Child Protection Specialist – Food Security

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Plan International

The Opportunity

Plan International is seeking a dynamic, resilient and motivated Child Protection Specialist to lead a global one-year initiative to strengthen collaboration between child protection and food security.

In this role as the Child Protection Specialist you will play a leading role in bringing together both sectors in humanitarian action. You will be responsible for developing and disseminating global-level resources and tools in order to strengthen integrated approaches between child protection and food security clusters.

You will be expected to build and maintain relationships with global, regional, and country-level child protection and food security cluster coordinators, practitioners, and donors in order to support the uptake and implementation of new resources and tools.

The Individual

We are looking for a passionate and committed Child Protection Specialist with demonstrable experience in child protection programming. You will also need to be familiar with food security frameworks and implementation approaches

With a strong understanding of gender, inclusion, and child and youth safeguarding considerations in programming. You will have demonstrable experience in design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of multi-sectoral programs with child protection and other sectors, as well as expertise in leading the development and dissemination of global guidance notes, toolkits, training packages, advocacy materials and other resources on issues related to child protection

Strong communication and negotiation skills, with fluency in English and working proficiency in French being preferable.

Ability to travel up to 2 – 3 weeks at a time (20% per year)

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Location: Flexible location, in most locations where Plan International has a legal entity and you have the pre-existing right to live and work.

Type of Role: 12 Month Fixed term contract

Reports to: Global Child Protection in Emergencies Technical Lead

Salary: We will be happy to disclose the salary and applicable benefits to applicants as part of this process, however, please kindly note that this will vary according to the location of the appointed candidate and therefore, it is not possible to include full details here. The successful candidate will be appointed on national terms and conditions

Closing Date: Sunday 14th November 2021

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