Partnership and Child Participation Officer


The post holder is responsible for contributing to establishing diverse partnerships with a broad range of groups and organizations, ensuring the effective and timely implementation of planned activities and interventions of partners (i.e., strategic, implementing, advocacy) and those jointly initiated with SCP as guided by SCP’s principles and strategies on Partnership Management.The post holder will likewise provide guidance to project activities to ensure the meaningful participation of children based on the nine (9) basic requirements for meaningful and ethical children’s participation as promoted by Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.


  • With at least two years of experience in partnership management
  • A degree in any social science or related course
  • Basic understanding of rights-based approaches
  • Basic skills on module development and facilitation
  • Strong leadership and partnership management skills
  • Displays a commitment to the safe, meaningful and ethical participation of all children.
  • Knowledge of and proven capacity in any one of SCP’s areas of work (e.g. any of the thematic areas, capacity building, advocacy and influencing, etc.)
  • Demonstrates an understanding of how to include the voice of children in program and advocacy work
  • Familiarity and understanding of participatory approaches
  • Highly organized and is able to manage multiple and competing tasks, attend to details, prioritize deliverables and meet reasonable deadlines;
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English and Filipino; able to prepare good technical reports, concept notes, program proposals and reports; strong presentation skills;
  • Good understanding of and demonstrated experience in rights-based approach to development (including meaningful child participation) and managing effective partnerships
  • Proven ability to communicate with a broad range of stakeholders; good influencing and negotiation skills
  • Team player
  • Understands and believes in SCP’s vision and mission; commits to its objectives and willing to adopt SC’s framework and methodology;
  • Computer literate and adept in the use of MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other applications;
  • Willing to travel to any part of the country and be deployed for both humanitarian response and development programming.

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