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Child Protection Manager- Afghan Nationals Only

Kabul (Afghanistan)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Kabul (Afghanistan)
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
    • Managerial positions
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
  • Closing Date:

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Requisition ID: req8726

Job Title: Child Protection Manager- Afghan Nationals Only

Sector: Protection and rule of law

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Kabul, Afghanistan

Job Description

New Business Development :

  • Provide input into program design and needs analysis for new Child Protection programming
  • Assist in writing and reviewing Child Protection proposals in coordination with Integrated Protection Coordinator

Project Start-up:

  • Work with HR to conduct and finalize recruitment of all open Child Protection positions
  • In collaboration with the Integrated Protection Coordinator, develop project work plans, spending plans, and procurement plans for all Child Protection grants
  • Ensure all team members are oriented to the project outcomes and activities, and clearly know their roles and responsibilities
  • Liaise with the Integrated Protection Coordinator to ensure all staff are trained on their core responsibilities
  • Work with Field Coordinator and Integrated Protection Coordinator to ensure that all governorate-level approvals are obtained prior to start of implementation

Program Management and Implementation :

  • Provide technical guidance and project implementation guidance for Child Protection programs
  • Ensure team members have individual monthly work plans prepared in advance of that month, and update as necessary
  • Promptly identify and recommend solutions to technical issues
  • Ensure that all interventions are in compliance with the IRC’s program strategy, national policies, and CP Minimum Standards
  • Work closely with operations and grants to coordinate to ensure quality, timely, implementation and development of programs, including providing oversight over the budget versus actual, indicator tracking tools, and other grant management tools used by the IRC; participation in monthly grant review meetings; and regular monitoring of internal program purchase request tools
  • Work with team to ensure projects are implemented in conformity with the IRC program frame work promoting and protecting rights, participation, capacity building, partnership, and holistic planning
  • Undertake regular field monitoring visits to assess progress and identify technical quality issues and/or other implementation issues, provide solutions and implement modifications as required

Grant Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Ensure that monitoring and evaluation systems are developed (including indicator tracking sheets) and implemented in all Child Protection programs in collaboration with the M&E team and Integrated Protection Coordinator; and that activity, output and outcomes data are captured in an accurate and efficient manner, and that programs are continually tailored to optimize quality
  • Work with M&E team and Integrated Protection Coordinator to design robust monitoring tools for remote monitoring
  • Ensure all monitoring activities are fully documented, including systematic and timely data collection and reporting as required under the grant and for IRC M&E purposes
  • Contribute to IRC and donor reports as per set schedules (monthly, quarterly and annually) on grant activities, indicators and achievements, and as requested by the Integrated Protection Coordinator

Staff Management and Development:

  • Coach, train, and mentor staff with the aim of strengthening their technical capacity, exchanging knowledge within the team and providing professional development guidance
  • Supervise and mentor direct-report staff, including communicating clear expectations, setting performance objectives, providing regular and timely performance feedback, and providing documented semi-annual performance reviews
  • Promote and monitor staff care and well-being; approve and manage all leave requests to ensure adequate coverage

Representation and Coordination:

  • Build strong relationships with the Ministry and Directorate of Labor, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled (MoLSAMD and DoLSAMD), other government actors and other stakeholders, establishing IRC as a key actor in Child Protection
  • Serve on coordinating bodies and represent IRC in relevant stakeholder meetings at national and provincial level such as the Child Protection Working Group, and Case Management Task force, etc.

Qualifications

  • University degree in social work, child development, psychology, health or a related field, Masters will be preferred. 
  • 5 years of experience in child protection, including experience in emergency or post-conflict project management.
  • Strong project management, staff management and capacity building skills.
  • Strong strategic thinking and writing skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, cultural sensitivity, flexibility, ability to improvise, team player.



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