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Home-based: Senior Advisor for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action

Deadline for application: 
16 Sep 2021
World Vision
Job type: 
*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate.

World Vision International:

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our over 34,000 staff members working in nearly 100 countries are united in helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Through our work, every 60 seconds … a family gets water … a hungry child is fed … a family receives the tools to overcome poverty.

Here’s where you come in:

As Senior Advisor for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action, you will provide and support strategic leadership that influences the quality and impact of Child Protection (CP) programming in humanitarian action within Disaster Management (DM) and key technical and ministry areas. This will entail working with key stakeholders (especially Global Centre Child Protection and Participation team advocacy and communications) to ensure and develop key evidence based programmatic guidance for CP in humanitarian contexts for use by the field and support offices, in alignment with global CP sector priorities and approaches.

Requirements Include:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the UN humanitarian reform and cluster system, institution of the UN system and policies and guidelines related to child protection in humanitarian action.
  • At least 8 years Proven field experience in establishing CPHA programme natural disaster settings including sound knowledge and understanding of how to use and implement the CPMS and other IASC guidelines related to CPHA programme.
  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in a related field, i.e. Humanitarianism, child protection, social work, child or youth development related discipline, mental health, sociology, anthropology, education, law.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of French will be a strong asset.
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 50% of the time.

How ton Apply:

Is this the job for you?

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 16 SEP 2021. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org.

Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

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To contact us, you can send an email to info@alliancecpha.org.