Protection Coordinator –ECHO HIP Project job at War Child Holland (WCH)
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Protection Coordinator –ECHO HIP Project

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Admin & Office ]

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War Child Holland (WCH)

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, March 29 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Uganda, East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, March 08 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Protection Coordinator –ECHO HIP Project (1 Position- West Nile Region)
Protection Coordinator-GBV & CP-1 Position
Based in: One of the project field offices in West Nile with regular travels to other project locations.
Reports to: Programme Implementation Manager
Updated: March 2024

• The Protection Coordinator will be responsible for the provision of technical support to and building the capacity of local partners to effectively deliver GBV and child protection services to refugees and new arrivals in Northern and West Nile locations of Uganda. This role requires strong knowledge, skills and experience in the areas of gender-based violence, sexual gender-based violence, child protection, a deep understanding of child protection case management as well as other protection issues affecting refugees and new arrivals.

Objective of the job
• Effective delivery of Gender-Based Violence Component by local partners
• High quality delivery of Child Protection and CP Case Management Component
• Partners’ adherence to GBV & CP quality standards.
• Strengthen Local Partner Institutional Capacity to Deliver GBV and CP Services including CP and GBV case management
• Coordination and reporting

Position in organization and essential functional relations
• The PC reports to the Programme Implementation Manager in Kampala
• Essential functional relationships include: Project coordinator, Program Development Advisor Psycho Social Support, M&E Coordinator, Regional Project Coordinator-West Nile.

Roles and Responsibilities
Effective delivery of Gender-Based Violence Component by local partners
• Build capacity of local partners on GBV prevention and response through training, mentorship and coaching.
• Strengthen capacity of partners in reactivation the functionality of girls and women spaces (including offering first-level support to survivors) in refugee settlements.
Support local partners to build capacity of community GBV structures for sustainability of interventions.
• Oversee and support partners to enhance awareness on GBV and the referral system.
High quality delivery of Child Protection and CP Case Management Component
• Support local partners to establish systems for identification and offer emergency support to Unaccompanied and Separated Children and Child Mothers at reception and transit centers.
• Build capacity of local partner to track and respond to child rights violations and abuse, working through existing systems and structures.
• Empower partners to establish a strong system for case management support to Child protection cases including support in establishing/reactivating muti-disciplinary teams to conduct case conferences for children at risk, in need urgent decisions/support.
• Build capacity of partners to enhance child protection through implementing Caregiver Intervention/BeThere Methodology.
Partners’ adherence to GBV & CP quality standards:
• Develop and coordinate mentorship and coaching plans for local partners
• Ensure partners apply and adhere to GBV and CP standards and good practices
• Working with the project coordinator and M&E coordinator, support partners to use GBV and child protection/case management tools to track protection concerns and generate data on services offered.
Strengthen Local Partner Institutional Capacity to Deliver GBV and CP Services including CP and GBV case management:
• Design and implement capacity building plan for local partners based on training needs, through training, supervision, mentorship and coaching of partner teams on GBV, CP and Case management.
• Refine and rollout GBV and CP guidelines/training modules for partner implementation.
• Support partners to activate and support GBV and CP structures to sustain project activities.
• Organize and facilitate regular review meetings on GBV and Child protection across local partners for knowledge sharing, peer support and improvements.
• Mentor partners in developing systems and procedure for CP and GBV case management
Coordination and reporting:
• Prepare periodic progress reports and other documents related with CP and SGBV activities
• Represent War Child at Protection, Child Protection, GBV Working Groups and other relevant coordination meetings.
• Contribute to CP War Child’s CP strategy development
• Perform any other relevant tasks in line with the action, and War Child’s mandate.
• Any other duties as assigned by line manager in line with these terms of reference and the fulfillment of the tasks.

Knowledge and Experience
• Bachelor's or Master's degree in a relevant field such as Gender and Women Studies, Protection (Child Protection), Social Work and Social Administration, or a related discipline.
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in GBV and Child Protection preferably in the humanitarian/ refugee response.
• GBV and Child Protection case management experience
• Strong understanding of protection principles, SGBV and Child Protection approaches.
• Proven experience in coaching and mentorship of local partners in GBV and Child Protection.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders.
• Commitment to humanitarian values, including impartiality, neutrality, and respect for diversity.

Skills and Competencies
• Strong social and communication skills for team management as well as for liaising with external stakeholders and partners.
• Facilitation, mentorship and coaching skills
• Problem solving skills, able to deal independently with field work related issues
• Results oriented
• Fluency in English; knowledge of refugee languages spoken in West Nile/Northern Uganda is an asset.
• Strong computer, report writing and documentation skills

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Administrative jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, March 29 2024
Duty Station: Uganda
Posted: 08-03-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 08-03-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 08-03-2064
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