Ended ​​​​​​​Child Protection Project Officer

The Job

Child Protection Project Officer – IBB

Job Purpose:

Under the direct supervision of the CP.CRG PC coordinator,  the Child Protection Project Officer will be responsible for the monitoring, supervision the day to day  implementation of SC project activities (direct implementation and partners monitoring) in the Sana’a .


Support the implementation of program, organisation’s strategy and the general CP sector plan

Needs Analysis and Program Design:

  • When required, assist in needs  assessments – both internal, joint or IA  assessments, Situation Analayis  as appropriate.
  • Participate actively in developing a child protection and child rights governance strategy.
  • Share ideas and insights  in proposal development when required.

Program Implementation:

  • Familiarity with key technical areas.
  • Manage Support the implementation of high quality program activities in line with CP country program strategies, grant agreements and with relevant SC technical requirements
  • Monitor program implementation against the established indicators detailed in the projects Logical Framework and implementation plans.
  • Conduct field visits as required to verify program activities relative to stated targets.
  • Provide technical input and deliver (or support the delivery of) program in close coordination with other child protection team members.
  • Work across different contexts, including local communities, informal settlements, community spaces etc. with a particular focus on outreach work.
  • Monitor progress of activities against planned objectuives, outcomes and impact; evaluate the continued relevance and appropriateness of the program activities based on community- and child participatory approaches (accountability system)
  • Plan and ensure that program activities are efficiently implemented, fully understood and manageable by the field team.
  • Oversee partner activities and ensure that regular monitoring is conducted and financial as well as narrative reports are delivered timely and in accordance with agreed MoU.
  • Support in identification, referral and case management of the most vulnerable children (in line with organizational strategy).
  • Maintain and update the schedule of events and deadlines to be notified on time to the staff involved.


  • Submit monthly reports and quarterly reports on the project progress and those required by partners, donor and ensure delivery before the deadline to the Child Development Program Manager.
  • Assist the Program in preparing monitoring reports (technical and financial) for submission to multiple donors according to timelines agreed upon and procedures.
  • Ensure that reports of activities and materials to be delivered are sent on time, as required by specific dates and deadlines, communicating them in advance to the staff in charge;
  • Ensure that the project-specific progress reports and relevant donor reports are timely and serve to inform management decisions. This includes internal monthly reports and the humanitarian monthly reports to CPSC activity info reports).

Support  in capacity building :

  • Identify and report to supervisor about partners development needs and opportunities, as per programme needs and coordinate for its implementation.
  • Document all trainings carried out and share your report with the CP coordintors and manager and others as appropriate
  • Ensure the availability, at all times, of basic training equipment and materials in all offices and programmes.

Administrative and financial:

  • Coordinate with the responsible accounting and administrative staff for the issuance of invoices, monthly wages, quotations for project’s procurement;
  • Assist in managing the day-to-day operations of the projects, including the keeping of financial and other records to facilitate audits.
  • Monitor the procurement of goods and services for the project and ensure execution according to the rules and guidelines established by relevant donors.

Complaints handling

  • Consult with children and communities on complaints handling.
  • Design and implement appropriate feedback mechanisms that are contextual, effective, accessible and safe for children and their careers, and that ensure that feedback is recorded, reviewed and acted upon.
  • Ensure that feedback is integrated into regular programme planning, implementation, M&E and reporting.
  • Support our partners in setting up accountability mechanisms.
  • To act in a respectful and culturally sensitive manner towards the community



Post graduate education in development or other relevant field (equivalent in professional experience may also be considered)



  • 2 years management experience of running complex multi grant programmes, both in emergency and normal circumstances .
  • Familiarity with the Area context .   
  • Very strong knowledge and understanding of key technical areas of CP programming, and a working knowledge of the other sectors that include education, livelihoods and health
  • Willingness and ability to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies
  • An in-depth understanding of national development issues in particular in relation to children
  • Previous  experience  of working with a multi-cultural team and  the  adaptability to varied team dynamics
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills


  • Writing and spoken English & Arabic
  • Commitment to Save the Children Code of Conduct, Child Safeguarding Policy and values
  • Good knowledge of safety standards and legislation related to construction and rehabilitation in Yemen
  • A good team worker willing to learn from others, listen and provide sound technical advice on construction that will benefit children
  • Strong organizational and planning skills with good communication 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 SC. In particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support.
How to Apply

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.                                           

Qualified and interested applicants should submit their applications through this link :

The deadline for receiving applications is  30th /04/2019.

  • Employer: Save The Children
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Ibb
  • Posted on: 14 April 2019
  • Deadline: 30 April 2019