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Child Protection Coordinator- SCI/NCA FGM/C and CEFM Project – Bosaso 27 views

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Child Protection Coordinator- SCI/NCA FGM/C and CEFM Project  – Open to Somali Nationals Only

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We’re changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Dimensions:

The Joint FGM/C and CEFM Project Coordinator will manage and providetechnical oversight of the development and implementation of the social norms zero-tolerance Project with concerned stakeholders in Puntland.

  • Enhancing civic engagement to support genderequality for women and girls
  • Improving knowledgeof and attitudes to genderdiscriminatory social norms such as female genitalmutilation and child marriage
  • Increasing social and economicempowerment of women and girls


The post holder will also closely work with the local Changes project-implementing partner and oversee the implementation of Protection projects in the Bari region. Underthe technical guidance of CP &  CRG Programme Manager will represent and advocate for Save the Children’s work and organizational priorities with a wide range of external stakeholders including government representatives, civil society, children and youth, parents, technical professionals within the field of Law, Social Science Education, and Health, academia,donors, and UN agencies operatingin Bari region. SCOPE OF ROLE:

Reports toCP & CRG Programme Manager

Staff directly reporting to this post: Program Officers & Assistants


  • Education  to BSc/BA  level  in  Social  Work,  Human  rights,  International  Relations,  Development Studies or similaror equivalent field experience.




  • Education  to BSc/BA  level  in  Social  Work,  Human  rights,  International  Relations,  Development Studies or similaror equivalent field experience.
  • Recommended a minimum of 5 years of relevant hands on experience in managing child protection projects in the contextof both emergency and development
  • Previous experience of managing team and project management
  • Ability to identify the main gaps in childprotection in the given contextto inform a holistic responsefor children.
  • Experience in training and capacity building,particularly in strengthening various duty bearers’response to childprotection and on child protection issues.
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluating child protection programmes in emergency, transitionand development contexts
  • Experience of and commitment to working through systemsof community participation and accountability
  • Some experience of representation and ability to represent SC effectively in external forums.
  • Proven experienceof workingwith local/national governments and capacity building of systems, partners and staff
  • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and projectreports
  • Politically and culturally sensitivewith qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • A high level of written and spoken English
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult working circumstances.
  • Commitment to and understanding of child rights and the aims and principles of SCI

Application will be closed on 14th May   2023

We need to keep children safe, so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.


Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

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