Project/Climate Change Assistant | ReliefWeb

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CHILD SAFEGUARDING:

Level 3: the post holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

ROLE PURPOSE:

The position holder will work closely with Program Officer – Implementation. Project/Climate Change Assistant will assist in program implementation, designing creative project material, making qualitative and narrative reports, communication, planning and implementation of the “Educating the Educators for Climate Change Awareness in Pakistan” project.

KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:

  • Plan and organize various meetings at the community level and inform them about the objectives of the project.
  • Will support to implement Climate Change focused activities to deliver outputs in time and with quality.
  • Create awareness of project aim and objectives in the communities through various awareness-raising sessions on climate change.
  • Will support the project focal person in development of project plans, trainings, project reports and training material.
  • Will support the project team in pre and post KAP.
  • Conduct various sessions to orient and sensitize on the need of climate change mitigation and adaptation for onwards sharing of information in the community members and practices for school teachers, parents and relevant stakeholders.
  • Support Communications team to design and deliver project-related training packages, educational leaflets and other IEC materials.
  • Any other project-related tasks required by the supervisor and Program Director.

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)

Accountability:

  • Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values.
  • Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.

Ambition:

  • Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same.
  • Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others.
  • Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.

Collaboration:

  • Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters.
  • Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength.
  • Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.

Creativity:

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions.
  • Willing to take disciplined risks.

Integrity:

  • Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree from a recognized university/college or Bachelor preferably in environmental science with sound experience planning and designing climate-related awareness activities.
  • Basic working knowledge on the challenges of Climate Change and the mitigation strategies

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • 2-3 years of experience in working with community/schools social mobilization activities (including Climate Change).
  • Experience in communicating and working with a wide range of people including people of culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated creativity, ability to apply innovative thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Good communication skills with fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Personal commitment, efficiency, flexibility and drive for results.
  • Proficiency in Office applications, including Word, Excel, Power Point, Explorer.
  • Demonstrable ability to adapt to changing program priorities and emergency priorities that may arise
  • Strong self-starter, able to take initiative and adapt to changing circumstances and priorities
  • Positive attitude towards community work with an emphasis on the ability to learn from communities and support innovative approaches to problem-solving
  • Commitment to Save the Children’s Child Protection Policy.
  • Good communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Good team working skills.
  • Ability to draft clearly and concisely.
  • Demonstrated gender awareness and gender sensitivity

Additional job responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Equal Opportunities

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Child Safeguarding:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Safeguarding our Staff:

The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI anti-harassment policy.

Health and Safety

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.

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