Deadline: Ongoing

Location: Kibondo, Tanzania

Plan International is seeking to fill the role of Child Protection in Emergency Specialist.

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

Responsibilities

  • Case management, including the information management system and transition to Primero V.2 and mobile app rollout when necessary
  • Community-based child protection and PSS elements of the emergency response programme including the implementation of durable solutions in line with best interest procedures
  • Regular protection assessments and analysis, making strategic suggestions for programme design/modification, document of learning
  • Project implementation that is compliant with donor and partner contracts
  • Resource mobilisation in collaboration with the business development team

Requirements

  • Three years, minimum, of experience working in emergencies, particularly on comprehensive case management, best interest assessments and child protection information management system and alternative care arrangements
  • Experience in working in refugee settings and host communities
  • Demonstrated project design, participatory monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Experience in coordination and technical assistance provision at the level of working group/task force or equivalent
  • Proven capacity to train, coach staff and provide supportive supervision
  • Effective team management skills across several locations and operating in a cross cultural structure
  • Strong communication and reporting skills in English
  • Ability to work under high pressure with a great level of personal organisation
  • Good knowledge of and experience in minimum standards for child protection in humanitarian action, inter-agency guidelines on separated and unaccompanied children, case management, mental health and psychosocial support
  • Experience in leading child and youth safeguarding implementation as well as prevention of sexual exploitation abuse

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