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Child Protection Coordinator - End Child Marriage

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
Less Than 1 Year

Position:Child Protection Coordinator - End Child Marriage

Report to:Project Manager


Purpose of the position:

The major purpose of the job is to coordinates all aspects of the UNICEF Grant within West Nile region, including ensuring integration into WVU program interventions. Specifically, the job will over-see planning, budgeting execution, monitoring and reporting, aligned to WVU child well-being outcomes and UNICEF project requirements.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

  • Coordinate the project strategic and operational planning and budgeting, as well as implementation, in-line with the project document and WVU strategic priorities

  • In close consultation with the WVU DME team, work out an appropriate project M&E framework and champion its operationalization.

  • Consistent with the project reporting requirements/standards, coordinate evidence based, timely and quality reporting for accountability to District Leaders, donors and the community.

  • Undertake stakeholder mapping and analysis of child protection actors in the project area to inform building of partnerships, networks and collaborations for effective joint mobilization, awareness raising and social accountability.

  • In-line with WVU Human Resources Manual, contribute to project staff recruitment, development and retention as well as, ensuring value based staff supervision, mentoring and on-job support.

  • Effectively and efficiently, manage the project finances and assets as per the existing WVU policies and procedures.

  • Contribute to resource mobilization for project activities identifying fundable ideas and sharing the concepts with the GAM team.

  • Play a representational role for UNICEF and WVU project interests at the Local Government levels, in close consultation with WVU technical and management teams,

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Must possess a university degree in development discipline, postgraduate training in related discipline will be an added advantage.

  • Should have a minimum of 5 years field experience in advocacy Campaign coordination, Behavior Change Communication

  • Must have strong mobilization, advocacy and communication skills, facilitation and materials development for child protection.

  • Should have strong collaboration and networking skills

  • Strong coordination and team building skills

  • Good writing and documentation skills.