Protection Team Leader at DRC, Malakal (Roving), South Sudan

Deadline: 15 November 2018

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Protection Team Leader in Malakal (Roving), South Sudan.

The Protection Team Leader position will ensure implementation of protection programming including coordination activities across the West Bank (Panyikang, Malakal, Fashoda, Manyo) in Upper Nile State and other areas.

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

The Protection Team Leader will perform the following functions:

  • Take the lead in DRC outreach work across the West Bank of Upper Nile, assist in programme development and strategy implementation.
  • Produce high quality protection information products (monitoring reports, snapshots, briefings) on the dynamic context and protection concerns.
  • Supervise and support national protection officers and assistants in the implementation of project activities.
  • Implement general protection activities, in accordance with agreed strategy, operational plan, budgets, and DRC and donor regulations; including protection monitoring, assessments, trainings as appropriate, identification and support to persons at risk of protection issues, protection case management, and other regular protection activities.
  • Conduct protection assessments and protection analysis to identify protection concerns and respond to the protection risks identified accordingly.
  • Ensure synergy between protection and other sectors at Area level.
  • Any other tasks as required by the management relevant to the implementation of protection objectives and activities.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Degree in political/social sciences, law, development studies, international development or equivalent degree qualifications.
  • At least 2 years protection project management experience, including community-based training experience on human rights and/or protection, and protection monitoring/human rights experience, of which at least 1 year should be at international level and in South Sudan or in geographic or conflict context similar to South Sudan.
  • Proven technical knowledge of human rights, protection principles, project cycle management, SPHERE standards.
  • Experience in proposal and budget development and project implementation (including budget management).
  • Familiar with rule of law.
  • Good computer and IT skills and strong communication and writing skills.
  • Ability and willingness to work in remote and isolated location with limited access to services and changing security scenarios.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English language.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit DRC.