Child Protection Manager

United Nations Children's Fund

Bangkok, Thailand

Experience: 0 to 3 Years

Skill Required: Monitoring and Evaluation

The Child Protection Manager (CAAC/MRM) reports to the Chief, Child Protection for general guidance and direction. The CP Manager is responsible for managing and supervising all stages of child protection programmes/projects from strategic planning and formulation to delivery of concrete and sustainable contributions to national and international efforts to create a protective environment for children against all harm and to protect their rights to survival, development and well-being, as established under the Convention on the Rights of the Child, international treaties/frameworks and UN intergovernmental bodies.
The CP Manager is responsible for establishing the plans of action and overseeing work progress to ensure the achievement of concrete and sustainable programme/project results according to plans, allocation, results based-management approaches and methodology (RBM) and UNICEF’s Strategic Plans, standards of performance and accountability framework.
Key functions and accountabilities of the position:
  • Managerial leadership
  • Programme development and planning
  • Programme management, monitoring and quality control of results
  • Advisory services and technical support
  • Advocacy, networking and partnership building
  • Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
  • An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: international development, human rights, psychology, sociology, international law, or another relevant social science field.
  • A minimum of eight years of professional experience in social development planning and management in child protection related areas, at the international level, is required.
  • Experience working in countries effected by armed conflict and working on monitoring and reporting of grave violations according to the SCR 1612
  • Fluency in English is required.