Protection Coordinator Non-profit Careers – Lutheran World Relief (LWR)

Job Title:     Protection
Lutheran World Relief (LWR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:
Sub Program Manager
About US:
Lutheran World
Relief is a US non-profit organization that works with local partners to
provide lasting solutions to poverty, injustice and human suffering. LWF Uganda
works to reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them to realize their potential,
to build on their assets, and to respond to their own problems and needs. LWF
Uganda currently has five areas of operation in Pader, Kitgum, Adjumani,
Katakwi, Sembabule, Kampala and Kamwenge Districts.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Plan, prepare and oversee the implementation of the Human Rights
    Protection in Emergencies Programme in the Sub Program;
  • Ensures that effective reporting mechanisms are developed and
    comprehensive periodic reports on protection activities are generated and
    submitted in a timely manner;
  • Oversees the implementation of all protection activities in the sub
    program and ensures that there is close monitoring of progress against log
    frames, implementation plan and individual work plans;
  • Maintains working partnerships and good communication with
    representatives of UNHCR and other partners;
  • Builds and maintains partnership with local NGOs and local
    governance structures that work on the Human Rights protection in
    emergencies programme;
  • In collaboration with the Emergency Program Manager, organizes
    monthly meetings with implementing partners to discuss progress and
  • Be the focal person in protection for LWF/DWS Moyo Sub Program;
  • Ensure the provision of high quality, professional, and practical
    justice, gender based violence, and protection technical support and
    mentoring to partner organizations;
  • Ensure that protection information is used effectively to advocate
    on important issues within crisis response and longer term planning for
    target populations;
  • Support child Protection and SGBV officers to ensure that
    Unaccompanied, separated and orphaned children arriving in the camp are
    identified upon arrival in the refugee camp, their social history
    documented, foster families identified and the children are successfully
  • Identify and resolve cases of emerging conflicts among refugees and
    between and the host community;
  • In collaboration with other agencies support the child protection
    officer to facilitate tracing and reunification of unaccompanied and
    separated children with their relatives;
  • Support to the compilation and analysis of protection monitoring
    information for sharing with partners and donors;
  • Ensure that weekly situation reports, monthly, quarterly, midyear
    and annual reports are written and submitted to the emergency Program
    Manager within the specified time frame;
  • Supervise and coach all staff that in the protection sector and
    conduct regular performance reviews for all direct subordinates;
  • Develop personal monitoring plans (including concrete objectives)
    for each direct subordinate;
  • Represent LWF at regional cluster/coordination meetings (Protection,
    Human Rights Protection, and other meetings and forums and take a leading
    role to strengthen a Human Rights Protection system.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Lutheran World Relief
    (LWR) Protection Coordinator job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s
    degree  in Social Sciences,
    Development studies, Psychology, Law or its equivalent from a recognized
  • Three to five years of experience in development and humanitarian
    protection with a reputable organization;
  • Excellent team work and problem solving skills;
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in conducting assessments,
    baselines and evaluations using participatory methodologies; data analysis
    and interpretation;
  • Sound understanding of project management cycle, humanitarian
    principles and standards including SPHERE, HAP and the Code of Conduct;
  • Computer literacy with full knowledge of office applications,
    internet and email;
  • Passion for working with refugees;
  • High level of integrity, commitment and professional responsibility.
How to Apply:
(motivation letter and detailed curriculum vitae in English), with the names
and e- mail addresses of three persons who know the applicant professionally,
should be sent via Email to: Please do not include
certificates for education, trainings, etc. Please use the title of the job you
are applying for as the subject line. Hand delivered applications can also be
sent to our Offices in Kampala. Please indicate the position you have applied
for on the top of the parcel addressed to:
The Human Resource
Lutheran World
Plot 1401, Ggaba,
Road after the American Embassy
P.O. Box 5827,
Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline: 20th July 2018
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