Tdh Senior Behaviour Change Officer NGO Job in Hagadera Refugee Camp, Kenya

Aug 2, 2017

Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is an international NGO focused on Child Rights and Child Protection. 

To support in the development of its child protection programme in Garissa County, Tdh is encouraging applications form Kenyan national for the role of;

Job Vacancy: Senior Behaviour Change Officer – Hagadera Refugee Camp
 
Reporting to: Child Protection Technical Coordinator
 
Duty station: Dadaab Garissa County
 
Contract duration: 12 months (3 months’ probation with the possibility of extension depending on the performance
 
Main responsibilities:
  • Specifically, Responsible for behaviour change components of the project
  • Establish the behaviour change project structures at community level
  • Coordinate with the behaviour change Officers the roll out of behaviour change project activities
  • Provide training and mentorship to Behaviour Change Officers and Community’s Own Child Protection Mentors
  • Coordinate with relevant partners/agencies through participating in working group meeting and building new partnerships   on livelihood programmes
  • Build the capacity of the teams to ensure that the transfer of positive and essential behaviour knowledge, and attitudes and practices to children, parents/caregivers and community groups and other groups as may be identified during the project period
  • Build string link between the teams and community structures to ensure that the behaviour change objectives are realised
  • Provide the overall leadership role to the behaviour change teams
  • Participate in needs assessments and project evaluations
  • Develops plans and reports in line with the donor requirements
  • He/she will conduct his or her duties in respect of the Charter of Terre des hommes and the Tdh Child Protection Safeguarding Policy.
  • Terre des hommes expects that its staff professional conduct reflects proper behaviour in accordance with local culture and traditions. He/she assures the moral protection of the name of Terre des hommes and defends in all circumstances the interests of the movement.
  • Tdh intervenes without any affiliation for politics, religion or financial profit. He will direct his or her activities and engagements without preoccupation of political, racial or religious affiliation.
  • He/she commits to observe discretion on any information related to the organisation functioning and beneficiary related issues.
Requirements:
  • Degree in Community development, Social Work, Psychology or any other relevant Social Sciences from a recognised University
  • A minimum of 4 years of practical experience in developing and implementing community behaviour change interventions
  • Knowledge on child protection
  • Practical experience in identifying barriers to behaviour change and developing innovative ways of addressing them.
  • Good documentation and report writing skills.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Team management experience
  • Willingness to work in insecure environment
  • Leadership skills
Application modalities:
 
Only candidates that fit the requirements above are invited to submit a covering letter, CV,
references, and copies of academic and professional certificates (if requirements are not met or application is incomplete, the application will not be considered).
 
The Application can be emailed to kenya@tdh.ch 

Kindly indicate the position on the subject line of the e-mail - only applications which will have complied with this request will be shortlisted.

Closing date for these positions is 14th August 2017
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a written test and interview
 
Tdh’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protect children’s rights, which includes the prevention of all forms of child abuse.
 
Tdh is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.





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