Thursday, 9 August 2018

Job Opportunity at Save The Children, Child Protection Technical Specialist

Job Title: Child Protection Technical Specialist

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in social sciences related to child protection or related field
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in Child Protection.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience in child rights and child participation
  • Knowledge of current national debates on Child Protection policies and practices
  • Demonstrated experience of developing and managing relationships and funding from donors or other development partners.
  • Prior experience in a leading role on the development of competitive and complex projects.
  • Demonstrated experience working with international, national and/or regional level government structures to strengthen the capacity of the government to deliver services.
  • Proven experience in programme development, project cycle management and monitoring and evaluation related to the sector including writing up high quality project/donor reports.
  • Proven experience and skills in advocacy and building work relationships with local/national governments and influencing institutional, private and/or corporate donors.
  • Solid experience and excellent skills in leading and building capacity of systems, staff, partners and other actors related to CP.
  • Ability to extensively travel for project monitoring and provide on-site technical support to field teams.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
  • Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner.
  • Experience of building personal networks, resulting in securing new opportunities for the organisation
  • Experience solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy-in of others.
  • Commitment to the Save the Children values and willingness to abide by Save the Children's Child Safeguarding Policy.
  • Ability to read, write and speak in English.

Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Contract - Full-Time
Closing date: Tuesday 21 August 2018
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