Protection GBV Officer NGO Job Careers – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Organisation: Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: 
Reports to: 
Protection Team Leader
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 Officer-GBV will support the quality, timely implementation of
SGBV activities in compliance with DRC standards and budgets.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
development, implementation and reporting
  • Under the supervision of the Protection Team Leader, contribute to
    the writing of concept papers and proposal development on the GBV thematic
    areas of protection. Also identify GBV gaps and vulnerabilities with a
    view to generating ideas for future projects with strong impact for the
  • Support the protection assessment in particular in the GBV field and
    ongoing risks analysis in order to design adequate responses.
  • Contribute to the development of advocacy points based on assessment
    of situation.
  • Under the supervision of the Protection and Community Services
    Coordinator ensure that all the GBV protection approaches and tools are
    developed in synergy with the overall DRC’s national based protection
  • Oversee the daily quality implementation, monitoring and evaluation
    of SGBV- related projects and interventions in Kiryandongo refugee
  • Make sure that all the protection projects adhere to the highest GBV
    protection standards and principles as well as DRC guidelines and
    accountability standards.
  • Strengthen prevention and response mechanisms to all forms of abuse
    through sensitizations, trainings, IEC materials, capacity building of
    community structures etc.
  • Facilitate and support awareness raising activities and advocate for
    prevention of SGBV within the communities
  • Ensure SGBV Standard Operation Procedures are in place and followed
    by all parties
  • Lead the effort to develop a multi-sectorial prevention and response
    and reporting mechanism as well as information sharing
  • In collaboration with the DRC Kiryandongo Protection Team Leader
    proactively contribute to quality and timely monthly, quarterly and annual
  • Conduct SGBV Situational Analysis (SITREP) on a monthly basis with
Coordination and
  • Develop relationships with a range of key stakeholders including
    donors, Local Government and other stakeholders on the GBV thematic areas
    at the field level in close cooperation with the Protection Team Leader.
  • Representation of DRC and active participation in the local GBV
    working groups and any other meetings as requested.
  • Close co-ordination in project implementation with partners (UN
    agencies and national/international NGOs), including referrals, protection
    gap analysis, advocacy.
  • Actively liaise with other DRC sectors and ensure the integration of
    the SGBV intervention in all the activities.
  • Link with the legal aid sector program as a key strategy to
    achieving the reforms needed to increase access to justice for the SGBV
  • Work closely with the other programme components to maximize
    programme output and impact.
Staff development
and management
  • Provide technical and programmatic leadership for the GBV outreach
    workers and community based mechanisms in Kiryandongo operational area as
  • Provide technical leadership to the GBV assistant in the case
    management work. Ensure all cases are up to date (filling system and
    GBVIMS) and progressing well and in line with UNHCR and DRC standard
  • Develop staff performance measurement and targets and appraise them
    based on the set targets.
  • Provision of technical support to staff members in linking DRC
    Kiryandongo GBV prevention and response to relevant protection standards,
    best practices and policy documents ensuring a rights-based approach programme
Support management
team to:
  • Follow up all DRC / DDG Procedures for Security, Finance, Logistics,
    HR and Administration.
  • Uphold DRC’s international code of conduct and principles of
  • Any other tasks as may be assigned from time to time.
Logistics /Finance
  • Support the Protection Team Leader to monitor financial commitments
    and expenditures against budgets and provide timely feedback on budget
    follow ups.
  • Plan and coordinate proactively logistics and movements of staff
    from and to different clusters

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Protection
    GBV Officer job opportunity should hold a post graduate diploma in legal
    practice and a University degree in social sciences, guidance and
    counselling or relevant fields.
  • At least six (6) years’ experience working with vulnerable
    communities, basic needs and distribution programming experience, and/or
    advocacy programs.
  • Experience in SGBV programming is essential
  • Experience of managing and supervising staff.
  • Experience of working with UN or NonGovernmental
  • Good communication skills and ability to conduct training and
  • Understanding of gender, protection and human rights.
  • Computer skills.
  • Good organizational and people management skills.
  • Familiarity with Monitoring & Evaluation for UN-funded projects
  • Fluent English
  • Knowledge of the local languages spoken in the operation area is an
How to Apply:
All candidates
should apply online at the link below
Deadline: 17th January 2019
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