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REGIONAL SCALING COORDINATOR

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Mar 022022
 

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Countries: Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan, Uganda
Organization: War Child Holland
Closing date: 11 Mar 2022

The roles main function is to support the scaling of evidence-based interventions and tools in the African region, with a focus on building competencies and capacities of War Child African region and regional partners to implement interventions and tools that improve psychosocial wellbeing and resilience in children and youth.

The role involves lobbying and developing understanding of the interventions and tools, organize and participate in adaption and contextualizing workshops and conducting online or face-to-face training with stakeholders and partners based in different countries across the region. The person will also support ongoing technical support and facilitation of blended learning paths.

KEY RESULT AREAS

  1. Supporting quality implementation of scaling interventions

a. Coordinates and provides (face-to-face and online) training and capacity strengthening of facilitators, trainers, and implementers in several War Child MHPSS interventions and tools

b. Provide technical support with adaptation and contextualizing of interventions and tools, including collective needs assessments

c. Coordinates and provide technical support (regional) and capability building enhancing learning development of interventions and tools

Results: War Child country offices partners and external agencies implement evidence based MHPSS interventions, tools and monitor the quality of implementation

  1. Supporting scaling-up through sharing information, supporting local roll out and capturing learning

a. Proactively engage international organizations, especially those with regional presence for adopting and scaling WCH (War Child Holland) evidence-based interventions.

b. Supports the local roll-out and refinement of scaling processes in relation to the partner organization and external agencies objectives and specific target groups

c. Collaborates with partner organizations and external agencies on capturing lessons learned through the establishment of a community of practice

Results: War Child succeeds in scaling evidence based MHPSS interventions globally

  1. Coordinate, network, and advocate for sustainability

a. Represents War Child in internal and regional platforms and network groups upon request.

b. Maintains a network of internal and external contacts relevant to scaling evidence-based interventions and tools

c. Collaborates with advocacy and communications throughout the process of scale-up of our evidence-based interventions

d. Engagement with local authorities and national governments on the adjustments, inclusion and/or adoption of interventions as part of national policies

Results: War Child’s evidence-based interventions and tools are effectively promoted through internal and external networks.

Required Qualifications, Skills and Competencies;

· Master degree or post graduate diploma in Psychology, Social Sciences or Social Development or any other related field.

· Specialist knowledge of current principles and practices of psychosocial support and child protection programming with children in (post)conflict areas.

· Should have a technical background in community-based implementation, mental health and psychosocial support for children, young people, caregivers and teachers.

· Should have experience working in countries affected by conflict.

· Should are connected to networks of practitioners and inter-agencies on MHPSS and interrelated thematic areas such as CP (Child Protection), Education and Youth empowerment with a focus on the African region.

· Should have strong capacity building, supervisory and training skills.

· Should have affinity with creative, recreational and movement-based activities for children and young people

· Should have a solid understanding of the adult learning needs and related approaches

· Should have a knowledge and practical experience in for evidence-based interventions and quality implementation

· Should have excellent English language skills working proficiency in French desired.

· Should have appreciation for the importance of and contextual adaptation of interventions

· Should thrive in solving problems and producing pragmatic solutions

Should identify with War Child’s mission and values and are committed to working with us to scale our evidence-based methodologies for the benefit of children, young people, and their caregivers.

How to apply:

Please send your CV of not more than 3 pages and a 1- page cover letter to the email address below not later than 5:00pm EAT, Friday 11th March 2022.

recruitment.drc@warchild.nl

WCH is an equal opportunity employer; Female candidates and persons with special needs are encouraged to apply.

While we thank all applicants for their interest in working with WCH, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

“Commitment to the vision and goals of War Child Holland, including adherence to the Child Safety Policy, is essential”

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Humanitarian Media and Communications Manager

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Apr 022021
 

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Country: South Sudan
Organization: Save the Children
Closing date: 13 Apr 2021

Humanitarian Media and Communications Manager

The Humanitarian Media and Communications Manager role will be responsible for producing all key communication assets that enable Save the Children International and its membership to amplify our voice and speak out on behalf of children affected by emergencies. In large category 1 or 2, or complex emergencies with multiple communications deployments, the position will coordinate the work of other deployed positions, including the information and communications coordinator, multimedia producer, visits coordinator; and dotted line coordination of the media manager and advocacy manager. The role will ensure Save the Children’s brand and values are streamlined and reflected across all external communications channels, meeting content needs in all aspects, and establishing a singular ‘voice’ for the response. The deployee will be expected to work with the response team and the country office to produce high quality media products that enables members and the country office to explain and profile Save the Children’s life-saving work in emergencies, for delivery across a range of platforms including online, television broadcast and print outlets.

In most circumstances, the post-holder will also be expected to mentor and/or capacity build existing country programme staff. In this role, the post holder should be able to move projects forward with limited in-country support. Working closely with child safeguarding and child protection colleagues, ensure that all children involved in our communications, advocacy, and media work are protected from potential mental and physical harm, and potential repercussions from their involvement in our communications, advocacy, and media work. This is a higher-level role, aimed at coordinating a diverse communications portfolio, contributing to strategy development, leading special projects including impact reports and anniversaries, and liaising with other iNGOs where necessary.

Essential

  • Significant experience of working overseas in humanitarian programmes.
  • Solid knowledge and use of media and multimedia platforms.
  • Photography and video production, including post-production platforms (Adobe creative suite).
  • Experience of leading communication activities (including information management) in a challenging environment.
  • Evidence of excellent verbal and written communication skills for a wide range of different audiences including donors, journalists and the ‘general public’.
  • Ability to spokesperson for Save the Children in emergencies at high level, across a range of media.
  • Proven understanding of international media handling, pitching and media management.
  • Experience delivering communications assets across multiple channels, including print, social, and digital.
  • Experience of effective spokesperson across a range of media.
  • Excellent understanding of international audiences and their varying visual communication needs.
  • Excellent relationship building skills in order to work for limited periods within programmes under pressure of running emergency responses.
  • An initiative-taking, proactive, inspiring attitude with the ability to manage and prioritise an unpredictable workload and solve problems quickly with limited support.
  • Ability to deliver high-quality photographs and case studies from affected communities.
  • Experience of delivering training, presentations and other capacity building activities to varied audiences, ideally within a country programme.
  • Excellent understanding of Member communication and information needs across fundraising, media and campaigning activities.
  • Strong influencing skills.
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy.
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of Save the Children.

Experience working sensitively with vulnerable groups.

Desirable

  • Experience of writing effective proposals in emergency responses.
  • Language skills in one or more of Save the Children’s working languages: French, Spanish, Portuguese or Arabic; or others where relevant.
  • Experience or knowledge of working and living in relevant regions/contexts.
  • Knowledge of key international and child development issues and debates.
  • Familiarity with SharePoint and/or HTML, and editing software such as Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Knowledge of one other working language.

Contract duration: 5 months

Location: Juba, with frequent travel to the field

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at careers.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Disclaimer:

Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

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