About the Role:

the Child Protection Coordinator is responsible for managing the smooth implementation of the Child Protection Programme in humanitarian contexts including reception Center and urban areas activities in close collaboration and consultation with relevant members of the functional units (Awards, PDQ, HR, and Finance) within Save the Children Rwanda as well as external partners working in child protection government representatives, communities, donors, UN and other humanitarian agencies operating in the area. The incumbent is also responsible for monitoring expenditures under all active CP projects through analysis of monthly Budget Versus Actuals (BVAs) and feedback to the Finance team for appropriate adjustment in case of inconsistency.

The child protection Programme coordinator is also responsible to Provide leadership and guidance to the programme team and specific line management of Child Protection staff.


  • University degree in relevant fields preferably Social Sciences, Project Management, International Relations, Law, Economics or Development Studies;
  • Previous exposure to Save the Children project management methodology would be an added advantage;
  • Understanding of Save the Children’s administrative and operations management structures;
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills;
  • Proven project management skills;
  • Report writing skills in English;

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued


This position is on 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.


We are committed to ensuring a safe working environment for all those who work for us and for all those who come into contact with our staff and representatives, including children and members of the communities with whom we work.

SCI takes a zero tolerance approach to sexual harassment and any other conduct that is discriminatory or disrespectful to others.

Deadline for receiving applications is 5th May 2022.

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

*Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. *

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process

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  • Job City Rwanda
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