Latest Jobs in Kenya: Consultancy – SOPs on Sexual Violence against Children-Save the Children

Consultancy on guidelines for standard operating procedures for troop and police contributing countries in the response to cases of sexual violence against children.

Objectives of the Consultancy
Save the Children seeks to commission a consultant to review current practice on the prevention and response of cases of sexual violence within AU-mandated or AU-authorised operations as well as at the troop-contributing country level. Such review will inform the development of guidelines for standard operating procedures (SOPs) for consideration at mission and T/PCC level.The proposed SOPs will provide specific guidance in the handling of cases involving children as victims of sexual violence from the point of initial contact to hand over to the competent civilian authorities charged with the responsibility of providing assistance to child victims of sexual violence.

CompetenciesThis consultancy is open to both individuals and consultancy firms who meet the following criteria:

  • Advanced degree in Law or any Social Sciences Degree from a recognized university. Professional training in legislative drafting is an added advantage;
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant professional experience in developing SOPs, guidelines, policies in the context of conflict situations. Experience with peace support operations in Africa highly desired;
    Experience in legal and policy development on conflict related sexual violence with a focus on sexual violence against children;
  • Strong knowledge of the AU policy making processes, prospects, and challenges;
  • Strong working relationship with relevant stakeholders in respective countries;
  • Ability to work independently and flexibly to deliver the agreed outputs and respond to feedback in a timely and professional manner;

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including strong writing and presentation skills in English and French. Applications should include samples of previous assignments;

  • Commitment to Save the Children’s Child Safeguarding Policy

How to apply:

  • Applicants should submit a duly filled Expression of Interest for this assignment. Only applicants that have used the EOI will be considered.
    Interested applicants are requested to send their applications to:
    Deadline: 21st May, 2021

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