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    Organization: War Child Holland
    Country: Netherlands
    Closing date: 31 Aug 2017

    Your challenge

    War Child is developing content for educational games targeted at children in several countries in the Middle East and North Africa. The games constitute both literacy and maths for grades 1-3 and 1-6 respectively. See link for more info about the Can't Wait to Learn program: www.warchildholland.org/cant-wait-to-learn

    As the Content Production Coordinator you will coordinate a multi-disciplinary team working on the development of the games. You coordinate the overall content production of the game for Arabic, French and English language settings.

    • Lead content production of CWTL games for Arabic, French, and English language contexts;
    • Ensure high quality content;
    • Develop and execute, in coordination with relevant stakeholders, continued improved content in already developed games;
    • People management of writers, artists and editors.

    Required skills and experience

    • Background in content development in both text and visual form including reading book websites and films;
    • Experience in Project Management of multidisciplinary teams;
    • Experience in recruiting team members, consultants and volunteers;
    • Ability to build enthusiastic remote teams;
    • Results focused with an ability to work towards objectives and meet tight deadlines with an eye for detail;
    • Affinity with and experience in technically focused programs. Understanding of game development is an advantage;
    • Proven leadership and coordination skills;
    • Experience working in other cultures;
    • Fluency in English, Arabic and / or French required. Dutch is an advantage;
    • Strong communication skills including presentation preparation and delivery;
    • Available as soon as possible for 40 hours per week.

    The organisation

    War Child is a young and dynamic organization. We try to keep an informal ambiance within our office, with a lot of room for creativity, inspiration and self-initiative from employees. We practice what we preach: dynamic, innovative, integrity focused and a drive to reach the highest possible results against the lowest possible costs. War Child offers a challenging job in an inspiring workplace in Amsterdam.


    How to apply:

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply before 31st August 2017. Make sure to upload your English CV and cover letter by using following hyperlink: http://warchild.onlinevacatures.nl/en/Vacancy/Apply/86107

    Is this not your dream job? Support War Child by sharing this job with your network!

    The safety of children is essential to War Child. War Child does not tolerate or accept any form of abuse. This subject is addressed in our recruitment and selection procedures.


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    Organization: War Child Holland
    Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Closing date: 10 Sep 2017

    War Child programme in the D.R. Congo

    WCH has been working in the DRC since 2003 with its country office based in Bukavu, South Kivu. WCH has two field bases in, Kalehe and Fizi territories, with interventions in three key thematic areas of child protection, psychosocial support, and education being carried out in 26 communities in Walungu, Bukavu, , Kalehe and Fizi territories of South Kivu province. The interventions are carried out through a participatory community-based approach that seeks to strengthen existing systems and structures within the communities to (re)create a stable, safe, and supportive environment for children.

    The DRC programme will support options for cooperation and exchange with War Child offices in the Great Lakes Region (Uganda, Burundi). War Child is committed to add value to the development of a sustainable programme which suits the local needs and works closely with DRC local organizations and relevant government institutions.

    Your challenge

    You are responsible for the realisation of War Child’s country programme in the D.R. Congo. This includes and is not limited to developing and updating the country strategy, planning and reporting (annually and quarterly), monitoring & evaluation and effectively supervising the country team. Capacity building of staff and local partners is part of your challenge. As the Country Director you play an important role in fundraising of institutional donors (in-country). You develop and maintain donor relations. Next to this you will represent War Child in meetings and coordination platforms. You will have the final responsibility for Security Management. You will ensure to be well informed on security developments at all times. You will ensure that the country security plan is updated on a regular basis and ensure implementation by all staff. You have the final responsibility for finance, office and logistics management (to a large extend delegated to the Operation Support Manager). You authorize investments and manage supplies. You maintain efficient financial control (of cash flows, local payment, etc.) accountability standards, procedures and records. You prepare budgets and budget control. You take action by imminent deficiencies or surplus.

    Profile

    You are an experienced and inspiring leader. You have at least 10 years relevant experience in an international/ humanitarian context of which a minimum of 5 years in a senior management position (e.g. as Representative or Country director). Proven experience in the region is a must. You will have a relevant academic background e.g. social sciences, international relations, Business Administration. You have excellent communication skills in English and French. You have experience in working with local partners and knowledge of psychosocial, protection and education programmes for children affected by conflict. You have proven experience in financial management (including management of multiple grants). You are diplomatic with strong problem solving and social skills. You are result oriented and stress-resilient, able to cope with deadlines and complex problems. You are a team player and able to work independently. You have affinity with War Child’s mandate. You have proven experience in growing the operations and funding of an organization.

    The organisation

    War Child Holland offers a challenging job, within an inspiring and motivated team of people and the backup of a strong and professional organisation in The Netherlands. War Child Holland offers its international staff a fair salary and comprehensive secondary benefits that includes housing, insurances (including health, travel and disability) and opportunities to develop and learn professionally. Please visit our website www.warchildholland.org for more information on the organisation and the programmes.

    Job Location: Bukavu, DRC.
    Contract: 1 year contract with the intention to prolong
    Starting date: as soon as possible

    DRC is a non-family duty station. The expatriate is allowed to bring a partner under the condition that he/she is employed or will be employed by a humanitarian organization. The expatriate is not allowed to bring children.


    How to apply:

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply with a CV and cover letter before 10 September 2017. Make sure to use the following hyperlink to apply: http://warchild.onlinevacatures.nl/en/Vacancy/Apply/86530

    Please mention where you found this vacancy. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

    Is this not your dream job? Support War Child by sharing this job with your network!

    The safety of children is essential to War Child. War Child does not tolerate or accept any form of abuse. This subject is addressed in our recruitment and selection procedures.


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    Organization: War Child Holland
    Country: Uganda
    Closing date: 11 Sep 2017

    War Child programme in Uganda

    War Child Holland (WCH) has been working in Uganda since 2004, mainly in the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) affected areas. As the situation in Uganda has stabilized, WCH has closed its programs related to the LRA conflict and started a refugee response program in early 2016 in the West Nile region, offering psychosocial support to children, young people and families in the refugee and host communities. In addition to psychosocial support, the country office is in the process of establishing education projects with partners.

    Your challenge

    Ensure that supporting processes are running effectively and efficiently to enable programme staff and other stakeholders to carry out the War Child Programme. The Operations Support Manager (OSM) ensures a transparent and reliable processes and generates management information for the stakeholders. The OSM directly manages three national staff members: the Logistics Coordinator, the Junior Finance Officer, and the Senior Human Resources Officer. The OSM reports to the Country Director (CD).

    Financial Management & Administration

    • Supports the CD in maintaining efficient financial control (of cash flows, local payment, etc.), accountability standards, procedures and records;
    • Ensures preparation of budgets, financial management and generates financial management information for stakeholders (CD, Field Location Manager (FLM) and Head Office (HO));
    • Ensures the significant and normative role and participation of the support department during the project cycle (design, implementation, and reporting);
    • Ensures financial management policy, and guidelines are followed in all locations;
    • Ensures accurate, timely and correct bookkeeping and other financial records and its compilation into monthly financial report for the HO;
    • Ensures secured money transfers and bank relations.

    Logistics and Information & Communication Technology

    • Enhances systems and guidelines for the logistics department of the mission on: procurement procedures, and store control (equipment, radio & vehicle use and maintenance, fuel tracking, etc.);
    • Reviews logistics manual, and ensures logistics policy and guidelines are followed in all locations (as a delegated responsibility of the CD);
    • Ensures quality control and compliance of the department coordinator for procurement and management of supplies, vehicles, assets, stock, PC’s, server and communication (as a delegated responsibility of the CD);
    • Ensures quality of logistical aspects of security management (related to communication systems, vehicles, etc.);
    • Ensures timely Management of NGO registration, work permits, visa and insurance issues;
    • Responsible for quality and security in the management and maintenance of IT and communications (laptops, printers, telephone and other means related to Information and Communication Technology) and for up-to-date software to enable functioning of IT-equipment.

    Human Resources Management, staff management and capacity building

    • Ensures proper HR administration throughout the mission and enhances HR administration tools and guidelines (including salary payments), and updating the HRM manual accordingly;
    • Ensures that the National Staff HRM policies (HRM instruments and systems), following the War Child policies, are in place and adhered to;
    • Ensures that HR administrative policies and practises are in line with local legislation;
    • Advises the CD the national HR/Admin Coordinator and FLM on HR administration and policies;
    • Reports relevant developments on HR administration and policies in the field to the support department at the HO;
    • Build capacity of local partners in finance/logistics/HR/admin processes;
    • Manages (guides, coaches, coordinates, controls and develops) the finance, logistics (including IT) and HR Support Coordinators at the country office and provides technical supervision to support staff in the different field locations.

    Profile

    • Knowledge of financial administration, logistic procedures (including procurement and maintenance), IT (computer, network, and communication means) and HR-administration;
    • Shown experience in a similar position especially logistics, HR and financial administration;
    • A minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in a management position within an international environment, preferably within a NGO;
    • Preferably a minimum of 2 years of field experience in developing countries and (post) conflict areas;
    • Experience in HR administration and the development of HR policies;
    • Experience of working with automated accounting systems (SAGE experience is an added value);
    • Experience living and working in complex security contexts;
    • Proactive search for, and utilize organizational resources;
    • Excellent social and communication skills;
    • Planning and organizational capabilities;
    • Capability to decide in tactical and operational issues;
    • Team player and hands-on mentality;
    • Result focused and cost-conscious;
    • Required: fluency in English (verbal and written);
    • Capacity to advise and coach executive staff to reach results and quality in their daily management;
    • Affinity with the War Child Mandate.

    Organization: War Child Holland
    Job location: Kampala, Uganda
    Starting date: As soon as possible

    Uganda is an accompanied posting.An expatriate candidate is allowed to bring a partner and/or children.

    War Child offers a challenging job, within an inspiring and motivated team of people, and the backup of a strong and professional organisation in The Netherlands. War Child offers good remuneration and excellent benefits. Please visit our website www.warchildholland.org for more information on the organisation and the programme.


    How to apply:

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply before 11 September 2017. Make sure to upload your English CV consisting of maximum two pages, and answer our questionnaire (please note that a coverletter is not requested) through the following hyperlink: http://warchild.onlinevacatures.nl/en/Vacancy/Apply/86889

    Is this not your dream job? Support War Child by sharing this job with your network!

    The safety of children is essential to War Child. War Child does not tolerate or accept any form of abuse. This subject is addressed in our recruitment and selection procedures.

    Disclaimer

    • Only applications received via our website will be processed.• If we appoint a suitable candidate before the given closing date, we reserve the right to remove the vacancy from our website before that date. In such a case, any responses received after that time will not be processed.• It could be that during our selection process, the closing date for the vacancy is extended. If so, and you have not yet heard from us, your application is still considered.


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    Organization: War Child Holland
    Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Closing date: 11 Sep 2017

    War Child Programme in the D.R. Congo

    WCH has been working in the DRC since 2003 with its country office based in Bukavu, South Kivu. WCH has two field bases in, Kalehe and Fizi territories, with interventions in three key thematic areas of child protection, psychosocial support, and education being carried out in 26 communities in Walungu, Bukavu, Kalehe and Fizi territories of South Kivu province. The interventions are carried out through a participatory community-based approach that seeks to strengthen existing systems and structures within the communities to (re)create a stable, safe, and supportive environment for children.

    Your Challenge

    Ensure that supporting processes are running effectively and efficiently to enable programme staff and other stakeholders to carry out the War Child Programme. The Operations Support Manager (OSM) sees to transparent and reliable processes and generates management information for the stakeholders. The OSM directly manages 3 national staff members: the Logistic Coordinator, the Finance Officer and the Human Resources Administration Officer. The OSM reports to the Country Director (CD).

    Financial Management & Administration

    • Supports the CD in maintaining efficient financial control (of cash flows, local payment, etc.), accountability standards, procedures and records;
    • Ensures preparation of budgets, financial management and generating of financial management information for stakeholders (CD, Field Location Manager (FLM) and Head Office (HO));
    • Ensures the significant and normative role and participation of the support department during the project cycle (design, implementation, reporting);
    • Ensures financial management policy and guidelines are followed in all locations;
    • Ensures accurate, timely and correct bookkeeping and other financial records and it compilation into monthly financial report for HO;
    • Ensure secured money transfers and bank relations.

    Logistics and Information & Communication Technology

    • Enhances systems and guidelines for the logistics department of the mission on: procurement procedures, store control; equipment, radio & vehicle use and maintenance, fuel tracking, etc.;
    • Reviews logistics manual and ensures logistics policy and guidelines are followed in all locations (as a delegated responsibility of the CD);
    • Ensures quality control and compliance of the department coordinator for procurement and management of supplies, vehicles, assets, stock, PC's, server and communication (as a delegated responsibility of the CD);
    • Ensures quality of logistical aspects of security management (related to communication systems, vehicles, etc.);
    • Ensures timely Management of NGO registration, work permits, visa and insurance issues;
    • Responsible for quality and security in the management and maintenance of IT and communications (laptops, printers, telephone and other means related to Information and Communication Technology) and for up-to-date software to enable functioning of IT-equipment.

    Human Resources Management, Staff Management, and Capacity Building

    • Ensures proper HR administration throughout the mission and enhances HR administration tools and guidelines (including salary payments) and updating the HRM manual accordingly;
    • Ensures that the National Staff HRM policies (HRM instruments and systems), following the War Child policies, are in place and adhered to;
    • Ensures that HR administrative policies and practises are in line with local legislation;
    • Advises the CD the national HR/Admin coordinator and FLM on HR administration and policies;
    • Reports relevant developments on HR administration and policies in the field to the support department at HO;
    • Build capacity of local partners in finance/logistics/HR/admin processes;
    • Manages (guides, coaches, coordinates, controls and develops) the finance, logistics (including IT) and HR support coordinators at the country office and provides technical supervision to support staff in the different field locations.

    Profile

    • Knowledge of financial administration, logistic procedures (including procurement and maintenance), IT (computer, network, communication means) and HR-administration;
    • Shown experience in a similar position especially logistics, HR and financial administration;
    • A minimum of 4years of relevant experience in a management position within an international environment, preferably within a NGO;
    • Preferably a minimum of 2 years of field experience in development countries and (post) conflict areas;
    • Experience in HR administration and the development of HR policies;
    • Experience of working with automated accounting systems, SAGE experience is an added value;
    • Experience living and working in complex security contexts;
    • Proactive search for and utilize organizational resources;
    • Excellent social and communication skills;
    • Planning and organizational capabilities;
    • Capability to decide in tactical and operational issues;
    • Team player and hands-on mentality;
    • Result focused and cost-conscious;
    • Required: fluency in French and English (verbal and written);
    • Capacity to advise and coach executive staff to reach results and quality in their daily management;
    • Affinity with War Child Mandate.

    Organization: War Child Holland
    Job location: Bukavu, DR Congo
    Starting date: As soon as possible

    D.R. Congo is an unaccompanied posting. The expatriate is not allowed to bring a partner and/or children.

    War Child offers a challenging job, within an inspiring and motivated team of people and the backup of a strong and professional organisation in The Netherlands. War Child offers good remuneration and excellent benefits. Please visit our website www.warchildholland.org for more information on the organisation and the programme.


    How to apply:

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply before 11 September 2017. Make sure to upload your English CV consisting of maximum two pages, and answer our questionnaire (please note that a coverletter is not requested) through the following hyperlink: http://warchild.onlinevacatures.nl/en/Vacancy/Apply/86894

    Is this not your dream job? Support War Child by sharing this job with your network!

    The safety of children is essential to War Child. War Child does not tolerate or accept any form of abuse. This subject is addressed in our recruitment and selection procedures.

    Disclaimer

    *Only applications received via our website will be processed.
    *If we appoint a suitable candidate before the given closing date, we reserve the right to remove the vacancy from our website before that date. In such a case, any responses received after that time will not be processed.
    *It could be that during our selection process, the closing date for the vacancy is extended. If so, and you have not yet heard from us, your application will remain live.


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    Organization: War Child Holland
    Country: Sri Lanka
    Closing date: 02 Oct 2017

    This is a national position with national labour conditions. War Child Holland strives to build local capacity as much as possible.

    War Child Holland’s Programme in Sri Lanka

    War Child Holland has been working in Sri Lanka since 2010. The programme has focused on the consequences of conflict and its purpose is to ensure that children, youth, communities and government promote awareness on child rights and child participation, protect children from abuse, exploitation and all forms of violation of their rights. War Child Holland in Sri Lanka has its country office in Colombo and field offices in Killinochchi and Oddusuddan.

    Your challenge

    Programme

    • Realization of War Child’s country programme at your field location in Northern province, management of the projects in Killinochchi, Jaffna and Mullaitivu.
    • Set up, work, facilitate and improve structures and systems that contribute for the better realization of the country strategy which align with the National Action Plan of the Children.

    Staff: Capacity-Building & Security

    • Security and wellbeing of staff in a demanding context in the country and difficult accessibility of the field locations.
    • Train and support staff in executing their jobs, in perspective of capacity building.

    Finance & Logistics

    • Managing daily processes, ensure financial control (cash flow, local payments).
    • Follow and apply procedures and instructions, balancing control and programme-implementation.
    • Prepares budget and financial reports.

    Representation & Networking

    • Coordination and Representation: local government, donor, stakeholders and other International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGO’s) and United Nations agencies relations in the location.

    Your profile

    • Experience in conflict/post-conflict complex settings;
    • Demonstrated skills in operations, finance, security, grants and projects management (at appropriate level for field management with guidance);
    • A minimum of 3 years of working experience in a relevant position, e.g. with an INGO;
    • Knowledge of project development and implementation in an international/humanitarian context;
    • Strong problem solving and social skills;
    • Motivation to work closely and hands on with local staff;
    • Proven affinity with War Child’s mandate;
    • Relevant academic background.

    Our offer

    • A challenging job, within an inspiring and motivated team of people and the backup of a strong and professional organisation in The Netherlands;
    • War Child beliefs in long-term relationship with staff with regard to career planning and multi-country/programme experience.

    Job Location: Northern Province
    Contract: At least 3 years in this position, starting with a 6 months of probationary period, and, 1 year contract with the intention to prolong
    Starting date: At your earliest in October
    Your team: The Project Coordinator reports to the Programme Manager, and collaborates with the Operation Support manager on financial and admin aspects. The project coordinator manages the project staff at the field location.


    How to apply:

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to send a CV (maximum of two pages) and a letter of motivation (maximum of one page) as soon as possible. Make sure to upload your English CV and cover letter by using the following hyperlink: http://warchild.onlinevacatures.nl/en/Vacancy/Apply/87613

    Kindly mention where you found this vacancy. Applications are considered on a rolling basis.

    Is this not your dream job? Support War Child by sharing this job with your network!

    The safety of children is essential to War Child. War Child does not tolerate or accept any form of abuse. This subject is addressed in our recruitment and selection procedures.**

    Disclaimer• Only applications received via our website are processed.• If we appoint a suitable candidate before the given closing date, we reserve the right to remove the vacancy from our website before that date. In such a case, any responses received after that time are not processed.• It could be that during our selection process the closing date for the vacancy is extended. If so, and you have not yet heard from us, your application will remain live.


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    Organization: War Child Holland
    Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

    War Child programme in the D.R. Congo

    WCH has been working in the DRC since 2003 with its country office based in Bukavu, South Kivu. WCH has two field bases in, Kalehe and Fizi territories, with interventions in three key thematic areas of child protection, psychosocial support, and education being carried out in 26 communities in Walungu, Bukavu, Kalehe and Fizi territories of South Kivu province. The interventions are carried out through a participatory community-based approach that seeks to strengthen existing systems and structures within the communities to (re)create a stable, safe, and supportive environment for children.

    Your challenge

    Ensure that supporting processes are running effectively and efficiently to enable programme staff and other stakeholders to carry out the War Child Programme. The Operations Support Manager (OSM) sees to transparent and reliable processes and generates management information for the stakeholders. The OSM directly manages 3 national staff members: the Logistic Coordinator, the Finance Officer and the Human Resources Administration Officer. The OSM reports to the Country Director (CD).

    Financial Management & Administration

    • Supports the CD in maintaining efficient financial control (of cash flows, local payment, etc.), accountability standards, procedures and records;
    • Ensures preparation of budgets, financial management and generating of financial management information for stakeholders (CD, Field Location Manager (FLM) and Head Office (HO));
    • Ensures the significant and normative role and participation of the support department during the project cycle (design, implementation, reporting);
    • Ensures financial management policy and guidelines are followed in all locations;
    • Ensures accurate, timely and correct bookkeeping and other financial records and it compilation into monthly financial report for HO;
    • Ensure secured money transfers and bank relations.

    Logistics and Information & Communication Technology

    • Enhances systems and guidelines for the logistics department of the mission on: procurement procedures, store control; equipment, radio & vehicle use and maintenance, fuel tracking, etc.;
    • Reviews logistics manual and ensures logistics policy and guidelines are followed in all locations (as a delegated responsibility of the CD);
    • Ensures quality control and compliance of the department coordinator for procurement and management of supplies, vehicles, assets, stock, PC’s, server and communication (as a delegated responsibility of the CD);
    • Ensures quality of logistical aspects of security management (related to communication systems, vehicles, etc.);
    • Ensures timely Management of NGO registration, work permits, visa and insurance issues;
    • Responsible for quality and security in the management and maintenance of IT and communications (laptops, printers, telephone and other means related to Information and Communication Technology) and for up-to-date software to enable functioning of ICT-equipment;

    Human Resources Management, staff management and capacity building

    • Ensures proper HR administration throughout the mission and enhances HR administration tools and guidelines (including salary payments) and updating the HRM manual accordingly;
    • Ensures that the National Staff HRM policies (HRM instruments and systems), following the War Child policies, are in place and adhered to;
    • Ensures that HR administrative policies and practises are in line with local legislation;
    • Advises the CD the national HR/Admin coordinator and FLM on HR administration and policies;
    • Reports relevant developments on HR administration and policies in the field to the support department at HO.
    • Build capacity of local partners in finance/logistics/HR/admin processes.
    • Manages (guides, coaches, coordinates, controls and develops) the finance, logistics (including ICT) and HR support coordinators at the country office and provides technical supervision to support staff in the different field locations.

    Profile

    • Knowledge of financial administration, logistic procedures (including procurement and maintenance), ICT (computer, network, communication means) and HR-administration;
    • Shown experience in a similar position especially logistics, HR and financial administration;
    • A minimum of 4years of relevant experience in a management position within an international environment, preferably within a NGO;
    • Preferably a minimum of 2 years of field experience in development countries and (post) conflict areas.
    • Experience in HR administration and the development of HR policies;
    • Experience of working with automated accounting systems, SAGE experience is an added value;
    • Experience living and working in complex security contexts;
    • Proactive search for and utilize organizational resources;
    • Excellent social and communication skills;
    • Planning and organizational capabilities;
    • Capability to decide in tactical and operational issues;
    • Team player and hands-on mentality;
    • Result focused and cost-conscious;
    • Required: fluency in French and English (verbal and written);
    • Capacity to advise and coach executive staff to reach results and quality in their daily management;
    • Affinity with War Child Mandate.

    Organization: War Child Holland
    Job location: Bukavu, DR Congo
    Starting date: As soon as possible

    D.R. Congo is an unaccompanied posting.The expatriate is not allowed to bring a partner and/or children.

    War Child offers a challenging job, within an inspiring and motivated team of people and the backup of a strong and professional organisation in The Netherlands. War Child offers good remuneration and excellent benefits. Please visit our website www.warchildholland.org for more information on the organisation and the programme.


    How to apply:

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply before 30 September 2017. Make sure to upload your English CV consisting of maximum two pages, and answer our questionnaire (please note that a coverletter is not requested) through the following hyperlink: http://warchild.onlinevacatures.nl/en/Vacancy/Apply/86894

    Is this not your dream job? Support War Child by sharing this job with your network!

    The safety of children is essential to War Child. War Child does not tolerate or accept any form of abuse. This subject is addressed in our recruitment and selection procedures.

    Disclaimer

    •Only applications received via our website will be processed.•If we appoint a suitable candidate before the given closing date, we reserve the right to remove the vacancy from our website before that date. In such a case, any responses received after that time will not be processed.•It could be that during our selection process, the closing date for the vacancy is extended. If so, and you have not yet heard from us, your application will remain live.


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    Organization: War Child Holland
    Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Closing date: 30 Sep 2017

    War Child programme in the D.R. Congo

    WCH has been working in the DRC since 2003 with its country office based in Bukavu, South Kivu. WCH has two field bases in, Kalehe and Fizi territories, with interventions in three key thematic areas of child protection, psychosocial support, and education being carried out in 26 communities in Walungu, Bukavu, , Kalehe and Fizi territories of South Kivu province. The interventions are carried out through a participatory community-based approach that seeks to strengthen existing systems and structures within the communities to (re)create a stable, safe, and supportive environment for children.

    The DRC programme will support options for cooperation and exchange with War Child offices in the Great Lakes Region (Uganda, Burundi). War Child is committed to add value to the development of a sustainable programme which suits the local needs and works closely with DRC local organizations and relevant government institutions.

    Your challenge

    You are responsible for the realisation of War Child’s country programme in the D.R. Congo. This includes and is not limited to developing and updating the country strategy, planning and reporting (annually and quarterly), monitoring & evaluation and effectively supervising the country team. Capacity building of staff and local partners is part of your challenge. As the Country Director you play an important role in fundraising of institutional donors (in-country). You develop and maintain donor relations. Next to this you will represent War Child in meetings and coordination platforms. You will have the final responsibility for Security Management. You will ensure to be well informed on security developments at all times. You will ensure that the country security plan is updated on a regular basis and ensure implementation by all staff. You have the final responsibility for finance, office and logistics management (to a large extend delegated to the Operation Support Manager). You authorize investments and manage supplies. You maintain efficient financial control (of cash flows, local payment, etc.) accountability standards, procedures and records. You prepare budgets and budget control. You take action by imminent deficiencies or surplus.

    Profile

    You are an experienced and inspiring leader. You have at least 10 years relevant experience in an international/ humanitarian context of which a minimum of 5 years in a senior management position (e.g. as Representative or Country director). Proven experience in the region is a must. You will have a relevant academic background e.g. social sciences, international relations, Business Administration. You have excellent communication skills in English and French. You have experience in working with local partners and knowledge of psychosocial, protection and education programmes for children affected by conflict. You have proven experience in financial management (including management of multiple grants). You are diplomatic with strong problem solving and social skills. You are result oriented and stress-resilient, able to cope with deadlines and complex problems. You are a team player and able to work independently. You have affinity with War Child’s mandate. You have proven experience in growing the operations and funding of an organization.

    The organisation

    War Child Holland offers a challenging job, within an inspiring and motivated team of people and the backup of a strong and professional organisation in The Netherlands. War Child Holland offers its international staff a fair salary and comprehensive secondary benefits that includes housing, insurances (including health, travel and disability) and opportunities to develop and learn professionally. Please visit our website www.warchildholland.org for more information on the organisation and the programmes.

    Job Location: Bukavu, DRC.

    Contract: 1 year contract with the intention to prolong

    Starting date: as soon as possible

    DRC is a non-family duty station. The expatriate is allowed to bring a partner under the condition that he/she is employed or will be employed by a humanitarian organization. The expatriate is not allowed to bring children.


    How to apply:

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply with a CV and cover letter before 30 September 2017. Make sure to use the following hyperlink to apply: http://warchild.onlinevacatures.nl/en/Vacancy/Apply/86530

    Please mention where you found this vacancy. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

    Is this not your dream job? Support War Child by sharing this job with your network!

    The safety of children is essential to War Child. War Child does not tolerate or accept any form of abuse. This subject is addressed in our recruitment and selection procedures.


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    Organization: War Child Holland
    Country: South Sudan
    Closing date: 25 Oct 2017

    War Child Holland’s programme in South Sudan

    War Child Holland has been working in what is now South Sudan since 1998. The programme has been focused on the consequences of decades of conflict and its purpose is to ensure that children, youth, communities and government are able to promote awareness on child rights, protect children from abuse, exploitation and all forms of violation of their rights. War Child Holland in South Sudan has its country office in the capital Juba and filed offices in Bor in Jonglei State and Malakal in Upper Nile.

    Your challenge

    Capacity building Capacity building of staff and partners on Child Protection (CP), Psychosocial Support (PSS) and management of CP/PSS projects. Train, coach and provide continued support to project staff, local partners and other NGO staff.

    Implementation of child protection and psychosocial support activities Develop, implement and monitor Child Protection in emergencies activities. Measure and document CP and PSS program effectiveness. Contribute to the evidence-based monitoring and evaluation/assessment/reviews of projects and programs, including field-based data gathering and report writing.

    Networking/representation Represent War Child in content meetings and coordination platforms/forums on CP and PSS.

    Your profile

    • Relevant academic background (Psychology, Social Sciences, Social Development or related field);
    • Minimum of 5 years field experience in Child Protection and psychosocial intervention programs in post conflict situations with an (I)NGO;
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with youth empowerment, participation, child development, child rights with an (I)NGO;
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in capacity building/training, with coaching and supervision roles;
    • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative monitoring & evaluation tools;
    • Strong capacity building, training, coaching and mentoring skills;
    • Strong analytical skills and able to understand local context and design culturally appropriate and suitable psychosocial support interventions;
    • Strong problem solving skills and able to quickly identify needs/gaps and work towards solutions;
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and able to work with a diverse group of people;
    • Strong stress management skills as evidenced by resiliency and ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
    • Strong communication skills, oral and written, as evidenced by quality of meetings, interactions and reports;
    • High security awareness and able to work in a dynamic, sometimes high risk, environments; Prior Hostile Environment Awareness Training, or similar training, preferred;
    • Fluency in English is a must.

    We offer

    • A challenging job, within an inspiring and motivated team of people and the backup of a strong and professional organisation in The Netherlands
    • A fair salary and comprehensive secondary benefits that includes free housing, good insurances (including health, travel and disability) and opportunities to develop and learn professionally.

    Job Location: Juba, Republic of South Sudan with 60-80% travelling to various locations within South Sudan
    Contract: 10 months with the intention to prolong, depending on funding
    Starting date: As soon as possible

    South Sudan is a non-family duty station. The expatriate is not allowed to bring children. The expatriate can bring a partner under the condition that he/she is employed or will be employed by a humanitarian organization.


    How to apply:

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to send their English CV (with a maximum of two pages) and fill in our online questionnaire as soon as possible. Please note that a letter of motivation is not requested. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Make sure to use the following hyperlink to apply: http://warchild.onlinevacatures.nl/en/Vacancy/Apply/88082.

    Kindly mention where you found this vacancy.

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    Disclaimer• Only applications received via our website will be processed.
    • If we appoint a suitable candidate before the given closing date, we reserve the right to remove the vacancy from our website before that date. In such a case, any responses received after that time will not be processed.• It could be that during our selection process, the closing date for the vacancy is extended. If so, and you have not yet heard from us, your application will remain live.**


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    Organization: War Child Holland
    Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Closing date: 31 Oct 2017

    War Child programming in African Region

    Within the African Region War Child operates country offices and field locations in DR Congo, South Sudan, Uganda and Burundi, as well as supporting activities in countries without a continuous presence. War Child is currently implementing psychosocial, child protection and education programs through a community based and child rights approach. Our use of creative methods across all activities significantly contributes to the psychosocial wellbeing of children and youth who have suffered from conflict. War Child is committed to add value to the developments of sustainable programming that serve the local needs.

    Your challenge

    1. Coordinate and guide the efforts of Country Safety and Security Advisors/ Focal Points within your region of responsibility to operationalize safety and security management;

    2. In close collaboration with Regional leadership and Country Management Teams you will implement and maintain proper standards on security related planning, mitigation and reporting in line with War Child’s Global policies;

    3. In addition to the regional tasks the initial posting will mainly be focused on providing support and advice to our DR Congo mission.

      An extended Job Description can be found on our website https://www.warchild.nl/vacature/regional-security-and-safety-advisor-african-region-0

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    4. Minimum 5 years of experience in managing/ advising on security and safety matters with (I)NGOs, International Organizations or UN agencies in emergency response settings;

    5. Fluent in French and English (verbal and written);

    6. Advanced Training certificate in first aid, security, emergency response, logistics and/ or related field;

    7. Hands-on knowledge of security and safety gadgets and equipment (use and maintenance);

    8. Proven understanding of humanitarian and human rights principles and frameworks;

    9. Strong analytical skills and sound judgment, with the ability to meaningfully synthesize diverse and complex information from a wide range of sources and to develop clear and actionable recommendations based on that information;

    10. Strong skills in documentation and filing, written reporting, and the elaboration of work-related documents (SOPs, strategies etc.)

    11. Ability to set up or adapt viable security systems and frameworks in a context of unpredictable or rapidly evolving threats;

    12. Track record in successfully building the capacity of multi-disciplinary teams in multi-cultural settings;

    13. Able to effectively (remote) manage security staff and coach them to achieve their set KPI’s;

    14. Ability and willingness to travel to remote field sites.

    Job Location: Bukavu, South Kivu, DR Congo with occasional travels within the mentioned Region
    Contract: 1 year (extendable)
    Starting date: a.s.a.p.

    War Child offers a challenging job, within an inspiring and motivated team of people and the backup of a strong and professional organisation in The Netherlands. War Child offers good remuneration and excellent benefits. Please visit our website www.warchildholland.org for more information on the organisation and the programme.


    How to apply:

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to send a CV and a letter of motivation as soon as possible since we consider the candidates on a rolling basis. Make sure to use the following hyperlink to apply: http://warchild.onlinevacatures.nl/en/Vacancy/Apply/88242

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    Organization: War Child Holland
    Country: Colombia
    Closing date: 08 Nov 2017

    “Experienced, with excellent people skills”

    War Child Holland’s programme in Colombia

    War Child Holland (WCH) is active in Colombia since 2005. The objective of the programme is to improve the protection, psychosocial wellbeing and education of children and youth affected by the armed conflict in Colombia. WCH currently supports (financially and technically) 7 local NGO´s and the organization is in the phase of self-implementation and growth. War Child has projects in the following regions of Colombia: Cundinamarca (Bogota), Choco, Putumayo and Cauca.

    War Child is in the process of expanding the country programme (up scaling). The Country Director (CD) is based in the office in Bogota and bears the overall responsibility for the country programme in Colombia, which is implemented through local partners and implemented by War Child directly. The CD directly manages a team of local staff. The CD reports to the Head of Field Operations based at headquarters in Amsterdam.

    Your challenge

    Programme

    You are responsible for the realisation of War Child’s country programme in Colombia. As the Country Director you will develop the long term strategy and implement accordingly.

    Security

    The current conflict in the country, sudden changes in the context, make working in Colombia challenging.

    Fundraising

    War Child’s country programme in Colombia has been growing and consists of projects funded by a range of donors and is carried out in collaboration with different partners. As the Country Director you will be responsible for building strategic partnerships.

    You also have the final and overall responsibility for Finance Management, Logistics Management, Human Resources Management and management of staff.

    Your profile

    • An experienced and inspiring leader;

    • At least 15 years relevant experience in an international/humanitarian context of which 8 years in a senior management position (e.g. as Representative or Country director);

    • Experience in security management and context analyses;

    • Experience in Latin America and preferably Colombia;

    • Relevant academic background e.g. psychology, pedagogy, community development, social sciences, international relations;

    • Experience in working with local partners and preferably in our field of expertise;

    • Experience in financial management (including management of multiple grants);

    • Bilingual in English and Spanish;

    • Strong problem solving and social skills;

    • Proven affinity with War Child’s mandate.

      We offer

    • A challenging job, within an inspiring and motivated team of people and the backup of a strong and professional organisation in The Netherlands

    • A fair salary and comprehensive secondary benefits that includes free housing, good insurances (including health, travel and disability) and opportunities to develop and learn professionally.

    Job Location: Bogota, Colombia Contract: War Child Holland is looking for someone committed to invest at least 3 years in this position, starting with a 1 year contract with the intention to prolong Starting date: as soon as possible

    Colombia is a family duty station. The expatriate is allowed to bring a partner and children.


    How to apply:

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply before the 9th of November 2017. Make sure to upload your English CV (maximum of two pages) and fill in our online questionnaire by using the following hyperlink: http://warchild.onlinevacatures.nl/en/Vacancy/Apply/89594

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    Organization: War Child Holland
    Closing date: 15 Nov 2017

    ‘Experienced, with excellent people skills’

    War Child Holland’s Syria Response Programme

    War Child has been actively responding to the Syrian crisis since early 2012. War Child is currently the leading agency providing emergency psychosocial support and education services to Syrian children in Lebanon. We are also present in Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq to support the urgent needs of displaced Syrian children through our education, PSS and child protection programmes.

    The ultimate aim of War Child’s Syrian Response Project is to ensure the improved psychosocial well-being and resilience of the many thousands of children taking part in our programmes. These programmes - together with our network of ‘Safe Spaces’ - allow children to process their traumatic experiences and begin to plan for a better future.

    Your challenge

    Programme

    You are responsible for the realisation of War Child’s Syria Response Programme fully implemented by local partners. As the Country Director you will lead the development of the long term strategy and implement accordingly.

    Security

    The current conflict, sudden changes in the context, makes the Syria Response Programme challenging.

    Fundraising

    War Child’s Syria Response Programme has been growing and consists of projects funded by a range of donors and is carried out in collaboration with different partners. As the Country Director you will be responsible for building strategic partnerships.

    You also have the final and overall responsibility for Finance Management, Logistics Management, Human Resources Management and management of staff.

    Your profile

    • An experienced and inspiring leader;

    • At least 15 years relevant experience in an international/humanitarian context of which 8 years in a senior management position (e.g. as Representative or Country director);

    • Experience in security management and context analyses;

    • Proven experience in the Middle-East;

    • Relevant academic background e.g. psychology, pedagogy, community development, social sciences, international relations;

    • Experience in working with local partners and preferably in our field of expertise;

    • Experience in financial management (including management of multiple grants);

    • Excellent command of English, fluency in Arabic is a plus;

    • Strong problem solving and social skills;

    • Proven affinity with War Child’s mandate.

      We offer

    • A challenging job, within an inspiring and motivated team of people and the backup of a strong and professional organisation in The Netherlands

    • A fair salary and comprehensive secondary benefits that includes free housing, good insurances (including health, travel and disability) and opportunities to develop and learn professionally.

    Job Location: Location under consideration (Cyprus being considered) Contract: War Child Holland is looking for someone committed to invest at least 3 years in this position, starting with a 1 year contract with the intention to prolong Starting date: as soon as possible


    How to apply:

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply before the 15th of November2017. Make sure to upload your English CV (maximum of two pages) and fill in our online questionnaire by using the following hyperlink: http://warchild.onlinevacatures.nl/en/Vacancy/Apply/89896

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    Organization: War Child Holland
    Country: Netherlands
    Closing date: 12 Dec 2017

    Currently we are looking for a:

    Child Protection Specialist

    ‘A hands-on specialist with proven experience in Child Protection in conflict settings’

    You

    As the Child Protection Specialist you are responsible for the Child Protection (CP) technical area of the Programme Strategy and Programme Quality Framework. This includes standard setting, operationalization and monitoring and rolling out of evidence-based methodologies/interventions developed by the Research & Development (R&D) department and/or Programme Quality Team. In addition, the position also entails competency development and learning, and contributing to the sector knowledge and practice exchange.

    You will provide technical support to the organisation, including Country Offices (CO), Regional Hubs (RH), Head Office (HO) departments and/or War Child Holland affiliates, in the CP content area and you will create/maintain a technical team within the organisation. Frequent travelling to country offices of War Child Holland, its affiliates and elsewhere is required to fulfil the obligations of this role. The CP specialist can be based in Amsterdam, Stockholm or any other War Child location.

    Your challenge

    Design, Operationalization and Monitoring of Programme Quality Standards

    • Lead and support standard setting in CP content area;
    • Coordinate operationalization of programme strategy and programme quality framework and monitor the application/adherence to the programme strategy and programme quality framework;
    • Support countries/HO departments to apply and adhere to programme strategy and programme quality framework.

    Technical Quality Assurance

    • Ensure implementation of CP sector strategy and roll out of the Care System in close collaboration with R&D, RH/COs and other PQ technical specialists;

    • Facilitate strengthening of Supplementary Interventions;

    • Provides effective technical support to RH/COs.

      Competency Development and Learning

    • Act as a promoter of Learning Organization and in collaboration with Learning Manager;

    • Support the Learning Manager in ensuring that essential technical learning elements are selected and incorporated into the organization’s learning map;

    • Develop learning content for CP;

    • Facilitate/conduct/deliver relevant competency development initiatives for WHC staff or its affiliates.

      Representation of War Child Holland and Horizontal Collaboration

    • Represent War Child Holland and participates in global networks and bodies;

    • Collaborate with Advocacy Manager in the NL in support of implementation of Global Advocacy Strategy;

    • Facilitate internal CP horizontal team.

      Your profile

    • Relevant academic degree;

    • Extensive knowledge of war affected emergency, post-emergency and developing countries;

    • At least 5 years’ experience in Child Protection with at least 3 years of field experience in a (post) conflict setting;

    • Strong advisory skills, understanding of (learning/capacity strengthening) needs;

    • Good facilitation skills & intercultural sensitivity required;

    • Good communicator, willing to share knowledge and experience;

    • Strong project management skills;

    • Knowledge and understanding of children’s rights;

    • Fluency in English required and a good working knowledge of French;

    • Flexible and willing to travel;

    • Available 40 hours per week.

    The organisation

    War Child is a young and dynamic organization. We try to keep an informal ambiance within our office, with a lot of room for creativity, inspiration and self-initiative from employees. We practice what we preach: dynamic, innovative, integrity focused and a drive to reach the highest possible results against the lowest possible costs. War Child offers a challenging job in an inspiring workplace.


    How to apply:

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply before the 12th December 2017. Make sure to upload your English CV (maximum of two pages) and fill in our online questionnaire by using the following hyperlink:

    http://warchild.onlinevacatures.nl/en/Vacancy/Apply/91513

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    Organization: War Child Holland
    Country: Netherlands
    Closing date: 08 Feb 2018

    Currently we are looking for a:

    Child Protection Specialist

    ‘A hands-on specialist with proven experience in Child Protection in conflict settings’

    You

    As the Child Protection Specialist you are responsible for the Child Protection (CP) technical area of the Programme Strategy and Programme Quality Framework. This includes standard setting, operationalization and monitoring and rolling out of evidence-based methodologies/interventions developed by the Research & Development (R&D) department and/or Programme Quality Team. In addition, the position also entails competency development and learning, and contributing to the sector knowledge and practice exchange.

    You will provide technical support to the organisation, including Country Offices (CO), Regional Hubs (RH), Head Office (HO) departments and/or War Child Holland affiliates, in the CP content area and you will create/maintain a technical team within the organisation. Frequent travelling to country offices of War Child Holland, its affiliates and elsewhere is required to fulfil the obligations of this role. The CP specialist can be based in Amsterdam, Stockholm or any other War Child location.

    Your challenge

    Design, Operationalization and Monitoring of Programme Quality Standards

    • Lead and support standard setting in CP content area;
    • Coordinate operationalization of programme strategy and programme quality framework and monitor the application/adherence to the programme strategy and programme quality framework;
    • Support countries/HO departments to apply and adhere to programme strategy and programme quality framework.

    Technical Quality Assurance

    · Ensure implementation of CP sector strategy and roll out of the Care System in close collaboration with R&D, RH/COs and other PQ technical specialists;

    · Facilitate strengthening of Supplementary Interventions;

    · Provides effective technical support to RH/COs.

    Competency Development and Learning

    · Act as a promoter of Learning Organization and in collaboration with Learning Manager;

    · Support the Learning Manager in ensuring that essential technical learning elements are selected and incorporated into the organization’s learning map;

    · Develop learning content for CP;

    · Facilitate/conduct/deliver relevant competency development initiatives for WHC staff or its affiliates.

    Representation of War Child Holland and Horizontal Collaboration

    · Represent War Child Holland and participates in global networks and bodies;

    · Collaborate with Advocacy Manager in the NL in support of implementation of Global Advocacy Strategy;

    · Facilitate internal CP horizontal team.

    Your profile

    · Relevant academic degree;

    · Extensive knowledge of war affected emergency, post-emergency and developing countries;

    · At least 5 years’ experience in Child Protection with at least 3 years of field experience in a (post) conflict setting;

    · Strong advisory skills, understanding of (learning/capacity strengthening) needs;

    · Good facilitation skills & intercultural sensitivity required;

    · Good communicator, willing to share knowledge and experience;

    · Strong project management skills;

    · Knowledge and understanding of children’s rights;

    · Fluency in English required and a good working knowledge of French;

    · Flexible and willing to travel;

    · Available 40 hours per week.

    The organisation

    War Child is a young and dynamic organization. We try to keep an informal ambiance within our office, with a lot of room for creativity, inspiration and self-initiative from employees. We practice what we preach: dynamic, innovative, integrity focused and a drive to reach the highest possible results against the lowest possible costs. War Child offers a challenging job in an inspiring workplace.


    How to apply:

    How to apply

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply before the 8th of February 2018 Make sure to upload your English CV (maximum of two pages) and fill in our online questionnaire by using the following hyperlink: http://warchild.onlinevacatures.nl/en/Vacancy/Apply/91513

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    Organization: War Child Holland
    Country: occupied Palestinian territory
    Closing date: 15 Feb 2018

    ‘Strategic thinker with a strong track record in programme design and grant writing’

    This recruitment is open to both Palestinian and international applicants of all backgrounds, subject to ability to safely live, work and travel throughout the oPt

    War ChildHolland’sprogrammein the oPt

    In the oPt, War Child works with partners to create an inclusive, protective psychosocial care system for Palestinian children and young people affected by conflict related violence, including in domestic and juvenile justice settings. We help build a network of support, from community interventions to specialized psychological and legal services. We work with communities, families, parents, caregivers, youth and children, as well as professionals, with the aim to provide a safety net for children and young people in the West Bank including East Jerusalem, and Gaza.

    Your challenge

    A detailed job description is attached to the vacancy text on www.warchildholland.org

    Yourprofile**

    • Relevant tertiary education background

    • Demonstrated knowledge in MHPSS and child protection programming, and child safeguarding

    • Demonstrated ability for high level representation (e.g. donor liaison)

    • Proven high-level proposal and budget development skills

    • Knowledge on monitoring and evaluation tools and methods

    • Substantial experience in (strategic) programme design and quality assurance

    • Experience in management and development of senior and junior staff and partners

    • Willingness and ability to work in Jerusalem and conduct regular travel to Gaza

    • Fluent in written and spoken English

      Desirable

    • Basic knowledge on research and data analysis desirable

    • Knowledge and experience in oPt desirable

    • Arabic language desirable

      We offer

    • A challenging job, within a harmonious, enthusiastic and motivated local team in the oPt, and the backup of a strong and professional organisation in The Netherlands;

    • The opportunity to make a leading contribution to program development and country (and global) strategy in a flexible, inclusive, and creative – but evidence oriented – organisation;

    • The opportunity to work in collaboration with an outstanding Research and Development team at HQ level;

    • A fair salary and comprehensive secondary benefits including:

      • free individual housing and transport (expatriates only);

      • good insurances (including health, travel and disability);

      • opportunities to travel, develop and learn professionally;

    • War Child believes in long-term relationships with staff with regard to career planning and multi-country/programme experience;

    • You will be located in the oPt, based in East Jerusalem with travel to other locations in the West Bank and Gaza and occasional travel to Amsterdam;

    • The expected duration is at least 1 year in this position, with the intention to prolong.

      War Child strives to create an inclusive work environment. Candidates from all backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences who judge that they are able to fill all or most of the essential requirements for this role are encouraged to apply.

    oPt is a family duty station. An expatriate is allowed to bring a partner and children, but will be expected to travel regularly and for extended periods to Gaza, where partner and children cannot accompany.


    How to apply:

    How to apply

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to send a CV and a letter of motivation before 15th Feb 2018. Late applications may be considered case by case. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to undertake interviews and a work-related written test in English.

    Make sure to use the following hyperlink to apply: http://warchild.onlinevacatures.nl/en/Vacancy/Apply/95132

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    Organization: War Child Holland
    Country: South Sudan
    Closing date: 30 Apr 2018

    War Child Holland’s Programme in South Sudan

    War Child Holland has been working in what is now South Sudan since 1998. The programme has been focused on the consequences of decades of conflict and its purpose is to ensure that children, youth, communities and government are able to promote awareness on child rights, protect children from abuse, exploitation and all forms of violation of their rights. War Child Holland in South Sudan has its country office in the capital Juba and filed offices in Bor in Jonglei State and Malakal in Upper Nile.

    YourChallenge**

    Capacity Building

    Capacity building of staff and partners on Child Protection (CP), Psychosocial Support (PSS) and management of CP/PSS projects. Train, coach and provide continued support to project staff, local partners and other NGO staff.

    Implementation of Child Protection and Psychological Support Activities

    Develop, implement and monitor Child Protection in emergencies activities. Measure and document CP and PSS program effectiveness. Contribute to the evidence-based monitoring and evaluation/assessment/reviews of projects and programs, including field-based data gathering and report writing.

    Networking / Representation

    Represent War Child in content meetings and coordination platforms/forums on CP and PSS.

    Your Profile

    • Relevant academic background (Psychology, Social Sciences, Social Development or related field);

    • Minimum 5 years field experience in Child Protection and Psychosocial Intervention programs in post conflict situations with an (I)NGO;

    • Minimum 3 years’ experience with youth empowerment, participation, child development, child rights with an (I)NGO;

    • Minimum 3 years’ experience in capacity building/training, with coaching and supervision roles;

    • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative monitoring & evaluation tools;

    • Strong capacity building, training, coaching and mentoring skills;

    • Strong analytical skills and able to understand local context and design culturally appropriate and suitable psychosocial support interventions;

    • Strong problem solving skills and able to quickly identify needs/gaps and work towards solutions

    • Excellent interpersonal skills and able to work with a diverse group of people;

    • Strong stress management skills as evidenced by resiliency and ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;

    • Strong communication skills, oral and written, as evidenced by quality of meetings, interactions and reports;

    • High security awareness and able to work in a dynamic, sometimes high risk, environments; Prior Hostile Environment Awareness Training, or similar training, preferred;

    • Fluency in English is a must.

      We Offer

    • A challenging job, within an inspiring and motivated team of people and the backup of a strong and professional organisation in The Netherlands

    • A fair salary and comprehensive secondary benefits that includes free housing, good insurances (including health, travel and disability) and opportunities to develop and learn professionally.

    Job Location: Juba, Republic of South Sudan with 60-80% travelling to various locations within South Sudan

    Contract: 10 months with the intention to prolong, depending on funding

    Starting date: As soon as possible

    South Sudan is a non-family duty station. The expatriate may not bring children. The expatriate may bring a partner on condition that he/she is employed or will be employed by a humanitarian organization.


    How to apply:

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to send a CV and a letter of motivation as soon as possible. Applications will be considered as and when they are received. Please use the following hyperlink to apply:
    http://warchild.onlinevacatures.nl/en/Vacancy/Apply/96519

    Kindly mention where you found this vacancy.

    Is this not your dream job? Support War Child by sharing this job with your network!

    The safety of children is essential to War Child. War Child does not tolerate or accept any form of abuse.
    This subject is addressed in our recruitment and selection procedures.

    Disclaimer
    •Only applications received via our website will be processed.
    •If we appoint a suitable candidate before the given closing date, we reserve the right to remove the vacancy from our website before that date. In such a case, any responses received after that time will not be processed.
    •It could be that during our selection process, the closing date for the vacancy is extended. If so, and you have not yet heard from us, your application will remain live.

    The safety of children is essential to War Child. War Child does not tolerate or accept any form of abuse.
    This subject is addressed in our recruitment and selection procedures.

    Disclaimer
    •Only applications received via our website will be processed.
    •If we appoint a suitable candidate before the given closing date, we reserve the right to remove the vacancy from our website before that date. In such a case, any responses received after that time will not be processed.
    •It could be that during our selection process, the closing date for the vacancy is extended. If so, and you have not yet heard from us, your application will remain live.


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    Organization: War Child Holland
    Country: Netherlands
    Closing date: 26 Apr 2018

    ‘A hands-on specialist with proven experience in Child Protection in conflict settings’

    You

    As the Child Protection Specialist you are responsible for the Child Protection (CP) technical area of the Programme Strategy and Programme Quality Framework. This includes standard setting, operationalization and monitoring and rolling out of evidence-based methodologies/interventions developed by the Research & Development (R&D) department and/or Programme Quality Team. In addition, the position also entails competency development and learning, and contributing to the sector knowledge and practice exchange.

    You will provide technical support to the organisation, including Country Offices (CO), Regional Hubs (RH), Head Office (HO) departments and/or War Child Holland affiliates, in the CP content area and you will create/maintain a technical team within the organisation. Frequent travelling to country offices of War Child Holland, its affiliates and elsewhere is required to fulfil the obligations of this role. The CP specialist can be based in Amsterdam, Stockholm or any other War Child location.

    Your challenge

    Design, Operationalization and Monitoring of Programme Quality Standards

    • Lead and support standard setting in CP content area;
    • Coordinate operationalization of programme strategy and programme quality framework and monitor the application/adherence to the programme strategy and programme quality framework;
    • Support countries/HO departments to apply and adhere to programme strategy and programme quality framework.

    Technical Quality Assurance

    · Ensure implementation of CP sector strategy and roll out of the Care System in close collaboration with R&D, RH/COs and other PQ technical specialists;

    · Facilitate strengthening of Supplementary Interventions;

    · Provides effective technical support to RH/COs.

    Competency Development and Learning

    · Act as a promoter of Learning Organization and in collaboration with Learning Manager;

    · Support the Learning Manager in ensuring that essential technical learning elements are selected and incorporated into the organization’s learning map;

    · Develop learning content for CP;

    · Facilitate/conduct/deliver relevant competency development initiatives for WHC staff or its affiliates.

    Representation of War Child Holland and Horizontal Collaboration

    · Represent War Child Holland and participates in global networks and bodies;

    · Collaborate with Advocacy Manager in the NL in support of implementation of Global Advocacy Strategy;

    · Facilitate internal CP horizontal team.

    Your profile

    · Relevant academic degree;

    · Extensive knowledge of war affected emergency, post-emergency and developing countries;

    · At least 5 years’ experience in Child Protection with at least 3 years of field experience in a (post) conflict setting;

    · Strong advisory skills, understanding of (learning/capacity strengthening) needs;

    · Good facilitation skills & intercultural sensitivity required;

    · Good communicator, willing to share knowledge and experience;

    · Strong project management skills;

    · Knowledge and understanding of children’s rights;

    · Fluency in English required and a good working knowledge of French;

    · Flexible and willing to travel;

    · Available 40 hours per week.

    The organisation

    War Child is a young and dynamic organization. We try to keep an informal ambiance within our office, with a lot of room for creativity, inspiration and self-initiative from employees. We practice what we preach: dynamic, innovative, integrity focused and a drive to reach the highest possible results against the lowest possible costs. War Child offers a challenging job in an inspiring workplace.


    How to apply:

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply before the 26th of April 2018 Make sure to upload your English CV (maximum of two pages) and fill in our online questionnaire by using the following hyperlink: http://warchild.onlinevacatures.nl/en/Vacancy/Apply/91513

    Is this not your dream job? Support War Child by sharing this job with your network!

    The safety of children is essential to War Child. War Child does not tolerate or accept any form of abuse. This subject is addressed in our recruitment and selection procedures.

    Disclaimer

    •Only applications received via our website will be processed.

    •If we appoint a suitable consultant before the given closing date, we reserve the right to remove the vacancy from our website before that date. In such a case, any responses received after that time will not be processed.

    •It could be that during our selection process, the closing date for the vacancy is extended. If so, and you have not yet heard from us, your application will remain live.


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    Organization: War Child Holland
    Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Closing date: 17 May 2018

    ‘Experienced, with excellent people skill’

    Child programme in the D.R. Congo

    WCH has been working in the DRC since 2003 with its country office based in Bukavu, South Kivu. WCH has two field bases in, Kalehe and Fizi territories, with interventions in three key thematic areas of child protection, psychosocial support, and education being carried out in 26 communities in Walungu, Bukavu, , Kalehe and Fizi territories of South Kivu province. The interventions are carried out through a participatory community-based approach that seeks to strengthen existing systems and structures within the communities to (re)create a stable, safe, and supportive environment for children.

    The DRC programme will support options for cooperation and exchange with War Child offices in the Great Lakes Region (Uganda, Burundi). War Child is committed to add value to the development of a sustainable programme which suits the local needs and works closely with DRC local organizations and relevant government institutions.

    Your challenge
    • Responsible for the realisation of War Child’s country programme in the D.R. Congo. This includes and is not limited to developing and updating the country strategy, planning and reporting (annually and quarterly), monitoring & evaluation and effectively supervising the country team;
    • Capacity building of staff and local partners is part of your challenge;
    • Develop and maintain donor relations and you will represent War Child in meetings and coordination platforms;
    • Final responsibility for Security Management. Ensure to be well informed on security developments at all times;
    • Final responsibility for finance, office and logistics management (to a large extend delegated to the Operation Support Manager);
    • You authorize investments, manage supplies and you maintain efficient financial control (of cash flows, local payment, etc.) accountability standards, procedures and records;
    • You prepare budgets and budget control and you take action by imminent deficiencies or surplus.

    Profile
    • Experienced and inspiring leader;
    • At least 10 years relevant experience in an international/ humanitarian context of which a minimum of 5 years in a senior management position (e.g. as Representative or Country director);
    • Proven experience in the region is a must;
    • Proven experience in growing the operations and funding of an organization;
    • Experience in working with local partners and knowledge of psychosocial, protection and education programmes for children affected by conflict;
    • Experience in financial management (including management of multiple grants);
    • Excellent communication skills in English and French;
    • Diplomatic with strong problem solving and social skills:
    • Result oriented and stress-resilient, able to cope with deadlines and complex problems:
    • Team player and able to work independently.
    • Relevant academic background e.g. social sciences, international relations, Business Administration.

    We offer
    • A challenging job, within an inspiring and motivated team of people and the backup of a strong and professional organisation in The Netherlands
    • A fair salary and comprehensive secondary benefits that includes free housing, good insurances (including health, travel and disability) and opportunities to develop and learn professionally.

    Job Location: Bukavu, DRC.
    Contract: 1 year contract with the intention to prolong
    Starting date: as soon as possible

    DRC is a non-family duty station. The expatriate is allowed to bring a partner under the condition that he/she is employed or will be employed by a humanitarian organization. The expatriate is not allowed to bring children.


    How to apply:

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply before the 17th of May 2018. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Make sure to upload your English CV (maximum of two pages) and fill in our online questionnaire by using the following hyperlink: http://warchild.onlinevacatures.nl/en/Vacancy/Apply/100631

    Is this not your dream job? Support War Child by sharing this job with your network!

    The safety of children is essential to War Child. War Child does not tolerate or accept any form of abuse. This subject is addressed in our recruitment and selection procedures.**


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    Organization: War Child Holland
    Country: Netherlands
    Closing date: 21 May 2018

    War Child continuously seeks to strengthen its Grant Management capacity world-wide through improved policies and systems and strengthening the capacity of staff. Moreover, with an increase in the number and variance of institutional donors supporting the organisation, War Child would like to increase its knowledge of specific donors. To support this, we are looking for a Grant Compliance Specialist. The Grant Compliance Specialist is member of the Programme Partnerships and Grants (2PG) team. The 2PG team supports and strengthens the capacity of country teams in (strategic) planning and reporting, working in partnerships and to acquire and manage external financial resources to meet the organisations objectives. In addition to this, the 2PG team leads the development of a grant management framework that allows for appropriate and successful account and grant management of external funds at country, regional and head office level**.**

    Your challenge

    · Development of a Grant Management (GM) Toolkit;

    · Roll out and implementation of the GM Toolkit;

    · Monitoring of compliance towards internal and external standards and regulations;

    · Review GM policy and develop of standards, tools, methods and systems as necessary;

    · Providing advice and support in regards to donor grant compliance;

    · Strengthen the capacity of War Child globally on GM and in specific in regards to donor compliance knowledge and expertise of War Childs main donors.

    Your profile

    · At least 5 years field experience in humanitarian or development work;

    · Minimum 3 years work experience in the area of grant compliance with institutional donors;

    · Demonstrated donor expertise (donor contracts and related regulations and procedures), at least the EU and one other large donor (USAID, DFID, SIDA, UNICEF);

    · Experience in capacity strengthen and learning trajectories;

    · Knowledge and understanding of (institutional) donor networks;

    · Excellent writing skills in English and preferable Dutch, French and/or Spanish;

    · Excellent facilitation and organisational skills;

    · Good relation building and networking skills and diplomatic skills;

    · Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;

    · Willingness and flexibility to travel;

    · University degree in international law, management, development/international studies or related fields;

    · Available on short notice, 32-40 hours per week.

    The organisation War Child is a young and dynamic organisation. We try to keep an informal ambiance within our office, with a lot of room for creativity, inspiration and self-initiative from employees. We practice what we preach: dynamic, innovative, integrity focused and a drive to reach the highest possible results against the lowest possible costs. War Child offers a challenging job in an inspiring workplace in Amsterdam.


    How to apply:

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply before the 21st of May 2018. Make sure to upload your English CV (maximum of two pages) and fill in our online questionnaire by using the following hyperlink: http://warchild.onlinevacatures.nl/en/Vacancy/Apply/101055


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    Organization: War Child Holland
    Country: South Sudan
    Closing date: 16 Jul 2018

    War Child Holland’s programme in South Sudan

    War Child Holland has been working in what is now South Sudan since 1998. The programme has been focused on the consequences of decades of conflict and its purpose is to ensure that children, youth, communities and government are able to promote awareness on child rights, protect children from abuse, exploitation and all forms of violation of their rights. War Child Holland in South Sudan has its country office in the capital Juba and field offices in Bor in Jonglei State and Malakal in Upper Nile.

    Your challenge

    Programme

    You are responsible for the realisation of War Child’s country programme. The country strategy is being finalized to guide WCH through 2020. As the Country Director you will lead the management team to implement the new strategy.

    Security

    The current conflict in the country, sudden changes in the context, accessibility in rainy season make working in South Sudan very challenging.

    Fundraising

    War Child’s programmes in South Sudan have been growing and consist of projects funded by a range of donors and is carried out in collaboration with different partners. As the Country Director you will be responsible for building strategic partnerships.

    You also have the final and overall responsibility for Finance Management, Logistics Management, Human Resources Management and management of staff.

    Your team

    The Country Director directly manages the Finance and Human Resources Manager, Programme Development Manager, Logistics & Security manage the Field Location Managers of Torit and Bor.

    Your profile

    · A seasoned and inspiring leader;

    · At least 15 years relevant experience in an international/humanitarian context of which 8 years in a senior management position (e.g. as Representative or Country director);

    · Experience in security management and context analyses;

    · Relevant academic background e.g. psychology, pedagogy, community development, social sciences, international relations;

    · Experience in working with local partners and preferably in our field of expertise;

    · Experience in financial management (including management of multiple grants);

    · Strong problem solving and social skills;

    · Proven affinity with War Child’s mandate.

    We offer

    · A challenging job, within an inspiring and motivated team of people and the backup of a strong and professional organisation in The Netherlands

    · A fair salary and comprehensive secondary benefits that includes free housing, good insurances (including health, travel and disability) and opportunities to develop and learn professionally.

    Job Location: Juba, Republic of South Sudan

    Contract: At least 2 years in this position, starting with a 1 year contract with the intention to prolong

    Starting date: December 2018/January 2019

    South Sudan is a non-family duty station. The expatriate is not allowed to bring children. The expatriate can bring a partner under the condition that he/she is employed or will be employed by a humanitarian organization.


    How to apply:

    https://warchild.onlinevacatures.nl/en/vacancy/details/104972

    How to apply

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply before the 16th of July 2018. Make sure to upload your English CV (maximum of two pages) and fill in our online questionnaire by using the following hyperlink: https://warchild.onlinevacatures.nl/en/vacancy/details/104972

    Kindly mention where you found this vacancy.

    If this is not your dream job, support War Child by sharing this job with your network!

    The safety of children is essential to War Child. War Child does not tolerate or accept any form of abuse. This subject is addressed in our recruitment and selection procedures.**

    Disclaimer

    •Only applications received via our website will be processed.

    •If we appoint a suitable candidate before the given closing date, we reserve the right to remove the vacancy from our website before that date. In such a case, any responses received after that time will not be processed.

    •It could be that during our selection process, the closing date for the vacancy is extended. If so, and you have not yet heard from us, your application will remain live.


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    Organization: War Child Holland
    Country: occupied Palestinian territory
    Closing date: 16 Jul 2018

    This recruitment is open to both Palestinian and international applicants of all backgrounds, subject to ability to safely live, work and travel throughout the oPt

    War Child’s programme in the oPt

    In the oPt, War Child works with partners to create an inclusive, protective mental health and psychosocial care system for Palestinian children and young people affected by conflict related violence, including in domestic and juvenile justice settings. We help build a network of support, from community interventions to specialized psychological and legal services. We work with communities, families, parents, caregivers, youth and children, as well as professionals, with the aim to provide a safety net for children and young people in the West Bank including East Jerusalem, and Gaza.

    Your challenge

    Programme
    You are responsible for the realisation of War Child’s country programme. The country strategy is being finalized to guide War Child through 2020. As the Country Director you will lead the management team to implement the new strategy.

    Security
    The current conflict in the country, changes in the context, and political developments can make working in oPt challenging.

    Fundraising
    War Child’s programmes in oPt have been growing and consist of projects funded by a range of donors and is carried out in collaboration with different partners. As the Country Director you will be responsible for building strategic partnerships.

    You also have the final and overall responsibility for Finance Management, Logistics Management, Human Resources Management and management of staff.

    Your profile

    • A seasoned and inspiring leader;
    • At least 10 years relevant experience in an international/humanitarian context of which 4 years in a senior management position (e.g. as Representative or Country director);
    • Experience in security management and context analyses;
    • Relevant academic background e.g. psychology, pedagogy, community development, social sciences, international relations;
    • Experience in working with local partners and preferably in our field of expertise;
    • Experience in financial management (including management of multiple grants);
    • Strategic networker and partnership builder;
    • Strong problem solving and social skills;
    • Proven affinity with War Child’s mandate.

    Desirable

    • Knowledge and experience in oPt desirable
    • Arabic language desirable

    We offer

    • A challenging job, within an inspiring and motivated team of people and the backup of a strong and professional organisation in The Netherlands
    • A fair salary and comprehensive secondary benefits that includes free housing, good insurances (including health, travel and disability) and opportunities to develop and learn professionally.

    Job Location: East Jerusalem, occupied Palestinian territory with frequent travel to Gaza and occasional travel to the Netherlands.

    Contract: At least 2 years in this position, starting with a 1 year contract with the intention to prolong

    Starting date: negotiable for the right candidate

    War Child strives to create an inclusive work environment. Candidates from all backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences who judge that they are able to fill all or most of the essential requirements for this role are encouraged to apply.

    oPt is a family duty station. An expatriate is allowed to bring a partner and children, but will be expected to travel regularly and for extended periods to Gaza, where partner and children cannot accompany.


    How to apply:

    How to apply

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply before the 16th of July 2018. Applications submitted after that may be considered on a rolling basis. Make sure to upload your English CV (maximum of two pages) and fill in our online questionnaire by using the following hyperlink: https://warchild.onlinevacatures.nl/en/vacancy/details/105240

    If this is not your dream job, support War Child by sharing this job with your network!

    The safety of children is essential to War Child. War Child does not tolerate or accept any form of abuse. This subject is addressed in our recruitment and selection procedures.

    Disclaimer
    •Only applications received via our website will be processed.
    •If we appoint a suitable candidate before the given closing date, we reserve the right to remove the vacancy from our website before that date. In such a case, any responses received after that time will not be processed.
    •It could be that during our selection process, the closing date for the vacancy is extended. If so, and you have not yet heard from us, your application will remain live


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