The Danish Refugee Council (DRC), an international non-governmental organization (NGO), has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa since 1997.
DRC promotes and supports solutions to the problems faced by refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs), and migrants.
The organization has offices across the region, and has been operational in Ethiopia since 2009.
With funding from bilateral and multilateral donors, DRC is currently implementing a range of activities across Ethiopia and Djibouti, including WASH and shelter provision, child and youth protection, gender based violence response, awareness-raising of migration risks, protection monitoring of migration routes, and livelihoods support for returning migrants or those at-risk of migration.
Purpose of the Job
Under the supervision of the Protection Senior officer/Protection Team leader, the Protection Officer will coordinate and implement protection activities in selected areas where DRC is present.
Specifically, she or he will plan, implement, monitor and document protection activities targeting DRC’s beneficiaries, including staff from governmental and humanitarian service providers.
The position will, furthermore, be tasked to develop and adapt training and monitoring tools, to conduct trainings and awareness raising sessions and provide direct assistance and support to people with specific needs.
She or he will also provide technical assistance and guidance to other stakeholders on protection mainstreaming.
Responsibilities and Tasks