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Child Safeguarding & Child Protection Officer

Save the Children

Child Safeguarding & Child Protection Officer

Save the Children
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Myanmar - Kayin State
Full Time
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10 May 2021

Experience level

Experienced Non-Manager

Job Function

Strategy, Planning

Min Education Level

Bachelor Degree

Job Description

Child Safeguarding policy and procedures are applied throughout Mon/Kayin Region programs and partners and lead Child Protection activities in Sponsorship project area.

  • Support Child Safeguarding focal to ensure that the child safeguarding mechanisms are in place and are subject to continuous monitoring and review.
  • Support the overall implementation of the safeguarding policy to the staff and volunteer activities including partner organisations.
  • Support safeguarding concerns are responded and reported safely, efficiently and effectively in line with the policy.
  • Undertake safeguarding investigations if required, sometimes in challenging environments and standards, in cooperation with the field Leads and National Safeguarding Lead
  • Work closely with partner organisations to develop and implement safeguarding policy/procedures.
  • Ensuring staff, partners, beneficiaries and representatives access to advice and support.
  • Provide timely the all mandatory induction to complete for all new joining staff

 

Safe Programming

  • Support to identify potential risks to children and adult in all project activities and events, working with programme teams to plan mitigating measures and assign staff to be responsible for the implementation.
  • Support regional CSG focal to provide and available the necessary tools and knowledge in relevant with local context and policy guidance.
  • Support the safer programming process in Mon/Kayin region especially in Sponsorship project area – Hpa-An.

Capacity Building

  • Support / Deliver a suite of contextualised training/workshops as to enable staff with key responsibilities to undertake their roles and mainstream safeguarding functions.
  • Support to build the capacity of the CSG Focal persons to be deliver CSG inductions/trainings, and to manage & undertake investigations.
  • Ensure all staff and volunteer receive and sign on safeguarding and fraud policy and documented.
  • Ensuring a clear and pragmatic reporting and referral system of alleged abuse. Perform other tasks as assigned by your supervisor.

 

Child Protection

  • Work as focal person for Child Protection Program.
  • Coordinate with Programme Coordinator and other Project Officers in preparing township work plan and budget estimation
  • Conduct thematic/sector specific skills  building sessions among community members  and other stakeholders in area of assignment
  • Collect program data for operations research as needed.
  • Work closely with the Project Assistants and Community Development Facilitators to achieve the core program objectives both in qualitative and quantitative aspects.
  • Build up the capacity of the Project Assistants and Community Development Facilitators on child safeguarding and child protection.
  • Monitor and document the  progress of project activities in geographic area/s of assignment
  • Prepare and submit reports for the assigned tasks and programs regularly
  • Carry out other tasks assigned by the supervisors as required.

Child Safeguarding Responsibility

  • Ensure compliance with all aspects of procurement process and stock keeping processes that aim to prevent the supplier who may potentially be unsuited for work in a child-focused organization; and proactively identify/address any gaps in your own skill level or understanding in how to protect child right.

Open To

Repatriate
Male/Female

Job Requirements

Skills and Experiences:

  • At least 3 years’ experiences in related field
  • Experience on policy development, manual, procedure on child protection/safeguarding.
  • Experience of children related programming
  • Ability communicating sensitive information to a wide and diverse audience
  • Experience in conducting assessment, monitoring and evaluation, analysis and writing report
  • Ability to facilitate training to a diverse audience in terms of facilitation skill and language.
  • Possess knowledge and practical experience in community based child protection approaches, including experience in participatory approaches and child participation methodologies.
  • Experience in building networks and coordination with other organizations who are working with children.
  • Strong computer skills, including the use of email, internet and designing/publication.
  • Good interpersonal skill with internal and external audiences at all level of the organisation.

Education:

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree with social science fields.

Communication and Technical Skills

  • Good English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Good personal organisational skills, including time management, and ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Willingness to travel to field offices and work in difficult environment according to travel requirements

Management:

  • Ability to create an environment which encourages team-working and motivates a team across various geographical areas mainly focal points.

General:

  • Ability to work with colleagues and counterpart across the organisation developing effective working relationships to deliver outstanding results for children
  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children’s aims, values and principles.
  • Willingness and capability to comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to health and safety, security, equal opportunities and other relevant policies, including the Child Safeguarding Policy

 

What We Can Offer

Benefits

Attractive salary package
Health Insurance package
Non-Financial benefit

Highlights

Working with SCI, your contribution goes directly to children and communities across Myanmar. You can feel very proud about what you do.

Career Opportunities

Training provided
Learn new skills on Job
Promotion Opportunity
Management potential

About Our Company

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. It is a dual mandate organization and focuses on development and emergency response. We are currently working in 120 countries around the world touching the lives of 125 million children. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
Save the Children has been working in Myanmar since 1995. Our programmes include Maternal and Child Health, Nutrition, HIV/AIDS, WASH, Education, Food Security and Livelihoods, Child Protection and Child Rights Governance and Humanitarian Responses in across the country.

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Experience level

Experienced Non-Manager

Job Function

Strategy, Planning

Min Education Level

Bachelor Degree

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