Catholic Relief Services Senior Project Officer - Child Protection Jobs in Kenya
Catholic Relief Services Senior Project Officer - Child Protection Jobs in KenyaJob DescriptionVacancy title:
Senior Project Officer -Child Protection Type: Full time, Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Administrative & Office Jobs at:
Catholic Relief ServicesDeadline of this Job:
14th November 2019 Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East AfricaSummarySalary
: Not DisclosedJob Details
Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality.
CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance and peacebuilding. Grade: 8 .Job Responsibilities: Support coordination, implementation, and monitoring of all FCI activities that focus on prevention and response to SVAC and child protection as outlined in the detailed implementation plan in line with CRS program quality principles and standards, donor requirements, and good practices.
Coordinate FCI activities being implemented at MWENDO CRS level (above site) including trainings on SVAC 101, Child Safeguarding, Changing Boys Into Men as well as coordination of trainings for the justice sector service providers (magistrates, probation officers, prosecutors etc) to enhance child protection in target project sites.
Monitor and report any challenges and/or gaps identified to inform adjustments to FCI plans and implementation schedules. Assist LIPs in their efforts to reflect on project experiences.
Support accountability through coordination of FCI activities and assisting implementing FBOs in their efforts to collect and analyze SVAC data per specified mechanisms and tools. Collaborate with FBOs to prepare reports per established reporting schedule.
Collect information on technical assistance needs of the implementing FBOs and their networks. Provide technical support and monitor capacity building and technical support activities to ensure effective impact and strengthened child protection systems and structures.
Strategic faith thinking as demonstrated in ability to plan and implement faith interventions in the short and medium term but with an eye for long term impact
Good relationship management skills and the ability to work closely with FBOs and their networks and community members and inspire teamwork among diverse partners without direct supervisory responsibilities
Analysis and problem-solving skills with ability to make sound judgment
Good relationship management skills and the ability to work closely with local partners
Presentation, facilitation, training, mentoring, and coaching skills
Proactive, results-oriented and service-oriented
Attention to details, accuracy and timeliness in executing assigned responsibilitie
Master’s Degree in Social Science, Public Health, or a related field.
Minimum of 5 years of work experience in child protection, community-based care, and OVC programming and for an NGO.
Demonstrated experience in the child protection sector in Kenya and involvement with governmental social protection systems, processes and service delivery models in Kenya.
Experience working in consortiums with both international and local NGO partners preferred.
Deep understanding of different administrative and non-administrative systems of accessing and working with faith leaders from different religions and denominations
Technical and staff supervision experience a plus.
Experience monitoring projects and collecting relevant data.
Job Education Requirements: Not Specified
Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified
Job application procedure
Written applications indicating the reference number of position applied for and CV including day-time contact phone numbers, as well as names and contact information of three references should reach the below-mentioned by Close of Business Wednesday November 14, 2019.
Human Resources Manager
Catholic Relief Services
Note: Catholic Relief Services (CRS) does not charge any fees from applicants for any recruitment. Further, CRS has not retained any agent in connection with this recruitment
CRS’ recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation
CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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