World Vision : Project Officer – Child Protection Case Worker

  • Humanitarian Sector
  • Full time
  • 1 month ago

Job Information

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    Job Level : Officer
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    Job Qualifications Bachelor

Job Description

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Employee Contract Type:

Local – Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

Project Officer- Child Protection

The Role:

The Child Protection and Gender Project Officer will lead the implementation of Gender Based Violence (GBV) and child rights violation prevention and response strategies while maintaining Inter Agency Standing Committee (IASC) guidelines and standards. The incumbent will also support local campaigns and engage community in mobilization for Child Protection and GBV services in the community. S/he will also oversee the Child Protection and gender assessments to inform programming. This role will also support systems strengthening by ensuring reporting and referral mechanisms are vibrant and functional.  S/he will provide technical support to the community-based Child Protection committees and GBV committees on protection strategies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Implementation.
  • Project Financial Management.
  • Capacity building.
  • Coordination and networking.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation.


  • Bachelors degree in Psychology, Social Science, Social work or any related field.
  • Minimum of two years’ work experience in protection project implementation.
  • Demonstrate experience in advocacy and policy advancement work, child protection or gender.
  • Knowledge of the humanitarian standards for Child Protection and GBV is a requirement.
  • Working knowledge of English, and Somali local language.
  • Computer literacy is required; working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Power point.

Working Environment:

The positions are field-based in Galkacyo, Mudug region.

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