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Interswitch

Senior Program Manager

Lagos, Nigeria

Technical Officer, Child Protection - Safe Healing & Learning

Closing: May 30, 2022

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Published: May 25, 2022 (1 day ago)

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The Technical Officer-Child Protection/SHL provides technical and programmatic leadership PSS and SHLs subsector within the Protection Sector to ensure timely and high-quality deliverables in terms of outputs, outcomes, and impact to contribute to the attainment of the IHANN IV project’s sub-purpose for protection, which is the improvement of the overall well-being of vulnerable individuals through increased access to integrated GBV, PSS and child protection services.

Under the direct supervision of the Protection Coordinator, the TO- Child Protection SHL will ensure the effective delivery of the child protection commitment regarding PSS and SHL programming in target locations namely Bama (Bama town and Banki), Mobbar (Damasak) and Ngala LGAs, Borno State. S/He willbe responsible for the planning, coordination and implementation of Safe Healing and Learning Spaces as per the available SHLS toolkits with a focus on Social Emotional Learning (SEL). In addition, S/ He will be responsible for the planning, coordination and implementation of Adolescent clubs and mentorship initiative. With the overall responsibility of managing the SHLS based activities, the TO- SHL will work hand in hand with the Senior Technical Officer (STO) -Child Protection as well as the STO-GBV to ensure smooth coordination and referral between case management, CP prevention activities and SHLS activities.

Responsibilities also include providing technical oversight for development, designing, planning, implementation, and capacity-building of CP/SHL subsector staff (Assistant Technical Officers/ATOs) and relevant stakeholders, regular monitoring, and supervision missions to different locations, developing draft reports, concept notes as well as project proposals

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Knowledge and experience working on child protection in in emergencies (CPiE)

  • Strong skills in child protection programing (emergency recovery, and development, specifically prevention and response to family separation, case management approaches, reintegration, etc), understanding of Best Interest Procedures and community-based protection approaches.

  • Proven understanding and experience applying Child protection guiding principles and approaches as well as implementing the CP minimum standards within projects.

  • Proven advocacy skills and experience with engagement on protection issues within the humanitarian infrastructure; has knowledge of and experience in engaging the cluster system in IDP camps or coordination mechanisms in refugee camps.

  • Experience in working with children and adolescent in humanitarian settings.

  • Experience conducting CP/PSS trainings, including individual case management and Psychological First Aid (PFA).

  • Experience implementing SHL program for adults and children or other participatory learning approaches.

  • Knowledge and experience in community-based protection mechanisms, especially those related to Child protection.  

  • Experience in project cycle management, including proposal writing, budget management, and donor reporting.

  • Solid planning, organizational and reporting skills.

  • Excellent computer and IT skills, and strong protection data management skills.

  • Strong oral and writing communication skills.

  • Excellent team building and conflict resolution skills.

  • Ability for rapid analysis of complex issues, strong decision-making, and translation of programmatic learning and priorities into operational strategies.

  • Multitask with ability to meet tight deadlines.

  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English & Hausa communication. Knowledge of Kanuri and Shuwa Arab an added advantage.

  • Good communication and negotiation skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Understanding and commitment to child’s rights and child protection issues

  • Ability to work in hardship areas and willingness to frequently travel to field sites (50% of time).

  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervisions.

Qualifications and Requirements:

BSc/BA in Sociology, Psychology, Social Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, or its recognized equivalent with at least 7 years of relevant experience with NGO or CBO.

Or MS/MA degree in Social Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, or its recognized equivalent with 3-5 years relevant experience.

3-5 years relevant experience in Child Protection programming and managing child protection projects in humanitarian settings. Knowledge and experience implementing the SHLS approach is mandatory.

Familiarity with Nigerian law enforcement systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable

Responsibilities

The Technical Officer-Child Protection/SHL provides technical and programmatic leadership PSS and SHLs subsector within the Protection Sector to ensure timely and high-quality deliverables in terms of outputs, outcomes, and impact to contribute to the attainment of the IHANN IV project’s sub-purpose for protection, which is the improvement of the overall well-being of vulnerable individuals through increased access to integrated GBV, PSS and child protection services.

Under the direct supervision of the Protection Coordinator, the TO- Child Protection SHL will ensure the effective delivery of the child protection commitment regarding PSS and SHL programming in target locations namely Bama (Bama town and Banki), Mobbar (Damasak) and Ngala LGAs, Borno State. S/He willbe responsible for the planning, coordination and implementation of Safe Healing and Learning Spaces as per the available SHLS toolkits with a focus on Social Emotional Learning (SEL). In addition, S/ He will be responsible for the planning, coordination and implementation of Adolescent clubs and mentorship initiative. With the overall responsibility of managing the SHLS based activities, the TO- SHL will work hand in hand with the Senior Technical Officer (STO) -Child Protection as well as the STO-GBV to ensure smooth coordination and referral between case management, CP prevention activities and SHLS activities.

Responsibilities also include providing technical oversight for development, designing, planning, implementation, and capacity-building of CP/SHL subsector staff (Assistant Technical Officers/ATOs) and relevant stakeholders, regular monitoring, and supervision missions to different locations, developing draft reports, concept notes as well as project proposals

Knowledge, Skills & Attributes:

  • Knowledge and experience working on child protection in in emergencies (CPiE)

  • Strong skills in child protection programing (emergency recovery, and development, specifically prevention and response to family separation, case management approaches, reintegration, etc), understanding of Best Interest Procedures and community-based protection approaches.

  • Proven understanding and experience applying Child protection guiding principles and approaches as well as implementing the CP minimum standards within projects.

  • Proven advocacy skills and experience with engagement on protection issues within the humanitarian infrastructure; has knowledge of and experience in engaging the cluster system in IDP camps or coordination mechanisms in refugee camps.

  • Experience in working with children and adolescent in humanitarian settings.

  • Experience conducting CP/PSS trainings, including individual case management and Psychological First Aid (PFA).

  • Experience implementing SHL program for adults and children or other participatory learning approaches.

  • Knowledge and experience in community-based protection mechanisms, especially those related to Child protection.  

  • Experience in project cycle management, including proposal writing, budget management, and donor reporting.

  • Solid planning, organizational and reporting skills.

  • Excellent computer and IT skills, and strong protection data management skills.

  • Strong oral and writing communication skills.

  • Excellent team building and conflict resolution skills.

  • Ability for rapid analysis of complex issues, strong decision-making, and translation of programmatic learning and priorities into operational strategies.

  • Multitask with ability to meet tight deadlines.

  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English & Hausa communication. Knowledge of Kanuri and Shuwa Arab an added advantage.

  • Good communication and negotiation skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Understanding and commitment to child’s rights and child protection issues

  • Ability to work in hardship areas and willingness to frequently travel to field sites (50% of time).

  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervisions.

Qualifications and Requirements:

BSc/BA in Sociology, Psychology, Social Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, or its recognized equivalent with at least 7 years of relevant experience with NGO or CBO.

Or MS/MA degree in Social Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, or its recognized equivalent with 3-5 years relevant experience.

3-5 years relevant experience in Child Protection programming and managing child protection projects in humanitarian settings. Knowledge and experience implementing the SHLS approach is mandatory.

Familiarity with Nigerian law enforcement systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support to SBC project design, development, and planning for the project.
  • Contribute to the development of an SBC strategic plan in line with national risk communication strategies to guide community-level activities and donor-funded research.
  • Conduct and support participatory community engagement activities (e.g. mapping, audience consultations, pre-testing tools, focus group discussions (FGDs), etc.).
  • Engage partners and stakeholders in the focus LGA to stay abreast of evolving issues.
  • Monitor and maintain study protocols, surveys, data sets, manuals, and training materials.
  • Conduct analysis of project start-up data and implementation data to identify areas for improvement and propose appropriate design, replanning and adaptation approaches.
  • Ensure project activities and progress towards indicator targets are on track with work plans.
  • Support the development of monitoring and evaluation and quality assurance tools and systems.
  • Coordinate the review, adaptation, and co-creation of materials, tools, and products for community engagement activities.
  • Train and mentor community-level change agents (i.e. interpersonal communication agents, community mobilizers, other community stakeholders) in the use of SBC products and engagement with priority audience segments.
  • Oversee data collection in target communities (i.e. baseline/end line surveys, FGDs, etc.).
  • Conduct routine monitoring and quality assurance activities to ensure quality implementation.
  • Participate in and prepare content for cross-country learning and dissemination.
  • Prepare quarterly/annual reports and action plans for client, multi-partner and multi-stakeholder awareness, action, and buy-in.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


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