Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Lutheran World Federation Child Protection Officer and Quality Assurance & Standards Officer Jobs Vacancies in Ali Sabieh Refugee Camp, Djibouti


Lutheran World Federation / Department for World Service Kenya-Djibouti Programme is seeking to recruit a Kenyan national for the following positions, to be based in Ali Sabieh Refugee camp, Djibouti.

1. Child Protection Officer (1)

The incumbent will report directly to the Project Coordinator, while working closely on a daily basis in collaboration with other sectors of LWF.

Duties and Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
  • Be the team leader in the design and implementation holistic child rights project in Ali Addeh & Hol Hol refugee camps.
  • Act as the focal person in child protection and development for LWF/DWS Djibouti, UNHCR and other agencies operating in the camp.
  • Ensure that Unaccompanied and Separated children arriving in the camps are identified upon arrival in school, their social history documented, foster families are identified and the children are successfully fostered.
  • Ensure that weekly situation reports, monthly, quarterly, mid year and annual reports that reflect the impact of child development project and meet donor requirements and standards are written and submitted to the Project Coordinator within the specified time frame.
  • Write concept papers, feature stories and document child rights project milestones in Ali Addeh & Hol Hol refugee camps Camp.
  • Compile weekly situation reports (SITREPS) to be shared in the end of business week Child rights meetings
  • In collaboration with other agencies facilitate tracing and reunification of unaccompanied and separated children with their relatives.
  • Write proposals based on the needs of children in Ali Addeh & Hol Hol Camps.
  • Carryout other duties as may be assigned by the Project Coordinator or his/her designate.
Person Specifications/Qualifications:
  • University Degree in Social Sciences
  • Professional experience and training in the areas of Child Protection
  • Fluency in English required & Proficiency in computer preferably MS-Office.
  • High degree of flexibility and tolerance, Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of French or Somali will be an added advantage
2. Quality Assurance & Standards Officer (1)

The incumbent will report directly to the Project Coordinator or his/her designate, while working closely on a daily basis in collaboration with the Education Officer, Child Protection Officer & other sectors of LWF.

Duties & Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
  • Set short and medium term Quality Education program plans and budgets.
  • Overall in charge of quality curriculum Implementation and development of teaching and learning materials.
  • Spearhead the harmonization of the educational curriculum for the refugee education in Djibouti
  • Organize subject based in-service courses to address short comings related to curriculum delivery and assessment.
  • Regularly monitor the learners school attendance, retention and academic performance
  • Identifying teacher training needs and making proper managements for in-service training of teachers.
  • Monitor school level curriculum delivery to determine existing discrepancies and areas that need improvement
  • Participate in all educational and other activities including midterm reviews organized by the LWF and other IPs.
Qualifications / Person specifications:
  • A degree in Education, social science or an equivalent qualification with a bias towards statistics.
  • Knowledge of SPSS, EPI Info, STATA and SAS computer software
  • Professional training in Quality educational assurance & Standards Facilitators skills (TOT & TOF) an added advantage.
  • At least 2 years experience in education programme development and development research.
  • Have thorough understanding of education programmatic related issues, knowledge of French or Somali an advantage
  • Ability to tolerate cultural, education and religious diversity in the work place.
“LWF/DWS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation. LWF/DWS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian agencies.

Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization’s commitment to the prevention of abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries.”

Application and updated CV with contact emails and phone numbers of 3 professional referees, one of whom is your current or immediate former employer by close of business on 26th October 2011 to;

The Human Resources Officer,
Lutheran World Federation Kenya-Djibouti,
P.O Box 40870 – 00100, Nairobi
Or email: hr@lwfkenya.org

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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