UNICEF-CP AoR Coordinator-P3-Port-au-Prince, Haiti

CANADEM

Haiti

Contract

Sep 4

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BACKGROUND

In the Core Commitments for Children (CCCs) is the explicit commitment that appropriate and experienced staff and personnel with relevant deployment training are provided and rapidly deployed, that focus on action in the first eight critical weeks of humanitarian response and provide guidance for action beyond that, moving towards defined benchmarks.

PURPOSE

The Child Protection Working Group Coordinator will facilitate a timely and effective child protection response and ensure that the capacity of national and local institutions is strengthened to respond to and coordinate emergency child protection interventions that demonstrate results and impact achieved.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Establish and assume coordination of the CP Working Group at national level, including:

1. Maintain effective child protection coordination mechanisms at national and sub-national level

• Regular updating of mapping of child protection actors in Haiti.

•   Ensure two-way communication with Child Protection Working Groups in the field and respond to their requests.

•   In a participatory manner, support the implementation of the Child Protection Working Group Work Plan for the emergency response.

• Ensure all Child Protection relevant actors are engaged as Working Group members and adhere to the

Principles of Partnership.

• Produce sectoral and inter-sectoral reports and analysis (e.g. quarterly sectoral reports, CHF reports etc)

•   Contribute to strengthening and building stronger relationships with local partners and actors to enhance engagement and response inside Venezuela;

•   Ensure Child Protection needs are identified, analyzed and included in all the process and documents generated by Interagency coordination mechanism.

•   Ensure adequate resources are mobilized and are equitably allocated for the effective functioning of the sector and its response;

• Effective and comprehensive integration of relevant cross-cutting issues, including age, gender, disability

• Effectively use and transfer information to, from and between sector participants and other stakeholders;

•   Ensure action-oriented and effective engagement with other sectors, humanitarian actors and relevant authorities for integration of Child Protection concerns, operational planning, engagement and active contribution of operational partners;

•   Contribute to relevant reports, provide information to and contribute to UN reports covering the child protection sector.

• Ensure proper coaching and mentoring of sub-national coordinators

•   With partners, identify response gaps (including geographic coverage and programmatic scope) and seek solutions to fill the gaps.

•   In consultation with non-governmental child protection actors and national civil society, identify appropriate mechanisms for working with and collaborating with national authorities.

•   Promote, respect and ensure that the Principles of Partnership are reflected in the day-to-day work of the child protection coordination mechanism. Represent the interests of the sectoral group in discussions with the humanitarian community and other stakeholders on prioritization, resource mobilization and advocacy.

•   Establish results-oriented, two-way communication channels between the national and sub-national levels, to promote, upgrade and strengthen a more standardized child protection response at the operational and national levels.

2. Guarantee effective and quality child protection preparedness and response

• Conduct a capacity building assessment and develop a capacity building and mentoring plan

•   Participate as needed in interagency/inter-sectoral Child Protection needs assessments, lead inter- agency child protection assessments to identify priority child protection issues and advocate for delivery of appropriate response

• Identify response gaps and promote members’ response (including activation of provider of last resort

• Ensure mobilization of resources through humanitarian funding mechanisms in Haiti.

3. Ensure that child protection concerns, and standards are appropriately reflected in inter-sectoral humanitarian coordination

• Participate and contribute in Protection, GBV and other relevant sectors’ meetings

• Participate in Inter Sector Coordination Mechanisms and provide Child Protection inputs to the

Humanitarian Country Team plans and meetings

• Work with Protection cluster to ensure Child protection mainstreaming

• Collaborate with other relevant sectors to promote integrated programming (eg. Education, WASH)

•   Ensure advocacy messages are developed with sector members on relevant Child Protection issues and brought to the relevant fora including donors’ meetings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES:

• Advanced university degree in Social Sciences, International Relations, or related technical field.

•   At least 5 years of progressively responsible professional work experience at the national and international levels in child protection, including in coordination functions.

• Advance knowledge of child protection approaches, practices and applications.

• Excellent analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skills.

• Excellent French writing and editing skills.

• Fluent in English is an asset.

• Experience working in Emergency context.

•   Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships both within and outside the organization.

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