Capacity Building Coordinator - Child Protection, Rohingya Response

Job ID: RR07021902
No. of Vacancies: 01

The role
The overall role of the Capacity Building Coordinator will be to manage the capacity building plans of the child protection team to ensure a robust, and carefully organized programme of capacity building. Under the supervision of the Child Protection in Emergencies Technical Advisor, the Capacity Building Coordinator will also facilitate introductory child protection trainings and support with a range of technical trainings.

The role holder will work closely with over 170 child protection staff and 360 volunteers to provide a holistic curriculum of learning and development opportunities as well as contributing to ensuring that colleagues have the capacity needed to meet minimum standards and reflect best practice in their work.

Qualifications and experience


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Human rights Law, International Relations, Development Studies or similar;
  • Minimum 03 years’ relevant experience;
  • Experience of child protection in emergencies;
  • Flexible communication style to meet the needs of different audiences;
  • Proven ability to organize large events and coordinate groups;
  • Proven ability to facilitate trainings and other capacity building activities;
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy;
  • A high level of written and spoken English;
  • Commitment to and understanding of child rights, the aims and principles of SC, and humanitarian standards such as the Sphere Charter and the Code of Conduct. In particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support.


  • Experience of working with Save the Children in a humanitarian emergency response
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Human rights Law, International Relations, Development Studies or similar;
  • Thorough knowledge of the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action and related international guidance and standards;
  • Experience or knowledge of working and living in relevant regions/contexts.

Contract length: 12 months with possibility of extension depending on satisfactory performance and availability of funding.

Job Location: Cox’s Bazar

The Organization
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
• No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
• All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
• Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

If you are interested, send your CV and cover letter as a single document to
(You must mention the Job ID in the subject line of your email)

Application deadline: February 16, 2019

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
‘Save the Children promotes diversity in its workforce’
Eligible Candidates form Cox’s Bazar locality are encouraged to apply.