2 Fresher Protection Training Officer NGO Vacancies – International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Organization: International
Rescue Committee (IRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Protection and
Rule of Law Manager
About US:
The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and
livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and
gain control of their future. It was created by Albert Einstein more than 80
years and has been working in Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in
the conflict zones where tens of thousands of people have been kills and over
1.6 million displaced. Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are
returning home and looking to rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect
women and children from violence and exploitation by fostering a safe
environment and encouraging education, and is supporting farmers and small
businesses, and helping communities promote peace and long-term development.
IRC is working in collaboration with OPM, UNHCR and other agencies to
provide multi-sector assistance program in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement in Yumbe
District, which is now home to approximately 20,000 South Sudanese
Job Summary: The Protection
Training Officer will support the Protection and Rule of Law Manager in
capacity building and information sharing at the community-level as well as
designing and delivering workshops for other rule of law, protection, or
government stakeholders. The Officers will facilitate training of trainer
sessions for IRC’s Protection staff on relevant topics. They will ensure that
all trainings conducted by the protection team align with best principles and guidance
that contributes the the greatest possible impact on the target population.
Key Duties and
The jobholder will develop and adapt protection
training tools and modules appropriate for adult learners
Provide ToTs to IRC’s protection team as guided
by the manager and coordinator
Design, schedule and facilitate participatory
trainings for community committees and 
protection volunteers
Design, schedule and facilitate
capacity-building workshops for external stakeholders at sub-county and
district level in collaboration with the Protection and Rule of Law Manager and
other staff as appropriate.
Meet regularly with protection officers to
identify training needs/gaps, design appropriate strategies to address the same
including strategies for mobilizing full participation during trainings.
Carry out follow-up to assess knowledge
retention and applications after training and determine the need for refresher
Compile training reports to feed into broader
project reports and for sharing with external stakeholders as necessary
Prepare budgets and work plans for the training
program and for each training, ensuring that program targets are met
Ensure that all necessary documentation is
prepared and submitted in advance of each training mission, including TORs,
payment requests, and procurement requests
Ensure that all necessary documentation is
prepared and submitted to finance to reconcile any cash spent during trainings
Schedule and facilitate participatory
community-based protection trainings
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the International Rescue
Committee (IRC) Protection Training Officer should hold a University Degree in
social sciences, law, Education, human rights or related field
Previous exposure and experience providing
trainings and training of trainers in human rights protection
Prior experience in designing training materials
and facilitating protection trainings for adult learners
Broad knowledge and understanding of human
rights and protection principles
Prior experience preparing and managing budgets
and work plans
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to
Strong English writing and organizational skills
Respects and adheres to deadlines
Relates and works well with people of different
cultures, gender and backgrounds
Computer literacy i.e. Knowledge of Microsoft
Word, Excel and Email application software
Fluency in English required.
Working knowledge of languages spoken by South
Sudanese refugees is an added advantage
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications online at the link below.
Deadline: 17th
September, 2016
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