Save the Children Job Vacancy: Child Protection Specialist - Kupang, NTT

Save the Children in Indonesia is changing for the better. We've begun to build a national organization that aims to be a strong, local, and self-sustaining voice for children in Indonesia. To this end, SC Indonesia has been designated as a “Prospect Member”. As ‘Prospect Member’ Indonesia has been identified as part of the next way of new member development, which focuses on strengthening and localizing our voice for children in strategic middle income countries. Indonesia has been authorized by member ballot to start fundraising locally as a first step towards building a financially sustainable local organization. Future work will also involve developing a strong local governance structure and building key partnerships with local government, the private sector, local civil society among others. Success of the pilot phase will set the Indonesia on a pathway to full membership.
We are currently seeking to fill the following position:
1 (one) position based in Kupang, Nusa Tenggara Timur
The Child Protection Specialist will provide technical support in the area of Child Protection for School for Change Program team and other projects in Eastern Area, governmental and non-governmental partners to ensure that children in Kupang district are protected and feel safe in a quality learning environment and at the community. The Specialist will also provide capacity building (such as training, mentoring, advice and monitoring), documentation, and opportunities for sharing and learning.
The post holder will contribute on achievement of the global KPIs on Operations Delivery, and contribute to achievement of global KPI’ as follows:
  • Awards management
  • Global Management Indicators
  • Humanitarian and Emergency Response

Reports to:  PDQ Manager
Number of direct reports: None
Dimensions : Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik partner of Save the Children is implementing some education programs in Timor island, NTT for several years, through various funding support. The Specialist will be responsible for providing technical support for School for Change project design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and documentation of Child Protection components within Basic Education program and activities. It includes systems of quality control, monitoring and evaluation and integration with other programs implemented at Kupang Field Office and other field offices in Eastern Indonesia Area.
Education and experience background
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in education or community development or any relevant advanced degree preferred. Extensive and substantive relevant practical experience may be considered in lieu of a Master’s Degree
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of working experience as Child Protection specialist or leading the development and implementation of Child Protection program
  • Relevant experiences to Basic Education programs is highly expected
  • Experience working with International NGO
  • Having experience working with Community Development
Skills and Knowledge:
  • Understanding of pedagogy and andragogy
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills
  • Proven skills in program development and report writing
  • Good analytical and conceptual thinking
  • Proven advocacy skills

Behavioral Competencies:
  • Good team facilitator and member
  • Willingness to stay in remote location and travel at times in difficult conditions
  • A commitment to high quality of work and efficiency
  • Low resistance to change
  • Concern for detail

Closing date for application is up to  February 18th, 2019