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Social Protection Specialist

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Last update: Jun 17, 2022 Last update: Jun 17, 2022

Details

Deadline: Jun 2, 2022 Deadline for applications has passed
Location: Belgium Belgium
Sectors: Social Development Social Development
Job type: Contract, 12 months +
Languages:
English English
Work experience: From 12 years
Date posted: May 5, 2022
Expected starting date: Dec 1, 2022

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Description

Social Protection specialist (Full-time: 220 days/year)

Qualifications and skills

Mandatory:

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent diploma) in the relevant fields (social sciences, economics, law, health). In its absence, the master degree can be replaced by 5 years of professional experience in one or more of these fields, in addition to the minimum general professional experience; 
  • Proficiency in English, including writing official documents (at least level C1).

Asset:

  • Good command of spoken and written French (at least level B2).

General professional experience

Mandatory:

  • At least 12 years of professional experience, covering social protection policy development, programme formulation, management, monitoring and evaluation  in the area of social protection (of which at least 4 years in developing countries in the field);
  • Professional experience with EU development programmes and policies including EU financial instruments in external relations; 
  • Professional experience with design and provision of trainings and training material.

Asset:

  • Previous experience related to EU programmes in partner countries;
  • Good command of digital engagement methods including digital meeting facilitation, digital co-creation, etc. and capacity to deliver and analyse surveys using remote contact methods and processing open source data sets.

Specific professional experience

Mandatory:

  • Professional experience of at least 5 years with key aspects of contributory and non-contributory social protection, and labour market interventions, demonstrated by relevant missions, assignments and/or publications in the development cooperation context;
  • Professional experience of at least 3 years with the international policies and strategies related to social protection;
  • Professional experience with the development and implementation of social protection in development and humanitarian contexts, including nexus strategies;
  • Professional experience linking social protection with public finance management; Professional experience with digital solutions for social protection (registration, service delivery, monitoring…).