Save the Children Child Protection Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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Save the Children Child Protection Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

Save the Children Kenya looking for “Child Protection Officer”.

Applicants with a degree in Bachelor Degree may apply on or before April 22, 2024.

Save the Children has been providing support to children in Kenya through our development and humanitarian programmes since 1950. We work with communities, local partners, and the government to design and deliver programmes to meet the needs of the most deprived children. We also advocate for greater investment of public and private resources for children.

Save the Children Child Protection Officer Jobs 2024

The Save the Children has published a job vacancy announcement on April 13, 2024 for qualified Kenyans to fill in the vacant post of Child Protection Officer to be based in Dadaab, Kenya.

Save the Children Job Vacancy 2024

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

Case management

  • Manage and support the individual case management and BIA & BID development processes in the field offices,
  • Provide mentorship and support to the community supervisors and workers through on the job training and guidance to enhance their case management skills and competencies.
  • Design a capacity building strategy for BID community workers and other stakeholders involved in the of BIA & BID process.
  • Actively participate in interagency coordination meetings such as BID panels, CPWG and Case conferences both at DMO and the field office.
  • Analyse training schedules for the BID community workers and provide technical support and guidance for effective implementation of BID/BIA process.
  • Ensure timely management of data and documentation of cases at camp level; and through coordination with MEAL assistants ensure children records, data are accurately recorded in the CPIMS database and updated regularly with case progress.
  • Contribute to the design of an overall programme contingency plan when needed.
  • Provide BID Supervisors with technical support regarding complex cases or specific technical difficulties.
  • Produce timely progress reports, including both quantitative and qualitative information, on Child Protection activities and input into regular situation reports, monthly and quarterly reports.
  • Ensure correct management of BID/BIA documentation at camp level.
  • Manage and coordinate the planning of the Camp Child Protection activities to ensure minimal disruption to programme activities-Including staffing issues and office administration; to ensure effective management of programme resources.
  • Facilitate regular interviews and home visits with relevant persons who can give information on the child (the child, his/her family, leader, teacher, neighbour…)
  • Participate in camp level interagency meetings and engage in the identification and building of linkages with other partners/agencies, the Government, and the community to ensure that issues related to child protection are raised and addressed.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Identification: 6968
  • Job Category: Programme Operations
  • Posting Date: 04/08/2024, 04:42 PM
  • Apply Before: 04/22/2024, 04:41 PM
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Locations: Dadaab

Qualification:

  • Good communication skills with fluency in written and spoken English and Kiswahili
  • Graduate degree in social work / Law/BLM social sciences or equivalent with preferably 3 year work experience in social work, child protection, case processing and emergency response.
  • Knowledge of community based child protection approaches, preferably including experience in participatory approaches and child participation methodologies.
  • Good IT skills including the use of Word and database software
  • Demonstrable ability to adapt to changing programme priorities and emergency priorities that may arise
  • Strong self-starter, able to take initiative and adapt to changing circumstances and priorities
  • Positive attitude towards community work with emphasis on the ability to learn from communities and support innovative approaches to problem solving
  • Commitment to Save the Children’s Child Protection Policy.
  • Understanding of the dynamics, local language and context of the refugees is essential

DESIRABLE:

  • Previous experience in working with IA CPIMS is an added advantage.
  • Experience of working with refugee and host communities in a Somali context and other agencies that support Child Protection.
  • Child communication and interviewing skills
  • Ability to adapt to different cultures
  • Experience and skills in management of staff

How to Apply Save the Children Child Protection Officer Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://career.nftconsult.com/job_description_page.php?jaction=ZTE2M2QzNGQ2YjM5NGNhZTlhNzI3M2NlY2FhNWQ2Mzk=

The Closing Date: April 22, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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