10 September, 2014


Save the Children


Non Government Organisation


Port Vila, Vanuatu.

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Job Description:

About us

Save the Children is the world’s largest independent child rights development organisation, making a difference to children’s lives in more than 100 countries. From emergency relief to long-term development, Save the Children secures a child’s right to health, education and protection.

About the role

Save the Children Australia in Vanuatu Program aims to achieve positive outcomes for vulnerable children and young people in the areas of health and well-being, child rights and child protection. We advocate on behalf of children and promote the rights of the child.

The Child Protection Project Manager will:

• Ensure the successful implementation of the Save the Children Vanuatu’s Child Protection Program and the delivery of planned outcomes in line with the Government of Vanuatu’s Child Protection priorities and the Save the Children Vanuatu Child Protection Strategy.

• Provide technical support and capacity building in the management, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Child Protection Programs.

• Ensure Child Protection programming and policy is integrated across all Save the Children Vanuatu programs including Health, Education, Youth, and Emergency response.

The position is on a contract basis and Save the Children is currently negotiating funding for a 2 year Child Protection Program in collaboration. A funding decision will be made in the coming weeks. If the project is funded we will require a strong and experienced Child Protection professional to lead the program implementation which is due to start from October 1st 2014.

For a copy of the Position Description or for more information about this role please contact the Human Resources Manager through email address: hillary.sogari@sca.org.vu

How to apply

If you think you are the right person for this job, please forward your application with your CV and a letter addressing how your skills and experience meet the selection criteria. We are an employer of choice and equal opportunity so we encourage people with disabilities to apply as well.

All staff are required to undergo a police check before commencement of employment. We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself. We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who

are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts. All successful applicants will therefore be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct.


• Proven Child Protection program design, implementation and monitoring experience in a developing country context.

• Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience in the application of Child Protection and Child Rights programming and rights based approaches to development.

• Sound knowledge and experience in use of the development program cycle, desirable.

• Proven ability to liaise with key stakeholders on Child Protection.

• Sound knowledge of the convention on the Rights of the Child and Child Protection legislation.

• Proven experience facilitating meaningful child participation.

• Experience in participatory community development methodologies, desirable.

• Experience in the development and implementation of advocacy strategies, desirable.

• Tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline.

• Qualifications in Project Management or similar.


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How To Apply:

Email your applications to the address provided below.

Contact Name:

Human Resource Manager


(+678) 22794




Save the Children, P0 Box 283 ,Port ViIa, Vanuatu
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