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10 May 2021

Child Protection in Emergencies (CPiE) Specialist

Job Description

The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child, but this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination and it’s girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years and are now active in more than 70 countries.

The Opportunity

As the Child Protection in Emergencies (CPiE) Specialist in South Sudan, you will provide technical guidance and support to Plan International’s South Sudan Country CPiE teams to develop, implement, monitor and evaluate child protection programmes. You will ensure that all work has a strong gender focus and that CPiE interventions are linked into longer term programming to guarantee maximum impact in line with Plan International’s Global Strategy.

In this role you will play an integral part in the coordination, resource mobilisation and building capacity of local staff and partners through providing training, coaching and mentorship. You will ensure that CPiE proposal development is of a high quality to attract funding by donors and National Offices and you will also ensure the integration of CPiE into other sectors, such as Education, in order for Plan to remain a strong CPiE actor.

The Individual

We are seeking to appoint an experienced CPiE Specialist who has over 7 year’s experience in child protection work with a humanitarian organisation. You will have demonstrable experience in providing technical support, building capacities, and designing and delivering trainings and coaching of staff and volunteers. You will also have excellent knowledge of the CPiE issues in South Sudan.

To be successful in this role you will be a strategic thinker who has excellent representation and leadership skills, along with strong analytical and negotiation skills. You will be fluent in English and your writing skills for both research and communication purposes will be excellent.

For the full job description, please follow the link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/cjkav1k0j3ow7es/Role%20Profile%20-%20CPiE%20Sp…

Location: Juba, South Sudan

Type of Role: 13-month FTC with possibility of extension. Mandatory unaccompanied posting.

Reports to: Programme Director

Grade: E

Closing Date: 15th May 2021

Anticipated 1st round interview: 24th May 2021

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for.

We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

We foster an organisational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International’s Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

How to apply

Please follow this link to apply for this role; https://career5.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=40337&comp…

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