Tdh Child Protection Senior Officers Jobs in Dadaab, Garissa County

Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is an international NGO focussed on Child Rights. 
To support the development of its Child Protection programme in Garissa County, Tdh is encouraging Kenyan nationals to apply for the role of:

Child Protection Senior Officer 

(2 positions)

Reporting to: Child Protection Project Manager

Duty station: Dadaab, Garissa County
Contract duration: 12 months (with 3-month probation period)

Main Responsibilities:

  • On-job training of CP staff on case management (including BID).
  • Daily coordination of case management activities in Kambioos refugee camp.
  • Supervision of Child Protection Team Leaders and Livelihood Officer.
  • Active networking with authorities and camp partners as part of the referral mechanism.
  • Organising and conducting training for camp partners.
  • Participate in needs assessments and project evaluations aiming at contributing to the development of the Child Protection Programme’s strategy for the refugee community project in Dadaab refugee complex.
  • Take part in weekly internal case conference meetings
  • Represent Tdh at camp-level coordination meetings.
  • Develop field reports on a periodic basis.
  • Support documentation activities in the project by development of case studies and best practices from the field.
  • Minimum bachelor degree in Sociology, Social Work or related field.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in case management.
  • Experience in the BID process.
  • Team management experience. 
  • Project reporting and evaluation experience.
  • Strong training experience required.
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili. Ability to communicate in Somali is a plus.
  • Good computer skills: MS Word and Excel.
Application modalities:
Only candidates that fit the requirements above are invited to submit a covering letter, CV, references, and copies of academic and professional certificates (if requirements are not met or application is incomplete, the application will not be considered). 
Applications should be addressed to the Child Protection Project Manager:

Office of the DO Fafi
Office of Tdh in the IOM compound in DMO Dadaab
They can also be emailed to

Closing date for this positions is 28th February 2014

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a written test and interview.

Tdh’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protect children’s rights, which includes the prevention of all forms of child abuse.

Tdh is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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