This position is located in the United Nations Stabilisation Mission in the DRC (MONUSCO) in Goma. The focus of this job is to provide political advice, strategic guidance and substantive support to the DSRSG for Protection and Operations, as well as mission leadership, and oversee the effective implementation of the child protection mandate in line with the relevant Security Council resolutions on children and armed conflict and as laid out in the DPKO-DFS-DPA Policy on Child Protection in United Nations Peace Operations. The Senior Child Protection Adviser serves as the Head of the Child Protection Section and reports to the Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Protection and Operations.
Within the limits of delegated authority, the Senior Child Protection Adviser (Chief of Section) will be responsible for the following duties:
Africa - Central Africa Congo, Democratic Republic of Development Aid Human Rights and Democracy International Organisations International Relations Justice, Freedom and Security United Nations MONUSCO - United Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo