Save the Children Regional Child Protection Manager (Children on the Move) Jobs in Kenya

Save the Children Regional Child Protection Manager (Children on the Move) Jobs in Kenya

  • The Regional Programming Unit's over-arching goal for the period 2019 - 2021 is to ensure regional accountability for child rights, with the aim that children in the East and Southern Africa Region (ESAR) are safe and protected. The purpose of the Migration and Displacement pillar is to support the protection of children on the move through the engagement with multi-country/regional institutions to address gaps in policy formulation and implementation and based on the work of CO and partners.

  • The Child Protection Manager (Children on the Move) will lead the M&D pillar by providing strategic technical direction to drive innovative and responsive programming in East and Southern Africa.

  • They will represent Save the Children work with interagency, government and donor partners to ensure it is well-positioned to attach resourcing to enable the delivery of high-quality programming for children in the region.

  • They also oversee the running and coordination of the Migration and Displacement staff and projects within the Regional Programmes Unit.

  • 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


  • Master's degree in child protection, social work, or community

  • At least 5- 6 years' experience working in child protection service delivery, coordination, or technical support especially children on the move at the country level.

  • Proven business development and resource mobilization experience.

  • Significant experience in program management including having budget oversight of complex regional/ multicounty projects.

  • 3 years managing delivery through partners

  • Strong experience working on migration and displacement including experience working closely with national or regional government structures.

  • Previous leadership and staff management experience.

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Proven ability to develop strong working relationships with a range of stakeholders at different levels and varied backgrounds.


  • Experience with Save the Children, especially in terms of member relationships

  • Distance management experience.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Regional Child Protection Manager (Children on the Move) Jobs in Kenya

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