Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Assistant CYPD Manager at International Rescue Committee

Job Title: Assistant CYPD Manager Host Community

Employer: International Rescue Committee

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam

Application Deadline: 6th Sept 2013

Responsibilities and Duties:

Manage the quality implementation of child protection activities in host communities, ensuring adherence to donor agreement and regulations, as well as IRC Tanzania’s CYPD sector strategy.
Link with other civil society organizations, working within host communities, ensuring integrated programming.
Facilitate and provision of technical back stopping to the KDC, DCPT of Kasulu to coordinate with community-based service providers and systems, mechanisms existing within host communities, ensuring that activities build on existing community systems\mechanisms for child protection.
Work closely with local authorities to strengthen and implement district-led child protection system, including coordination bodies, referral systems, data collection and monitoring.
Facilitate discussions, rapport building meetings targeting policy, decision making changes at the senior management of the KDC.
Provide technical support and monitor activities led by the child protection supervisor officer and other implementing partners, including community-based actors.
Responsible for preparation of quality activities, work plan, expenditure and procurement plans, monitoring project expenditure, and ensuring that the targeted objectives are met in collaboration with the CYPD-M.
Develop indicator tracking system for CP-HC activities and track indicators and analyze data.
Prepare activity reports, monthly and donor reports for review by the CYPD-M.
Lead periodical reviews and organize annual evaluation of program activities in host communities.
Prepare proposals in collaboration with the CYPD-M and/or other programs staff, as requested.

Qualifications and Experiences:

Advanced degree in social work, Sociology or relevant social science with at least 8 year’s relevant work experience; OR at least 10 years relevant experience.
Experience working with government authorities including national, local and civil society organizations who are working in child protection system building,
Proven track record in mobilizing and facilitation of advocacy initiatives with the government authorities and other CP stake holders.
Direct experience working with child protection system building with another international organization desirable.
Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative required.
Excellent IT skills: knowledge of MS Word; Excel and Outlook required.
Excellent English, Swahili and written and oral skills required.

How to apply;

All applications should be sent to:
International Rescue Committee
P. O. Box 256
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