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الاثنين، 2 أبريل 2018


تعلن  اللجنة الدولية للأغاثة في عمان عن حاجتها الى :

Child Protection Specialist


The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, IRC offers life-saving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in more than 40 countries and in 22 U.S. cities, IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted by conflict or disaster. IRC leads the way from harm to home.
CONTEXTUAL BACKGROUND 
The Syria crisis is often described as the worst humanitarian catastrophe since the end of the Cold War. Inside Syria, 7.6 million people are internally displaced and 12.2 million are in need of humanitarian assistance, with 4.8 million in hard-to-reach areas. There are 4 million Syrian refugees in neighboring countries. This is no short-term humanitarian episode. The devastating human consequences to huge numbers of people will endure for decades. The destruction of relationships, communities, livelihoods, homes and infrastructure will take years to repair.
IRC is offering a robust humanitarian response to the Syria crisis. With an annual budget in excess of $140 million and a rapidly expanding portfolio, supported by more than 3,000 staff and workers in the region, IRC is undertaking programs in Syria and the neighboring countries of Turkey, Iraq, Lebanon and Jordan in the fields of health, child protection, education, women’s protection and empowerment, NFI and food distribution, cash assistance, water and sanitation, and livelihood programming. Our work in these challenging settings gives rise to some of the most pressing issues facing contemporary humanitarian action, including questions of access, security, funding and coordination.
Job Overview/Summary
The Child Protection (CP) Specialist, based in the IRC’s Amman office, will be responsible for providing technical expertise to IRC direct and partnership and capacity building programming. The CP Specialist provides support to partnership programming targeting displaced Syrians inside Syria, including supporting the technical quality of case management and outreach services for boys and girls and building capacity of partner staff in CP case management. The CP program in Syria works to support partners and directly to provide in psychosocial assistance to children through safe spaces, provides counseling and case management for children, and works to reduce risks to their safety and well-being in accordance with international humanitarian principles of safety and dignity.  The CP Specialist will report to the CP Coordinator and work closely with the WPE specialist and CP Partnership Manager.
Major Responsibilities
  • Identify and raise technical challenges partners will face in the delivery of  case management services and propose tools and mechanisms to overcome them in a timely manner
  • Lead the development and facilitation of learning sessions  for partner and IRC case workers and supervisors
  • Facilitate CP trainings as required by the capacity building initiative and the CP Sub Cluster
  • As required, provide technical support through  developing sessions to support partner and IRC case managers, guidance on program activities, etc. with partner related to good practices in PSS, case management, services for survivors, , approaches to outreach, etc. (or other topics as identified together with CP Managers)
  • Review partner case management tools and processes in line with IRC CP technical standards.
  • Development and/or adaptation of mentorship tools to support partners to undertake case management
  • Develop and roll out training plans and implement trainings for the partner’s based on the assessed needs for continued training.
  • Assess partner’s learning using a series of mentorship tools, and support the GBV case managers to assess partner’s field based teams. 
  • Work with  partner organizations to conduct regular analysis of CP data collected from field teams in order to note trends and inform programming accordingly, as well as sharing information via reports as needed
  • Support the  timely information sharing regarding challenges and needs at the field level
Research, Learning and Analysis
  • Work with  partner organizations and IRC teams to conduct regular analysis of CP data collected from field teams in order to note trends and inform programming accordingly, as well as sharing information via reports as needed
  • Lead the roll out and analysis of Roll out the assessments of each partner’s base knowledge and capacity.
Coordination & Representation
  • Support the  timely information sharing regarding challenges and needs at the field level
  • Represent IRC in internal and external forums as needed, CP Sub Cluster;
  • In close collaboration with the CP Coordinator, identify, establish, and maintain strategic partnership and coordination with other service providers related to CP services to ensure sharing of learning
     
Key Working Relationships
Position Reports to:   CP Coordinator
Indirect/Technical Reporting:  Senior Integrated Protection Coordinator,
Position directly Supervises:  
Key Internal Contacts: 
  • Country Program:   CP Partnership Manager, WPE Partnership Manager, WPE Specialist, CP Partnership Manager Legal Specialist, Protection Managers,  Information Management Manager and Information Management Officers, Senior Field Coordinator, Finance staff, Supply chain staff
Key External Contacts:  
  •  CP Sub cluster coordinators and operational partners for coordination and information purposes.
  • IRC implementing and capacity building partners
     
Job Requirements
Education: 
  • Bachelor degree in social work, Psychology, early childhood development studies or any other relevant field.
     
Work Experience:
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience in social work, psychosocial support/psychology, and case management in clinical and/or direct practice settings.
  • Minimum of 1 year of management experience desired.
  • Extensive experience designing and rolling our trainings to diverse audiences.
  • Experience working with partners to implement programming
  • Solid understanding of case management and survivor-centered care in humanitarian settings, particularly in relation to IASC and other guidelines for CP in conflict settings
  • Experience with CP information management, including analysis and reporting
  • Strong experience in training with good facilitation skills and ability to organize and implement trainings on sensitive topics
Demonstrated Technical Skills:
  • Strong understanding of humanitarian protection principles and standards
  • Proven understanding of women’ protection
  • Demonstrated organizational, management and reporting skills;
  • Strong communication skills;  Demonstrated ability to liaise with partner organizations Strong written and oral communication skills, with ability to communicate effectively with different types of people, including representation and liaison with external parties
  • Interpersonal qualities: Works well in teams and promotes teamwork, flexible and able to handle pressure and conflict well in a calm and constructive manner
  • Must be capable of applying their skills and knowledge in a range of capacities, including direct implementation, advisory functions, training and the transfer of technical knowledge and management skills to others
  • Ability to work under pressure with competing priorities and deadlines; 
  • Strong problem solving skills with ability to be flexible, adaptable, and creative in a challenging and fast-moving multicultural environment;
     
Languages:  
  • High standards written and spoken English and Arabic are Required
Computer/Other Tech Requirements:
  • Full professional competency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. 
Standards of Professional Conduct: The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others.
Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.
Attention Returning National Candidates IRC strives to attract, motivate and retain qualified national staff in our programs. We strongly encourage national or returning national candidates to apply for this position. If you are a national of the country in which this position is based and are currently located outside of your home country and possess over two years of international work experience, the Middle East Region has introduced an attractive remuneration package. The package includes competitive compensation, return flight to post, shipping allowance, temporary housing and a relocation allowance. Certain restrictions may apply.
Working Environment
The overall security situation in Jordan is relatively calm, especially in Amman. The Jordanian government is stable, and civil unrest is largely peaceful. However, Jordan’s generosity in hosting refugees from Palestine, Iraq and now Syria have created huge strains on the country’s economy and infrastructure. The IRC office is in a modern professional building. 
IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.