Protection Officer – Case Management/Reporting – Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)

Organisation: Humanitarian
Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)
Funding Source: UNHCR
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Protection
Manager
About US:
Humanitarian
Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA) is an international African humanitarian and
development organization that positively contributes towards improving the
living standards and conditions of those adversely affected by disasters and
conflict in the Horn, East & Central Africa by implementing WASH, Health,
Education, Livelihoods, Community service & development and Protection
programs in the region for a period of more than 20 years.
About UNHCR Project:
HIJRA with funding
from the UNHCR in Uganda is implementing a multi-sectoral Program for refugees
in Oruchinga settlement (Isingiro district), Nakivale settlement (Isingiro
district), Nyakabande Transit Center (Kisoro district) and Kyangwali Settlement
(Hoima District).
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Stay abreast of all developments relating to the project and prepare
    appropriate and timely reports and briefing notes as required.
  • Ensure proper case management and documentation
  • Regularly monitor use of protection tools
  • Consolidate data on project implementation and work with the
    information management team to provide analysis
  • Prepare mission briefs together with sector leads
  • Coordinate with partners to collect project relevant data and share
    information for the protection of affected populations
  • Conduct regular case follow up in the community and with partners
  • Prepare timely weekly, monthly, quarterly other reports as required
  • Actively contribute to proposal development for the organization
  • From time to time undertake any other duty as may be assigned by the
    supervisor


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the HIJRA Protection Officer – Case
    Management/Reporting job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in
    Social Work and Social Administration, Social Sciences, Development
    Studies, Law, Human rights or a comparable discipline
  • Three years of work experience in the same field of development and
    humanitarian work and NGOs
  • Ability to produce high-quality documentation
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills and the ability to
    interact with a number of different partners and contacts, including
    governmental authorities, UNHCR, victims and their families etc.
  • Strong computer skills i.e. Microsoft office, PowerPoint and E-mail.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send an application letter and
Curriculum Vitae including telephone and email contacts of three referees
including your current/most recent employer.
Application should
be addressed to the:
Country Program
Manager,
Humanitarian
Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA),
P.O. Box 37703,
Kampala, Uganda.
Email to: vacancies.ug@hijra.or.ke.
The subject line should read: “Protection Officer – Case Management/Reporting”
NB: Please
note that interviews will be done on a rolling basis given the urgency of the
positions.
Deadline: 15th February 2019
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