Level 3: The role holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in country programs; or are visiting country programs; ore because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.
The Anti-Child Marriage Specialist will be responsible for driving and delivering on our commitment to end child marriage in Mozambique through policy change, national and provincial level advocacy and research. He/She will act as Save the Children’s focal point in the country office team for engaging with like-minded stakeholders, such as INGOs, UNICEF/UNFPA and other UN bodies, donors and national CSOs. He/She will also mobilise new partners and the public as part of a country office-led Campaign to legally end child marriage in Mozambique. The role will ensure close collaboration with the country office communications activities to profile the work on ending child marriage, including media planning and engagement. The function will be a focal person for advocacy and communication enquiries in the country office from Save the Children International and individual Save the Children Members. The position will be part of the Programme Development and Quality team in order to ensure that key advocacy messages and strategies are informed by the work in our programmes and shaped in close consultation with the Technical Specialists. The Anti-Child Marriage Specialist will seek clarification on any politically-sensitive matters which may impact upon the country office operations and seek appropriate sign off (e.g. Country Director level) on any messaging or products.
Reports to: Program Development and Quality Director
Takes effective, considered and timely decisions by gathering and evaluating relevant information from within or outside the organisation.
Works collaboratively to achieve shared goals and thrives on diversity of people and perspectives. Knows when to lead and when to follow and how to ensure effective cross-boundary working.
Communicates clearly and confidently with others to engage and influence; promotes dialogue and ensures timely and appropriate messages, building confidence and trust with others.
Takes personal responsibility and holds others accountable for delivering our ambitious goals for children, continually improving own performance or that of the team/ organisation
The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures
Behave towards children in a way which reflects the Code of Conduct and Safeguarding Policy
The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures
Interested candidates should request the following detailed terms of reference from Save the Children International, Rua de Tchamba Nº398, Maputo. The CV and the letter of motivation must be submitted in Portuguese and English to the electronic address: firstname.lastname@example.org or left at the above mentioned address until July 19, 2019.
“We are an equal opportunity employer, we encourage the candidacy of women. Save the Children is committed to ensuring that all its employees and programs are absolutely safe for children.
We apply strict procedures to ensure that only suitable candidates to work with children are allowed to join our organization and all candidates will therefore be subject to this scrutiny. ”
SAVE THE CHILDREN INTERNATIONAL DOES NOT CHARGE ANY KIND OF FEE AT WHICHEVER STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS AND DOES NOT ACT THROUGH RECRUITMENT AGENTS.
NB: Only the selected candidates will be contacted.
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