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Position titleChild Protection Consultant
Place of performanceTripoli, Libya
Start date01/02/2019
Durationup to 11 months (@0days/month)
QualificationMaster's degree in Sociology, Psychology, Law, Social Work or related fields. and/or Bachelor's degree in Sociology, Psychology, Law, Social Work or related fields..
Sector experienceMinimum of 5 years of demonstrable relevant Child Protection experience and/or minimum of 5 years of demonstrable relevant Migration experience.
Geographical experienceMinimum of 5 year of experience in Africa (essential) and/or Middle East (essential).
LanguageFluency in Arabic and English are essential.
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Job description

CTG OverviewCTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements.
In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.
Overview of position
The conflict in Libya since 2011, has had profound consequences on the rights of children, adversely affecting and weakening the national institutions provision of basic services. Currently, around 1.1 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in Libya, among them IDPs, refugees and migrants. Around 40 % of them are children who represent one of the most vulnerable populations in Libya. Protection needs of mixed migrants are one of the priority concerns in the humanitarian context of Libya. Currently, there are some 165,000 internally displaced people and 340,000 returnees in Libya and some 679,897 migrants. Around 44% of the migrant population in Libya are minors, 33% as unaccompanied based on the Displacement Tracking Matrix on July, 2018.
 
Our client’s mission is to protect the rights of children and young people. In the sector of child protection, the need to strengthen the current protection services and systems in the community level in targeted locations, and to build the capacity of the local actors do provide protection services are identified as main goals for our client in Libya. Our client will establish a multi sectoral centers – Bayti- that provide an integrated service to the target groups vulnerable boys and girls including children on the move. The center will contribute to the social cohesion by bringing all the vulnerable children from the local communities, returnees, IDP’s and children on the move together.
The main activities of the Bayti centers will include access to child-friendly services including, non-formal education, psychosocial support and life skills programs. The establishment of referral mechanisms to ensure the children and families are provided with appropriate assistance. Community mobilization is another critical definition of the model to ensure that children and families are identified and integrated with the host communities. Our client has already established one center in the area Abu Selim that will be scaled incrementally by the end of 2018 with the national partner as well as “Center of Excellence” by an international partner that will be used as a training facility for the national partners implementing the centers elsewhere in the country.
 
Role objectives
In order to support the establishment of the Bayti centers across the country and taking ito account the limited capacity of the partners, it is important for our client to get an additional capacity to support the rapid scale up the creation of the centers.
The consultant will work to support the establishment of the ten Bayti Center’s to include the following features based on the agreed methodology and curriculum
  • Support the partner in the establishment of inclusive age-appropriate activities and programs for non-formal education, library, computer labs, innovation labs, psychosocial services, and referral mechanism, services for unaccompanied and separated children and others in a child friendly and safe environment
  • Undertake the training of the partners staff on the essential curriculum of Bayti centres
  • Support the partners to establish a successful community outreach component to ensure all vulnerable children access services
  • Conduct monitoring and supportive supervision

Expected results:
  1. Support the \partners in the establishment of ten Bayti centres in Libya.
  2. Support the partners to submit quality partnership agreements to our client
  3. Develop operational guidelines and monitoring plans for the ten centres.
  4. Ensure effective reporting and quality outputs and deliverables from partners
  5. Undertake monitoring and supportive supervision 

The consultancy is expected to complete the following tasks and submit deliverables as per the agreed upon work plan (Table 1).
 
Key TasksDeliverables
Result One:
Develop operational guidelines and monitoring plans for Ten Centers.
 
25% of the consultancy fees
 
  • Review the existing literature and lessons learnt regarding the community-based centres including our client's Makani model of our client in Jordan.
  • Develop an operational guideline to fit with Libya context and culture for the Bayti Centres in consultation with INTERSOS – implementing the “Center of Excellence”
  • Suggest to our client's Chief, Child Protection a model that can be used in Libya for Bayti Center. This module has to have a comprehensive set up and HR requirements (with relevant JDs for the staff), physical infrastructure requirements, suitable furniture and equipment
  • Support our client with the development of the call for the expression of interest to have ten Bayti centres in the targeting municipalities
  • Support the partners to develop their proposals based on the guidelines developed for the Bayti model
 
 
 
Result Two:
Establishment through partners ten Bayti centers in Libya
 
25% of the consultancy fees
 
 
 
 
  • Support our client's PCA RC members to review the proposals ensuring the consistency with the Bayti Concept
  • Organize the meeting with all the selected NGOS and brief/train them on the Bayti model
  • Visit the cites and submit the technical report on the progress and funding of the 10 centers and areas of additional follow up and support that is required
  • Undertake mapping of the capacity building needs from Partners and ensure capacity building plans for all partners. Coordinate capacity building plans for the NGOs
Result Three:
Ensure effective reporting and quality outputs and deliverables from partners
 
50% of the consultancy fees at the end of each month from 4th to 11th months based on number of days and deliverables
  • Monthly follow up and supportive supervision of 10 partners
  • Support partners to ensure quality reporting and effective deliverables.
  • Follow up on trainings given to partners and evaluate needs and gaps in performance and set effective action plans monthly
  • Review weekly reports and mentor partners as needed.
  • Support capacity development of partners as needed.
  • Evaluate partners implementation and document lessons learned.
 
Project reporting
  • The service provider/consulting agency will report on progress to our client's Chief Child Protection at least once at the start of the first activity and at the completion of each tranche of the training.
  • The final report and the guide should be delivered in both English and Arabic in word format.
Key competencies• Higher degree in sociology, psychology, Law, social work or related fields.
• The service provider/consulting agency will have relevant experience at the international level in Child Protection/Education/Migration and relevant experiences in material development, training and laying the necessary psychosocial support system.
• Experience with our client rules and regulations are preferable.
• Previous experience of working in MENA countries &/or conflict-affected countries.
• Fluency in English and Arabic.
• Experience in development of materials and hand-on to teachers/social workers and training guides.
• Experience in working with national government ministries and civil society.
Team management
This role doesn't have team management responsibility. 
Further information
Our client reserves the right to withhold all or a portion of payment if performance is unsatisfactory, if work/outputs are incomplete, not delivered or for failure to meet deadlines. All materials developed will remain the copyright of our client will be free to adapt and modify them in the future.


Consultancy Administration:
  • The consultant will work on a part time basis at our client's office in Libya, based in Tripoli with scheduled travel to other parts of the country as requested;
  • The location of the consultancy will be as follows
Duration Location Key activities
1 month Remotely
  • Finalize the concept note of Bayti cener in collaboration with INTERSOS – Center of Excellence
  • Prepare the call for the proposal
  • Review the received proposals and make them ready for the PCARC
2 months Tripoli /and programme locations
  • Undertake the capacity building of the selected partners
  • Support the start-up 10 Bayti centers in the agreed locations
4 – 11 months – 10 days in the country and 5 days remotely Programme locations
  • Supportive supervision on the site
  • Remote support -review the reports, respond to questions, etc
 
  • Payments will be done based on agreed deliverables and payments schedule outlined in the section 6. Payments are subject to the receipt certified by our client based on the report and against deliverables.
Consultancy Remuneration:
The incumbent is expected to submit a detailed financial proposal for this consultancy.
 The consultant is expected to work remotely and in Libya – Tripoli and locations where the partners are based . The consultant will be expected to organize his/her own accommodation in Tripoli and other cities of the county as well as its transportation, logistics.
The consultant will have to take care of the provisions for his/her security while in Libya.