29 May, 2015

Child Protection Officers X3

Save the Children

Non Government Organization
Efate, Epi, Tongoa, Vanuatu
Job Hours:
Contract - 3 Months

Due Date:
Job Description:

As part of our work to support Vanuatu recover from Cyclone Pam, we are expanding our team, and are looking for people with relevant experience, including management skills, to join our team in the following function above.

The overall goal of the Save the Children Vanuatu Child Protection Program is that children in Vanuatu are better protected by informed and coordinated child protection stakeholders, community members and leaders with the knowledge, skills and strategies consistent with both Kastom and government systems. 
§  Ability to build the capacity of others through training and coaching designed to develop skills, knowledge and abilities.
§  Ability to use participatory approaches during facilitation to ensure training objectives are achieved.
§  Well-developed verbal and written communication skills in both Bislama and English and is able to clearly communicate child protection issues to different stakeholders.
§  Ability to develop, maintain and strengthen partnerships with others inside and outside the organization (including community leaders) to achieve a desired outcome.
§  Ability to plan and organize self and others to ensure the timely completion of tasks while working in a fast paced environment and to strict deadlines.
§  2 years of experience in a related field
§  Knowledge coupled with practical skills in community development interventions, including previous experience of liaising with a range of people – including community leaders.
§  A basic understanding of elements of the project management cycle.
§  Capable of collecting high quality, reliable data for project monitoring and evaluation and able to make independent and objective assessments of the limitations of any collected data.
§  Knowledge of types and impacts of child abuse, and how to support child victims of abuse, as well as an understanding of positive discipline and positive parenting techniques.
§  Understanding of child development needs of different age groups, and practical experience in working with children and youth.
§  Knowledge of child protection programming and child rights based approaches
§  Knowledge of training design and delivery, and experience in a training or education based role.
§  Knowledge of Family Protection Act and legal thresholds for crimes against children, as well as the roles and responsibilities of stakeholders in the formal sector in relation to crisis intervention (e.g. police, health professionals, Family Protection Unit etc.) an advantage.
§  A post-secondary school qualification in a related area desirable.


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How To Apply:

To apply, please drop your CV at our office at Korman Road, Port Villa, for the attention of the Human Resources Manager.   Closing date – 29/5/15.

Contact Person:

Human Resource Manager


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Korman Road, Port Villa, Vanuatu

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