Several Fresher Protection Assistant NGO Job Vacancies – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Organisation: Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Protection
Sub-Sector Officers; Community Services and Development Officer
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 Assistant is responsible for
the implementation of all protection and community Services activities in the
assigned DRC target areas in accordance with the DRC Program Handbook.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Responsible for the implementation of day-to-day activities of the
    protection sector inclusive-protection, SGBV, Legal and community
  • Organizing and delivering protection trainings and promoting the
    laws on human rights
  • Maintain close contacts with community structures, offering technical
    support and close supervision in case management at village level.
  • Assess the knowledge and utilization of health and other services
    available for refugees particularly PSNs, i.e. Elderly, Pregnant mothers,
    Unaccompanied and separated children.
  • In collaboration with protection Officers develop and follow-up up
    paper work to smoothen activity deliverables i.e. purchase requisitions.
  • Reporting on activities implemented on a weekly basis, and monthly.
  • Support innovative problem solving and strategy development to
    address complex issues relating to the safety and the wellbeing in the
  • Conduct routine assessment in the community for proper planning and
    activity implementation
  • Creation/Strengthening community structures (SGBV, Child protection,
    local judicial courts)
Support management
team to:
  • Follow up all DRC / DDG Procedures on Security, Finance, Logistics,
    HR and Administration.
  • Monitoring activity implementation/work plan, budget, objectives and
    out put
  • Ensuring that cross cutting issues as identified by the organization
    are integrated into programme activities
  • Follow up all DRC / DDG Procedures for Security, Finance, Logistics,
    HR and Administration.
  • Uphold DRC’s international code of conduct.
  • Any other tasks as may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council Protection
    Assistant job placement should hold a University degree in social
    sciences, guidance and counselling or relevant fields.
  • At least two years of experience working with vulnerable
    communities, basic needs and protection programming experience, and/or
    advocacy programs.
  • Training in Protection Community Services.
  • Experience in protection interventions in line with Refugees
    operation with PSN assistance.
  • Experience of working with UN or NonGovernmental
  • Proficiency in English (written and spoken) is essential.
  • Good communication skills and ability to conduct training and
  • Computer skills.
  • Good self-organization and basic management skills.
  • Knowledge of the local languages spoken by South Sudanese and
    Congolese refugee is an asset.
  • Familiarity with Monitoring & Evaluation for UN-funded projects
How to Apply:
Applications should
be in English and include the following:
  • A cover letter (1 page) in which you explain why you are interested
    in the position and how you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria
    and salary expectations.
  • Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include
    information about your qualification, relevant training courses, Work
    experience, name and contact details of 3 relevant references.
Please send your
Cover letter, CV and Academic certificates by email
to Please clearly indicating position name in
the subject line.
Deadline: 18th July 2018 by 5:00 pm
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