Retrak Country Child Protection Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Retrak Country Child Protection Officer Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Description

Retrak is a growing faith-based NGO that works with vulnerable children to provide real alternatives to life on the street and exploitative domestic work. We also provide community-based programmes to prevent migration and exploitation.

The Country Child Protection Officer will be responsible for:

  • Leading on child protection, safeguarding and life-skills work across all programmes and projects sites in Addis Ababa, SNNPR and Amhara region (including community work) to ensure all beneficiaries are safeguarded.
  • Delivery and oversight of training and capacity building around the above areas, to equip staff and ensure safe programme delivery and best practice in safeguarding.
  • Managing all Child Protection Reporting requirements for Retrak and donors
  • The position will require regular travel to project sites in SNNPR, Amhara and in Addis Ababa

    Job Requirements

    Qualifications and Experience:

  • Masters in Clinical Psychology or Social work
  • At least 5 years working with vulnerable children
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a senior role managing safe-guarding or child protection

    Essential skills:

  • Strong communication and people management skills
  • Excellent standard of written and verbal English
  • Excellent standard of report writing skills in English
  • Demonstrated abilities in training staff, children and communities
  • Ability to work within the Christian ethos of Retrak and promote this when required.

    How to Apply

  • All qualified applicants can send an application letter and 2-3 page CV to lynn.kay@retrak.org by 16th January, 2019
  • Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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