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SOS Children’s Villages International is the umbrella organisation for the global federation of SOS Children’s Villages. As a non-governmental social development organisation we support children without parental care and families in difficult living conditions through services in care, health and emergency relief, and we advocate for the rights of children and young people, in alliance with a great diversity of partners. We are committed for safeguarding and protecting children in our programmes by having zero tolerance policy in this regard. We are further committed to provide a safe environment for staff, children and young people and adults with whom we work, where human rights are respected and upheld, and healthy relations fostered by building organisational systems, capacity, and awareness on PSHEA (prevention and protection against sexual harassment exploitation and abuse) guidelines. All our co-workers are obliged to follow our policy on Child Safeguarding and Protection PSHEA and Code of Conduct. We work in 135 countries and territories, reaching over one million children, young people, families and caregivers each year. To support us with this important responsibility SOS Children’s Villages Egypt is now looking for a committed: National Programme Development Director (f/m)

Location: Cairo, Egypt

Mission of the position:

The National Programme Development Director (NPDD) drives the area of Programme Development in the Member Association. She/he steers the development of the programmatic strategic directions and of programme activities. He/she ensures the development of national programme concepts and guidelines, following SOS CV federation and national requirements. The NPDD supports location managers and staff in the development and implementation of projects and services. He/she monitors programme/project results and compliance with federation and national quality requirements. He/she coordinates and supports location managers and staff in the implementation of results based management. The NPDD steers the development of the national advocacy strategy. He/she is a member of the National Management team. The NPDD is responsible to lead a team of national programme advisors. As a member of the regional NPDD network, she/he shares good practices and experiences.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Programme development, Quality assurance

  • Steer strategic programme development in the national strategy development process, ensuring relevant and sustainable programmes in alignment with SOS CVI 2030 strategy and SOS Care Promise as well as national government strategies and policies
  • Lead the development of national child rights situation analysis
  • Lead the development of national programme concepts
  • Contribute to national risk management
  • Support programmes/projects in implementing the results based management approach
  • Lead the development of a systematic quality assurance approach
  • Support projects/programmes in planning new or changing existing services

Child Safeguarding

  • Comply with Child protection policy, Code of Conduct, follow reporting/ responding procedures
  • Support programmes in preventing and mitigating child safeguarding risks and in providing rehabilitation support

HR Development

  • Lead national programme advisors
  • Ensure support in the recruitment, onboarding, development of location managers and service leaders
  • Support federation initiatives in PSHEA, Gender Policy and MHPSS framework

Knowledge management and Research

  • Foster innovation and stay informed about latest research and evidence
  • Ensure the association’s participation in international research projects

Partnership building and advocacy

  • Ensure the development of national advocacy strategy and contribute to the implementation
  • Monitor child rights violations in the association and contribute to national child care reform and the development of the national child and social welfare sector

Requirements

  • University degree in social sciences, social pedagogy, social work or psychology
  • Minimum 5 years experience in child and family development programmes
  • Minimum 2 years management and leadership experience
  • Experience in programme management and planning
  • Good knowledge of standards and directions of child’s rights approach
  • Good knowledge of legal issues related to social welfare
  • Good knowledge of Human Resources Development
  • Motivation for work focused on children and families
  • High level communication skills
  • Organisational skills for planning and organising resources to achieve goals
  • Computer literacy (MS Office)
  • Good command of English, written and spoken

We offer

  • The opportunity to work in one of the largest International Non-Profit Organisations on Child Care, in a position with a varied scope of tasks and responsibilities directly impacting on the development of the organisation in achieving its strategic goals
  • A salary that will be commensurate with qualifications and position profile
  • Opportunities for learning and development

Further information

This position involves working with an INGO committed to children and human rights and is subject to strict safer recruitment checks. The successful candidate will be required to complete safer recruitment checks including police and reference checks to help verify their suitability to work for SOS CV.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application (CV, motivation letter, references) in English by 06 October 2023 to [email protected] with the subject line “Position title”

We thank all applicants for the interest, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the first interview.

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SOS Children's Villages is an independent, non-governmental international development organization which has been working to meet the needs and protect the interests and rights of children since 1949.

We work to prevent family breakdown and care for children who have lost parental care, or who risk losing it. We work with communities, partners and states to ensure that the rights of all children, in every society, are respected and fulfilled.

We are non-governmental and non-denominational. We respect all religions and cultures and work with trusted partners in places where we can contribute to social development.

All the work we do is made possible through the generous support of sponsors and donors, institutional and corporate partners, and loyal friends worldwide. Your help is needed too.

These are the principles that guide our decisions, actions and relationships. They are the cornerstones of our long history of making a difference in children's lives.

Our Vision

Every child belongs to a family and grows with love, respect and security.

Our Mission

We build families for children in need, we help them shape their own futures, and we share in the development of their communities.

Our Values

Courage - We take action.  Commitment - We keep our promises. Trust - We believe in each other.  Accountability - We are reliable partners.

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0 USD Cairo CF 3201 Abc road Fixed Term , 40 hours per week SOS Children’s Villages International

SOS Children’s Villages International is the umbrella organisation for the global federation of SOS Children’s Villages. As a non-governmental social development organisation we support children without parental care and families in difficult living conditions through services in care, health and emergency relief, and we advocate for the rights of children and young people, in alliance with a great diversity of partners. We are committed for safeguarding and protecting children in our programmes by having zero tolerance policy in this regard. We are further committed to provide a safe environment for staff, children and young people and adults with whom we work, where human rights are respected and upheld, and healthy relations fostered by building organisational systems, capacity, and awareness on PSHEA (prevention and protection against sexual harassment exploitation and abuse) guidelines. All our co-workers are obliged to follow our policy on Child Safeguarding and Protection PSHEA and Code of Conduct. We work in 135 countries and territories, reaching over one million children, young people, families and caregivers each year. To support us with this important responsibility SOS Children’s Villages Egypt is now looking for a committed: National Programme Development Director (f/m)

Location: Cairo, Egypt

Mission of the position:

The National Programme Development Director (NPDD) drives the area of Programme Development in the Member Association. She/he steers the development of the programmatic strategic directions and of programme activities. He/she ensures the development of national programme concepts and guidelines, following SOS CV federation and national requirements. The NPDD supports location managers and staff in the development and implementation of projects and services. He/she monitors programme/project results and compliance with federation and national quality requirements. He/she coordinates and supports location managers and staff in the implementation of results based management. The NPDD steers the development of the national advocacy strategy. He/she is a member of the National Management team. The NPDD is responsible to lead a team of national programme advisors. As a member of the regional NPDD network, she/he shares good practices and experiences.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Programme development, Quality assurance

  • Steer strategic programme development in the national strategy development process, ensuring relevant and sustainable programmes in alignment with SOS CVI 2030 strategy and SOS Care Promise as well as national government strategies and policies
  • Lead the development of national child rights situation analysis
  • Lead the development of national programme concepts
  • Contribute to national risk management
  • Support programmes/projects in implementing the results based management approach
  • Lead the development of a systematic quality assurance approach
  • Support projects/programmes in planning new or changing existing services

Child Safeguarding

  • Comply with Child protection policy, Code of Conduct, follow reporting/ responding procedures
  • Support programmes in preventing and mitigating child safeguarding risks and in providing rehabilitation support

HR Development

  • Lead national programme advisors
  • Ensure support in the recruitment, onboarding, development of location managers and service leaders
  • Support federation initiatives in PSHEA, Gender Policy and MHPSS framework

Knowledge management and Research

  • Foster innovation and stay informed about latest research and evidence
  • Ensure the association’s participation in international research projects

Partnership building and advocacy

  • Ensure the development of national advocacy strategy and contribute to the implementation
  • Monitor child rights violations in the association and contribute to national child care reform and the development of the national child and social welfare sector

Requirements

  • University degree in social sciences, social pedagogy, social work or psychology
  • Minimum 5 years experience in child and family development programmes
  • Minimum 2 years management and leadership experience
  • Experience in programme management and planning
  • Good knowledge of standards and directions of child’s rights approach
  • Good knowledge of legal issues related to social welfare
  • Good knowledge of Human Resources Development
  • Motivation for work focused on children and families
  • High level communication skills
  • Organisational skills for planning and organising resources to achieve goals
  • Computer literacy (MS Office)
  • Good command of English, written and spoken

We offer

  • The opportunity to work in one of the largest International Non-Profit Organisations on Child Care, in a position with a varied scope of tasks and responsibilities directly impacting on the development of the organisation in achieving its strategic goals
  • A salary that will be commensurate with qualifications and position profile
  • Opportunities for learning and development

Further information

This position involves working with an INGO committed to children and human rights and is subject to strict safer recruitment checks. The successful candidate will be required to complete safer recruitment checks including police and reference checks to help verify their suitability to work for SOS CV.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application (CV, motivation letter, references) in English by 06 October 2023 to [email protected] with the subject line “Position title”

We thank all applicants for the interest, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the first interview.

2023-10-07

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