Norwegian Refugee Council Protection Officers - Jobs in Tanzania

Norwegian Refugee Council Protection Officers - Jobs in Tanzania

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability.

These attitudes and believes shall guide our actions and relationships.

The purpose of the Protection Officer position is to implement delegated Education project portfolio.

The Protection Officer will be responsible for implementation of day-to-day education project and managing project data (beneficiary registration, baselines, monitoring data) and data collection related to protection component in addition to supporting Protection Assistant with day-to-day work with communities.

Job Description

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines.
  • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action.
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management.
  • Ensure proper filing of documents.
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function.
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist displaced girls and boys, women and men.
  • Liaise and collaborate with community stakeholders, Child Protection Committees.
  • Produce data collection, reports and analysis as required.
  • Be alert to the security implications of NRC’s activities relating to protection and Human Rights concerns.
  • Conduct child protection risk assessment and development of participatory risk reduction plans.
  • Map existing child protection service providers.
  • Rollout of school codes of conduct.
  • Rollout of referral mechanisms.
  • Rollout of child friendly accountability systems.
  • Establish and build capacity of CPCs in schools.
  • Sensitise community structures on child protection.
  • Deliver life skills interventions to support child protection.
  • Manage project data collection process (beneficiary registration,
    baselines, monitoring data).
  • Coordinate with relevant partners within the protection sector and represent NRC at camp relevant meetings.
  • Supervise the protection assistant ensure s/he prepares and follows weekly and monthly work plans.
  • To undertake any additional duties determined by the Education Coordinator, Education Manager or Area Manager.

  • Experience working in protection in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
  • Self-motivated, passionate and ready to inspire others on NRCs mandate and our work in protection and advocacy.
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Commitment to participatory and inclusive methods of working.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal. Kirundi and/or Kiswahili is an asset.
  • A University degree in law subject will be considered.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in working in a protection-related field including knowledge of humanitarian principles and minimum protection standards, applying protection standards to vulnerable beneficiaries, referral services, delivering training and awareness raising programs and writing reports/providing information on protection-related themes.
  • Experience in mainstreaming protection concepts within a humanitarian operation particularly valued.
  • Advanced computer skills, especially in Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.
  • Fluency in written and spoken Kirundi, Kiswahili/Ha, French essential and ability to work in English necessary.
  • Education field
  • Law
  • Education title: LEGAL
  • Education level
  • College / University, Bachelor's degree

    Personal Qualities
  • Initiating action and change
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling insecure environment

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 20th June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Norwegian Refugee Council Protection Officers - Jobs in Tanzania

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