Protection Programs Manager INGO Careers – IsraAID

Organization: IsraAID
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:
Country Director
About US:
IsraAID is a
humanitarian international non-governmental organization (iNGO) committed to
providing life-saving disaster relief and long term development. For almost 2
decades our teams of professional medics, search & rescue squads, trauma
experts and community mobilizers, have been first on the front lines in
responding to numerous emergencies in the 21st century. Our mission is to
efficiently support and meet the changing needs of populations as they strive
to move from crisis to rehabilitation, and eventually, to sustainable living.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Gap Analysis, Project
Planning, implementation and management
  • Identify needs and gaps in sectorial and geographical programmatic
    response in Uganda and explore subsequent programmatic opportunities for
  • Constantly review, update and complete programmatic protocols and
    ensure that program planning and implementation are conducted in
    accordance with core ethics of intervention;
  • Develop, together with the staff and partners, strategic planning
    for the implementation of the programs
  • Supervise and coordinate the organizational activities and the
    implementation of community-based activities as stipulated in the work
    plan in the bid to give support to children, youth and their families.
  • Act as focal point for the identification and referral of Extremely
    Vulnerable Individuals and People with Specific Protection Needs for
    adequate assistance the settlement,
  • Participate in needs assessments and identification of protection
    gaps including Child protection, SGBV and MHPSS
  • Spearhead community mobilization for the identification and
    recruitment of children, youth and families into IsraAID’s protection
  • Facilitate the development of training materials for the CFS
    facilitators and case workers
  • Actively monitor Child Protection program activities at field level,
    ensuring quality and observation of children’s rights
  • Lead discussions with community leaders and beneficiary
    representatives on project review and alterations.
Evaluations and Learning
  • Support and lead the collection of information/data about
    vulnerability, protection needs and concerns of the targeted population.
  • Review the monitoring and evaluation process for the effective and
    ethical implementation of programs according to set strategic planning, in
    cooperation with all heads of departments
  • Conduct follow-up monitoring visits to ensure that needs have been
    met in an appropriate manner and the beneficiaries have the opportunity to
    provide feedback
  • Keep track of the changes in the beneficiaries’ database and the
partnerships and advocacy
  • Ensure dissemination of clear and reliable information about
    IsraAID’s services
  • Participate in all relevant cluster meetings/gatherings as organized
    by OPM, the District/Government and UNHCR or other institutional agencies
  • In accordance with the Country Director, create and maintain regular
    contacts/partnerships with the relevant governmental authorities of the
    Republic of Uganda, the donor community, the diplomatic community, the
    humanitarian community, the United Nations, and Community-Based Organizations
  • Represent IsraAID on any national platform in the absence of the
    country Director
  • Advocate for the beneficiaries’ wellbeing and the organization at
Capacity Building
  • Ensure that there is improvement of the protection capacity of the
    team to assume their responsibilities vis-a-vis all persons of concern
    through protection training, mainstreaming and related activities
  • Ensure the gradual and effective capacity development in program
    implementation of all programmatic staff, and support all field staff in
    on going and long term programmatic needs
  • Contribute to building the capacities and connectedness of other
    staff members in the country
HQ support and
office management
  • Strengthen and maintain effective planning and reporting mechanisms
    within the office to ensure smooth implementation of programs across
    sectors and locations
  • Effectively monitor budget implementation against programmatic
  • Work closely with the Country Director and the Finance and
    Administration assistant for budget planning, implementation and financial
  • Prepare and submit activity plans, budgets and reports to the
    Country Director
  • Provide verbal and written feedback to the country Director on
    progress, lessons learned, achievements and gaps, issues and problems.
  • Feed the country Director with relevant information for project
    proposal writing
  • Develop and maintain an organizational log of scheduled internal and
    external events/activities.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate must hold a university degree in social sciences
    or other relevant field. (A master’s degree will be an added advantage)
  • At least three years working experience with NGO’s (local or
    international) Familiar with Refugees; settings in Uganda
  • Excellent knowledge and skills in the field of protection
  • Strong writing / reporting skills
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their updated CVs, cover letters and academic qualifications to
and with the subject line of the Job Title.
Deadline: 23rd July 2018
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