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.
SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:
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:
- Organization: IMC - International Medical Corps
- Location: urfa | Ankara
- Grade: Junior
- Management, Administration and Finance
- Closing Date: 2015-12-18