PURPOSE OF THE POST:
Under the general supervision of the Child Protection Specialist, NO-C, responsible for planning, implementation and evaluation of assigned programme/project(s) data analysis and progress reporting including team work and capacity building of the Children Protection in Emergency work in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Situation analysis, program development and coordination
Collects and analyze Child Protection in Emergency (CPiE) related data for Situation Analysis, stakeholder mapping, programme/project planning, management, monitoring and evaluation and advocacy purposes. Keep track of new developments in related UNICEF and Government policies and opportunities to identify, extend and strengthen strategic partnerships. Coordinate UNICEF CPiE programming with other CP, protection and GBV actors and participate in CP Sub Cluster meetings. Support the preparation of partnership agreements and Letters of Exchange (eg with PDMA and FDMA), in line with the CP annual work plan and EPRP.
2. Advocacy and Capacity Building
Makes regular contact with provincial and local officials and other stake holders in KP and FATA in order to advocate for the protection of children and women, in light of UNICEF’s mandate and Core Commitments for Children in Humanitarian Action. Facilitate training and orientation sessions for implementing partners (CP) and operational partners (such as other UNICEF sections’ IPs, authorities, or CP cluster partners) in child protection in emergencies, including UNICEF’s PLaCES (Protective Learning and Community Emergency Services) model for children and women. Attend technical cooperation meetings, prepare notes and undertake follow-up action related to assign programme implementation and monitoring.
3. Program monitoring and technical assurance
Undertake ongoing visits to UNICEF project sites and monitor UNICEF partners’ adherence to partnership agreements, work plans and quality assurance to technical CPiE standards. Monitor and analyze UNICEF and partners’ CPiE programme implementation reports and evaluate against established programme recommendations and plans of action. Liaise regularly with local counterpart authorities on project/programme feasibility and effectiveness. Propose corrective actions where needed and provide active follow-up, including field based mentoring, to ensure implementation.
Evaluate and analyses financial and supply reports including VISION to ensure appropriateness of documentation, expenditures are within allotments, data is consistent. Ensure the accurate and timely input of project information in Vision and the issuance of status report for monitoring and evaluation purposes. Reports to the supervisor and / or Head of Office the outcome of reviews. Assist in identification and selection of technical supplies and equipments.
Prepare tables, graphs and other statistical data and provide inputs to sitreps. Draft relevant sections of reports (required for donors, management, annual reports etc).
5. Given UNICEF’s commitment, staff member can be expected to be deployed in response to emergency situations.