Plan International Job Vacancy: Child Protection in Emergency (CPIE) Specialist, Palu - Central Sulawesi

Plan International Indonesia Foundation (YPII) is responding to the Palu Earthquake & Tsunami disaster on an Orange 2 alert level. The approved Emergency Response Plan (ERP)  ”Meeting The Spesific Needs of Girls and Boys in the Earthquake Affected Areas in Palu” is for 6 months period and will focusing on 4 (four) key sectors that include SHELTER, WASH, GIRLS AND BOYS PROTECTION AND EDUCATION IN EMERGENCIES.
YPII will be committed to better understand the varied needs of girls and boys, men and women, and have those needs and suggestion for responding as a core component to any sectors design and implementation. In addition, YPII’s response will be committed to reaching the most vulnerable families by emphasizing the needs of women and girls. Recognizing that women and girls are vulnerable and disproportionately suffer from various forms of abuse and exploitation, the program will seek to actively engage them in program design, planning, implementation, and monitoring.

The Emergency Response Plan (ERP),  is looking for dynamic staff to be based in Palu for the position:

Child Protection in Emergency (CPIE) Specialist

JOB PURPOSE: This position is responsible for technical support to Plan International Indonesia Foundation’s (YPII) CPiE emergency response programme in Palu, with focus on the areas of (community and IDP camp-based) psychosocial support and child protection mechanisms, child participation in child protection and disaster risk reduction. The role has a strong focus on mentoring and capacity building of CPiE staff of Plan and its partner organisations in technical components of the program as well as national cluster coordination.

TEHNICAL COMPETENCIES: Profound experience in child protection in emergencies. University degree in social work, psychology, social sciences or related field. Good knowledge and understanding of humanitarian principles and established international child protection standards. Experience in implementing programmes focusing on: children outside of parental care, psychosocial support, community-based child protection and/or prevention and response for sexual and gender-based violence. Proven project management skills, including in monitoring and evaluation for child protection projects. Proven experience of providing training and capacity building on child protection technical areas with a variety of audiences. Skills in participatory assessment.


People Skills: Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train local and international staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.

Communication Skills: Well developed written and oral communication skills. Able to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of Plan. This includes effective negotiation and representation skills.

Integrity: Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to Plan's core values and humanitarian principles.

Resilience/Adaptability and flexibility: Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances including stress, high security risks and harsh living conditions. Works and lives with a flexible, adaptable and resilient manner.

Awareness and sensitivity of self and others: Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity. Have experience and the ability to live and work in diverse cultural contexts in a culturally appropriate manner. Has a capacity to make accurate self-assessment particularly in high stress and high security contexts.

Work style: Is well planned and organized even within a fluid working environment and has a capacity for initiative and decision making with competent analytical and problem solving skills.

Knowledge and skills: knowledge of Plan policies and procedures, Sphere and the Red Cross/ NGO Code of Conduct. Requires general finance, administration, information management and telecommunication skills and proficiency in information technology/ computer skills. About 4-5 humanitarian experience- field experience in capacity building on CPiE for organizational and at community level including developing training modules/ manuals; assessment tools with implementing of CPiE at the filed level during emergency. Experience in working with refugees or IDPs is preferable. Fluency in English, written and spoken.

Physical Environment and Demands: Extensive travel, sometimes to hazardous environments. Periods of intense work at all times of day and night.
Level of Contact with Children: Mid contact: Occasional direct interaction with children when at the IDPs camps/evacuation centre
Physical location: Based in Jakarta with frequent visit to Palu.
Durations: 06 six month
All applications will be treated in confidence. Only short-listed candidates will be notified and invited for interviews. Please submit your letter of application and detailed curriculum vitae in English by email not later than October 22, 2018  to: [email protected]

Please fill the 'subject' column of the e-mails in this format: (The Position)–(Your Name). File attachment not later than 1MB. Range Salary: IDR 11 000 000 – 14 500 000,-

Plan International Indonesia Foundation seeks to improve the lives of the most marginalized, particularly girls, women, and people with disability. We encourage people form diverse backgrounds and experiences, particularly women and people with disability to apply