Child Protection Coordinator

Child Protection Coordinator

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: 4757

Job Title: Child Protection Coordinator

Application deadline: 09.04.2021

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with leadership skills and four years of experience in the humanitarian sector, with at least two years of experience in a similar role.
  • Demonstrable commitment to promoting the children’s right to protection.
  • Experience in project planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting. Good skills in budgeting.
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated decision-making skills.
  • Highly motivated, active, self-starter who can take initiative.
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving the lives of children in the camps and community.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, communication and presentation skills, and capacity to maintain relations with community leaders, community member members, children and youth.
  • Strong understanding of the situation of children in rural and urban communities.
  • Excellent understanding of the complexity of local governance structures in NE Syria and other local stakeholders.
  • Ability to travel independently, including to rural communities and willingness to change work practices and hours and spend time in the field, sometimes in difficult conditions and with limited resources.
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken), strong Kurdish/Arabic skills, written and spoken.
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office, including Outlook for email).
  • Commitment to and understanding of The organization’s aims, values and principles including rights-based approaches.


  • Previous programme designing experience

Job Description:

Programme Management

  • Prepare planning documents (detailed implementation plan, phased budget, HR plan, procurement plan) for his/her locations for the new awards.
  • Facilitate regular team meetings, with the support of the Senior Child Protection Specialist, and ensure effective coordination between team members and with other sectors.
  • Undertake regular visits to the activities to supervise sessions and provide feedback and support.
  • Ensure effective community engagement, outreach, and the establishment and running of community-based child protection mechanisms.
  • Ensure all activities comply with all relevant The organization policies and procedures, including child safeguarding, confidentiality and do no harm principles.
  • Ensure all Child Protection activities are in line with The organization quality standards/benchmarks and NES and SRO approaches.
  • Contribute to the donor reporting.
  • Develop monthly work plans for the team.
  • Provide the accurate context and needs analysis on child protection which support programme design.
  • Supervise and manage team to ensure that the child protection activities are implemented effectively, in line with The organization’s quality standards and approaches.
  • Responsible for submitting all logistical requirements for the specified locations to the Camp and/or Communities Manager on a regular basis.
  • Responsible for maintaining administrative files and all programme documentation, in compliance with donor requirements and internal standards.

MEAL and reporting

  • Ensure attendance databases are updated daily.
  • Work with IM and MEAL teams to ensure data collection is conducted according to The organization SOPs.
  • Ensure the implementation of quality assurance tools.
  • Contribute in preparing quality and timely first draft reports for donors and management, as per the internal and external requirements.
  • Ensure effective monitoring in the assigned location and responsible for implementing feedback and recommendations.

Staff leadership, mentorship, and development

  • Working closely with the HR team, and in coordination with the Senior CP Specialist, to ensure timely recruitment, induction and training of new staff.
  • Together with the Senior Child Protection Specialist, provide guidance and oversight for the child protection team in the specified location, ensuring that staff achieve the program’s expected results on time and within quality standards/benchmarks.
  • Identify learning and training opportunities for The organization staff and work as a mentor for less experienced staff.
  • Develop performance objectives with the Child Protection Officers and provide regular feedback, one-to-ones and performance reviews and support Supervisors to implement performance management initiatives with their staff.
  • Support child protection mainstreaming through induction and trainings of non-CP staff.
  • Convene a regular teams technical meeting in coordination with Senior CP Specialist and where possible Case Management Manager to discuss integration of CP, including CM, with other sectors

Representation and coordination

  • Establish and maintain a strong relationship and liaise with local stakeholders.
  • Ensure safe referrals for the cases identified with child protection concerns.
  • Represent The organization in all relevant camp coordination meetings.

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Duty Station: Al-Hasaka ) AlHol Camp)

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