Plan International – Child Protection Technical Officer job offer
Plan International – Child Protection Technical Officer job offer.
Plan International – Child Protection Technical Officer job offer. Plan International is an independent non-profit development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Plan International Cameroon is currently advertising for the position of 01 Child Protection Technical Officer– Garoua. kamerpower.com
Dimensions of the Role
- Provide technical support to the project and the team for the implementation.
- Is the focal point of the Project on Child Protection.
- Capacity building of partners and community based structures to make the project on child protection gender transformative.
- Prepare various activity’s reports on Gender Sensitive protection component.
- Promote attitudes, behaviors and positives practices in accordance with the framework values of Plan International.
- Strengthening child protection community based networks in order to improve protection of more vulnerable children, especially girls and establish significant partnership with various services providers.
P4G project will address the barriers to girls’ participation in the governance process, including the sensitivity of the government representatives to accept girls’ participation as well as addressing the gaps in availability of sex, age disaggregated data, and evidence backed arguments for girl-led, planning and monitoring.
- Actively participate in the development and review of child protection and participation policies, programs and projects.
- Promote and enforce child protection and participation strategies at the PU level.
- Support the improvement of partners’ knowledge on the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (CADBEE), etc;
- Support the implementation of child protection initiatives with partners.
- Monitoring the implementation of Community Based activities on child protection.
- Strengthening of community mechanisms for the protection of children, including children with disabilities.
- Capacity building of community structures (Associations, Children and Youth Clubs, Ci).
- Identify and plan the training needs of Plan staff and partners and communities for protection, inclusion, promotion of rights and child participation in the PU.
- Ensure the implementation and review of training modules on Child Protection and Participation.
- Ensure the existence of appropriate mechanisms and processes for the reporting of child abuse in the project.
- Contribute to the development of concept notes and projects for the mobilization of additional resources for the promotion of protection and participation of the child.
- Produce Periodic Reports for project Donors, on Protection, Child Participation Activities.
- Facilitate the annual evaluation of standards and standards for the implementation of the child protection policy at the PU level and monitor the implementation of the action plan resulting from this evaluation
- Represent the project in some thematic networks related to the protection and participation of children at regional, divisional, and other local levels.
- List all the risks related to child protection identified in the project , monitor the implementation of the mitigation actions and report.
- Perform any other duties related to the position.
Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Child Protection (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) 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.
The position being based at the Regional Office of North Cameroon in Garoua / the Child Protection Technical Officer will:
- make regular field visits.
- submit the visit report no later than 3 (three) working days after the return of the field.
- make out-of-country visits, as needed be, for technical network meetings or other representation of the Organization.
- Participate in face-to-face training at the national level and outside of Cameroon when needed.
- Participate in online courses offered by the Academy Plan in its area of expertise or any other area deemed necessary for the achievement of its objectives.
To apply for this job, kindly click on “Apply “. Your application should include:
- A Covering letter.
- A Comprehensive CV including details of three referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent supervisor.
Closing date: 31/10/2018.
Plan International Cameroon operates in an equal opportunity environment and actively encourages diversity. Only applications received in French or English will be treated and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Plan international has a safeguarding children and young Policies and gender equality policies that are integral part of the recruitment process.