Deadline: 14 February 2022
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Child Protection Specialist in Kibondo, Tanzania. The duration of his post is 8 months.
UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Child Protection Specialist will perform the following functions:
- Provide technical guidance to implementing partner(s), including the monitoring of existing and development of new programme agreements, with a focus on case management for children with child protection concerns, foster care placement/alternative care arrangements, community based psychosocial support services and outreach programming for children and adolescents.
- Work with the UNICEF Country Office to support the effective roll out of appropriate Child Protection Information Management Systems (CPIMS+) for use by implementing partners.
- Advocate and support the data exchange between CPIMS+/PRIMERO and UNHCR PROGRES V4 following the global guidance.
- With guidance from CP Specialist (Response) Lead and coordinate Kigoma level interagency cross border coordination, trafficking and other children on the move initiatives.
- Identify gaps in capacity of implementing partners to address child protection issues and organize briefings, trainings and technical assistance as required implementation of the district child protection annual work plans.
- Oversee field-level implementation of the KJP-VAWC theme in collaboration with UN Women, UNFPA and IOM.
Applicants must have:
- Advanced University Degree in social work, international relations, law, child psychology, or relevant field.
- Practical field-based experience in child protection case management required.
- Minimum 5 year’s experience with the UN and/or other relevant child protection actors, including experience
with child protection programming in emergencies.
- Experience with Coordination and Information Management (excel proficiency required).
- Practical field-base experience with operationalizing community based psychosocial support programming and
programming for adolescents and young persons.
- Fluency in English (verbal and written).
- Knowledge of Kiswahili necessary.
- Knowledge of Kirundi advantageous.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit UNICEF.