Fresher Protection Assistant – Community Services NGO Job Opportunities – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Protection Assistant – Community Services
Organisation:  Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station:   Uganda
Reports to: Team Leader Protection
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 Assistant – Community services’
primary function is to ensure quality protection outcomes by catalyzing
community actions around the PSNs, providing direct support to PSNs, and
drawing from synergy with the larger community protection components
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Project development, implementation and reporting
Under the supervision of the Protection Team Leader,
contributes in drafting concept papers and proposal development
Identify gaps in terms of protection and
community services and generate ideas to address them with strong impact for
the beneficiaries.
Participate in PSN profiling and ongoing risks
analysis in order to design adequate responses.
Ensure quality data collection, analysis and
storage in line with the Protection Information Management principles.
Ensure daily implementation of community sub
sector activities as planned
Ensure a daily monitoring of protection trend in
his area of assignment
Make sure that all community services projects
adhere to the standards and or principles of the respective thematic areas as
well as DRC guidelines and accountability standards.
Contribute in preparation of monthly and weekly
activity and spending plans.
Proactively contribute to quality and timely
implementation of community sub sector activities as planned
Contribute in drafting weekly, monthly,
quarterly, annual and other reports.
Spontaneously draft and share flash reports on
major protection incidents and risks
Coordination and representation
Develop relationships with a range of key
stakeholders, Local Government and other stakeholders on the community services
thematic areas at the field level in close liaison with the Protection Officer
– Community Services.
Representation of DRC and active participation
in the local Community Services working groups and any other meeting as
Close co-ordination in project implementation
with partners (UN agencies and national/international NGOs), including
referrals, community services gap analysis, advocacy.
Work closely with the other program components
to maximize program output and impact.
Staff development and management
Provide technical and programmatic leadership
for the community services community based structures within the operational
Conduct daily field visits to support Community
Development Workers – mentoring – through technical back stopping and to train
duty bearers.
Uphold DRC’s code of conduct and principles on
Support management team to:
Follow up all DRC / DDG Procedures for Security,
Finance, Logistics, HR and Administration.
Uphold DRC’s international code of conduct and
principles of accountability.
Any other tasks as may be assigned from time to
Monitoring and Evaluation
Contribute to the daily quality implementation,
monitoring and evaluation of projects and interventions.
Identify, document and disseminate relevant
project success, challenges and follow up on implementation of project’s action
Assist in participatory needs/vulnerability and
capacity assessments of affected communities
Participate in project evaluations and assist in
the analysis of results.
Additional tasks
On request perform any other additional duties
assigned by the supervisors in order to allow the organization to function
Adhere to DRC’s code of conduct

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the Protection Assistant
– Community Services job must hold a University degree in social sciences,
guidance and counselling, Community Development or relevant field
At least two years’ experience working with
vulnerable communities, basic needs and protection programming experience,
and/or advocacy programs.
Training in Protection Community Services.
Experience in protection interventions in line
with Refugees operation with PSN assistance.
Experience of working with UN or Non‐Governmental organizations.
Proficiency in English (written and spoken) is
Good communication skills and ability to conduct
training and awareness
Computer skills.
Good self-organization and basic management
Familiarity with Monitoring & Evaluation for
UN-funded projects desired.
Knowledge of the local languages spoken by South Sudanese and
Congolese refugee is an asset.
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their online applications at the
link below.
Deadline: 24th January 2020
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