Child Protection & Education in Emergencies Coordinator
Position Start Date : 20th of July 2019
Location : Nigeria
Terre des hommes does not set closing dates for this position; recruitment is on-going until the position is filled
Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is the leading Swiss child relief organization, based in Lausanne (Switzerland). Every year our projects support more than 2 million children (3 million in 2016) and their families in over 35 countries.
We are part of the Terre des hommes International Federation (TDHIF), with 9 other sister organizations in Switzerland, Europe and Canada.
Tdh has established a Country Office in Nigeria since the last quarter of- 2017 to try to complete the covering a part of the needs of crisis affected people.
For the moment, the organization is operating only in Borno State, essentially in the Eastern Part of the State, the Eastern Crescent ->
from the North-East (Cross Kuawa, Kukawa, Monguno) to (Konduga, Gwoza, Banki). Some of the operations are implemented with the collaboration of a local partner (CHAD).
Tdh is targeting people affected by the crisis by addressing some humanitarian gaps related to the access to some primary needs (Water Supply, Non-
Food Items distributions, Hygiene Promotion) or social basic services (as Child Protection, Educational Support, Primary Health Care ).
The Country Delegation is composed of 2 offices. A field office located in Maiduguri, which for the moment is hosting the field teams (WASH, CPiE, Logistics, Finance) and most of the country management team members (Country Representative, Head of Programs, Finance Coordinator, Logistics Coordinator, Health & Nutrition Coordinator, HR Coordinator, CPiE / EiE Coordinator, Access & Security Coordinator).
A liaison office located in Abuja, which is hosting for the moment the Head of Quality Monitoring.
The Child Protection and Education in Emergencies Coordinator will be responsible for providing strategic direction and vision to the Tdh’s Child Protection and Education programming in Nigeria and will be responsible for the overall quality implementation.
You will oversee the Child Protection and Education in Emergencies project Managers (2) and provide guidance to the child protection and education staff to ensure that stated goals and objectives are met, that the projects are appropriately monitored and evaluated, and that project reports are written and submitted in a timely manner.
You will and ensure that child protection principles, CPMS and Tdh’s child protection in humanitarian crises policy are being incorporated into the emergency programs.
You will conduct his or her duties in respect of the Charter of Terre des hommes and the Tdh’s Child Safeguarding Policy.
Tdh expects that its contractors’ professional conduct reflect proper behaviour in accordance with local culture and traditions.
The incumbent assures the moral protection of the name of Terre des hommes and defends in all circumstances the interests of the movement.
Tdh intervenes without any affiliation for politics, religion or financial profit. You will direct his or her activities and engagements without preoccupation of political, racial or religious affiliation.
You commit to observe discretion on any information related to the organisation functioning and beneficiary related issues.
Program Planning, implementation and development
This includes planning of activities, and procurement.
Monitoring and Reporting
Human resources management
Expatriate contract under Swiss regulations 3’400 CHF ( 2’950 €)
4’750 CHF ( 4’100 €) net / month according to experience x 13 times, Vacancy : 25 days annual leaves local accommodation and transportation, Health insurance, accident and medical repatriation insurance, return flight.
Tdh Global Code of Conduct and Risk Management Policies :
Fraud / Corruption and Prevention of the Financing of Criminal Activities Policies
We offer an exciting and varied work, useful and meaningful, in a team that wants to make a difference for vulnerable children.
Are you interested? Do you want to face this challenge?
Please applying directly online :
Application files sent through our official website will be processed only if complete (CV + cover letter). Additional documents (diplomas, work certificates, etc.
will be requested at a later stage.
We will be in touch with the shortlisted candidates only in the selection process with the large number of applications received, we unfortunately cannot provide personal follow-
up to the larger candidate pool. Thanks for your understanding.
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