Child Protection/ PSS Technical Advisor
Location: IRAQ/ KRI
Start Date: ASAP
Period: 8 Months
Deadline for Application: March 18 2018
Terre des Hommes Italy is seeking for an Child Protection Manager to manage the activities of a Child Protection Unit in Kurdistan Region of Iraq and Ninewa area in Iraq- . TdH Italy has already ongoing projects focused on Child Protection through Psychosocial support activities conducted in a CFS
Effectively manage daily program, including planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluating, and reporting. Conduct routine project needs assessments and program reviews to ensure successful implementation and donor compliance
Provide direct technical support and capacity building to Tdh staff, in training development, in program implementation, , with support from Tdh expert and consultant .
In agreement with the TDH ITALIA Country representative , participate in relevant local coordination groups and share Information with the Country representative.
Strengthen inter agency collaboration and referral/counter referral
Support the project managers to increase the quality of PSS intervention with a special focus on children affected by the conflict and displaced experience and the role of psychologists in the child protection units. This include also capacity building and development of specific tools.
Inform his/her team about important cultural issues and sensitivities to consider in relation to PSS/protection to refugees and IDPs,
Contribute to the development and implementation of new CP interventions
Establish systematic data collection for reports. Take a lead in writing CP proposal and report to of all donor
To maintain good communications and to coordinate with local authorities, and with other actors within the camp
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED
Significant experience on a similar position
Background in psychology, mental health or similar field
Outstanding personal resilience and experience from working in stressful situations
Demonstrated skills and experience with PSS project management
Training and supervision experience required
Strong organizational and supervisory skills
Capacity to create relationships with the communities
Honest, hard-working and a self-motivated person
Ability to work with minimum support
Reactivity, anticipation, adaptability and capacity to take initiatives to changing requirements
Good communication skills
A University or Master degree in, human rights, psychology, international law and/or another directly-related field in child protection is required.
A minimum of two year of relevant work experience in project management in child protection, and/or other related areas is required.
Prior experience at the international level and in Middle East or Humanitarian Crisis Areas is considered an asset.
Prior experience in education program development and management/humanitarian response in a UN system agency or organization is an asset. •Fluency in English (written & verbal) is required. Knowledge of Arabic, is considered an asset.
How to apply:
Send your cv and cover letter with at least three references, to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject CP/PSS IRAQ by the March, 18th 2018. Just candidates sending the requested documents will be considered for the recruitment process. Candidates invited to interview will receive an email. Unsuccessful candidates at this stage will not receive a response.