal skills and a sense of responsibility
Master’s Degree in Economics, Psychology, Public Policy, Political Science, Public Administration, Business Administration, Development Studies, International Development or related field.
Experience in project implementation, monitoring and report writing.
Preference to candidate with field experience in Akkar & T5 region
Candidates must have skills in working with people of all ages and social groups;
High integrity in social interactions
Excellent communication, reporting, and pro-active negotiation skills
Skilled at working with local communities and authorities
Understanding of policies concerning Child Protection
Knowledge of the psychosocial guidelines and approaches related to emergency context (MHPSS IASC guidelines, PFA principles, etc.).
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 Willingness to travel within the region approximately 60% of time.
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.