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Save the Children invites applications for the following positions under an urgent response program to recent Rohingya Crisis in Bangladesh. We are working in different locations in Cox’s Bazar, providing vital services to displaced Rohingya peoples, including distributing the food, shelter, water & sanitation, education, health, nutrition, and child protection needs of the Rohingya refugees, particularly of the children.

Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Minimum requirements will be flexible for the potential female candidates. We are hiring staff on urgent basis, please apply if you can start your work within short notice of time.

Senior Child Protection Officer
Number of position: 2
Job Nature: Contractual
Contract Duration: 6 months, possibility of extension depending on availability of funding and performance
Job Location: Cox’s Bazar

Responsibilities:
The Senior Child Protection Officer has the responsibility for managing Save the Children’s child protection team and all associated activities in a specific area or zone, acting as the key field level representative of Save the Children in the location. This includes supervising the team in the assessment, coordination, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of the child protection intervention, and ensuring coordination between case management services, child friendly space activities, and community based child protection to deliver one integrated child protection system, in coordination with other agencies. S/He will

  • Ensure effective community engagement, outreach, and the establishment and running of community based child protection mechanisms.
  • Ensure all activities comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures including child safeguarding, confidentiality and do no harm principles.
  • Identify learning and training opportunities for Save the Children staff, support trainings and support
  • Undertake regular visits to all project activities to supervise sessions and provide feedback and support
  • Act as the focal point for all external visits to child protection activities, ensuring that all media visits are in line with child protection and safeguarding principles and policies.
  • Coordinate with community leaders; local authorities relevant to child protection; the lead Camp Management agency and; UN agencies related to child protection
  • Management of volunteer payments, expenses and other financial requirements in the project location, ensuring all transactions are in line with Save the Children finance and compliance requirements
  • Responsible for maintaining administrative files and all programme documentation, in compliance with donor requirements and internal standards.
  • Support in preparing quality and timely reports for donors and management, as per the internal and external requirements.
  • Ensure all MEAL data collection is up-to-date and that Case Trackers, CFS databases and other data collection tools are utilised effectively
  • Ensure effective monitoring, learning and accountability mechanisms in the location, and responsible for implementing feedback and recommendations

Requirements:

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience within a development organization, and at least two years’ experience in a management position.
  • Experience working in child protection programmes, Experience in interviewing and reporting of development works and in documenting, analyzing and summarizing qualitative data.
  • Basic knowledge in child rights and child protection issues in Bangladesh.
  • Have Problem solving and decision making competency.
  • Communication & networking skill. Good working knowledge on using MS Office, and internet.
  • Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline

If you are interested, please send your CV with 2 professional referee details at

career.bangladesh@savethechildren.org

(You must mention the position title at subject line of your email)

Application deadline: May 21, 2018

Only short listed candidates will be invited for interview
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