[DevJobsIndo] Re-Advertised : Child Protection Specialist ChildFund Indonesia



ChildFund is an international child focused development agency
working in 33 countries to create lasting and meaningful change in the lives of
more than 10.5 million vulnerable, deprived and excluded children, families and
communities, regardless of race, creed, gender or national origin. In Indonesia
ChildFund has been operating for 34 years since 1973, in areas where the need
is the greatest and currently reaches out to 900,000 children and family
members in partnership with 50 local NGOs spread across 8 provinces. For more
information please visit


ChildFund Indonesia is currently seeking:


Position                                 :  Child Protection Specialist (Position Code: CP-Specialist)

Reporting to                         : Program

Based in                                 :
Jakarta, Indonesia

Duration                                :
 One-year contract with renewal subject
to performance, however this is a potential longer term position.



The Child Protection
Specialist (CPS) position is responsible for mainstreaming Child Protection
principles and values into ChildFund Indonesia’s program portfolio. The CPS is
also responsible for leading the implementation of our Child Protection in
Emergency (CPiE) activities and leads
the development (and execution) of our Child Protection advocacy

The CPS will be expected to lead proposal development efforts to
expand our portfolio of projects, network extensively with a diverse range of
agencies and represent the National Office/organization at
national/international forums.

The CPS works collaboratively with the technical team and
field-based colleagues to support the development of our Local Partners program
designs as well as monitoring project/program interventions on regular basis.




and Management

  • Provides
    technical assistance and technical leadership on all issues and projects
    related to Child Protection and Child Protection in an Emergency (CPiE).
    This includes the development of innovations, development of program
    designs and analysis of underlying causes of poverty in line with the
    organizational theories of change and pathways.
  • Serves
    senior level representation functions for the organization as
    organizational representative to technical working groups, steering
    committees, and industry events.



  • Develops
    position statements, methodologies, and frameworks related to ChildFund’s
    Theories of Change and Child Protection

Supports and
integrates key Child Protection concepts and learnings into the development of
Local Partners Area Strategic Plans (ASP), program/project, concept papers,
proposals, and other organizational initiatives and processes.




§  Leads the development of technical proposals and concept
notes related to Child Protection.

§  Cultivates relationships with major gift donors and foundations on
behalf of the organization, both as a subject matter expert and a relationship



technical assistance to
program and field-based staff
in understanding and internalizing child protection within the Theory of Change
(TOC) developmental pathways and program strategy for all Life Stages


& Evaluation

In liaison with
the Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Specialist, facilitate periodic monitoring
of project activities and use findings to improve and enhance the Child
Protection program strategy



·       Supports the development of relevant capacity and individual
capabilities of staff and local partners on child protection for both
development and emergency work


& Partnership

Develops partnership strategies to
collaborate with Local Partners, government entities,
as well as with other key humanitarian actors for resource
complementation and collaborative activities in support of the child protection
program strategy;


& Knowledge Management

Ensures that lessons learned from program implementation and other
relevant activities are identified, documented and appropriately disseminated
for internal and external purposes, e.g. development of knowledge products.

Ensure timely
submission of and compliance to ChildFund reportorial requirements;


Other duties as assigned




§  Minimum 8 to 10 years of experience in Child Protection
programming with a minimum of 3 years field experience required.

§  Demonstrated technical competencies in Child Protection program
design, implementation, and evaluation.

§  Demonstrated technical competencies in Child Protection in

§  Demonstrated experience working with children experiencing
Deprivation, Exclusion and Vulnerability (DEV) and their families.

§  Proven ability in participatory training and capacity building
program design, delivery and assessment.

§  Demonstrated experience with Child Protection proposal
development, including the technical strategy design and narrative

§  Proven ability to provide high quality technical assistance,
guidance and coaching to implementing staff and partners.

§  Proven experience with donor agencies and grant making processes.

§  Demonstrated representation and networking experience with
multilateral agencies, foundations, and other institutions focused on Child
Protection programming for children and young adolescents.

§  Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with operational research
and program evaluation methodologies, including quantitative and qualitative

§  Organized, detail-oriented, team player, self-starter and
results-oriented individual.

§  Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously, work well
under pressure and meet deadlines.

§  Bilingual preferred (English with Indonesian).

§  Excellent presentation, public speaking and interpersonal skills.

§  Strong computer skills, with familiarity in using Microsoft Office
suite applications (particularly Word and PowerPoint).

§  Significant Travel outside of Jakarta is required.




degree in field relevant to Child Protection, such as psychology
or social work preferred.


This position is opened for
Indonesian national only.


ChildFund requires electronic
lodgment of applications.

To apply, please click on the following link:



(and look for  career opportunities/International Operations/Child
Protection Specialist – Jakarta-Indonesia)

Deadline for lodging applications: 31 October 2015



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