IsraAID Child Protection Technical Advisor - Jobs in Kenya

IsraAID Child Protection Technical Advisor - Jobs in Kenya


About the Program

IsraAID’s Child Protection program was established in Kenya in 2014, and in 2017 in Uganda and South Sudan.

IsraAID’s Child Protection activities focus on strengthening community-based child protection and support mechanisms. IsraAID works with parents’ committees, child protection committees, and community-based organizations to reinforce community-based systems of identification, prevention, response, and referral of child protection needs.

The technical advisor will also take a major role in resource development and strategic planning, leading the development of concept notes, work plans, and project proposals.

Main Responsibilities

Staff and Program Support

  • Develop training content for child protection and related issues, working in close coordination with IsraAID technical advisors and in-country teams;
  • Develop guidelines and manuals, including a comprehensive framework for IsraAID’s approach to child protection;
  • Provide regular support, supervision, and mentorship to field staff;
  • Facilitate training for field staff.

    Planning, Development, Partnerships, and Coordination

  • Liaise with relevant partners and develop new partnerships;
  • Work with IsraAID Programs and Development departments based in HQ, along with in-country teams to develop high-quality concept notes and proposals;
  • Support strategic planning, including the development of annual work plans;
  • Participate and represent IsraAID at inter-agency working groups and coordination mechanisms.

    Reporting, monitoring and evaluation

  • Lead and support Child Protection assessments using best practices and tools in line with international standards. Coordinate with other IsraAID thematic areas and/or other external sector agencies, ensuring assessment findings are documented and that all assessments include a specific analysis of children’s needs.
  • Support development of M&E frameworks;
  • Supervise monitoring of project implementation and data collection, which is done by field staff;
  • Support development of relevant tools and train staff on these tools;
  • Support staff in adopting data management systems including CPIMS;
  • Generate quality reports.

    Other Tasks

  • Any other duty as may be
    assigned by the Country Director.

    Skills, Experience, and Requirements
  • An academic degree in a relevant field (e.g. Social Work, Clinical Psychology, Counselling, Community Social Work, etc.). A Master’s level degree will be preferred;
  • At least 6 years of relevant work experience with focus on Child Protection, preferably in forced displacement contexts;
  • Experience working in hardship areas, emergency settings or fragile states will be desirable;
  • Willingness and availability to travel to field operations, while based in Nairobi;
  • Experience in developing and facilitating training;
  • Experience in strategic planning, proposal writing, program development;
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation is preferred;
  • Proven capacity to supervise, and coach staff;
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports;
  • Ability to represent the organization when liaising with donors and other stakeholders;
  • A team player, collaborative and with the ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds;
  • Politically and culturally sensitive;
  • A high level of written and spoken English;
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of IsraAID;
  • Familiarity with CPIMS will be desirable;
  • IT skills – Microsoft office suite.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 10th July 2019
  • At least two references are required.
  • Applications will only be accepted through the online application form.
  • Only eligible applicants will be answered.
  • For more information and job application details, see; IsraAID Child Protection Technical Advisor - Jobs in Kenya

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