Safe Haven Coordinator

Safe Haven Coordinator

Jesuit Refugee Service (Jrs)

Safe Haven Coordinator

Details of the offer

The Safe Haven Coordinator's primary responsibility is to support the implementation of JRS protection activities for the JRS Safe Haven Program in Kakuma CampIn close collaboration with the Project Director, the Safe Haven Coordinator will be actively involved in planning, monitoring, implementation and evaluation of the JRS Safe Haven Programme as well as acting as a child-safeguarding officer while ensuring the well-being of women and children in the shelters.


1. Programme ManagementGuides the Safe haven staff (Asst. coordinator, Supervisors, incentive staff and Matrons/Patrons) and encourage them to maintain the JRS vision and mission.

Oversees the provision of psychosocial support follow up of Safe Haven beneficiaries

Develops curriculum on SGBV and PSEA and train all the JRS incentive staff in collaboration with other coordinators

Ensures quality capacity building activities for the safe haven Clients.

Guides the peace building and conflict resolutions with the safe Haven clients

Ensures children residing at the Safe shelters access educational services.

Prepares regular monthly interagency meetings with partner agencies.

Collaborates with community counselling, mental Health and Education departments on matters including but not limited SGBV intervention in activities.

Ensures that the Safe Have referral system and admission criterion is followed in line with the SOPS.

Manages and monitors appropriate use of safe Haven Supplies and Assets. Maintain appropriate documentation and reporting tools and regularly monitor the relevancy of safe Haven tools.

Keeps abreast with all financial aspects of Safe Shelters, ensuring accuracy, transparency and accountability.

Offer support in any other duty that the Project director / country Director may assign him or her.

Budget Planning and Management

Responsible for the overall budget management of the JRS Safe Haven Program, e.g. the budget preparation, ensures that proper financial management of the department, proper financial reporting and recording in conjunction with the Project Accountant and the Project Director.

Assure appropriate and timely spending of allocated funds for protection activities to achieve program goals, grant reporting contributions, use and distribution of supplies and resources. Oversee the design, planning and implementation of protection activities to ensure that protection activity objectives are met.

Prepare internal and external financial reports on Safe Haven/protection activities within agreed deadlines as required.

Staff Planning and Management

· Plan for the staff requirement for the program in consultation with the Project Director and in collaboration with members of the team (Assistant Coordinators, Matrons/Patrons, Social workers, Incentive Staff)

Supervise protection staff directly in consultation with the Project Director, providing ongoing leadership to the project team and overseeing the implementation and coordination of activity plans to ensure targets are met.

· Actively involved in the recruitment, supervision, reviewing job description and contracts, prepare work plans, leave control, discipline and performance appraisal of the staff in the program

· Carries out people management and staff motivation with a view to upholding the JRS vision and mission

Job Requirements
Required education
: Bachelor's degree

Required relevant work experience
: 5 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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