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

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

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

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

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

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

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.


Deadline: 4th
March 2020

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