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About Save the Children:

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

•             No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

•             All children learn from a quality basic education and that,

•             Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

SCI – Afghanistan

Save the Children has been working in Afghanistan since 1976. Our way of working close to people and on their own terms has enabled us to deliver lasting change to tens of thousands of children in the country. The UN Convention of the Rights of the Child is the basis of our work.

We are helping children get a better education, we make it possible for more boys and girls to attend school, we help children protect themselves and influence their own conditions. We work with families, communities and health workers in homes, clinics and hospitals to promote basic health in order to save lives of children and mothers

Job Description:

Job Purpose

 

Under the direction of the provincial senior manger and senior child protection manger will be responsible for leading Save the Children’s activities in the province on Child Protection to make the delivery of Child Rights and Child Protection a reality in Kandahar and technical responsible for all child protection projects in Kandahar. S/he will be responsible to technically support all SCI and partner child protection staff in the province.

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY :

 

Provide technical inputs and lead various assessments, researches and assessments on Child Protection issues.
Develop work plans and monitor progress and present monthly progress report to supervisor. Ensure effective documentation of our program and progress by capturing lessons learnt and good practices.
Work with the Monitoring and Evaluation focal person to ensure that information related to child protection is stored, analyzed and used by program support unit as well as the implementation team.
Continue to develop understanding on children’s meaningful participation throughout the program, and develop/implement strategies to enable children to identify and address the issues of concern to them and promote their voices in locally level.
Conduct coordination meetings with the relevant government authorities for smooth implementation of the project activities.
Undertake specific trainings in child protection for program implementation team and then ensure that the latter train children, partners and community-based child protection networks/partners.
Undertake specific trainings in child protection for the beneficiaries specified in the DIP and ensure they are applying in during their work though participation in coordination meetings.
Undertake livelihood trainings for the beneficiaries specified in the DIP and ensure.
Review the program related documents, reports and detailed implementation plans to ensure that child protection issues and child rights approaches are integrated.
Represent the organization in child protection forums at the district and provincial level.
Represent organization in Protection Cluster and all working groups on protection.
Work with appropriate stakeholders within the child protection sector to ensure that children’s rights are considered in the process of legislation formation and institution building.
Report any child safeguarding concerns related to Save the Children Child Safeguarding focal point considering the SCI child protection policy.
Adhere to the organization code of conduct in professional and personal life and report breaches of the code to the appropriate persons.
Any other tasks relate to child protection programs given by line manager

 

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)

Accountability:

 

Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving results together with children and role modelling Save the Children values;

Ambition:

Sets ambitious and challenging goals for self and team, takes responsibility for own personal development and encourages team to do the same;
Widely shares personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others;
Future oriented, thinks strategically and on a global scale.

Collaboration:

Builds and maintains effective relationships, with own team, colleagues at both national and regional level members, donors and partners;
Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength;
Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.

Creativity:

Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions.
Willing to take disciplined risks.

Integrity:

Honest, encourages openness and transparency.
Always acts in the best interests of children.

 

Job Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

 

Bachelor Degree from Law or social science

Previous experience working on child protection or education Projects
Good Oral and Written English Skills
Proven Computer skills in Word, Excel and other MS Office software
Proven Administration skills
Ability to travel within project coverage districts & other provinces as needed

 

Desirable:

 

Understanding of local languages and customs

Additional job responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities set out above are not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to carry out additional duties from time to time which are reasonable in relation to their level of skills and experience.

 

In the event of a significant humanitarian emergency, the post-holder will be expected to work outside their normal job description; vary their working hours; and occasionally work from a different location should the need arise.

 

Equal Opportunities

The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

 

Child Safeguarding:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Health and Safety

The post holder is required to carry out their duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures and our Global Security policy and procedures.

 

Submission Guideline:

Qualified applicants are highly encouraged to apply for the position by filling in the online application form. In addition to the online application form, they can also attach their CV and cover letter in the online system. Please note that only the applications received through the online portal will be considered for this position.

Applicants can login to the online application system by copying and pasting the following link intro their web browser. Returning users will need to enter their username and password, first time users will need to create a user account.

It is recommended that you save your username and password for future job applications through the online system.

https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=210003X0&tz=GMT%2B04%3A30&tzname=Asia%2FKabul

Submission Email:

Interested applicants can go to link and apply online for this vacancy :https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=210003X0&tz=GMT%2B04%3A30&tzname=Asia%2FKabul

About Save the Children:

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

•             No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

•             All children learn from a quality basic education and that,

•             Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

SCI – Afghanistan

Save the Children has been working in Afghanistan since 1976. Our way of working close to people and on their own terms has enabled us to deliver lasting change to tens of thousands of children in the country. The UN Convention of the Rights of the Child is the basis of our work.

We are helping children get a better education, we make it possible for more boys and girls to attend school, we help children protect themselves and influence their own conditions. We work with families, communities and health workers in homes, clinics and hospitals to promote basic health in order to save lives of children and mothers

Job Description:

Job Purpose

 

Under the direction of the provincial senior manger and senior child protection manger will be responsible for leading Save the Children’s activities in the province on Child Protection to make the delivery of Child Rights and Child Protection a reality in Kandahar and technical responsible for all child protection projects in Kandahar. S/he will be responsible to technically support all SCI and partner child protection staff in the province.

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY :

 

Provide technical inputs and lead various assessments, researches and assessments on Child Protection issues.
Develop work plans and monitor progress and present monthly progress report to supervisor. Ensure effective documentation of our program and progress by capturing lessons learnt and good practices.
Work with the Monitoring and Evaluation focal person to ensure that information related to child protection is stored, analyzed and used by program support unit as well as the implementation team.
Continue to develop understanding on children’s meaningful participation throughout the program, and develop/implement strategies to enable children to identify and address the issues of concern to them and promote their voices in locally level.
Conduct coordination meetings with the relevant government authorities for smooth implementation of the project activities.
Undertake specific trainings in child protection for program implementation team and then ensure that the latter train children, partners and community-based child protection networks/partners.
Undertake specific trainings in child protection for the beneficiaries specified in the DIP and ensure they are applying in during their work though participation in coordination meetings.
Undertake livelihood trainings for the beneficiaries specified in the DIP and ensure.
Review the program related documents, reports and detailed implementation plans to ensure that child protection issues and child rights approaches are integrated.
Represent the organization in child protection forums at the district and provincial level.
Represent organization in Protection Cluster and all working groups on protection.
Work with appropriate stakeholders within the child protection sector to ensure that children’s rights are considered in the process of legislation formation and institution building.
Report any child safeguarding concerns related to Save the Children Child Safeguarding focal point considering the SCI child protection policy.
Adhere to the organization code of conduct in professional and personal life and report breaches of the code to the appropriate persons.
Any other tasks relate to child protection programs given by line manager

 

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)

Accountability:

 

Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving results together with children and role modelling Save the Children values;

Ambition:

Sets ambitious and challenging goals for self and team, takes responsibility for own personal development and encourages team to do the same;
Widely shares personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others;
Future oriented, thinks strategically and on a global scale.

Collaboration:

Builds and maintains effective relationships, with own team, colleagues at both national and regional level members, donors and partners;
Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength;
Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.

Creativity:

Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions.
Willing to take disciplined risks.

Integrity:

Honest, encourages openness and transparency.
Always acts in the best interests of children.

 

Job Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

 

Bachelor Degree from Law or social science

Previous experience working on child protection or education Projects
Good Oral and Written English Skills
Proven Computer skills in Word, Excel and other MS Office software
Proven Administration skills
Ability to travel within project coverage districts & other provinces as needed

 

Desirable:

 

Understanding of local languages and customs

Additional job responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities set out above are not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to carry out additional duties from time to time which are reasonable in relation to their level of skills and experience.

 

In the event of a significant humanitarian emergency, the post-holder will be expected to work outside their normal job description; vary their working hours; and occasionally work from a different location should the need arise.

 

Equal Opportunities

The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

 

Child Safeguarding:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Health and Safety

The post holder is required to carry out their duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures and our Global Security policy and procedures.

 

Submission Guideline:

Qualified applicants are highly encouraged to apply for the position by filling in the online application form. In addition to the online application form, they can also attach their CV and cover letter in the online system. Please note that only the applications received through the online portal will be considered for this position.

Applicants can login to the online application system by copying and pasting the following link intro their web browser. Returning users will need to enter their username and password, first time users will need to create a user account.

It is recommended that you save your username and password for future job applications through the online system.

https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=210003X0&tz=GMT%2B04%3A30&tzname=Asia%2FKabul

Submission Email:

Interested applicants can go to link and apply online for this vacancy :https://stcuk.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=210003X0&tz=GMT%2B04%3A30&tzname=Asia%2FKabul

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