Job Board

As part of its overarching goal of information sharing, the Better Care Network posts relevant jobs and consultancies on the BCN newsletter. These jobs, unless noted, are not being administered by the BCN. Please apply directly with the relevant organization and contact the respective organization for additional information. To advertise a job posting on BCN, email BCN Secretariat at    

Better Care Network Senior Technical Advisor

The Better Care Network (BCN) is recruiting for the position of Senior Technical Advisor. The BCN Senior Technical Adviser will work in close coordination with, and under the supervision of, the BCN Director and will take the leading role in the provision of technical advice for BCN and the development of research, technical briefs and policy documents as well as reviews of practice. The Senior Technical Adviser will also take a leading role on specific projects and representational and liaison activities, as agreed by the BCN Director, including inter-agency working groups, advisory panels and joint initiatives. The responsibilities of this position include knowledge development and management, technical assistance and development, outreach and partnership building, and other activities.

For more information, and to apply, please click here. 

Family for Every Child Programme & Learning Manager

Family for Every Child is a global alliance of national non­profits working together to improve the life of vulnerable children worldwide. Family for Every Child is recruiting a Programme & Learning Manager to: provide technical support and project management for activities that focus on improving the effectiveness of member programmes; ensure that all activities are effectively documented, monitored and evaluated; manage two funds for members; provide technical inputs on documentation, evaluation and/ or improving the effectiveness of member programmes for grants; and more.

Application deadline is 18 April 2015. For more information, and to apply, please click here. 

Family for Every Child Project Coordinator - Recovery and Reintegration from Child Sexual Exploitation

Family for Every Child is recruiting a Project Coordinator. The role of the Coordinator is to coordinate the activities of a project which aims to increase knowledge and strengthen practice on Recovery and Reintegration (R&R) for children affected by Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE). It will do so by developing an open, vibrant, locally accessible global learning network. This will enable children affected by CSE to have the opportunity to benefit from and engage in the improvement of sensitive, appropriate and individualised services that support successful family and community-based R&R. Services will also improve as a result of practitioners’ increased capacity to provide quality interventions and responses to CSE.

Application deadline is 24 April. For more information, and to apply, please click here. 


Roadmap for Mid-Level Cadre Workforce Development Under Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS)

In 2009, the Ministry of Women and Child Development in India launched the Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS), aimed at building a protective environment for children in India, especially the most vulnerable children. The project is now focusing on the mid-level cadre of child protection personnel to enhance service delivery. The objective of this consultancy is to develop a Roadmap for development of the mid-level cadres’ workforce, including mapping the workforce in terms of structure, analyzing the challenges in the present workforce, planning recommended strategies of the workforce, and training and supporting the workforce. 

For more information, please click here. 

Family for Every Child Programme Support Officer

Family for Every Child is recruiting a Programme Support Officer. This person will be responsible for managing grants and funds to Family for Every Child’s member organisations. Working closely with the Finance Manager, the Programme Support Officer will review financial and narrative reports from members, process grant transfers, and coordinate the support given to members implementing grant activities. The Programme Support Officer will also be relied upon to organise member meetings, workshops and webinars and to coordinate member input into the development of policy positions. S/he will also support the recruitment and contracting of consultants.

Application deadline is 3 May 2015. For more information, and to apply, please click here. 


Call for Papers: Global Social Welfare: Research, Policy, and Practice
Special Issue on Measuring Better Care: Building the Evidence for Supporting Appropriate Care for Children


Global Social Welfare: Research, Policy, and Practice brings together research that informs the fields of global social development and social welfare. Coming out of a symposium on The State of the Evidence on Children’s Care hosted by the Better Care Network and the CPC Learning Network, this special issue will highlight the work of a number of leading academics, policy makers, and practitioners involved in the development or implementation of key initiatives to better measure issues of children’s care at country, regional or international levels.

Completed manuscripts should be submitted by 15 June, 2015. For more information, and to submit, please click here.

IRC Child Protection Technical Adviser

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is currently recruiting for the position of Child Protection Technical Adviser, based in New York. This position provides child protection technical leadership in the design and development of programs for children in countries in conflict, crisis, post-conflict and post-crisis settings across the world, with a specific focus on research, monitoring and evaluation for child protection. To ensure quality programming towards impacting the lives of children affected by conflict and crisis through IRC’s work, the Child Protection Technical Advisor provides technical support; supports business and partnership development; develops strategies and resources; reviews, uses and generates evidence; and raises IRC’s profile.

For more information, and to apply, please click here. 

Firelight Foundation Executive Director

Firelight is seeking an Executive Director, to be based in the California Bay Area or the East Coast, USA, who will continue an organizational transition grounded in Firelight values and responsive to emerging trends and opportunities. The Executive Director will lead the evolution of strategy, management structure, and operations to build on Firelight’s strengths and propel the organization to a new level of impact. The ideal candidate will be a seasoned manager and an outstanding fundraiser who can provide leadership and oversight to an organization with operations and programs in multiple locations and countries.

For more information, and to apply, please click here.  

IRC Technical Advisor, Education

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is seeking a Technical Advisor (TA) for its Education projects. The Education TA will be responsible for ensuring that IRC education projects implemented in a portfolio of four to six countries have technically sound project designs and have the technical support needed to meet the desired projects’ outcomes. The TA will be based in New York (London-based applicants will also be considered) and will report to the Education Senior Technical Advisor who is based in Washington, DC. The TA will be expected to travel approximately 40% of his/her time to conflict or crisis-affected countries. Responsibilities of this position include: helping national staff to troubleshoot complex problems related to the projects’ technical approach or technical deliverables; ensure projects benefit from lessons learned, promising practices, and resources developed globally in similar programs; working with project staff to analyze and reflect on monitoring and evaluation data to continually inform and refine the overall project design; and more.

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