Vacancy Announcement CWS Indonesia, Child Protection Officer – PURE Plus Project

CWS Indonesia is an
international relief, development, and refugee assistance agency that has been
operating in Indonesia for many years under an agreement with the Ministry of
Social Affairs. CWS Indonesia is the field office of CWS, Inc., headquartered
in New York. CWS assists the most vulnerable, regardless of their religion,
race, ethnicity, or gender.Since 2008 CWS has been implementing the UNHCR funded
PURE program for refugees
and asylum seekers in Jakarta. PURE assists refugees and asylum seekers,

including Unaccompanied Children (UAC), to access basic services such as health
care, and provides skills training and education programs. With support from BPRM
and DIBP CWS is further expanding  assistance to UAC and is therefore looking for candidates to fill the following positions: Child Protection Officer: Jakarta based – 1 position  JOB SUMMARY : The Child
Protection Officer creates a child friendly and supportive
environment for unaccompanied children, children at risk, as well as child
survivors of SGBV  and ensures that
effective child protection mechanisms are in place.  The Child Protection Officer is also responsible
for ensuring effective case management in line with UNCHR and CWS standard
operating procedures and tools,  focusing
on unaccompanied children and other refugee children at risk  Requirements: 

  • Bachelor Degree in Social Sciences, Human Rights, International Law or other
    relevant field
  • Ability to work in a cultural and gender-sensitive manner,
    respecting diversity in its all forms, including religious minorities,
    socio-economic situation, sexual orientation and ethnicity, etc
  • A minimum of two years’ experience  in 
    child protection or child care program
  • Experience in basic counseling and psychological first aid for children
  • Good interpersonal skills with ability
    to motivate both staff and local partners/community/refugees
  • Abilities to provide capacity
    building/training for staff and refugees on child protection/child rights
  • Ability to interact and communicate with wide range of
    stakeholders (NGO networks, government institutions and refugees)
  • Positive and
    professional attitude, able to organize, maintain composure and prioritize work
    under pressure, work overtime when necessary and be able to coordinate multiple
  • Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a
    multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well
  • Possess computer skills, including internet-based
    communication/ and various office applications (Microsoft Words, Excel and
    Power Point)
  • Significant skill in reporting,
    documentation and database management is essential.
  • Fluency
    in English and Bahasa Indonesia is essential. Knowledge of
    Dari/Farsi/Arabic/Urdu will be an added advantage


Applications should include a cover letter, reflecting motivation, a CV,
Including two references; expected gross salary and contact number by23
September 2016
, Please
send applications to

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