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National CP and GBV Manager

urfa | Ankara

For Child protection:

  • Conduct Child Protection needs assessments among the affected populations.

  • Support the development of Child Protection in Emergencies (CPiE) programming and contribute to overall Protection programming, including relevant program materials and tools.

  • Manage Child Protection teams across sites to ensure service delivery according to minimum standards.

  • Lead Child Friendly Space (CFS) program to provide psychosocial support and recreational activities for children 4-14 years of age, through CFS centers and mobile teams.

  • Lead Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) to provide psychosocial support, life skills sessions, and skill-building activities for youth 15-18 years of age, through YEP centers and mobile teams.

  • Support CFS and YEP teams to engage parents and conduct parenting skills sessions, as well as other community-based Child Protection awareness sessions and activities.

  • Identify and support local partners to design and implement Child Protection projects.

  • Develop and update capacity-building plan for staff and partners through conducting on-the-job supervision and assessment to evaluate key competencies and training needs.

  • Train CFS Animators, YEP Facilitators, and other Child Protection staff/partners in CPiE, Psychological First Aid (PFA) for Children, Child Protection Case Management, and other relevant trainings as appropriate.

  • Support the development of a Child Protection Policy (CPP) and Child Protection Committees (CPCs) in program sites, with engagement with local leaders and other service providers for promotion of a child-friendly environment.

  • Lead the development of appropriate IEC materials on Child Protection, as well as Protection in general, to build awareness of services and promote key messages.

  • Build mainstreaming of CP prevention and response with service providers and the overall humanitarian response, including through training of service providers and identification and advocacy on Child Protection concerns.

  • Program Management & Coordination Responsibilities

  • Provide continual technical support and monitoring of Child Protection program activities to support capacity-building and ensure minimum standards for CPiE.

  • Support team-building and professional development of staff, including through regular performance appraisals.

  • Ensure participation from beneficiaries in program development, implementation, and evaluation and feedback mechanisms for accountability.

  • Work closely with support departments to support program administration and operations of activities in program sites.

For GBV :

  • Lead assessments to identify protection risks, map points of service for survivors of GBV and vulnerable individuals, and identify points of entry and support structures for reinforcement;
  • Analyze trends of GBV and develop/adjust program strategies to meet needs;
  • Support the expatriate manager in designing program concept notes and proposals;
  • Build capacity of psychosocial workers to offer appropriate referral and support to GBV survivors;
  • Develop and strengthen GBV referral systems;
  • Develop protocols for information collection and sharing;
  • Train GBV staff to become leaders of GBV prevention and response. Trainings include: guiding principles of addressing GBV, GBV case management, community mobilization toward prevention of GBV;
  • Train other program staff to integrate guiding principles and risk mitigation into various sector interventions;
  • Support trainings for healthcare providers, as needed;
  • Coordinate with religious leaders and women's associations to strengthen support and information networks;
  • Compile regular program reports and data;
  • Establish and/or maintain community-based activities for women in all determined project locations.

M&E and Reporting

  • Support the development of appropriate M&E tools and the collection of program data from program sites on a weekly basis.
  • Ensure disaggregated and cumulative tracking of clients/beneficiaries and documentation of all activities and outcomes.
  • Support in identification and tracking of Child Protection & GBV concerns and patterns and trends.
  • Participate in preparation of internal and external reports, including submission of weekly reports and quarterly reports for donors.
  • Maintain program files and documentation as per program management minimum standards, including maintaining the confidentiality of beneficiaries’ data.
  • Ensure programming is on track to meet objectives; report daily on important issues that are cross-cutting and/or require supervisor feedback and decision making by the Protection team.


  • University degree in international relations/development, social science, law, psychology, or another related field; MA/S or other related advanced degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 2 – 3 years of professional experience in humanitarian work, preferably in an emergency context.

  • Substantial experience in Child Protection and/or GBV, including in conflict settings and with IDPs and refugees.

  • Demonstrable technical expertise in the assessment of, design, and delivery of child- youth and Women focused programming, including:

  • Age-specific recreational and psychosocial activities with children;

  • Familiarity with empowerment, life skills, and vocational approaches;

  • Family- and community-based approaches and psychosocial support.

  • Strong experience in training on Child Protection / GBV technical areas with a variety of stakeholders. Experience with capacity-building approaches and building capacities of teams and partners in Child Protection.

  • Experience with participatory approaches and working with vulnerable groups, including gender mainstreaming and with persons with disabilities.

  • Good knowledge and understanding of humanitarian principles, Protection frameworks and tools, and Child Protection minimum standards.

  • Strong program management skills, particularly team-building and problem-solving.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills, and the ability to work within different cultural environments.

  • Flexibility and can cope with stressful workload and working with limited resources.

  • Ability to travel on short notice to project sites.

  • English language proficiency is required and knowledge of Arabic or Turkish or Kourdish language.

Applications should include a detailed CV and a cover letter should be submitted in English with the subject title to following email address, respectively:

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  • Organization: IMC - International Medical Corps
  • Location: urfa | Ankara
  • Grade: Junior - Internationally recruited position - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date: 2015-12-18

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