Community Based Protection Coordinator NGO Jobs – Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Title:             Community Based Protection
Coordinator
Organization:  Norwegian
Refugee Council (NRC)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
About NRC:
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent
humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises
across more than 30 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance
to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee,
advocating their rights. NORCAP is a global provider of expertise that
contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian, development and
peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the resilience, and
protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people and communities.
NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global
leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own
country.
Job Summary:   The purpose of the Community Based Protection
Coordinator position is to implement delegated protection project portfolio.
This position reports to the Area Programme Manager.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·      
Identify implementation opportunities for
cash-based interventions and market based programme and support staff implement
quality timely programmes
·      
Contribute to creating an enabling environment
for the implementation of cash-based interventions, working with support teams
in the institutionalization of cash (capacity building, guidance and SOP
development).
·      
Support the implementation of NRC’s Protection
Policy and global protection mainstreaming standards within Country Office
through working with programme management.
·      
Develop protection mainstreaming tools and
guidance, community based programming and continually update protection
mainstreaming action plans to ensure integrated and safe programming.
·      
Support the training, capacity building and
mentoring of field staff and awareness raising of non-staff (contractors and
incentive labour) on minimum protection standards
·      
Identify gaps in terms of field-based protection
support and line manage any additional field-based protection staff (camps and
urban) to ensure support to programme management on specific programme
initiatives and staff mentoring.
·      
Convene regular meetings of Programme
(Protection) Referral focal points to ensure quality in protection referrals in
line with NRC internal SOPs.
·      
Develop strong working relationships at the
Kampala AO level with external protection actors and referral partners.  Represent NRC at the field level in
protection coordination meetings
·      
Produce regular context analysis updates on key
protection trends and contribute to programme development discussions.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·      
The applicant for the Norwegian Refugee Council
(NRC) Community Based Protection Coordinator job must have two years of
experience for working as Protection Coordinator in a humanitarian/recovery
context
·      
Previous experience from working in complex and
volatile contexts
·      
Documented results related to the position’s
responsibilities
·      
Experience working in coordination and liaising
with external actors
·      
Experience developing and delivering protection
training and good presentation skills in English
·      
Ability to multi-task and work with short
deadlines
·      
Ability to work independently and proactively
with limited daily support and supervision
Personal Qualities
·      
Knowledge of the context in Kampala Urban
Refugee settlement
·      
Knowledge of global protection standards and
relevant bodies of international law
NB: Shortlisting
will be done on a rolling basis, candidates are advised to apply ASAP.
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply. 
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates who wish to join NRC in
the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 10thJanuary
2020

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