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Child Protection Coordinator at Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) August, 2017

Main Responsibilities
Program Planning and Implementation:

  • Provide technical and management leadership to the Child Protection Program in accordance with best practice and Tdh policy;
  • Ensure that all planned child protection activities are implemented on time, within the budget, according to quality standards and as per the monthly plan;
  • With support from the CP managers, follow quarterly, monthly and weekly activity plans to achieve expected results. This includes planning of activities, and procurement;
  • Identifying needs and gaps in programming and proactively suggest new activities to enhance the protection activities;
  • Contribute to the development of country sector strategic direction and plans;
  • Work closely with various partners to ensure better coordination and representation of Tdh.

Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Supervise the CP teams and CP managers to conduct regular monitoring and evaluation activities, and on a regular basis liaise with partners to identify gaps and challenges as well as to ensure quality impact of the CP approach;
  • Work closely with M&E officer to ensure data are collected to better report on activities and to ensure quality services for beneficiaries;
  • Draft monthly reports in addition to other reporting tasks as per donors and partners requirements.

Capacity Building:

  • Identify training needs and develop a capacity building strategy;
  • Provide follow-up child protection training where required.


  • Coordinate with other humanitarian partners and local authorities in the target areas, as relevant for the effective and efficient implementation of the CP projects;
  • Attend Child Protection Working Group meetings and clusters;
  • Advocacy and training (internal and external) on CPMS.

Human Ressources Management:

  • To carry out necessary recruitment when needed, in respect to the local regulations, in collaboration with the CP Project Managers and in coordination with the Human Resource;
  • To provide CP Managers with ongoing staff monitoring, supervision, and support, including regular and constructive feedback.


  • Comply with Tdh Security Regulations;
  • Reports any security/safety incident and/or risk to the Country representative;
  • Informs CP staff in Kirkuk on security rules defined by the Country Program.

Child Safeguarding Policy:

  • Commit to respect the Child Safeguarding Policy. Signs the Code of Conduct;
  • Report serious cases of abuse on children identified by the Child Protection team to the Country representative. Strict confidentiality must be respected.


  • Undertake all other duties that may be determined by the Country representative and that are compatible with the job;
  • Maintain and ensure a culture of strict confidentiality – inter Tdh staff and between Tdh staff and non Tdh employees.


  • University degree and five year relevant work experience
  • Proven technical knowledge and skills in the field of Child Protection
  • Prior experience working in emergency settings or insecure environments
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, effective in representation and liaison with external parties
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Demonstrated experience in capacity building and mentoring of national and international staff
  • Personal qualities: Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well
  • Fluency in English required (spoken and written)

General Conditions
Swiss salaried contract 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.

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