Fresher Protection Assistant International NGO Jobs – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

 Protection Assistant
Organisation: Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Wash
About US:
The Danish Refugee
Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on
all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the
world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons
(IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of
forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC
works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct
for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.
Job Summary: The
Protection Assistant (CP) is directly responsible for the implementation of all
protection and community Services activities in the assigned DRC target areas
in accordance with the DRC Program Handbook.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Responsible for the implementation of
    day-to-day activities of the protection sector inclusive-Child protection,
    SGBV, Legal and community services.
  • Organizing and delivering protection
    trainings and promoting the laws on human rights
  • Maintain close contacts with community
    structures, offering technical support and close supervision in case
    management at village level.
  • Assess the knowledge and utilization of
    health and other services available for refugees particularly PSNs, i.e.
    Elderly, Pregnant mothers, Unaccompanied and separated children.
  • In collaboration with protection Officers
    develop and follow-up up paper work to smoothen activity deliverables i.e.
    purchase requisitions.
  • Reporting on activities implemented on a
    weekly basis, and monthly.
  • Support innovative problem solving and
    strategy development to address complex issues relating to the safety and
    the wellbeing in the community.
  • Conduct routine assessment in the
    community for proper planning and activity implementation
  • Creation/Strengthening community
    structures (SGBV, Child protection, local judicial courts)
Support management
team to:
  • Follow up all DRC / DDG Procedures on
    Security, Finance, Logistics, HR and Administration.
  • Monitoring activity implementation/work
    plan, budget, objectives and out put
  • Ensuring that cross cutting issues as
    identified by the organization are integrated into programme activities
  • Follow up all DRC / DDG Procedures for
    Security, Finance, Logistics, HR and Administration.
  • Uphold DRC’s international code of
  • Any other tasks as may be assigned from
    time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish
    Refugee Council (DRC) Protection Assistant job placement must hold a
    University degree in social sciences, guidance and counselling or relevant
  • At least two years’ experience working
    with vulnerable communities, basic needs and protection programming
    experience, and/or advocacy programs.
  • Training in Protection Community
  • Experience in protection interventions
    in line with Refugees operation with PSN assistance.
  • Experience of working with UN or NonGovernmental
  • Proficiency in English (written and
    spoken) is essential.
  • Excellent communication skills and
    ability to conduct training and awareness
  • Computer skills.
  • Good self-organization and basic
    management skills.
  • Knowledge of the local languages spoken
    by South Sudanese and Congolese refugee is an asset.
  • Familiarity with Monitoring &
    Evaluation for UN-funded projects desired.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications including;
  • A cover letter (1 page) in which you
    explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the
    qualities and qualifications criteria
  • Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3
    pages). The CV should include information about your qualification,
    relevant training courses, Work experience, name and contact details of 3
    relevant references.
All applications
should be sent to clearly indicating position name
in the subject line.
Deadline: 29th May 2018 by 5:00pm
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