Earn over 9m as Regional Advisor – Child Protection Africa at War Child Holland (WCH)

 

Job Title:         Regional
Advisor – Child Protection Africa

Organization: War
Child Holland (WCH)

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Salary: UGX
Gross 9,428,436 – 14,631,321

Reports to:
Regional Representative

 

About US:

War Child Holland
(WCH) is an independent and impartial international non-governmental
organization, investing in a peaceful future for children and young people
affected by armed conflict. We strive to empower children and young people
while enabling adults to bring about positive and lasting change in the lives
of conflict affected children and young people.

 

Job Summary:  The Regional Advisor – Child Protection Africa
will play a key role in strengthening War Child’s regional child protection
capacity in general, with focus on War Child’s core intervention programming
(case management and community-based child protection), through technical
assistance, strategic and programmatic support, coordination, competency
building (training/mentoring/coaching), and surge capacity for emergencies.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Technical support
and quality assurance

·       
Ensure
that country programs have sufficient resources and expertise at hand to build
capacity, monitor, quality-assure, capture evidence and learning, and develop
further in their ability to provide quality and evidence-based interventions.

·       
Be a
focal point in the Africa Region for providing long-lasting capacity and
competency building.

·       
Coordinate
regional human resources linked to the quality implementation of key CP
approaches, methodologies and strategies.

·       
Guide CP
inputs into country strategies, policies and guidance

·       
Deploy
and be available for CPiE for War Child in the region supporting Country CP
teams in conducting assessments and deliver quality CP response.

·       
Build
competence of Country offices in the region including partners in CP thematic
areas

·       
Contribute
to the global thematic development work and advocacy in War Child’s CP priority
areas and core interventions

·       
Ensure
that CP M&E standards are adhered to in countries in line with CPMS, War
Child’s M&E framework and other relevant tools.

Cross-country
learning

·       
Provide
opportunities for cross-country CP knowledge acquisition, capacity and
competency development, including but not limited, to the areas of
community-based child protection and case management

·       
Gather
lessons learnt from Countries CP programs, including documentation and
dissemination of new knowledge and ensure that lessons learnt in one Country
program are shared and considered in other Country programs for effective CP
programming

·       
Ensure
synergies and shared learning of thematic program work between Countries and
from local to international level

·       
Share
and disseminate relevant CP material among countries

Coordination,
representation and fundraising among partners and other stakeholders, including
Government counterparts.

·       
Attend
and contribute to coordination initiatives for CP in the region, and contribute
to the development of regional initiatives focused on CP

·       
Represent
War Child in relevant regional CP technical fora, including relevant regional
CP donor meetings as required.

·       
Coordinate
with other regional CP organizations and stakeholders

·       
Support
efforts to fundraise to expand CP programs in the region, based on evidence
gathered, monitored and analyzed in countries

·       
Coordinate
with War Child’s CP R&D Department to share lessons learned and follow up
on development of CP core interventions.

·       
Any
other duties as assigned by the line manager in fulfillment of the tasks.

 

Key Results:

·       
CP
programming in War Child’s Country in the Africa Region is of quality and
coordinated through dissemination and sharing of CP knowledge and capacity.

·       
War
Child’s CP regional programming is profiled at regional level with relevant
stakeholders for increased access to fundraising opportunities, consortia and
collaboration

·       
War
Child’s child protection programs in the Africa Region are able to deliver
quality and evidence based child protection interventions aligned with internal
theory of change and international standards

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal applicant for the War Child Holland (WCH) Regional Advisor – Child
Protection Africa  job opportunity should
preferably hold a Master degree or post graduate diploma in Child Protection, Social
Sciences or Social Development.

·       
Minimum
5 years (I) NGO work in developing countries / conflict areas, preferably with
children.

·       
Minimum
3 years in staff capacity building and experience in providing trainings.

·       
Specialist
knowledge of current principles and practices of child protection programming
with children in (post)conflict areas.

·       
Extensive
and progressive experience working in child protection programming in the
Africa region.

·       
Specialist
knowledge of current principles and practices of in Child Protection and child
safeguarding with children in (post)conflict areas is necessary.

·       
Knowledge
of quantitative and qualitative monitoring & evaluation tools.

·       
Good
communicator, willing to share knowledge and experience

·       
Strong
project management experience

·       
Knowledge
and experience in Monitoring & Evaluation

·       
Should
be fluent in writing, reading and speaking both English & French

·       
Strong
(creative/interactive) training skills.

·       
Strong
supervision, coaching and communication skills.

·       
Able to
quickly identify needs / gaps and work towards solutions.

·       
Cultural
sensitivity.

·       
Result-oriented.

·       
Willing
and able to travel regularly.

 

Core values

·       
Impact

·       
Creativity

·       
Inspiration

·       
Integrity

 

How to Apply:

All interested
applicants should apply online at the link below

 

Click
Here

 

NB:

·       
Application
should not exceed 3 pages.

·       
Commitment
to the vision and goals of War Child Holland in Uganda, including adherence to
the Child Safeguarding Policy, is essential”

 

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