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Female Child Protection Manager

IRC (International Rescue Committee)
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Position Title: Female Child Protection Manager

2022-11-29        Kabul       Full Time        79

Job Location: Kabul
Nationality: National
Category: Program
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: NTA Salary Scale (Grade C, Step 1-4)
Vacancy Number: V
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Kabul with frequent travels to field offices
Organization: IRC (International Rescue Committee)
Years of Experience: At least 5 years relevant experience is required
Contract Duration: 12 months with possibility of extension
Gender: Female
Education: Bachelor Degree Holder
Close date: 2022-11-29

About IRC (International Rescue Committee):

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity, and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
The IRC opened the country program in Afghanistan in 1988. Our programs span the range from humanitarian relief to early recovery and development activities, focusing on child protection, education, economic wellbeing, health, and power. The IRC works in 10 provinces throughout Afghanistan, among which some of the most security volatile, and employs over 1000 staff.

Job Descriptions:

New Business Development :

  • Provide input into program design and needs analysis for new Child Protection programming
  • Assist in writing and reviewing Child Protection proposals in coordination with Integrated Protection Coordinator

Project Start-up:

  • Work with HR to conduct and finalize recruitment of all open Child Protection positions
  • In collaboration with the Integrated Protection Coordinator, develop project work plans, spending plans, and procurement plans for all Child Protection grants
  • Ensure all team members are oriented to the project outcomes and activities, and clearly know their roles and responsibilities
  • Liaise with the Integrated Protection Coordinator to ensure all staff are trained on their core responsibilities
  • Work with Field Coordinator and Integrated Protection Coordinator to ensure that all governorate-level approvals are obtained prior to start of implementation

Program Management and Implementation :

  • Provide technical guidance and project implementation guidance for Child Protection programs
  • Ensure team members have individual monthly work plans prepared in advance of that month, and update as necessary
  • Promptly identify and recommend solutions to technical issues
  • Ensure that all interventions are in compliance with the IRC’s program strategy, national policies, and CP Minimum Standards
  • Work closely with operations and grants to coordinate to ensure quality, timely, implementation and development of programs, including providing oversight over the budget versus actual, indicator tracking tools, and other grant management tools used by the IRC; participation in monthly grant review meetings; and regular monitoring of internal program purchase request tools
  • Work with team to ensure projects are implemented in conformity with the IRC program frame work promoting and protecting rights, participation, capacity building, partnership, and holistic planning
  • Undertake regular field monitoring visits to assess progress and identify technical quality issues and/or other implementation issues, provide solutions and implement modifications as required


Grant Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Ensure that monitoring and evaluation systems are developed (including indicator tracking sheets) and implemented in all Child Protection programs in collaboration with the M&E team and Integrated Protection Coordinator; and that activity, output and outcomes data are captured in an accurate and efficient manner, and that programs are continually tailored to optimize quality
  • Work with M&E team and Integrated Protection Coordinator to design robust monitoring tools for remote monitoring
  • Ensure all monitoring activities are fully documented, including systematic and timely data collection and reporting as required under the grant and for IRC M&E purposes
  • Contribute to IRC and donor reports as per set schedules (monthly, quarterly and annually) on grant activities, indicators and achievements, and as requested by the Integrated Protection Coordinator

Staff Management and Development:

  • Coach, train, and mentor staff with the aim of strengthening their technical capacity, exchanging knowledge within the team and providing professional development guidance
  • Supervise and mentor direct-report staff, including communicating clear expectations, setting performance objectives, providing regular and timely performance feedback, and providing documented semi-annual performance reviews
  • Promote and monitor staff care and well-being; approve and manage all leave requests to ensure adequate coverage

Representation and Coordination:

  • Build strong relationships with the Ministry and Directorate of Labour, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled (MoLSAMD and DoLSAMD), other government actors and other stakeholders, establishing IRC as a key actor in Child Protection
  • Serve on coordinating bodies and represent IRC in relevant stakeholder meetings at the national and provincial level such as the Child Protection Working Group, and Case Management Taskforce, etc.

Job Requirements:

  • University degree in social work, child development, psychology, health or a related field
  • At least 5 years of experience in child protection, including experience in emergency or post-conflict project management
  • Strong project management, staff management and capacity building skills
  • Strong strategic thinking and writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills, cultural sensitivity, flexibility, ability to improvise, team player

Submission Guidelines:

For IRC- Afghanistan Internal Candidates:

(“ The IRC encourages employees to remain in a position for at least one year and be in good standing before applying for another position within the organization. if an employee is interested in a vacant position within the organization, he/she must inform his/her supervisor in advance before applying for a new position”)

(However, 1 year is a must to complete but to encourage IRCA employees somehow we are flexible who work in the current IRC position for at least 6 months or above and are given chance to compete for an opportunity in the organization)

All qualified candidates are requested to open the given link and follow the instructions:


applications received without a given link and/or online system will be disqualified and removed from the entire process. 

Shortlisted candidates will be directly contacted for a written test and after that for interviews. If you are not contacted TWO or FOUR WEEKS after the closing date .please know that your application has not been successful for the post. IRC Afghanistan Country Office, Qala-e-Fathullah, Street # 3, District 10, Old UNOCHA Office, Beside Fatemia Mosque.

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