Protection Officer – Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)

Job Title:       Protection
Officer
Organisation: Humanitarian
Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)
Funding Source: UNHCR
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Project
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: 
·        
Ensure
proper case management and documentation
·        
Coordination
of protection activities with partner focal points and through proper referrals
·        
Conduct
regular case follow up in the community and with partners
·        
Prepare
timely weekly, monthly, quarterly other reports as required
·        
Capacity
building of community to participate in their own protection
·        
Prepare
and submit timely requisition to enable implementation
·        
From
time to time undertake any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor
·        
Contribute
to proposal development for the organization
·        
Undertake
other duties as assigned by the Project Manager.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the HIJRA Protection Officer 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”
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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