Child Protection in Emergency Officer – NGO Job Vacancy Ethiopia 2019

Posted on: Saturday Jun 29 , 4:11 PM , 2019
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Job Description  –  Plan International Ethiopia

Typical Responsibility



  • To provide overall coordination, implementation and reporting of Emergency child protection and Youth (ECP) project of PIE in the intervention areas.
  • Conduct identification assessment, planning, intervention and follow-up for professional case management in support of vulnerable children.
  • Responsible to establish standard child friendly spaces (CFS) that can accommodate and ensure socially and culturally relevant services.
  • Organize and provide guidance for community structures to provide child protection and youth empowerment programs in the refugee camps ad host communities when necessary.
  •  To implement, monitor & follow up and report all CP/recovery projects in accordance with funding agreement and budget allocation made by Plan International Ethiopia’s Country Office and Program Area’s (PA).
  • To assess the outputs, outcomes and impact of program interventions and activities of Child protection and youth in Emergency and host community programs.
  • Facilitate child protection and youth project implementation in collaboration with Regional, Zonal and woreda protection offices and provide reports on weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis to PIE PA and CO and all concerned bodies.
  • Representing Child protection and youth protection in high profile different protection technical working meeting, cluster, camp level coordination meetings and other technical working group meeting as necessary.

Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Child Protection (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.

Job Requirements



Essential

  • BA degree in Sociology, Social Work, Psychology Child Development and other related fields.
  • A minimum of 3 years of humanitarian aid experience applied in emergency/recovery response operations preferably in the area of child protection and youth program Activity
  • excellent knowledge of Child Protection and SGBV minimum standards and basic principles; Good knowledge of SGBV and Child Protection case management
  • Excellent knowledge of basic child protection and youth principles and child & adult development and learning
  • Good knowledge of donor grants and contract regulations.

Desirable

  • Ability to deliver quality programs in a desirable time and work under stressful conditions.
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment and independently.
  • Excellent written, verbal communication skills in English and Amharic.
  • Computer literate.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Gender sensitive.
  • Proposal and report writing skills.
  • Analytical and strategic thinking

How to apply

Deadline: July 5, 2019



The closing date for the application in July 05, 2019.Qulified candidates should submit the application form found with this link http://ethiojobs.net/docs/Plan_Int_Application_Form.docx  through www.Ethiojobs.net

This position is only open to Ethiopian Nationals, who must be eligible to live and work in Ethiopia.

More information about Plan International can be found on http://plan-international.org

References will be taken and background and anti-terrorism checks will be carried out in conformity with Plans Child Protection Policy. Plan operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all persons meeting the skills and experience required.

As an international child centered community development organization, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realization of children’s rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we as an organization, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

Female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

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