CESVI Recruits Program Managers (Child Protection and GBV)-Jobs in Wajir, Mandera and Garissa Kenya 2012
- Works with the community to provide appropriate support services for child survivors of abuse through training and strengthening of referral mechanisms
- Uses participatory methodology within the community to create awareness messages and peer education groups to promote behavior change towards issues of child protection
- Creates and supports Safe Space Centres for Women and Children
- Works with the health care system to train health professionals in Clinical Management of Rape and Caring for Child Survivors
- Responds to emergencies in North Eastern Kenya
- Uses monitoring and evaluation tools to ensure that services and programming for women and children are timely and that the guiding principles of case management are adhered to
- Provides support to vulnerable children who have crossed the border including referral to FTR services
They will not only believe in the rights of children, but also have an interest in promoting the rights of women and girls and human rights in general.
S/he will be a proven team player and will be supported by experienced CESVI staff.
This position is 80% based in the field and so the right person for this position must be comfortable with spending long periods of time in isolated locations.
- Training and mentoring child protection committees in psychosocial first aid, clinical management of rape, caring for child survivors and other response approaches
- Attending local Child Protection and GBV Working Group meetings and reporting pertinent information to the Regional Protection Technical Advisor
- Will take part in the Child Protection Emergency response team and travel to emergencies as and when necessary in North Eastern Kenya
- Create a team of community case manager volunteers
- Use his/her knowledge and background as a social worker to train and mentor social workers working with children
- Ensure accurate data collection, reporting and analysis from program activities
- Produce periodic official reports according to project deadlines and donor-related requests, to be submitted to the Regional Protection Technical Advisor
- Supervise administration, accounting, procurement issues relating to the program
- Carry-out any other duties and/or responsibilities assigned by the Regional Protection Technical Advisor
- Ensure all staff members are fully trained and work well together as a team
- 3 years of experience working with a National or an International NGO in a Managerial role or progressively experienced role
- Previous experience working for NGOs in violence against children and violence against women in a humanitarian context
- Experience in capacity building, training and skills building
- Experience in using participatory learning activities as a facilitator
- Willingness to travel to remote areas
- Very enthusiastic and able to work long hours to achieve the objectives of the programme
- Diplomatic and an effective communicator at all levels
- Ability to work in an international or multicultural environment
- Good IT skills (Windows, Office package and internet)
- Experience in managing finances
- Fluency in English (verbal and written)
Persons qualified for this position are invited to submit their CV (including 3 referees) and COVER LETTER to CESVI to the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject line must include: Assistant Program Manager: Child Protection and GBV
Please include actual salary and expected salary in your cover letter. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Closing date for applications is 1st January 2013.
Cesvi reserves the right to close the vacancy before the above mentioned date in case a large number of applications is received.
This position is dependent of funding.