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Project Manager-Protection_Child Protection

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Project Manager-Protection_Child Protection

Job Type : Full-Time
Education Requirement : Bachelor Degree
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Experience : 3 to 5 years
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Duty Station : Sittwe Office, Rakhine State

Report to : Integrated Protection Manager

Report For : Team Leaders -Child Protection

Job Responsibilities

The CP Project Manager shall conduct regular field visits including by boat and will be expected to perform the following duties:

Project Management And Leadership

  • Coordinate, plan and monitor CP project activities
  • Ensure the highest quality of the sectoral interventions, and the coherence between all projects, ongoing and proposed, according to the overall protection strategy and taking into account remote monitoring modalities.
  • Take leadership of CP projects in terms of high quality and timely deliverables, narrative reporting and financial overviews, close cooperation with donors, Government counterparts and coordination mechanisms on site, and in synergy with other DRC interventions in the area.
  • Formalize and develop project related operational tools and training modules, with support from the Integrated Protection Manager
  • Provide input for monthly, quarterly, interim, and annual donor reports as well as ad hoc donor requests.
  • Provide overall budget monitoring, financial management and expenses control for the project activities, including compliance with minimum DRC and donor requirements.

  • Representation of DRC and active participation in CP sector meetings and relevant sub sectors/working groups.
  • Oversee knowledge sharing across teams and ensure that monitoring and evaluation results are understood and used to improve programs.
  • Drive the development and growth of the relevant programs within the DRC program objectives, including proposal development, and feed into country-wide strategy development.
  • Ensure adaptiveness of programming with the ongoing emergency response, in coordination with and supported by the Integrated Protection Manager
  • Ensure cooperation and integration with GBV and General Protection programmes through working with the other project managers and team leaders.

Accountability And Reporting
  • Guided by the DRC Programme Handbook, continuously monitor and develop relevant accountability initiatives within the protection program as well as strengthening the effort to document the impact of activities.
  • Ensure compliance with internal and external reporting requirements as well as DRC policies and procedures, particularly with respect to CP and the code of conduct.

People Management
  • Lead and manage DRC’s CP team including mentoring, ensuring coordination, recruitment, and capacity development.
  • Provide on the job training as required and adapt trainings/coaching to specific staff needs.

As Manager The Post-holder Is Responsible For The Following
  • Accountable for achieving DRC’s strategic goals and objectives within the area of responsibility.
  • Accountable for making significant decisions on what the child protection team does: its purpose, functions and role, and for making commitments and decisions that require the expenditure of significant unit resources.
  • Accountable for people management of direct reports, generally at least 3 employees. This includes hiring & firing, objective setting, probation, performance appraisal, development of staff, managing performance, including poor performance, etc
  • Accountable for making sound decisions based on DRC policies, MOPs, standards, and the advice of technical experts in DRC.

Qualifications And Minimum Requirements
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in NGO projects, particularly in managing/leading protection projects.
  • At least 2 years' experience with people management
  • Master's degree desirable.
  • Undergraduate degree in relevant subject (social work, child development, education, gender studies, nursing, counselling/mental health, social sciences etc) required.
  • Experience in producing high-quality technical material (training material, programme tools, proposals, strategic documents etc.).
  • Professional proficiency in English and Myanmar.
  • Excellent communication skills for external audiences (including governments and donors)
  • Experience working in conflict contexts or humanitarian response.
  • Experience working with Monitoring and Evaluation.

All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies:
  • Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes.
  • Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.
  • Taking the lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly.
  • Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. "

  • Understanding of operational context in Rakhine State.
  • Experience working in conflict contexts or humanitarian response.

  • Starting date of employment: as soon as possible
  • Salary: Competitive salary according to DRC Myanmar salary scale.

This position is open for Myanmar Nationals only. We will consider more female candidates as per position requirement and work nature. DRC strongly advocates for equal opportunity and promotes a diversified and inspiring working environment.

Application Process

Applicants who meet the above-mentioned requirements should apply by submitting their applications in English (consisting of Cover Letter and CV of no more than 4 pages, including contact details of 3 professional references) and CV only applications will not be considered. Apply button.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for a written test in English and a face-to-face interview.
  • After the closing date, applications are not to be considered. Please note that due to the urgency of this position, applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis and DRC reserves the right to initiate the recruitment process before the deadline for applications.

Deadline for submission of applications: 05-May-2021

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