Community Based Protection Coordinator at Norwegian Refugee Council

Norwegian Refugee Council Kampala, Kampala, Uganda
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About US:

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.

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.
  • At least 2 years 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
We can offer
  • Job grade 7 as per NRC Uganda approved scale
  • Commencement: January 2020
  • Duration: 12 months renewable subject to funding.
  • Duty station: Kampala.
  • Shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis, candidates are advised to apply ASAP.
  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Uganda, Kampala


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