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Child Protection Facilitator

Job Title: Child Protection Facilitator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Saladin, Iraq
Industry:
REF: 1892
Contact Name: Steve Al-Bazy
Job Published: 22 days ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire a Child Protection Facilitator for an international Organization in Saladin, candidates must have at least 3 years of progressively responsible relevant work experience in project/ programme management, monitoring and reporting. Fluency in Arabic and English is a must.
 
Scope of Work
 
Facilitators are expected to carry out a range of duties, as outlined below, to support UNICEF’s work in monitoring projects and programs in areas that are not accessible to UNICEF staff. Facilitators are identified among Iraqi citizens with specific experience and a thorough knowledge of the territory in which they operate, based on their residency and/or work experience.

Key Responsibilities
  • Undertakes regular situation monitoring in specific areas based on specific requests, to assess the overall situation and any unmet needs in particular of women and children in these areas.
  • Undertakes regular field visits to monitor projects/ programmes. Field monitoring will focus on:
  1. Assessing project/programme implementation according to the PCA (Programme Cooperation Agreement) or SSFA (SmallScale Funding Agreement), or corporate and service contracts (construction, water trucking etc.)
  2. Verification of supplies delivered and works undertaken, including reported progress any delays and bottlenecks
  3. Postdistribution monitoring of supplies to assess the beneficiaries’ views in terms of quality, timeliness and relevance of supplies delivered.
  4. Monitoring the overall performance of project/programme implementation
  5. Reporting any actual or potential deviation from implementation plans through a report following the required format, and at a frequency guided by the duration of the project. 2
  • Verifies and validates data in progress reports prepared by implementing partners
  • Performs due diligence for new partners as guided by supervisor, including filling out all required UNICEF Iraq due diligence forms
  • Communicates, coordinates and manages relationships, if required with implementing partners, in consultation with the respective UNICEF Chief of Field Office or his/her delegate.
  • Assists with winterization and other emergency activities as requested by supervisor, and in close collaboration with Emergency Officer(s)
  • Any other programme specific related task assigned by supervisor
  • Immediately following any field visit, the facilitator produces a field trip report according to a standard format and submits the report to his/her supervisor, and if requested, the Facilitator also provides immediate update to his/her supervisor by phone/email
Required Qualifications
  • B.Sc. degree in social sciences, humanitarian studies, law, literature, international relations, or five years of CP related experience.
  • At least three to five years of progressively responsible relevant work experience in project/programme management, monitoring and reporting.
  • Experience in collecting and compiling quantitative and qualitative data is an asset.
  • Experience working in a humanitarian context is an asset.
  • Experience working with UN or NGO programmes/projects is an asset.
  • Fluency both verbal and written in English, Arabic is essential.
Required Competencies
  • Excellent Negotiations skills with and administrative influence on the authorities/ counterpart departments and partners.
  • Excellent analytical skills, including the ability to analyse diverse and complex information from a wide range of sources to make analytical statements to inform decision-making.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Capacity to work in an emergency context under stressful conditions and strict deadlines.
  • Good communication and networking skills, including the ability to work in multidisciplinary teams as well as establishing and maintaining close working relationships with a variety of implementing partners and counterparts at different levels.
  • Good computer skills, including experience with various software applications.

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.