Save the Children Child Protection Officer Jobs in Kenya

Save the Children Child Protection Officer Jobs in Kenya

Role Purpose:

  • The BID/CP Officer has the responsibility to initiate, oversee and support the implementation of BIA/BID process, child protection strategies and activities at the camp level. The BID/CP Officer will be responsible for supervising and managing the work of and providing guidance to the Community based workers.

  • In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Graduate degree in social work / social sciences or equivalent with preferably 5 years work experience in social work or with development-related organizations.


  • Demonstrated ability to handle to a large BID/Case management case load

  • Good communication skills with fluency in written and spoken English and Kiswahili

  • 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

  • Some experience of representation and ability to represent SC
    effectively in external forums.

  • Knowledge of institutional donors and experience of developing proposals

  • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports

  • A high level of written and spoken English

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with experience working in multicultural, multi -location, values driven teams.

  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children International’s aims, values and principles.


  • Experience and skills in management of staff

  • Strong understanding and experience of Case management process

  • Experience in designing and facilitating training sessions

  • Experience in working in an insecure environment

  • Experience in documenting and presenting BID cases in an interagency panel

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Child Protection Officer Jobs in Kenya

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