Protection Manager at DRC, Tripoli, Libya

Deadline: 25 May 2019

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Protection Manager in Tripoli, Libya.

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The Protection Manager is responsible for managing the effective implementation of the protection component of DRC’s emergency response programme, which aims at protecting and promoting the safety, rights and agency of Libyan IDPs and vulnerable local non-displaced populations.

DRC fulfills its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the world.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

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The Protection Manager will perform the following functions:

  • Programme
    • Uphold the professional standards related to protection and humanitarian assistance.
    • Provide technical input into protection methodology, data collection and information management.
    • Ensure that activities are implemented in a timely, professional and sustainable manner in accordance with donor objectives, goals and indicators as well as protection standards.
    • Develop and roll-out PFA and PSS training curriculum for staff and provide technical oversight for team implementation of PSS activities.
    • Analyse and write reports on protection risks and concerns identified through DRC protection activities.
  • Report
    • Oversee the production of high quality data-collection and analysis.
    • Oversee the production of quality and timely reports on program activities.
    • Take the lead on data analysis and reporting of protection patterns related to internally displaced persons and host communities which will be circulated as monthly/bi-monthly protection monitoring reports.
  • Representation
    • Develop and strengthen relationships with beneficiaries, local communities, local authorities, operational partners etc. in order to maintain trust in DRC’s professional standard and quality of work among all stakeholders
    • Coordinate with the Protection Working Group (PWG), HPM, and other DRC programmes, to develop harmonized approaches to protection monitoring in Libya.
  • Operation
    • Contribute to the effective implementation of all operations support activites, including related to administration, finances and logistics, so as to ensure smooth project implementation.
    • In all matters, comply with internal directive and policies as communicated by the Protection Programme Manager and/or the the relevant support departements
  • Others
    • Conduct other tasks as requested by the the line manager for the effective implementation of DRC’s project.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

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  • University degree or higher education in a relevant subject such as human rights law, international relations and/or international development.
  • At least 3 years of experience in protection preferably for an International NGO, at least 1-year experience in a project management role.
  • Experience with protection monitoring in another context (preferably the Middle East).
  • Experience developing PFA/PSS curricula and implementing PFA, PSS activities, and preferably case management (please describe experience in this area in your application).
  • Skills in planning, budgetary control and monitoring.
  • Experience in working in complex emergencies and challenging security settings.
  • Familiarity in working with communities in urban settings and conflict environments.
  • Experience in capacity building and support of national staff.
  • Self-motivated, able to take initiative, resilient and able to work independently.
  • Ability to produce timely project proposals and high-quality reports
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic.
  • Fluency in spoken English and Arabic; French is an asset.

How to Apply

Applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) through online process.

For more information, please visit DRC.

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