Programme Officer – Protection Mainstreaming at Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD) April, 2022

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Contract Type: Fixed Term
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week
Reporting to: Country Representative with shared administration strains to ECHO Consortium Programme Coordinator.

Job Profile

  • The Programme Officer- Protection mainstreaming will handle CAFOD/Caritas Germany’s ECHO funded challenge in Northeast Nigeria and shall be a member of the Nigeria humanitarian staff.
  • The Programme Officer – Protection mainstreaming will make sure that safety and gender mainstreaming are built-in into all sectorial programming utilizing the SADI mannequin (Safe Accessible, Dignify and Inclusive).
  • The Programme Officer-Protection Mainstreaming will develop and modify current instruments of the safety mainstreaming staff to make sure they’re correct and complete.
  • He/she shall be answerable for figuring out and coaching Protection Focal Points in all groups, guaranteeing that safety mainstreaming is used successfully in all programming.
  • He/she will even conduct area visits to conduct Protection Mainstreaming assessments and website visits.
  • The Programme Officer-Protection Mainstreaming will work with numerous communities together with however not restricted to individuals with particular wants, IDPs, returnees, and individuals with specialised safety issues.
  • The candidate will want a background normally safety with a broad information of worldwide safety and human rights authorized requirements, in addition to an understanding of guiding ideas on Internal Displacements. 
  • The submit holder could have expertise of mainstreaming safety in meals safety/money switch and WASH programmes and in depth information of Child Protection, and or Gender Based Violence responses.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop current instruments to make sure updated and technically sound mechanisms are in place for the safety mainstreaming program.
  • Ensure mainstreaming of safety in meals safety/money switch and WASH applications
  • Identify and prepare Protection Mainstreaming and Gender Focal Points for every staff to conduct and guarantee safety mainstreaming frequently.
  • Compile data from safety mainstreaming focal factors and supply weekly stories to the Programme Coordinator and the related thematic supervisor with observations and suggestions to reinforce the safety setting
  • Writing common narrative stories for the donor for every area website visited.
  • Liaise with related public authorities and repair suppliers to be able to foster efficient collaboration and encourage a conducive safety setting for affected populations and possession in safety of beneficiaries.
  • Any different duties assigned by the Protection Coordinator

Advisory Support:

  • Ensure all companions conversant in the usage of SADI (Safe Accessible, Dignify and Inclusive) framework

Technical Support:

  • Deliver trainings to consortium employees members on safety ideas, SADI (Safe Accessible, Dignify and Inclusive) programming. safety mainstreaming, accountability to affected populations, and different related matters
  • Conduct security audits and follow-up on security audits’ findings to cut back dangers and strengthen native self-protection methods
  • Conduct area visits to ECHO SAHaRa distribution/building websites, areas of operation and different challenge areas with ongoing actions.
  • Establish and prepare community-based Protection Action Committees and set up referral procedures and buildings in communities to report SEA/GBV
  • Organize neighborhood conferences to supply essential data and improve consciousness and prevention of sexual and gender-based violence (GBV) and SEA (sexual exploitation and abuse) points, accessible companies and the way to entry them
  • Produce data supplies to reinforce the information and consciousness of the inhabitants within the goal area on prevention of GBV and SEA and to tell about established help buildings and referral pathways.

Internal and External Representation:

  • In co-ordination with the Country Representative and the Programme Coordinator develop, nurture and maintain relationships and efficient communications with related stakeholders, together with native authorities, nationwide networks, clusters and dealing teams particularly safety cluster, and different companies working in North-East Nigeria.
  • Effectively talk with different groups inside CAFOD to make sure that the programmes are effectively understood, and that data is accessible for fundraising and different communications, together with publications, media briefings, improvement training, and so forth.
  • This could contain taking part in communities of observe, working teams, supporter occasions, and so forth, as agreed with the Country Representative.

Systems and Compliance:

  • Overseeing the efficient use of CAFOD’s methods to share programme information and inform determination making.
  • This contains overseeing compliance with agreements, rules and necessities connected to our work.

Making Change Happen:

  • Managing assets; Delivers programmes inside an agreed price range; Develops programme funding proposals; Makes efficient use of ICT
  • Achieving outcomes; Delivers work inside the context of an agreed programme framework, makes use of programme cycle administration instruments successfully and demonstrating and reporting impression.

Job-Specific Competencies

  • Relevant University Degree in Social Science, Law, Gender research or any equal diploma.
  • Relevant skilled expertise, ideally in emergency and/or improvement context.
  • Ability to work with and construct the capability of programme employees and companion organizations
  • Ability to develop and/or adapt safety mainstreaming instruments for sensible use
  • Excellent writing expertise, together with expertise of donor reporting
  • Willingness to undertake journey
  • Familiarity with worldwide safety and human rights authorized requirements, Guiding ideas on Internal Displacements. Post holder will maintain in depth information and expertise in General Protection, Child Protection, or Gender Based Violence responses.
  • Good verbal & oral communication expertise in English and native language broadly spoken within the space.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal expertise and respect for individuals from totally different cultures and backgrounds and particularly these with particular wants and different vulnerability.
  • Must have robust ethos of working as a staff participant and good management expertise.
  • Must be capable to preserve the very best stage of confidentiality concerning work-related data and information.

N11,836,902 each year.

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