Regional Protection Adviser and Programme Quality Lead - Eurasia and North Africa

Tearfund , Jordan
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Job Description

Are you an experienced Protection specialist with a passion for quality programming and an interest in expanding your scope and experience into new contexts working with partners? An exciting new opportunity has arisen within Tearfund's Eurasia and North Africa (ENA) Team in the role of Regional Protection Adviser and Programme Quality Lead.

Tearfund especially encourages national applications. This role may be based in the successful candidate's country of origin or where Tearfund has a right to work within ENA.

Tearfund is a Christian relief and development agency working in more than 50 countries, through direct implementation and in partnership with local NGOs and faith-based groups. Tearfund implements a comprehensive Sexual & Gender Based Violence (SGBV) protection and assistance strategy targeting vulnerable populations across multiple countries.

Under the overall direction of the Eurasia and North Africa Director and Tearfund's technical Protection and Gender Unit, the Regional Protection Specialist and Programme Quality Lead will lead quality oversight in programming and represent Tearfund in the region on Protection issues.

The Regional Protection Advisor and Programme Quality Lead will provide both technical support as well as operational and coordination leadership for Tearfund's regional programming including quality oversight, staff/partner training and sensitisation, liaison and coordination with organisations working in the refugee and IDP settings, and overall strategy/program development, monitoring and evaluation. The position will be a member of the ENA Senior Leadership Team.

The successful candidate must be passionate about serving those in need with experience of working cross-culturally.

Proven experience working in mental health and psycho-social support is preferred.

Tearfund is a faith based organisation and applicants must share our statement of faith

The recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding issues. In addition, personal identification information will be submitted against a Watchlist database to check against criminal convictions as a counter-terror measure.