Child Protection Officer

Job Description

Title: Child Protection Officer

Company Name: World Vision Bangladesh Rohingya Crisis Response (WV BRCR)

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Ukhia)

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor’s degree preferably in any discipline preferably in Social science/Social welfare/ Psychology/Anthropology/Law/Gender studies.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 3 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Motivate and sustain teamwork among child protection assistants, data entry clerks, case workers, outreach workers, adolescent social hubs instructors and CFS volunteers for greater ministry impact, in the community
∎ Develop internal system for identification of children needs during activities and ensure linkage between children services and other partners and stakeholders activities including CFS, adolescent and youth clubs among others
∎ Set up child help desk and clearly link it to the referral pathway while providing the necessary advice and support to children, community, and other stakeholders on child participation, psychosocial support, as well as CFS implementation and all its integrated programs
∎ Work with the community and camp leadership to select mixed gender volunteers, care givers/animators/facilitators, case workers and outreach reach workers.
∎ In coordination with the sector lead, CP Coordinator and CP Manager recruit appropriate CP assistant, case workers, outreach workers, CFS volunteers and data clerks as may be needed for all CP related projects
∎ Conduct staff and volunteers training and regular coaching on required topics, including Child Protection, CFS management, communication with children, BIA, Case management, PFA, creative activities, positive discipline, life skills and use of local traditional materials.
∎ Plan CP mainstreaming with other response staff to implement project activities that adhere to the Do-Assure-Don't- Do Framework recommended for Peace building and Conflict Sensitivity.
∎ Disseminate WVI and CPSS sub sector CP tools and guideline, protocols and SOPs to all the team members and ensure they do understand the tools
∎ Conduct orientation on CP and PSEA codes of conduct, display them in all sites and ensure every new staff sign and volunteer, visitors, and casuals involved in children activities adhere to them.
∎ Map potential local or community level CP partner , Identify their strengths and capacity gaps and develop a capacity building plan for them
∎ Support Child Protection Committees to be functioning through training, coaching on CP related topics such as referrals, response and prevention of VAC, and case management including child marriage and trafficking.
∎ Conduct regular meetings ( weekly based with staff and monthly based meeting parents, volunteers and community leaders and use it as coaching opportunities on CP issues
∎ Conduct monthly parents meeting to share the achievements of children
∎ Together with CPiE Coordinator, and CP lead, create awareness raising messages (IEC) for parents about child protection, child care and psychosocial impact on parents and children
∎ Document any feedback provided by parents or children about children activities, and take actions to improve or feed into programming
∎ Represent WV Bangladesh Refugee Program in child protection, Camp coordination, Peace Building, participation and psychosocial coordination meetings at the Camp level and establish strategic partnerships with other organizations
∎ Establish and liaise closely with other partners, agencies and local leaders regarding project activities to ensure and promote a coordinated approach to project implementation, including participation in relevant workshops, meetings and to keep the CP lead and Coordinator informed
∎ Share relevant information on child protection to support advocacy initiatives
∎ Establish appropriate contacts with local counterparts at all levels
∎ Work with the CP Coordinator and finance officer in preparation of budgets, financial projections, expenditure monitoring and preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial and narrative reports and submit them within the agreed timeframe to appropriate people.
∎ Support preparation of requisitions for appropriate project supplies in line with approved DIPs from time to time.
∎ Timely Implementation of activities according to approved budget budgets,
∎ Develop procurement and activities’ plan to guide financial projections.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Clear Understanding on the issues project has to work on.
∎ Knowledge on the rohingya refugee crisis and Response
∎ Good conceptual and practical skill to design proposals and concept notes
∎ Good knowledge and skills in budget forecasting and tracking
∎ Good training or facilitation skills
∎ Community engagement and participation
∎ Good communication and networking skills
∎ Ability to speak Chittagong/Rohingya Bengali, English both written and verbal is an added advantage.
∎ Competent in using MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint presentation
∎ Ability to work under stressful condition and adaptive to local culture and situation
∎ Must be willing and able to travel in camp location five days in a week.
∎ Project locations are in remote areas in rohingya camp.

Salary: Negotiable

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Mobile bill, Medical allowance, Weekly 2 holidays, Insurance
∎ Festival Bonus: 1

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 10 Aug 2022

Company Information:
∎ 31 Jul 2022
∎ World Vision Bangladesh Rohingya Crisis Response (WV BRCR)
∎ Address : Sayeman Heritage Residence, Second Floor, Block - B, Sayeman Road, Baharchora, Cox's Bazar -4700
∎ Web : http://www.wvi.org/bangladesh

Category: NGO/Development

: World Vision is committed to first do no harm to children or adult beneficiaries, to respect the rights of all beneficiaries, and to uphold the best interests of children as a primary consideration in all actions and decisions; accordingly all the recruits will go through specific checks and compliance procedures in accordance to its Child and Adult Safeguarding Policy. World Vision Bangladesh has zero tolerance towards incidents of violence or abuse against children or adults, including sexual exploitation or abuse, committed either by employees or others affiliated with our work. World Vision Bangladesh as Child Safe Organization discourages anyone to apply with prior record of conviction related with child neglect, abuse and exploitation.Any personal persuasion will result in disqualification.Please don't send hard copy of CV.Only short-listed candidates will be called for interview. Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

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