Child Protection in Emergency Officer at Plan International

Plan International is an independent child-centered international development organization committed to advancing the rights of children and fight against poverty. Plan has no religious, political and government affiliation. For over 78 years, we have supported girls and boys and their communities around the world to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to claim their rights, free themselves from poverty and live positive fulfilling lives. Plan currently works in 70 countries including Nigeria.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Child Protection in Emergency OfficerReq ID: 22041Location: Maiduguri, BornoContract Duration: 12 MonthsRole PurposeThe purpose of this role is to coordinate and manage the CP and SGBV activities in line with International minimum standards in Northeast Borno states.The post holder will manage the CP and SGBV activities interfacing with other programme team members. The post holder will also contribute towards the capacity building of Plan InternationalsCommunicates within Plan International Nigeria and with partners and related government institutions.The post holder will also contribute towards the capacity building of Plan Internationals implementing partners.Key End Results and typical Responsibilities In collaboration with the Field Team and CPiE Specialist, the CPIE Officer will:Ensure children harmed or at risk of being harmed are identified and receive individual case management support by ensuring standard tools and procedures are in place and adhered to by case management team members.Manage, provide training and technical support to, and build the capacity of the full case management team.Coordinate with other child protection agencies on case management.Technical Skills:Provide technical and management leadership to the Case Management program in accordance with best practice and Plan policies, including its child-centered community-based approach.Ensure that solid case management, referral and information management systems are in place for appropriate identification, responses and follow-up for children harmed or at risk of being harmedEnsure regular communication with CPiE Specialist to integrate appropriate child protection in emergencies priorities in program designEnsure regular Plan case review meetings and conferences are conducted to reflect on progress and to accommodate the lessons learned and improve case management system accordingly; [participate in Best Interest Determination as appropriate].Ensure the [Child Protection Database] is set up, regularly updated, analysed for trends in the caseload, and efficiently and confidentially managed in collaboration with the Data Manager [and relevant partner organizations (e.g. UNHCR, Save the Children and UNICEF)].Provide support to Family Tracing and Reunification activities in collaboration with implementing agenciesCollaborate with other project staff to ensure referrals to other services such as psychosocial support and education/livelihoods interventionsStaff Supervision & Development:Directly supervises partner NGO Case WorkersMaintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable staff to successfully perform in their positions.Ensure timely completion and submission of regular program and staff reporting and annual performance reviews, as appropriateAssist with the recruitment of Case Management staff.Ensure training, support and ongoing capacity building opportunities for volunteers and staff on technical and project management skills.Provide evaluations on staff performance in accordance with Plan Policies and Guidelines.Ensure that all Plan policies are upheld, as well as international Minimum Standards for Child Protection, Case Management, and UNHCR Guidelines.

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