Senior Child Protection Programmes Adviser

Job
from World Vision
Closing date: 24 Aug 2018

Salary: £36,994 per annum, depending on experience + good range of benefits (+ London Weighting Allowance if based in London)

Permanent – 36.5 hours per week

Based: London or Milton Keynes

World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.

Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.

Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.

Knowledge Hub Team, Policy and Programmes Department

World Vision UK is seeking a passionate and experienced Child Protection Programmes specialist with extensive experience of child protection systems strengthening in the context of developing countries and / or humanitarian response. This role presents an opportunity to support an innovative consortium grant aimed at eradicating the worst forms of child labour in three fragile contexts (subject to confirmation), so expertise in such programming is particularly desirable. As a member of World Vision UK’s ‘Knowledge Hub’, you will be expected to have a strong appetite for learning, monitoring and accountability related to child protection. Experience of grant programmes and acquisition is required and working with institutional and other donors and a breadth of partners and networks.

As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, subsidised gym membership, generous holiday entitlement, childcare vouchers and free parking in Milton Keynes.

Please upload your CV and covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing Date for applications: 24 August 2018

Interview Dates: W/C 27 August 2018

World Vision UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people representing all sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

No agencies please.