PURPOSE OF POSITION
The purpose of the position is to coordinate and implement the Child Protection (CP) UNICEF program within World Vision Lebanon Akkar Office and to ensure that the quality of the CP project deliverables are met as per the proposal.
End Results Expected
Manage the implementation of the project activities (UNICEF)
Projects activities are implemented as per the developed action plan
Ensure Staff Management
Staff are coached and supported as needed
Ensure Networking & External Engagement
Strong relationship is built with partners and stakeholders
Ensure children’s safety and protection
Children attending the activities are protected and safe
Prepare, review, edit and submit regular reports
Progress reports are done and submitted as per the required deadline
Coordinate tasks related to support functions
Perform other duties as required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Bachelor degree in a social development related field, (psychology, sociology, social sciences/humanities) and relevant CP experience of at least 2-3 years;
Proven experience in team management and project management.
Very good understanding of Child Protection standards and policies;
Good written and spoken English and Arabic languages.
Strong interpersonal skills and a sense of responsibility
Excellent communication, reporting, and pro-active negotiation skills
Experience in working with child labour (street children and children exposed to high risk)
Familiar with core principles of Children Rights, Participation, Do No Harm, Community and Family Support as well as Children in Emergencies minimum standards;
Experienced in working with local communities (Parents and children) and authorities; preferably in the Akkar or the North.
Excellent knowledge of the negative impacts of child labor on child development.
Excellent knowledge of the worst and other forms of child labor
Excellent communication and psychosocial first aid skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality, respect, non-discrimination, safety and inclusion of CP and GBV cases at all times
Reporting and data base entry skills
Network builder, able to handle pressure well and work in cross-cultural setting
80% field work and 20% 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.