The Danish Refugee Council is one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs. The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organization which has been operating in Somalia since 1997. DRC has mainly focused on Somalis who are displaced by conflict and natural disaster. DRC programs include Protection, Food security & Livelihoods, Shelter/NFI and Water & Sanitation.
Since 2018 DRC, in collaboration with UNHCR and under the leadership of the Protection Cluster, is spearheading the development of a country-wide Protection Monitoring System. DRC is one of the two networks responsible for data collection in the pilot phase of the PMS.
Overall Purpose of the role:
The Protection officer will be supervised by the Protection Team Leader. The officer coordinate and implement protection activities in given locations. The protection officer will plan, implement, monitor, and document all protection activities with the support of Protection Team leader. The officer will support the case workers on implementation of Child protection, GBV, protection monitoring, HLP and other general protection related activities. He or She will be responsible for day to day protection implementation activities in the field including awareness raising, conducting training. The protection officer will also work closely work with the case workers, protection monitors to produce monthly, weekly reports/updates and share with protection Team Leader.
Monitoring and Reporting
Education, experience & technical competencies.
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’s five core competencies:
Availability: 20th January 2021
Duty station: Dolow
Reporting to: Protection Team Leader
Duration: 12 Months
Contract: This position is graded as Band NM – H2 for qualified national staff and the terms of employment will be in accordance with DRC terms for national staff.
THE POSITION IS OPEN TO NATIONALS ONLY.
Gender Equality: DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels. In light of this, women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap.
Equal Opportunities: DRC is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethnic origin, color, race, marital status or other protected characteristics.
DRC adheres to the Core Humanitarian Standards. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of these standards.
DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework.
For general information about Danish Refugee Council, please visit www.drc.ngo