Zonal Advocacy, Communications and Child Protection Coordinator
To provide technical leadership in the planning, implementation and reporting of advocacy, communications, child protection and social inclusion initiatives in the zone. The position will build capacity of staff and stakeholders and facilitate external engagement with key partners and duty bearers at the zonal level in line with national office strategy objectives.
End Results Expected
Programme Planning and implementation
Lead in the development and implementation of a Zonal Advocacy, Communications, CE&CE and Child Protection annual business plan
Support in the planning and implementation of advocacy, communication, child protection, social inclusion initiatives and Christian commitments in the zone
Advocacy, child protection and Christian commitments initiatives integrated in Area Program and project plans
Zonal Advocacy, Communications, CE&CE and Child Protection annual business plan timely developed and implemented
Monitoring and reporting
Coordinate reporting for advocacy, child protection and CC at zonal level
Lead in analysis, monitoring, and reporting on the implementation of policies and standards for advocacy
Reporting on all child protection incidences on Integrated Incidence Management System (IIMS).
Timely submission of quality progress reports (monthly, semi-annual and annual)
Child protection incidences reported, followed up and closed.
Reports and materials for advocacy prepared and accessible.
Build the capacity of staff and stakeholders in advocacy, child protection, cc models/initiatives in the zone
Provide guidance to Zonal, District and AP staff on Child protection standards and reporting protocols
Capacity building plan for staff and stakeholders being implemented.
Key models on key advocacy, CC, child protection being implemented at AP level
Child protection policy and standards are adhered to.
Networking and collaboration
Learning and innovation
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
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Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:
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Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Humanities or its equivalent
Knowledge of Malawi government operating systems including local governance structures
Knowledge of the NGO environment in Malawi
Strong drafting and analytical skills
Excellent oral and written skills in English.
Excellent training and facilitation skills.
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Three to five years’ project management experience working in the NGO sector in areas of public policy advocacy, gender, and/or child rights.
Strong experience in building capacity of staff and stakeholders in public policy advocacy, gender, and/or child rights.
Experience is supervising staff
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
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Proven ability to work independently and collaborate with diverse staff and partners and in a cross cultural environment.
A self-starter who can handle multiple tasks and responsibilities.
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All interested applicants for any of the above positions are requested to submit their application, CV, educational qualifications, names and contact telephone numbers of at least three referees, preferably one of whom you have reported to by January 31, 2018. Your application should be submitted through our web site www.wvi.org/malawi
Closing date for receiving applications is Friday, April 13, 2018. Only short listed candidates will be acknowledged