Position Location: Nairobi Position Start Date: 01 Apr 2012
Region: Africa\East Africa Position End Date: 31 Mar 2014
Requisition Category: International Recruitment Priority: Need Immediately
Country Name: Kenya Program/Office Name: East Africa Region
City/Province: Nairobi Employee Type: Contract
Job Grade Level: 15 IIPP Recruitment Status: Advertising in Progress
Is this a family post? Family with children
Requisition Num: 2012AFETCHE-8RGDRE
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
To build the capacity of National Offices in East Africa region in Humanitarian Protection through staff training, appropriate project management tools including assessment, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.
To develop strategy to integrate and mainstream Humanitarian Protection into three ministries.
To seek effective collaboration with local and international NGOs, UN agencies and regional alliance to have maximized impact on the issues related to Humanitarian Protection.
o Create clear and logical Humanitarian Protection Strategy for WV East African Region, in coordination with NOs, RO and GC.
o Assist prioritized NOs to draft actions for mainstreaming Humanitarian Protection.
o Provide staff orientation and trainings related to Humanitarian Protection, ensuring their level of understanding and linkages with child protection on children in emergency initiatives.
o Monitor the Mainstreaming Action Plans (MAP) implementation for Humanitarian Protection.
o Ensure accurate and timely narrative project reports as required.
o Good coordination with other organizations working on Humanitarian Protection.
o Initiate proactive advocacy activities to make policy/guideline favourable for the vulnerable groups.
o Contribute to EAR active learning culture on Humanitarian Protection, and create information sharing platform.
o Cultivate good relationships with Japanese missions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
o REQUIRED: University graduate (BA) in an appropriate discipline
o Academic Background in Law or Human Rights
o 4-5 years working experience in community development
o NGO working experience
o Good facilitation skills and proven leadership
o Good computer skills (word, excel)
o Good verbal and written English skills
o Good knowledge of community development
o Good understanding of Protection/Child Protection
o Strong interpersonal/ communication skills
o People- oriented
o Demonstrated commitment to World Vision values and philosophy, and capacity to engage with the broader community in living these values.
o 4-5 years working experience in community development in an NGO environment.
How to Apply:
Deadline: 29 Feb 2012