Community Based Protection Officer Job Vacancies – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:  Community Based Protection Officer

Organization:  Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:  Community Based Protection Coordinator

About NRC:

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent
humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises
across more than 30 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance
to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee,
advocating their rights. NORCAP is a global provider of expertise that
contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and
peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and
protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communities.
NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global
leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own
country.

Job Summary: The
purpose of the Community Based Protection Officer position is to support
implementation of delegated protection project portfolio. This position

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·      
Guide, supervise and appraise CB Protection
Assistants under the programme

·      
Contribute to maintaining an enabling environment
for the implementation of cash-based interventions, working with support teams
in the institutionalization of cash (capacity building, guidance and SOP
development)

·      
Support the implementation of NRC’s Protection
Policy and global protection mainstreaming standards within Country Office
through working with programme management

·      
Contribute to development of protection
mainstreaming tools and guidance, community based programming and continually
update protection mainstreaming action plans to ensure integrated and safe
programming

·      
Support the training, capacity building and
mentoring of field staff and awareness raising of non-staff (contractors and
incentive labour) on minimum protection standards

·      
Identify gaps in terms of field-based protection
support and line manage any additional field-based protection staff (camps and
urban) to ensure support to programme management on specific programme
initiatives and staff mentoring

·      
Organize and prepare regular meetings of
Programme (Protection) Referral focal points to ensure quality in protection
referrals in line with NRC internal SOPs

·      
Develop strong working relationships at the
Kampala AO level with external protection actors and referral partners

·      
Contribute to the regular context analysis
updates on key protection trends and contribute to programme development
discussions

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·      
The ideal candidate must hold a degree in Law,
Project Management or other relevant discipline

·      
Experience for working as Protection Assistant /
Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context

·      
Previous experience from working in complex
contexts

·      
Experience working in coordination and liaising
with external actors

·      
Experience developing and delivering protection
training and good presentation skills in English

·      
Ability to multi-task and work with short
deadlines

·      
Ability to work independently and proactively
with limited daily support and supervision

·      
Knowledge of the context in Kampala Urban
Refugee settlement

·      
Knowledge of global protection standards and
relevant bodies of international law

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join NRC in
the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.

Click
Here

Deadline: 4th
March 2020

For more of the latest jobs, please visit https://www.theugandanjobline.com  or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *