Technical Specialist - Child Participation

Job Description

Title: Technical Specialist - Child Participation

Company Name: Save the Children

Vacancy: 1

Location: Dhaka

Salary: Negotiable

Experience:
∎ At least 5 years
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following business area(s):NGO, Development Agency

Published: 2 Apr 2024

Education:
∎ Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Education, International Development, Law, or a related field.
∎ Master’s degree in Social Sciences, Education, International Development, Law, or a related field.

Requirements:

Additional Requirements:
∎ at least 5 years in child participation, child rights programming, or related areas, with experience working with communities and stakeholders to promote child participation initiatives.
∎ In-depth understanding of child rights and participation: the candidate must have a solid understanding of the principles of children's rights and participation, including familiarity with the UNCRC and Save the Children's child rights programming approach.
∎ Proficiency in participatory tools and approaches: skills in employing participatory tools and child-friendly methodologies for engaging children in planning, monitoring, and evaluation processes are required.
∎ Experience in program planning and design: Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing programs that promote child rights to protection and child participation within strategic planning frameworks.
∎ Advocacy and policy influence: Ability to use program outcomes for advocating policy changes at various levels to enhance child participation.
∎ at least 5 years in child participation, child rights programming, or related areas, with experience working with communities and stakeholders to promote child participation initiatives.
∎ In-depth understanding of child rights and participation: the candidate must have a solid understanding of the principles of children's rights and participation, including familiarity with the UNCRC and Save the Children's child rights programming approach.
∎ Proficiency in participatory tools and approaches: skills in employing participatory tools and child-friendly methodologies for engaging children in planning, monitoring, and evaluation processes are required.
∎ Experience in program planning and design: Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing programs that promote child rights to protection and child participation within strategic planning frameworks.
∎ Advocacy and policy influence: Ability to use program outcomes for advocating policy changes at various levels to enhance child participation.

Responsibilities & Context:
∎ No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
∎ All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
∎ Violence against children is no longer tolerated.
∎ Save the Children invites applications for the above-mentioned position. We are committed to equal employment opportunities, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, disability, age, or beliefs and religion. We are committed to diversifying our staff to better represent the communities we serve and actively welcome underrepresented groups to apply.
∎ The position is contingent upon donor approval.
∎ The Opportunity
∎ As the Technical Specialist for Child Participation within the Shishuder Jonno Program, this role is essential in shaping and guiding child participation and child rights governance initiatives, aligning with Save the Children’s child participation and child rights governance thematic strategy. This position is crucial in facilitating the implementation of child-led activities, engagement of children, and ensuring children’s voices are actively included in governance processes. Operating under the supervision of the Manager-Child Protection and in collaboration with the Child Rights Governance sector, the Technical Specialist will provide expert support and oversight, ensuring the integration of child participation across the Shishuder Jonno program and the Save the Children’s Bangladesh Country Office for mainstreaming child participation. This role is instrumental in promoting child-led advocacy, enhancing child-friendly governance, and fostering the development of children as agents of change within their communities and beyond. The incumbent will uphold the technical standards in child rights governance interventions and assist the Manager-Child Protection with planning, monitoring, and implementation at the field level activities for advancing the program's objectives towards child empowerment and participation.
∎ The Organization
∎ We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the rights of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
∎ We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030.
∎ No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
∎ All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
∎ Violence against children is no longer tolerated.
∎ We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Employment Status: Full Time

Job Location: Dhaka

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Please apply using a cover letter and an up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations

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Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview



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Company Information:
∎ Save the Children
∎ House No. CWN (A) 35, Road No.43 Gulshan-2. Dhaka-1212 Bangladesh

Address::
∎ House No. CWN (A) 35, Road No.43 Gulshan-2. Dhaka-1212 Bangladesh

Application Deadline: 20 Apr 2024

Category: NGO/Development

Source: bdjobs.com

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