Ended ​​​​​​​Sub- National Child Protection Sub- Cluster Co-Coordinator

The Job

Sub- National Child Protection Sub- Cluster (CPaOR) Co-Coordinator Aden Hub

Position Objectives:

Save the Children International (SCI) Yemen Country Programme has an annual budget of around USD 70 million and growing, working mainly on the humanitarian response to the ongoing conflict and its impact including more recently on the cholera outbreak. The SCI Yemen has over 700 staff and 1500 volunteers and works in nine governorates in the north and south of the country through seven field offices and two sub-offices in addition to the main office in Sana’a.

The Aden Hub Sub- National Child Protection Sub-Cluster CPaOR Co-Coordinator in collaboration with its UNICEF counterpart aims at strengthening partnerships, guarantee predictability of international humanitarian action in Aden Hub by providing consistency in leadership and direction amongst humanitarian child protection organizations active in Aden Hub. This role will ensure that child protection coordination and responsibilities are shared between UN agencies and Save the Children International thus enhancing transparency and accountability. The Co-Coordinator will be responsible for providing leadership and guidance to the Child Protection Sub-Cluster and the Child Protection Sub-Working Groups to enable child protection partners to respond more effectively to the protection needs of the children affected by the conflict.

In addition, He/she will be coordinating and overseeing the team managing the Yemen Inter-agency Child Protection Information Management System + (IA CPIMS) , Building the capacity of Child protection partners in the south to effectively utilise the CPIMS for data management, case management and FTR and supporting the coordination of partners on matters relating to information sharing and data management

Key areas of accountability:

  • Ensure timely and coordinated action from sub-cluster members to address the child protection needs of affected populations. 
  • Relevant and robust coordination mechanisms, incl. information management, are established and maintained with active   Child Protection AoR members including local authorities.
  • Quality analysis of context and data, permitting prioritization of child protection related response activities, considering age, gender, disability and other diversities of the affected populations
  • Ensure that Sub-National Child Protection AoR members are accountable to affected populations through consultation, participation, feedback and response mechanisms integrated throughout the programming cycles.
  • Work with the Subnational-CP Coordinator to convene and facilitate Sub-National CP AoR meetings in line with the Principles of Partnership, ensuring that meetings are consultative and results-oriented
  • Work closely with UNICEF subnational CP Coordinator to ensure strong coordination with government counterparts and other relevant authorities as well as complementarity with government policies and plans
  • Lease with IT to ensure PRIMERO application and Mobile Device management MDM is installed in all Tablets before assigning to users and maintain records.
  • Manage the CPIMS+ officers to set up user accounts/passwords and user groups for case workers and supervisors
  • Ensuring all cases within the system are appropriately coded and have the correct status (open, closed).
  • Liase with UNICEF and Quion in trouble shooting to restore normal system functionality
  • Provision of timely feedback on the system with precision to support fast response
  • Jointly with the data management officers propose customization/configuration of CPIMS+ to reflect the case Management forms

Capacity building

  • Organize child protection training needs assessments,
  • Support the capacity development of the sub-national CP AoR members,
  • Develop and implement annual capacity building plans through CP trainings in coordination with the National CP Sub-Cluster in Sana'a
  • Contribute to fund raising within SCI to support CP AoR training plan.
  • Build the capacity of Child protection partners to effectively utilise the CPIMS for data management, case management and FTR
  • Provide strong data and information management and reporting of FTR processes based on key indicators of the programme and program SOPs
  • Provide support to the organization and partner staff both in person and online. 
  • Provide technical Support during the rollout of CPIMS+ to the organization staff both during trainings and mentorship and through field visits
  • Building the capacity/mentoring of the CPIMS Officer

Support the coordination of partners on matters relating to information sharing and data management

  • Give regular progress feedback to the Case Management Working Group by presenting trend analysis and sharing ways of improving data management
  • Leading in rollout discussions with Case Management Working Group partners expressing interest
  • Training on CPIMS+ and Data and Information Sharing Protocol

Monitoring and evaluation

  • In collaboration with the subnational CP Coordinator monitor and evaluate performance of the sub-cluster by reporting on activities and needs;
  • Measuring progress against the child protection strategy and agreed results, and recommending corrective action where necessary;
  • Conduct regular field monitoring visits according to requirements and plans then report back with the findings to National Sub-Cluster Inter-cluster collaboration
  • Participate in key cluster coordination meetings such as education, Nutrition, Health, and WASH, GBV with the aim of advocating for information sharing and strengthening synergies.
  • Actively participate in coordination meetings organized by OCHA at hub level.
  • Liaise with MEAL Manager to list all indicators to be measured with CPIMS as a data source per location per grant
  • Support Case Management team monthly report from the CPIMS
  • Develop a dashboard updated weekly from the system with necessary disaggregation of age, gender and diversity (if relevant)
  • Conduct quarterly data risk management using the tool in place to identify gaps and propose recommendations including lessons learnt on the use of the CPIMS+ v2.0


  • Education:
  • University degree in social sciences, Information Technology or related field preferably in a subject related to child rights and protection.


 Professional Experience

  • At least two years relevant coordination experience in the protection sector in emergency settings
  • Familiarity with Child Protection and the functions of cluster approach.
  • Prior experience in roles of coordination & representation of national and international NGOs
  • Deep knowledge of protection mainstreaming, referral pathway mechanisms and service mapping
  • Prior experience in working in protracted complex emergency setting, involving internal displacement
  • Good technical understanding and familiarity with information management systems for case management.
  • Advanced skills and experience with information technology and Excellent computer skills (proven computer literacy, in particular excellent Excel knowledge is a must)
  • Demonstrate ability to provide capacity building to national staff – both coaching on the job and through structure training.
  • Excellent facilitation skill
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Strong experience with monitoring tools and systems
  • Readiness to conduct field visits within Aden hub
  • Demonstrated capacity to work in extremely difficult contexts with minimum resources.
  • Fluent English and Arabic language skills – reading, speaking, writing

Personal Requirements:

  • Strong team spirit, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment
  • Excellent analytical skills, observation and analysis capacity
  • Attention to detail and structured way of approaching tasks (very organized)
  • Able to ensure quick quality delivery in stressful environment (stress-resilient)
How to Apply

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This position is open to Yemeni nationals only

We are looking for both men and women from Yemen with enthusiasm and commitment to improve the protection and promotion of the rights of all children in Yemen All applicants will be subject to Save the Children’s Child safe guardian Policy and Reference Checking Process.

  • Employer: Save The Children
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Aden
  • Posted on: 20 July 2020
  • Deadline: 3 August 2020