Plan International Bangladesh invites qualified and committed individuals to fill the following position:

Community Based Child Protection & Case Management Coordinator
Competitive salary and benefits package will be offered to the deserving candidate

The role:
Based in Teknaf, The scope of the coordinator position is to ensure child protection mechanism strengthening through the establishment of PSS activities for children and youth, youth engagement and community based group empowerment and provision of specialised case management (CM) services for children at risk of and survivors of violence and abuse. Communication with community and case management are the core components of the program, including awareness raising activities (sessions, broad cast), life skills, advocacy activities to promote CPIE standards and providing case management services to vulnerable children.

The major responsibilities of this position holder will probe around:

  • Provide technical support to ensure quality implementation of the CBCP & Case Management component of the CPiE response:
    • Supervise and provide ongoing mentoring to CBCP and Case Management officers on the preparation of life skills and awareness raising sessions (CPIE, youth engagement, GBV, SHRH, UASC, DRR) and case management activities. This includes reviewing and contributing to the development of programmatic tools, designing training session and development of IEC material.
  • Staff Capacity Building.
    • In coordination with the Project Manager and/or Specialist, design and facilitate staff capacity building plan
    • Carry out performance appraisals
    • Provide on-the-job coaching and support to the staff (of Plan International and partner organization) in technical aspects of the program
  • Coordination:
    • External Representation: He/she represents Plan International in the Communicating with Communities Working Group, Protection Working Group and relevant Task Forces as needed in Teknaf and camp level and, when needed, in Cox’s Bazar.
    • Staff meeting in Cox’s Bazar and Teknaf
  • Budget/Asset Management
  • Direct and Indirect Reports
  • Communications Requirement
  • Risk Management

The person:

Knowledge

  • University degree in social work, psychology, social sciences or related field.
  • Previous experience working in Child Friendly Space (recreational activities), engagement with community based groups and youth clubs, Awareness raising activities, advocacy and case management.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of humanitarian principles and established international child protection.
  • Minimum of 2 years working in a development or humanitarian context is required. Experience in working with refugees or IDPs is an asset.
  • Proven experience in coordination of project activities, staff supervision and monitoring of activities related to work with children and young people.

Skills

  • Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train local staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills. Able to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of Plan. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills.
  • Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to Plan's core values and humanitarian principles.
  • Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances including stress, high security risks and harsh living conditions. Works and lives with a flexible, adaptable and resilient manner.
  • Fluency in English and Bangla (both reading and writing) is required. Knowledge of Chittagong language and or Burmese is an asset.
  • Prior experience of working in greater Chittagong Division and knowledge of Chittagong or Rohingya is a plus

Duration of the position is 12 Months

To Apply:
Interested candidates meeting the above requirements should apply online by 12th June 2019 at: Plan International Bangladesh: Career. Please click on Job Description for details regarding the job. Early submission is strongly encouraged as application collection and selection process will go simultaneously. Only short listed candidates will be communicated for interview. Any form of persuasion in the selection process will automatically disqualify the candidacy.

Women are highly encourage to apply

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As a child-centred development organisation, committed to the wellbeing of children and to supporting the Convention on the Rights of the Child, we do not tolerate child abuse.

We are an equal opportunities employer