We are currently seeking to recruit a Technical Officer - Child Protection in Development.
|About the Role|
Plan International is one of the largest global NGOs working on children’s rights in 50 developing countries. We are now strengthening the Global Technical Team in our International Headquarters, as a core component of achieving our One Plan, One Goal strategy.
Plan defines Child Protection in Development as the programmatic measures and actions taken to prevent and respond to abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence against children. Plan believes that child protection is central to achieving our vision of a world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that respect people’s rights and dignity. Plan’s strategy to 2015 calls on us to use our experience and expertise as an authoritative voice to influence others to act, particularly in the areas of education and protection.
This post supports Plan’s strategy and mission by developing the skills, tools and capacities of Plan offices and staff to support child protection programming as well the integration within other impact areas of work and by supporting the monitoring of Plan’s progress on child protection. This post is critical to the achievement of the organizations strategy and will contribute to the development of the thematic strategy for child protection programming.
Dimensions of Role:
Active network of existing Child Protection Programming technical advisers in country offices, regional offices and National Organisations is highly effective and valued.
Global Advisor (or equivalent) is effectively supported in providing leadership across the organisation and delivering the technical strategy.
Plan is actively contributing to and learning from wider developments in the technical area.
Communications and Working Relationships:
Location and travel: This post will be based in Ontario, Woking will also be considered.
Type of Role: Permanent
Reports to: Global Adviser, Child Protection in Development
Salary: Circa £38,671 per annum
Closing Date: 24th July, 2012
Technical Officer - Child Protection in Development