Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
The Malawi Country Office’s Child Protection section partners with the Government of Malawi, UN agencies, civil society organisations and communities to prevent all forms of violence against children and support the most vulnerable with mental health and psychosocial support and access to justice.
Your role as Child Protection Specialist will not only supervise one of the two units in the Child Protection section but also work closely with other teams to ensure child protection is visible in all settings and all ages of the child.
How can you make a difference?
The Malawi Country Office offers an exciting and rewarding career opportunity for you to join our dynamic Child Protection team where you will be responsible for the formulation, design, planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of core aspects of the Child Protection programme. As the Child protection Specialist, you will support national efforts to have an operational National Child Protection System that protects children from violence, abuse, exploitation and neglect. You will furthermore be primarily accountable for supporting national capacities to strengthen three components of the National Child Protection System. These components are: 1) Legal and regulatory; 2) Coordination, governance and accountability; and 3) Capacity building, infrastructure and funding. The programmatic areas which will fall under your responsibility are: Justice, Social Welfare Workforce Strengthening, Birth Registration/CRVS, Advocacy/Budgeting for Child Protection, Safe School UN Joint Programme and Emergency.
To qualify as a champion for every child you will have…