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NGO Jobs in Kenya - Tdh


Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is an international NGO focussed on Child Rights. 

To support the development of its Child Protection programme in Garissa County, Tdh is encouraging applications from Kenyan nationals for the role of:

Child Protection Project Manager
 


(1 position)

Reporting to: Child Protection Programme Manager
Duty station: Dadaab, Garissa County
Contract duration: 12 months (with 3-month probation period)

Main responsibilities:
  • To be responsible, under the supervision of the Child Protection Programme Manager, for all aspects of the implementation of the Child Protection project in Dadaab refugee complex.
  • To manage, mentor and train a team of CP professionals and community workers.
  • To coordinate with the project psychosocial counsellor to ensure regular assessment of project needs and adequate follow up of extremely vulnerable cases.
  • To develop collaboration and participate in coordination with the local authorities such as the District Children Officer, other partners and services in order to establish a proper child protection referral system.
Requirements:
  • Minimum university degree in related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in projects supporting children (social work, child protection, psychosocial, education, etc.).
  • Experience working in a refugee context and knowledge of BID is a plus.
  • Team management experience (10-20 subordinates).
  • Project reporting and evaluation experience.
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili. Ability to communicate in Somali is a plus.
Application modalities:

Candidates that fit the requirements above are invited to submit a covering letter, CV, references, and copies of academic and professional certificates (if requirements are not met or application is incomplete, the application will not be considered). 

Applications should be addressed to the Child Protection Program Manager:

They can be emailed to cppm.ke@tdh.ch

Closing date for this positions is 13th September 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a written test and interview. 

Candidates should be available for the written test on the 14th of September 2012.

Tdh’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protect children’s rights, which includes the prevention of all forms of child abuse.

Tdh is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Psychosocial Counsellor

Reporting to: Child Protection Programme Manager
Duty station: Dadaab, Garissa County
Contract duration: 12 months (with 3-month probation period)

Main responsibilities:
  • Training and supervising CP staff during case management (including BID), awareness and psychosocial activities.
  • Under supervision of the project manager, coordinate case management activities in a refugee context.
  • Participate in needs assessments and project evaluations aiming at contributing to the development of the Child Protection Programme’s strategy for the refugee community project in Dadaab refugee complex.
  • To train CP team members on child friendly interviews techniques and implementation of a psychosocial assessment.
  • To conduct psychological individual evaluations for vulnerable children and their families identified.
  • To provide psychological support to selected vulnerable cases.
Requirements:
  • Minimum bachelor degree in psychology or related field, clinical experience is a plus.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as child psychologist or in child protection related positions.
  • Experience in case management, BID experience is a plus.
  • Project reporting and evaluation experience.
  • Staff supervision experience.
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili. Ability to communicate in Somali is a plus.
Application modalities:

Candidates that fit the requirements above are invited to submit a covering letter, CV, references, and copies of academic and professional certificates (if requirements are not met or application is incomplete, the application will not be considered). 

Applications should be addressed to the Child Protection Program Manager:

They can be emailed to cppm.ke@tdh.ch

Closing date for this positions is 13th September 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a written test and interview. Candidates should be available for the written test on the 14th of September 2012.

Tdh’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protect children’s rights, which includes the prevention of all forms of child abuse.

Tdh is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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