Monday, 25 June 2012

Tdh Child Protection Project Manager Job in Kenya

Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is an international NGO focussed on Child Rights. To support the development of its Child Protection programme in Garissa County, Tdh is encouraging applications from Kenyan nationals for the role of:

Child Protection Project Manager 
(1 position)

Reporting to: Child Protection Programme Manager
Duty station: Dadaab, Garissa County
Contract duration: 12 months (with 3-month probation period)

Main responsibilities:
  • To be responsible, under the supervision of the Child Protection Programme Manager, for all aspects of the implementation of the Child Protection project in Dadaab refugee complex-
  • To manage, mentor and train a team of CP professionals and community workers.
  • To coordinate with the project psychosocial counsellor to ensure regular assessment of project needs and adequate follow up of extremely vulnerable cases.
  • To develop collaboration with the local authorities such as the District Children Officer, other partners and services in order to establish a proper child protection referral system.
  • Minimum diploma-level education in related field.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in projects supporting children (social work, child protection, psychosocial, education, etc.).
  • Experience working in a refugee context and knowledge of BID is a plus.
  • Team management experience (10-20 subordinates).
  • Project reporting and evaluation experience.
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili. Ability to communicate in Somali is a plus.
Application modalities:

Qualified and interested candidates should submit a covering letter, CV, references, and copies of academic and professional certificates. 
Applications should be addressed to the Child Protection Program Manager and submitted to:

Terre des hommes, P.O Box 13668 - 00800 Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya
Tdh Office in Garissa

They can also be emailed to

Closing date for this positions is 4th July 2012.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a written test and interview.

Tdh’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protect children’s rights, which includes the prevention of all forms of child abuse.

Tdh is an equal opportunity employer.
 Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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