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Child Protection Manager

Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid

This is a Full-time position in Kampala posted December 16, 2021.

Child Protection Manager Jobs in Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid Kampala vacancies in Kampala at Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid

# Job Description

Reporting Relationships: The post holder will be reporting to the Country
Program Manager.

• Provide technical and management leadership to the child protection
response plan and the adolescent and caregiver focused programs in accordance
with best practices, Partner requirements and HIJRA’s Child Protection
Strategy and Policy.
• Ensure that solid CP case management, referral and information management
systems are in place for appropriate identification, responses and follow-up
of children harmed or at risk of being harmed, and that these processes are
happening in a timely manner.
• Ensure the adolescent and caregiver programs are contextualized and
• Develop and implement capacity building plans for all areas of child
protection programming.
• Participate in development of high-quality concept notes and proposals.
• Coordinate with the child protection working Groups/Sectors or Sub-Sectors
on maters related with fundraising advocacy initiatives
• Provide technical guidance and support to program team, other sectors within
the organization and partners on all protection related issues.
• Implement and oversee Standard Operating Procedures SOPs for all
protection/solution activities.
• Maintain 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.
• Provide legal advice and guidance on protection issues to internal and
external interlocutors; ensure legal assistance is accessible to children in
need of protection and persons of concern and liaising with relevant
authorities to ensure the issuance of personal identification and other
relevant documents to children in remand homes and other persons of concern.
• Support a consultative process with Government counterparts at local levels,
partners and persons of concern to develop and implement integrated strategies
that address the key protection priorities, including, for example, child
protection, education and solutions approaches.
• Contribute to the Protection information management system by providing
disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems; conducting
research, and disseminating relevant protection information, data, and good
practices to enhance the delivery of protection interventions and provide
technical advice where necessary.
• Establish good relationship with authorities, network of partners and stay
abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an
impact on child protection environment, and provide advice to senior
management on emerging protection issues.
• Undertake any other duties as may be assigned by the Country Program

Competencies, Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
• University degree in Law, Human Rights, Community Development, Social
Work or other related discipline.
• Five 5 years relevant professional experience, two of which should have
been at managerial level preferably in emergency and/or development context.
• Good experience or familiarity with child protection issues/aspects
• Familiarity with guidelines on Protection Support in emergency settings.
• Familiarity with local, regional, and international protection and human
rights legal and policy, instruments and standards.
• Good written and spoken English and high proficiency in computer skills.
• Full respect for client/organization confidentiality.
• Demonstrated interpersonal skills and respect for gender and people with
special needs and other vulnerability.
• Ability to work in a multicultural context as a flexible and respectful team
• Experience in managing a team;
• Excellent analysis and reporting, communication, and organization skills;
• Respect for applicable rules and procedures.
• Ethical and transparent decision-making;
• Ability to work with minimal supervision and sometimes, under pressure;
• Experience in working with children in conflict with the Law is of added

Qualified Candidates are requested to submit an application letter and
Curriculum Vitae including telephone and email contacts of three referees
including -the current/most recent employer. Address the applications to:

Human Resource Department
Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief AID HIJRA
P.O. Box 23582, Kampala, Uganda
The application should be sent by email to: [email protected]
mailto:[email protected] . The subject line should read Child
Protection Manager.
Applications must be submitted not later than close of business on 17th
December, 2021. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
For more information regarding the organization please visit our website . HIJRA is an equal opportunity

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* **Company:** [ Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid ]
* **Location:** Uganda
* **State:** [ Uganda ]
* **Job type:** Full-Time
* **Job category:** [ NGO Jobs in Uganda ]

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