|Job title||VAC-9872 Senior Protection Assistant (Child Protection)|
|Number of vacancies||1|
Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Bachelor's degree in Political or Social Sciences, Development Studies, Social Work, Human Rights, International Relations or Law, or other relevant field. (essential).
Minimum of 4 year/s of demonstrable relevant Migration experience (essential).
Minimum of 4 year/s of experience in MENA (essential).
Fluent in English (essential).
Fluent in French (essential).
Working level in Arabic (desirable).
CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.
|Overview of position||
Since the inception of IOM in 1951, Movement Operations have been and continue to be a fundamental pillar of the Organization’s work. The organized movement of persons in need of international migration assistance is a primary mandate of the Organization and a cornerstone of IOM’s operations. This mandate has resulted in the international transport of more than 15 million migrants and refugees worldwide. Movement Operations departments in various IOM missions, coordinated under the division of Resettlement and Movement Management (RMM) in the Department of Operations and Emergencies (DOE) at IOM’s Geneva Headquarters, are responsible for all aspects of travel for migrants and refugees under IOM’s auspices, in accordance with the various framework agreements with resettlement and receiving Governments and partners across the spectrum of the Organization's programmes.
- Act as a child protection focal point by assisting in the coordination of the child protection team member’s daily activities and other tasks related to child protection;
- Revise child protection assessments conducted and ensure accuracy of the information collected, send family tracings to receiving missions and approve Child Protection cases before departure after consultation with the CP officer
- Supervise caseworkers during the drafting of BID reports, revise the BIDs and ensure accuracy of information before submission to Child Protection Officer/BI Coordinator
- Assist in the development of reports, analysis and indicators collected on Child Protection and assist in developing SoPs with the CP officer when needed
- Flag and refer vulnerable cases related to CP for voluntary humanitarian return (VHR) and ensure that the VHR goes smoothly, follow up on procedures with the VHR team, embassy representatives, and the receiving mission;
- Refer cases to relevant partner organizations and international organizations for appropriate follow-up and/or to other units within IOM for their respective follow-up;
- Participate/ or coordinate meetings with relevant local partners/ or organizations in the matter of child protection under the supervision of Child Protection Officer
- Participate in awareness raising events and support IOM in trainings and workshops arranged by IOM and partners;
- Participate in Protection and Child Protection working groups when needed;
- Assist in the maintenance of all protection-related case-management records and files; provide statistics and data analysis as required.
- Perform other duties as may be assigned.
Child Protection Officer
The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:
Values - all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:
• Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
• Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
• Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting dayto-day challenges.
Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2
• Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
• Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a serviceoriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
• Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
• Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
• Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.
If direct reports (10th row above) for SES is greater than zero, then the managerial competencies below are inserted.
Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2
• Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.
• Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
• Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the
Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.
Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and
across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results
- Effective organizational skills and ability to establish priorities and plans, ability to work under pressure and cope with deadlines;
- Demonstrated problem solving attitude and skills;
- Good written and spoken communications skills, good interpersonal skills, ability to work in a multi-cultural environment;
- Fluent in English and Arabic, both written and spoken, knowledge of French is considered an advantage;
- Good knowledge of MS Office applications .e.g. Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.
|Disclaimer: At no stage of the recruitment process will CTG ask candidates for a fee. This includes during the application stage, interview, assessment and training.|