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Under the supervision of the Area Manager, the Project Manager – Child Protection is responsible for development and the implementation of the *“Enhancing the protection of vulnerable refugee and host communities in Kakuma, Dadaab, and Nairobi”*** inclusive child protection project, which is part of the HI Kenya sector’s programme strategy. Responsible for strengthening the management and directing the project including capacity assessment and development planning and monitoring. Providing technical guidance and ensuring quality of the implementation of activities as per HI’s standards. Contributing towards the capitalization of experience gained from the project. Coordinating activities with various project partners and interfacing with National and County government authorities, as well as UNHCR and the protection partners in the camps. Promoting the expertise of HI in inclusive child protection, rehabilitation, disability mainstreaming and inclusion among the community/local/national authorities, partners and donors. Ensuring compliance by all people involved in the project with HI policies on Safeguarding.
S/he will be responsible for
Overall operational management and technical quality of the project:
Implementation of the activities
Technical support of the project / capacity building and training:
Data collection, monitoring and evaluation
Child Protection Policy
Supervision of financial, logistic and material resources of the project implementation
Establishing and maintaining linkages with partners
Contribute towards the capitalization of experience
Qualifications and skills required:
At least a Bachelor Degree in psychology, social sciences, community development, law or a related area of study.· At least 3 years of practical project management experience within INGO working in the field of child protection, sexual gender based violence and / or disability.
Previous experience in working in supporting vulnerable children (particularly children with disabilities) is essential.
Experience in technical support to team / partners in the field of child protection, gender-based violence, and/or disability is essential. (Training, evaluation)
Behavioural competencies :
How to Apply
The basic salary range for this position is from Kshs. 93,193 to 112, 472 excluding allowances . Positioning in the salary grid is dependent on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.
If you feel you are the right candidate for this position, kindly send your application along with an up-to-date CV(including 3 referees current and/or past line managers and their current official contacts mandatory) by email to :- [email protected] The email subject line should be marked: “Application for Project Manager- Child Protection – Dadaab or Kakuma Position”. Please specify the field station you are applying for.
Please do not send your academic and other testimonials they will be requested at a later stage. Only short listed candidates with the above qualifications and skills will be contacted.
HI staff must adhere to the values and principles outlined the Code of Conduct. In accordance with these values, HI operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti-fraud, bribery, and corruption.
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