Job Information Child Protection Capacity Development Deputy Project Manager NGO Information
Contact Name HR
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Contract Duration 10 Months
Governorate Erbil
Job Shift
Nationality Not Applicable
Working Hours Full Time
Posted 2020-02-12
Minimum Education Bachelor Degree
Degree Title
Minimum Experience 2 Year
Required Travel
Job Status
No Of Jobs 1
Published Date 2020-02-13
Deadline Date 2020-02-20
[Erbil,Iraq ]

If you do not meet the minimum requirements as outlined in the section ‘Essential Qualifications & Experience’, please do not apply.

Please read the job description in full before applying.

Triangle Génération Humanitaire (TGH) is an international non-governmental organisation (NGO) designing and implementing emergency, post-emergency and development programs since 1994. The programs fall within the fields of water, hygiene and sanitation (WASH), civil engineering (Shelter), food security, rural development (Livelihood), socio-educational and psychosocial support (Protection). In 2019, its committed teams operate in 9 countries in Asia, Africa and Middle-East Region.

TGH has been working in KR-I since June 2013, providing WASH in schools, winterization distribution, cash for education, Case management and psychosocial support as well as livelihood activities to Syrian refugees and IDPs. Following a 2-year project to build the capacity of the Directorate of Social Affairs (DoSA) / Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (MoLSA) in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KR-I), the Social Protection Department in Ninewa and a National NGO in the Centre and South of Federal Iraq, the present project has been designed to continue the strengthening of the child protection services provision (notably of case management) in KR-I and Federal Iraq by continuing to reinforcing the capacities of government and non-governmental social workers and NGOs in all governorates of KR-I, Ninewa and 10 governorates in the Centre and South of Federal Iraq..


The overall objective of the Child Protection Capacity Development Deputy Project Manager (CDDM) is to oversee the implementation of capacity development activities and strong coordination with MoLSA/DoSA KR-I, to ensure the strengthening of the child protection case management services provided by DoSA Social Workers in camps, orphanages, institutes, and in the community. He/she supervises a team of four Child Protection Capacity Development Officers (CDOs) (based in Erbil, Duhok and 2 in Suleymaniyah, the latter covering Halabja, Garmiyan and Khanaqin), who are themselves line managing a team of Capacity Development Coaches (CDCs) (2 teams of 2 CDCs in Duhok and Erbil, and one of 4 in Suleymaniyah covering Halabja, Garmiyan and Khanaqin in Federal Iraq; total 6). All staff in this project will be expected to travel to districts throughout the governorates in which they work.

This position is under the responsibility of the Child Protection Capacity Development Project Manager (PM).


The employee agrees to:

  • Respect and abide by TGH’s Charter and internal regulations
  • Respect and abide by her/his contract and Job Description
  • Respect and abide by security rules put in place by the Security Focal Point.
  • Respect and abide by TGH Code of Conduct

This job description will be regularly reviewed. Only a common and joint agreement between the employee and the employer shall lead to a modification of this it.


Tasks and responsibilities

Responsibility 1: Project monitoring

Task 1- Support the PM in drawing up the yearly workplan and activity timetable in order to achieve the project results

Task 2- Prepare monthly work plans with CDOs to be shared with PM and follow up on progress

Task 3- Prepare weekly work plans with CDOs (in line with monthly, quarterly and overall project workplan) and follow up progress

Task 4- Ensure the proper implementation, supervision, monitoring of the project activities including:

  • Supporting the strengthening of Child Protection Case Management system in place at TGH’s IP, and monitoring its implementation and effectiveness
  • Organizing and facilitating and supporting CDOs to organize and facilitate trainings on child protection and case management concepts, practices, and tools
  • Monitoring the organization of regular meetings and discussions with the targeted beneficiaries (practice analysis sessions, peer-to-peer groups, workshops)

Task 5- Monitor the project indicators on a regular basis and make sure the sources of verification are complete, properly organized, shared with appropriate support departments (Logs, Finance) and available

Task 6- Support in the development of new monitoring tools and reporting templates for this project as required

Task 7- Organize weekly meetings with the CDOs and CDCs to ensure the good project implementation and coordination among the team

Task 8- Identify and share with the PM any technical problems faced, potential risks and proposed solutions. Propose any relevant change of strategy or implementation if needed.

Task 9– If requested, function as acting PM in her/his absence


Responsibility 2: Human Resources

Task 1– Support the PM in the recruitment of project staff, following TGH procedures and in close collaboration with the HR department.

Task 2- Ensure robust support and supervision of staff under her/his supervision and coordinate with HR department for leave monitoring, salary, etc.

Task 3- Carry out regular 1-to-1 support meetings and performance evaluations for the staff under his/her supervision.

Task 4- Ensure CDOs under his/her supervision are supported to manage the CDCs on their respective teams, including but not limited to carrying out regular 1-1 support meetings and performance evaluations for the staff under their supervision.


Responsibility 3: Logistics and administration issues

Task 1- Make sure that logistic, administrative and financial procedures linked to the program implementation are established and alert her/his superiors if gaps are observed in order that corrective action may be taken.

Task 2- Support the PM and the logistics department in the preparation of the procurement plan and follow the procurement process according to TGH procedures.


Responsibility 4: Reporting and planning

Task 1- Report on a daily basis to the PM

Task 2- Participate under the supervision of the PM in writing the monthly SitRep and indicator report, quarterly, intermediate and final reports for the donor; and contribute if requested to the development of new proposals for donors.

Task 3- Participate in writing articles, taking pictures, create communication tools for the donor and HQ.

Task 4- Take detailed minutes of meetings with DoSA/MoLSA/DoE/DCVAW and any other partner.

Task 5- Write activity reports and participate actively in the activity info reporting and other UN reporting systems

Task 6- Support in the translation of tools, meeting minutes, and any other required documents from English to Kurdish/Arabic and vice-versa

Task 7- Take primary responsibility for ensuring all reporting at all levels (CDC, CDO, CDDM) is properly conducted, well-organised in hard and soft copy, and submitted on time


Responsibility 5: Representation and internal / external communication

Task 1- Participate in internal coordination meetings

Task 2- Represent Triangle (TGH) when requested with donors, authorities, partners and stakeholders involved in the implementation of the project.

Task 3- Maintain good relationships with other UN and NGO actors.

Task 4- Represent the project in relevant Clusters and global meetings (Child Protection Working Group, Case Management Working Group), as required by the PM.

Responsibility 6: Security

Contribute to efforts aimed at ensuring compliance with safety rules at the site, and transmit all information relating to safety concerns to her/his supervisor, reporting any security concerns immediately and ensuring all staff abide by TGH security procedures.

Responsibility 7: Participate in the development of new projects

Participate in the development of new projects, when requested.

This list is not exhaustive and other tasks may be requested as the supervisor may judge necessary.



Qualifications & Preferred Skills
  • At least two years’ experience in a management position (with direct supervision of staff) with NGO/UN.
  • Strong understanding of Project Cycle Management
  • Proven experience of working in capacity development
  • Proven experience of working in Child Protection and/or Education in Emergency programs, including Psychosocial Support and Case Management components
  • Knowledge on Child Protection, Psychosocial Support (PSS), Psychosocial First Aid (PFA), Case Management (CM), Gender Based Violence (GBV) and other protection topics.
  • Familiarity with Humanitarian Princi[ples, Protection Principles, and internationally recognised minimum standards in Child Protection, including the Convention on the Rights of the Child
  • Familiarity with Case Management Standard Operating Procedure and Child Protection Information Management System
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Solid programmatic, organizational planning and reporting skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (with focus on Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Very creative, proactive, positive and flexible
  • Very high mobility required
  • Strongly motivated by humanitarian work

Languages: Mandatory: Fluency in written and spoken English, Arabic, and Kurdish

How To Apply

We require candidate with minimum Two Years Child Protection professional experience.

Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications will be considered.

Please send your application (letter of motivation + CV in English with copy of Diplomas), and titled as “Capacity Development Deputy Project Manager- KRI ” to  no later than 20 February 2020

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