Protection Officer at Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a Danish international non-governmental organisation, which promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people all over the world. DRC is present in more than 30 conflict territories around the world assisting displaced people with shelter, food, income generating activities, and wide range of other assistance. It is of utmost importance for DRC to work in compliance with the DRC Accountability and Quality Management system and national legislations. Smooth, reliable and effective operational systems are preconditions for DRC to maintain its position as a trustworthy and reliable partner for our donors and an accountable organisation towards our beneficiaries.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Protection OfficerLocation: Mubi, AdamawaContract type: National contractAvailability: ASAPThe positionWithin the scope of DRC’s Protection projects, the Protection Officer will be responsible for the supervision of the Protection activities and team on his/her axis of responsibility.The PO is expected to travel to field office on a regular basis according to the work plan established by the Protection Team Leader/Manager.Responsibilities include the management and direct supervision of the Protection assistants (as delegated by the Team leader/manager) operating in his/her axis of responsibility, the supervision of the protection activities, the representation at local coordination meetings, as well as the liaison with key local stakeholders (partners, authorities etc.).The PO is also responsible for drafting Protection Monitoring and activity reports (weekly, monthly, ad hoc) based on key finding and achievements.Axis of Responsibility:Chibok-Lassa (Borno State)Michika-Madagali (Adamawa)The PO’s responsibilities include:Under the supervision of the Protection Team Leader, ensure timely and qualitative implementation of the Protection activities at field level, in line with DRC and international standards, and donor agreements. Activities include Protection monitoring, Referrals, IPA (Case management), Capacity building, Community Protection intervention, and advocacy effortsSupervise, mentor, and develop teams of Protection assistants in field locations, as well as teams of Protection volunteers (including workplan, capacity building, and technical support)Draft Protection Monitoring, activity reports, and evidence based advocacy note on a weekly, monthly, and ad hoc basisRepresent DRC at local coordination meetings, establish and maintain good working relationship with key stakeholders in areas of responsibilities (I/N/NGO, local authorities, camp officials, etc.)Establish good working relationships and high level of communication with the Protection Manager and field assistants 

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