Protection Officer US Non-profit Careers – American Refugee Committee (ARC) International

Job Title:          Protection Officer
Organization: American
Refugee Committee (ARC) International
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Protection
Manager / Team Leader
About US:
The American Refugee Committee
(ARC) International is an International nonprofit, nonsectarian organization
that provides humanitarian assistance and training to millions of beneficiaries
around the world.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop and review an operational plan and
    budget for implementing
    Sexual and Gender Based Violence related activities in line with the
    project objectives.
  • Build and implement networks and partnerships
    (linkages) with community structures and partners on SGBV prevention and
    response in line with the Referral Pathways.
  • Plan and conduct awareness raising on Sexual
    and Gender Based Violence with the community and other relevant
    stakeholders in line with the SASA methodology.
  • Provide psychosocial counseling to SGBV
    survivors and other persons of concern in line with the Case management guidelines.
  • Plan and strengthen the capacity of community
    structures, partners and other relevant stakeholders on Sexual and Gender
    Based Violence prevention and response in line with the established
    procedures and guidelines.
  • Conduct community outreaches on Sexual and
    Gender Based Violence and other related issues in line with the set
    standards.
  • Conduct referrals of Sexual and Gender Based
    Violence patients, clients and survivors to relevant service providers in
    line with the referral
    pathway.
  • Offer technical support to women and men groups
    in livelihoods for economic empowerment in line with SGBV risk reduction
    strategies.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the American Refugee Committee (ARC)
    International Protection Officer job placement should preferably hold a University
    Degree in Social sciences, Public health or other relevant field.
  • Three years of training experience in addressing GBV and protection
    issues.
  • Extensive knowledge of GBV, gender, or public health
    with previous experience in GBV prevention and response programming;
    knowledge of the guiding principles and IASC Guidelines on GBV interventions in humanitarian settings.
  • In-depth knowledge of training programs
    including assessments, instructional design, action planning, program
    delivery, and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Extensive experience in technical and
    organizational capacity-building
    activities, in-depth knowledge of program design, including assessments,
    proposal writing, and program implementation.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Knowledge of Kiswahili or local language of the
    population is added advantage.
How to Apply:
All qualified and interested
candidates should send a one-page cover letter, updated CV (maximum four pages)
and names, title and contacts of three professional referees, to include most
current employer/supervisor – via email to UGjobs@arcrelief.org with the
POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line.
NB:
Only applications received through the stated email address will be considered.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 12th January, 2018 by 17:00 hrs
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