Plan International Myanmar
Job Advertisement for Child Protection in Emergencies Specialist
Plan International is an international humanitarian, child centred development organisation, implementing development and humanitarian programs that promote the realisation and fulfilment of children’s rights and the alleviation of child poverty.
Position: Child Protection in Emergencies (CPiE) Specialist
Accountable to: Child Rights and Child Protection Program Manager
Location: Country Office (Yangon), Myanmar (approx. 75% of time in Kachin and Rakhine)
Assignment Type: One Year contract with possibility for extension (based on funding availability)
Closing date 29th March, 2019 ( 5:00 PM )
Preferred Start Date: As soon as possible
Plan International Myanmar is seeking a national CPiE Specialist to support Plan’s ongoing CPiE response in Kachin State, Myanmar. Plan Myanmar has been implementing CYPiE programmes across different townships in Kachin and Rakhine State since 2013 and is seeking a qualified CYPiE practitioner to provide technical support to the ongoing response. The current response focuses on providing psychosocial support to affected children via mobile and permanent Child Friendly Spaces, case management support to individual children, youth and their families as well as strengthening community-based child protection groups and adolescent and youth protection and development activities,.
The CPiE Specialist will be responsible for providing technical support to ongoing Child Protection in Emergencies projects as well as ensuring mainstreaming of child and youth protection in other sector projects (WASH, Education, Nutrition, DRR). The overall objective of this role is to contribute towards ensuring that emergency response projects implemented by Plan International and its partners are in line with international standards. Responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to improving the quality of child and youth protection case management, adolescent and youth development services and psychosocial support services, capacity building of Plan and partner staff in the areas of case management and community based child protection and technical support to mainstreaming of child and youth protection.
Specific tasks will include:
The outlined responsibilities are based on the current project portfolio, however specific responsibilities may shift over time and flexibility from the candidate may be required. The CPiE Specialist will report to the Emergency Response Manager based in Yangon. This is full time position based in Yangon with significant time spent in the field and regular travel to Kachin and Rakhine.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
How to apply:
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit, in English, a cover letter, CV, monthly consultancy rate and details of at least 2 referees via E-mail only to: Myanmar.CO@plan-international.org with the subject line of “Application for the post of CPiE Specialist”. Copies of certificates need not be sent. Please note that applications without the expected monthly salary cannot be considered.
Reference & background checks will be performed for successful candidates. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Plan is an equal opportunity employer committed to the well-being of children and does not tolerate child abuse.
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