Regional Programme Advisor - Children and Youth in Migration

Deadline for application: 
18 Mar 2019
Country(s) that the job is based in: 
Terre des hommes Regional Office
Job type: 
Non-governmental Organisation (NGO)

You have expert knowledge in child rights, child protection, migration, social work and/or social norms; You are an excellent communicator, passionate about child rights. You are energetic, full of initiative and results-oriented. You are looking for a meaningful job that will make a lasting impact?  This challenge is for you!


  • Minimum Master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g. Humanities, Social Work) from an accredited educational institution. A PhD and/or several years of research experience will be a strong asset.
  • 3+ years of experience in carrying out high-quality research and/or evaluations
  • Strong skills on quantitative and qualitative research methods with demonstrated experience on the development of research methodologies
  • 5+ years of experience in providing guidance and building capacity of professionals, groups or systems in relation to migration and child rights/child protection (multi country context will be an asset).
  • Expert knowledge in migration with solid understanding and experience in child protection, child rights, social work and/or social norms;
  • High-level representational skills; Experience in advocacy for public policy change a strong asset;
  • Demonstrated leadership and strategic thinking, with an openness to change and a taste for innovation;
  • Self-motivated, with skills to support and advise others;
  • Able to manage high volume of work flow efficiently with minimal supervision;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build effective relationships at all levels within the organisation or through networks and alliances;
  • Excellent communication skills; high proficiency in spoken and written English. Knowledge of a language of the region is an asset but not a requirement (Serbian/Croatian/Bosnian; Albanian; Russian; Ukrainian; Bulgarian; Romanian).
  • Attention to detail



The Regional Advisor is responsible to provide technical support to country teams, projects and the overall programme on strategic issues concerning the protection of CYiM; Oversee the quality and the alignment of CYiM projects across Europe; Provide support and technical help to country offices on thematic and methodological issues addressed by the CYiM programme at country level; Manage and disseminate CYiM knowledge (including research, innovation and learning),  internally and externally; Represent the organisation in Europe and contribute to advocacy initiatives at national, regional and global level on issues affecting children and Youth in Migration.

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