Protection Advisor US Non-profit Jobs – Lutheran World Relief (LWR)

Lutheran World Relief (LWR)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Programs Coordinator
About US:
Lutheran World
Relief is a US non-profit organization that works with local partners to
provide lasting solutions to poverty, injustice and human suffering. LWF Uganda
works to reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them to realize their
potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their own problems and
needs. LWF Uganda currently has five areas of operation in Pader, Kitgum,
Adjumani, Katakwi, Sembabule, Kampala and Kamwenge Districts.
Job Summary:  The Protection Advisor will support LWF Uganda
Country Program to scale up protection programming across all refugee
settlements. The job holder is the overall focal point for the Country Program
on Protection matters. The Protection Advisor will ensure that agreed
procedures, approved frameworks or global humanitarian and sectoral standards
are followed and accountability mechanisms are implemented to ensure high
quality programming and quality of protections services provided by LWF to
refugees. (S)he will ensure strong coordination of protection interventions in
all Sub Programs and that protection is effectively mainstreamed in all sectors
with clear mechanism for Protection Monitoring System put in place and

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Lutheran World Relief (LWR) Protection
    Advisor job opportunity should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Law,
    Social Work and Social Administration, 
    Human Rights, Education or related field.
  • Master’s Degree is an added advantage
  • At least five years’ experience in the Protection field implementing
    protection interventions in a humanitarian setting
  • Demonstrable skills and experience in grants and partnership
  • Excellent understanding & experience in; Humanitarian Protection
    Principles, Protection Minimum Standards and Guidelines, Protection
  • Very strong interpersonal, cross- cultural and teamwork skills with
    the ability to work with different stakeholders
  • Expert Computer Skills mainly in Microsoft Office package especially
    MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Willing to travel within Uganda, in refugee settlements.
  • Well-organized, self-motivated and able to work in a team
  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications (motivation
letter and detailed curriculum vitae in English, with the names and e- mail
addresses of three persons who know the applicant professionally, should be
sent via Email to: recruitment.uga@lutheranworld.org for the job you are
applying for as the subject line. Please indicate the position you have applied
for on the top of the parcel addressed to:
The Human Resource
Lutheran World
Plot 1401, Ggaba,
Road after the American Embassy
P. O. Box 5827,
Kampala, Uganda.
All documents
submitted by applicants towards this recruitment process shall become the
property of LWF. Any attempt by an applicant or their representative, acting on
their behalf, (within and/or outside LWF to influence the recruitment process
in their favor will lead to automatic disqualification of that applicant.
Deadline: 15th July 2019
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