Protection Coordinator NGO Jobs – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:    Protection Coordinator
Organisation: Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Program
Manager Arua
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 Coordinator will contribute to the achievement of
DRC’s humanitarian and protection and responsible for the planning, development
and implementation of the Protection sector activities at district level. The
post holder may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency
team in cases of humanitarian crisis
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Project Delivery
·        
Overall
day to day management of DRC’s Protection projects and technical manager for
protection staffs. This includes coaching, ensuring co-ordination between
staff, in various geographical areas, recruiting, and developing staff. 
·        
Ensure
the required resources are allocated to the program to permit an efficient and
effective implementation of DRC protection operations. This will be undertaken
in close cooperation with relevant departments; such as Logistics,
Finance-Administration, Human Resources and Safety Staff.
·        
Design a
systematic referral mechanism for actors providing assistance to vulnerable
populations;
·        
Undertake
protection monitoring activities; including conducting interviews and missions
to the field;
·        
Monitor,
analyze and report the protection conditions for refugees and other persons of
concern;
·        
Write,
supervise and endorse relevant financial and narrative reporting on all
protection related interventions.
·        
Enhance
the quality of protection programming throughout the project cycle.
·        
Provide
overall budget monitoring, financial management and expenses control including
compliance with minimum DRC and donor requirements.
·        
Contribute
to the process of applying for funding and broadening the funding basis under
the supervision of the Program Manager.
·        
Guided
by the DRC Project Handbook and the Sphere Handbook, continuously monitor and
develop relevant accountability initiatives in the field as well as strengthen
efforts to document the impact of activities and DRC’s presence.
·        
Provide
linkages with protection counterparts in other humanitarian organizations,
local actors and within government structures.
·        
Ensure
DRC staff adheres to the DRC principles, Code of Conduct, Project and Operation
Handbook.
Staff supervision
and development
·        
Provide
technical supervision and support to DRC’s Protection Team;
·        
Identify
staff training needs and strengthen their capacities as and when
appropriate; 
·        
Conduct
regular field visits to support staff and monitor implementation of the
response.
·        
Build
the capacity of local duty bearers through on-going one-on-one support and
coaching and identify project beneficiaries.  
·        
Undertake
any further duties as the line manager sees fit. The position duties are
flexible to a degree to allow the candidate to develop skills they personally
identify. This can be arranged in discussions with the line manager.
Monitoring and
Evaluation
·        
Ensure
transparency and accountability tools, processes and mechanisms to affected
communities are in place
·        
Ensure
equal participation by all segments of the community, taking into consideration
issues regarding gender, age, clan and tribal and religious affiliations.
·        
Regularly
monitor project activities and provide timely inputs and feedback to the Pro
·        
Work
with Program Manager and M&E Officer to ensure M&E plan is being
implemented, data is being collected from the field and regular reports are
being produced.
Representation 
·        
Represent
DRC Coordinate and maintain constructive relationships with government institutions,
local NGO partners, other international organizations, in coordination with the
other team members;
·        
Ensure
DRC’s principles and approaches are integrated into the response.
·        
Ensure
the humanitarian principles, standards and guidelines that DRC is committed to,
and ensure these are adhered to by DRC staff, partner staff and volunteers
Mastering DRC’ five
core competencies:
·        
Striving
for excellence: You focus on reaching results in a fast paced environment
·        
Collaborating:
You lead initiatives and processes by involving relevant parties and
encouraging feedback. 
·        
Taking
the lead: You take ownership and initiative while setting high standards 
·        
Communicating:
You listen to other stakeholders and staff; and you communicate concisely and
persuasively
·        
Demonstrating
integrity: You act in line with DRC’s vision and values.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Protection Coordinator job
opportunity should hold a University degree (Preferably master) in Law, social
sciences, development studies, guidance and counselling or relevant fields;
·        
At least
five years of proven and successful track record experience working with
refugees, vulnerable communities, basic needs and distribution programming experience,
and/or advocacy programs;
·        
Good
understanding of protection information management to improve protection
outcomes;
·        
Understanding
of gender, protection and human rights;
·        
Experience
in protection interventions in line with Refugees operation with wide Knowledge
in SASA methodology;
·        
Experience
of working with UN or Non
Governmental organizations;
·        
Strong
computer skills (Excel, Microsoft, PowerPoint and Outlook);
·        
Good
organizational and management skills.
·        
Familiarity
with Monitoring & Evaluation for UN-funded projects desired.
·        
Full
proficiency in spoken and written English;
·        
Able to
work independently and energetically; 
·        
Demonstrated
ability for rapid analysis of complex issues, strong decision-making, and
translation of programmatic learning and priorities into operational
strategies;
·        
Experience
in accountability and verification systems in humanitarian operations.
·        
Languages:
Full proficiency in spoken and
written English;  Knowledge of the local
languages spoken in the operation area is an asset.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should apply online at the link below
Deadline:  19th
February 2019
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