Nonviolent Peaceforce Civic Engagement Protection Officer Jobs in South Sudan

Nonviolent Peaceforce Civic Engagement Protection Officer Jobs in South Sudan


Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) is an international NGO operating in the field of unarmed civilian protection. Our programs in the Philippines, Myanmar, South Sudan, and the Middle East serve vulnerable and conflict-affected populations by working to reduce violence, protect human rights defenders, create safe spaces for dialogue, and facilitate conflict-sensitive returns of displaced persons.

Internationally, NP raises awareness at the EU and UN level on the productive role and impact nonviolent international presence can make in areas of conflict and builds rosters of potential protection officers through trainings.

To implement civilian protection for the civil society community and increase the safe space for civil society actors to do their work.

Responsibilities

  • Assess security risks and implement mitigation strategies for both Civil Society Organizations and National NGO’s.
  • Continuously monitor conflict situation in order to track conflict trends and identify Human Rights Defenders’ needs.
  • Produce context analysis on civil society actors on a periodical basis.
  • Work and live within conflict-affected communities to build trust, to establish deep contextual understanding and to effect nonpartisan position.
  • Provide protection and threat mitigation to civil society actors with particular attention to strengthening local resources.
  • Design and implement protection interventions appropriate to context and need within parameters of mandate and
    projects.
  • Identify and flag communities or individuals in need of specialised support services, maintain updated referral pathway, ensure effective dissemination of information.
  • Establish and support community training to increase security capacity of South Sudanese and provide trainings to various stakeholders.
  • Facilitate active participation and leadership of women activists in community peace and security strategies
  • Monitor all protection issues and coordinate with concerned local authorities and NGOs to ensure that relevant protection partners are fully informed on the situation in the region.
  • Conduct case management meetings.

    Requirements

  • 3 -5 years’ work experience in human rights, civil society organizations, journalism or free press advocacy, human security, child or civilian protection.
  • Demonstrated successful experience in working in complex security environments.
  • Demonstrated experience working with state authorities, negotiation and mediation.
  • Demonstrated ability to live, work and solve problems independently and effectively in remote, highly challenging locations.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse conflict, security and political contexts.
  • Post secondary education in law, human rights, international human rights law, international humanitarian law, negotiation, mediation, human security or related, or equivalent experience.

    How to Apply


    Send CV, cover letter to recruitnpss@nonviolentpeaceforce.org
    Please include "CE Protection Officer" in the title by 5th September, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; Nonviolent Peaceforce Civic Engagement Protection Officer Jobs in South Sudan

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