Child Protection in Emergency Officer- Kyangwali Refugee Settlement

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Plan International



The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child but know this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it is girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges girls and vulnerable children face. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood and we enable children to prepare for and respond to crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

For over 85 years, we have rallied other determined optimists to transform the lives of all children in more than 80 countries. We won’t stop until we are all equal.

The Humanitarian Upscale aim to contribute to life saving support to children, in particular girls and young women seeking refuge in Kyangwali settlement through provision of comprehensive child protection case management, system strengthening including capacity strengthening of CBCPMs and WASH. The Specific objectives of the project are;

  1. To deliver immediate, life-saving assistance to children, girls and young women seeking refuge in Uganda’s Kyangwali settlement in accordance with sector priorities.
  2. All children especially girls and adolescents in Kyangwali settlement are protected from violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation through prevention and response interventions in line with the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian response.
  3. Girls in Kyangwali settlement have the agency and SRHR information including access to services to prevent teenage pregnancy and child marriage
  4. Ensure a quality and accountable humanitarian response to the affected population anchored on Core Humanitarian Standards. The project is funded by the German National Office (GNO) and Plan International through the Children in Crisis (CiC) fund.

The CPiE Officer provides administrative support to the project team. The CPiE Officer shall ensure excellent relationships with all stakeholders involved in the project implementation especially implementing and other operating Partners including UNHCR, OPM and DLG.

Please click here to access full Job Description for this role.

Location: Kyangwali Refugee Settlement.

Type of Role: Fixed Term

Reports to: CPiE Specilaist

Grade: Level 12

No of positions: 1

Closing Date: 17/05/2024

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for. We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas. We foster an organisational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International’s Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Please note that Plan International will never send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates.

The is an emergency recruitment. We are therefore looking into the applications as and when they come thrugoh and we reserve the rights to stop the advert as and when we get sufficient number of pottiential candidates.


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