International Rescue Committee Child Protection Officer - Emergency Response Jobs in Nigeria

International Rescue Committee Child Protection Officer - Emergency Response Jobs in Nigeria



The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, IRC offers life-saving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster.


At work today in more than 40 countries and in 22 U.S. cities, IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted by conflict or disaster. IRC leads the way from harm to home.


Responsibilities


  • S/he will need to coordinate with the Case workers, CP assistants and other relevant technical sectors, to ensure a rapid, proportionate and effective response.
  • S/he will closely work with the child protection committee members to ensure that they are addressing child protection concerns within their respective communities.
  • S/he will coordinate the monthly child protection committee meetings to ensure that they are addressing child protection concerns within their respective communities.
  • Work closely with SHLS and SAFE facilitators and Make referrals of the registered children in need of care and protection
  • Ensure that children are followed up and receiving proper case management.
  • Ensure that cases are prepared for case discussions/ case management meetings
    In collaboration with the CP coordinator conduct trainings for the partner staff, the ministry staff and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure that all activities under his/her supervision are conducted so as to comply with the obligations of the IRC beneficiaries, staff and other stakeholders under his/her jurisdiction, in accordance system of quality supervision, including the CPiE minimum standard and SPHERE standards.

    Program implementation and development:

  • Identify gaps in service provision to children identified and documented, with a special attention to UASC and proactively referring and advocate for those gaps to relevant in coordination with the CP Manager
    Together with the case workers, ensure vulnerability of the identified and registered children are responded to involvement of the community where appropriate ensuring the best interest of the child.
  • Establish/maintain a regular system of project evaluation and progress monitoring, using both qualitative and quantitative indicators, data collection, feeding into program adjustments and regular
    reporting as well as advocacy and new programme development
    Coordinate with the CP sub sector (Coordination at the field level) in order to assure that adequate and children centered solutions are taken in consideration in the strategic planning of activities

    Reporting:

  • Ensure the cases that are identified and registered are captured correctly and shared with the M&E officer.

    Professional Standards:

  • All IRC staff are required to adhere to THE IRC Way Standards for Professional Conduct and the IRC country employment policies.
  • Uphold the IRC Child Safeguarding Policy and ensure the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in the workplace and communities of intervention.


    Requirements


  • Technical diploma or degree in Social Work, Human Rights, or related degree preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year experience of implementing child protection programs, preferable social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
  • Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
    Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well and work in cross-cultural setting.
  • Fluency in English and/or (other languages) preferred or required


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th April, 2019.


    For more information and job application details, see; International Rescue Committee Child Protection Officer - Emergency Response Jobs in Nigeria


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