The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental and non-profit organization, founded in 1956, that works in more than 35 countries around the world. DRC has been operating in Somalia for more than twenty years, where we assist returnees, IDPs and displacement-affected communities in all three regions (Somaliland, Puntland, Central and Southern Somalia) through protection, service delivery and livelihoods activities to enhance their self-reliance and expand opportunities for a dignified life. DRC provides both humanitarian assistance and longer-term development support to respond to the needs of communities affected by acute crisis as well as those in protracted displacement situations. In the past year, DRC’s strategic focus has shifted towards more durable solutions-oriented programming, linking displacement affected communities to longer-term initiatives to build resilience and recovery.
Overall purpose of the role:
We are looking for a highly motivated Protection Monitors, focusing on protection monitoring, case management and general support for protection activities. The person will be responsible for the Protection Monitoring System data collection in line with Protection Information Management principles and methodology, collecting information about protection risks and reporting on protection concerns.
Duties and Responsibilities
The role of the Protection Assistant will be:
(A)Conduct regular protection monitoring of protection threats, vulnerabilities and coping capacities using and contributing to the Somalia Protection Monitoring System (PMS) in particular:
(B) Support other protection activities especially:
(C) Conduct other duties as assigned by supervisors
Experience and technical competencies:
To be successful in this role you must have:
Key external stakeholders:
Persons of Concern / Displacement Affected Communities, Protection Monitors, other DRC staff esp. Protection Officers and Team Leaders, PRMN monitors,
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’s five core competencies:
Availability: August 2020
Duty station: Beletweyne
Reporting to: Base Team Leader-Hiran
Duration: 6 Months with Possibility of extension
Contract: This position is graded as Band NM – I2 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, colour, 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
Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post. We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.ngo under Vacancies.
Please forward the application and CV, in English through the online application on www.drc.ngo under Vacancies no later than 20th July 2020.