CPiE (Child Protection in Emergency) Lead

Job Description

Title: CPiE (Child Protection in Emergency) Lead

Company Name: Plan International Bangladesh

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ The qualified candidate will be a child protection in emergencies professional with relevant degree in public health, psychology, anthropology, social work or equivalent.

Experience Requirements:
∎ 3 to 5 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Re-advertisement
∎ Based at Cox`s Bazar

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Programme Development and Learning support - 35%
∎ Develop a protection program plan, concept papers, and proposals in respect of the above and to support resource mobilization to meet the ambition of the Cox's Strategy and ensure quality of donor reporting. This work requires close collaboration with business development and programme personnel. This position will coordinate with project and programme teams and will work as focal point for any Protection and CPiE concept note and proposal development for Cox's Bazar. This role also includes design most appropriate protection interventions based on the outcomes of assessments and the context; advices necessary adjustment of the current interventions to make it more relevant towards needs of the Rohingya and host communities.
∎ Ensure that issues of gender, education, DRR, SRHR, Livelihood and conflict sensitivity (taking into consideration of the government controls) are factored into the program design; Ensure Plan's guidelines and UN protection cluster standards are considered in designing project and programme.
∎ Work in close collaboration with other program specialists (i.e. EiE, YEE, SRHR, Gender, Livelihood) to ensure that protection interventions build upon each other and linked in to/integrated part of the overall Cox's Programme Strategy
∎ Carry out continuous review; assess and update the protection situation (including, but not limited to - depending on the context - the forms of violence, exploitation and abuse in relation to sexual violence, separated children, early and forced child marriage, child trafficking and other relevant circumstances affecting child and young people vulnerability to violence, exploitation and abuse) covering both Rohingya and host communities. Engage with M&E Specialist to design and develop appropriate surveillance, monitoring and evaluation systems for protection interventions and provide training on the same to field implementation team.
∎ Review and define aims and objectives of the overall protection program in alignment with the overall programme strategy of Cox's Bazar Programme.
∎ Technical support in programme management and implementation - 35%
∎ Work closely with the relevant implementation manager(s) i.e. Programme Managers, and relevant project managers (all projects which have protection component or impact) at Plan and partners and support them to ensure that the implementation of relevant activities are planned and implemented in a phased and prioritised manner in full consultation and co-ordination with all relevant agencies both governmental and non-governmental.
∎ Provide technical guidance and direction to Plan's and partner's implementation team for effective planning, implementation and monitoring of agreed protection plans including the psychosocial recovery (care) and assistance to vulnerable children and their families.
∎ Ensure cooperation and integration with GBV and Child Protection programmes through working with the other project managers and team
∎ Make frequent field visits to monitor implementation of activities, identify opportunities and constraints and any adjustments needed including additional staffing or staff training.
∎ Ensure rigorous implementation of quality and accountability mechanisms; develop relevant guidelines and build capacity of the field team on the same.
∎ Capacity Building of national staff members & Partner NGO/organizations staffs: 10%

∎ Support management in devising TNA tool, carry out TNA to identify the capacity gaps of staff at Plan and setting a realistic capacity building plan for staff of Plan as well as partner organizations.
∎ Design training module and facilitate session for staff based on the identified needs; sourcing support from CO technical team or Global Hub for the same in consultation with the Head of Cox's & CHT Programme.
∎ Source required budget for the capacity building initiatives by provision the same in new grants proposal; cluster capacity building initiatives and working with the Programme Managers and HROD team at Cox's Bazar for capacity building planning.
∎ Coordinate and/or implement training and briefing of Plan staff, partners, and other key stakeholders on GVB, child protection and/or related issues.
∎ Information, Co-ordination and Representation: 20%
∎ Provide regular updates to Head of Cox's Bazar & CHT Programme, Director- Programme management & implementation and other members of Cox's team on progress, priorities and constraints - verbally and in writing on an agreed frequency.
∎ Represent Plan to governmental and non-governmental groups as needed and agreed with the Head of Cox's Bazar & CHT Programme.
∎ Representation of Plan International and active participation in protection sector meetings and relevant sub sectors/working groups
∎ Brief updates and reports on sectoral activities/strategies to PIB management, donors and other stakeholders. Notify PIB management about any change in protection related contextual updates i.e RRRC or CIC regulations, UNHCR or Sector updates which may have potential impact on PIB works in camp and host communities
∎ Build relationships with other institutions i.e Save, Care, World Vision, IRC, NRC, DRC, ECHO field office etc and collect information in any partnership opportunities and funding opportunities.
∎ Ensures that Plan International's global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International's Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures

Additional Requirements:
∎ At least 3-5 years' experience working of child protection in emergencies, particularly assessing, designing, developing and implementing leading Protection Programme (with case management, GBV, CBCP) for refugee/ displaced people. Experience in developing technical guides, tools and manuals. Experience developing participative tools will be highly considered. Experience of working in refugee settings and in host communities is desirable. Extensive knowledge of CPiE program design and implementation including monitoring and evaluation. Knowledge of international humanitarian standards and codes of conduct. Demonstrated effective communication, analytical and problem- solving skills. Experience in coordination and technical assistance provision at the level of working group/task force or equivalent. Significant experience in working with the NGO partners and local government in Child Protection programs in similar emergency contexts, especially in Cox's Bazar is desirable. Proven experience in developing capacity building initiatives for staff and different stakeholders on various child protection aspects is an essential requirement for the position. Proven experience in proposal development and programme design and implementation as well as assessments

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 10 Aug 2022

Company Information:
∎ 2 Aug 2022
∎ Plan International Bangladesh
∎ Business : Founded 80 years ago, Plan International is one of the oldest and largest children`s development organisations in the world. We work in 52 countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty. In 2015, Plan International worked with 100 million children in 85,282 communities. Plan International is independent, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations but having a vision of a world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that respect people`s rights and dignity.
Plan International has been operating in Bangladesh since 1994. Plan International seeks to ensure the rights of children to education, health, safe water and sanitation, protection, youth social and economic empowerment and climate change, environmental degradation and natural or man-made disaster hazards throughout the country.

Category: NGO/Development

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