Fresher Child Protection Coordinator – Programming NGO Job Careers – World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision
International
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Child Protection
and Peace Building Manager
About US:
World Vision Uganda is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy
Non-Government Organization dedicated to working with children, families and
communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41
districts in Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children
and we will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with
children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all
applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.
“Our Vision for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every
Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary: The Child
Protection Coordinator – Programming will provide effective technical support
and guidance to programme staff and partners during design, planning,
implementation, monitoring and evaluation to achieve Child Protection
priorities in line with World Vision Uganda’s strategic direction; design
strategies to improve prevention and response mechanisms to priority child
protection issues in programmes; and enhance the promotion of child and youth
participation to create an enabling environment that enhances the peace and
protection of children for child well-being. Aspects such as research,  documentation, children in Emergencies and
advocacy, are to be emphasized.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
Policy Advocacy; Support child protection advocacy through
social and policy research, analyses & engagements in dialogues and
advocacy campaigns to establish linkages and coherence between Area Programs
and National levels, in the context WVU NO and EARO strategies.
Research, Documentation and Information sharing; Provide
technical guidance to the ADPs in undertaking situation analyses and needs
assessments, identifying areas for research, conducting research and ensuring
documentation of impact stories and promising practices for sharing at ADP and
national levels.
Child Protection programming;
·        
Promote the quality of Child Protection
programming through provision of technical guidance and direction for effective
programme assessments, baselines, designs, planning, implementation,
monitoring, evaluation, programme reviews and annual review meetings of child
protection plans.
·        
Promote the roll out of the Child Protection and
Advocacy (CPA) Model and support ADPs identify issues to inform programming.
Participate in and support clusters to programme for and implement children in
emergencies programmes; integration and mainstreaming child and youth
participation
Capacity building; render technical guidance in capacity needs
assessment for child protection to inform the formulation and implementation of
a capacity building program and provide on-going mentoring and support for
staff and partners.
Networking and Partnership; identify potential partnerships and
networks, coordinate relationships building to implement and profile child
protection programmes and make recommendations in-line with WVU strategic
priorities. Some of networks and partners include Government, Child Focused
Agencies and UN agencies.
Communication, Information and Education; Provide technical
support in the development of Information, Education, and Communication (I.E.C)
materials on child protection based on strategic issues and objectives of World
Vision in collaboration with Communication and other sectors.
Monitoring and Reporting:
·        
Develop monitoring and reporting mechanisms at
all levels and prepare quality and timely monthly, bi and annual Child
Protection sector status reports and collection of data for advocacy, evidence
based programming, information sharing to promote learning and guide decision
making etc.
·        
Participate in resource mobilization by
initiating the development of and contributing to writing quality and fundable
concepts and proposals for child protection programming .
·        
Provide support in the establishment and
strengthening of protection and peace structures at all levels to enhance
response, reporting and referral of child protection issues using the Child
Protection and Advocacy (CPA) model
·        
Undertake frequent field visits for research and
analysis, provision of technical support to programmes, review compliance to
child protection standards, monitor implementation of child protection
activities, identify opportunities and constraints and make recommendations for
adjustments needed including in the roll out of child protection initiatives
and models/approaches



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the World Vision Child
Protection Coordinator – Programming job opportunity should hold a University
degree in Law, Social Sciences, and Social Worker or a related field of study.
·        
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
·        
Proven advocacy and documentation experience
·        
Significant experience in policy analysis
training
·        
Computer literacy skills
·        
Must be able to travel extensively throughout
Uganda
·        
Ability to communicate fluently in writing and
orally
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by
visiting World Vision International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link
below.
Please follow instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at
World Vision’s e-recruitment portal. 
Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 3rd
November 2017
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