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Protection Officer – BRIDGE PROJECT - Kamwenge

Closing: Aug 26, 2022

15 days remaining

Published: Aug 6, 2022 (5 days ago)

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Position Summary: This position will lead and coordinate the implementation of protection activities in War Child Canada operational areas. Develop trend analysis, information dissemination and referrals according to Donor standards in Protection work. Ensure qualitative and timely planning, implementation, and monitoring/evaluation of WCC protection monitoring activities in compliance with Sphere standards and Uganda protection cluster.

Requirements:

  • Either a degree in Law, Human rights, Political Sciences, or relevant field. Post-graduate Diploma in Law and Human rights preferred.
  • Understanding of protection, human rights, international law, refugee law and humanitarian principles
  • Understanding of project design, management, and implementation of field-based protection programs


Responsibilities
Position Summary: This position will lead and coordinate the implementation of protection activities in War Child Canada operational areas. Develop trend analysis, information dissemination and referrals according to Donor standards in Protection work. Ensure qualitative and timely planning, implementation, and monitoring/evaluation of WCC protection monitoring activities in compliance with Sphere standards and Uganda protection cluster.

Requirements:

  • Either a degree in Law, Human rights, Political Sciences, or relevant field. Post-graduate Diploma in Law and Human rights preferred.
  • Understanding of protection, human rights, international law, refugee law and humanitarian principles
  • Understanding of project design, management, and implementation of field-based protection programs


  • Act as focal point for the identification and referral of Vulnerable Individuals and People with Specific Protection Needs for adequate assistance according to WCC pre-defined criteria and protection cluster referral criteria.
  • Led preparation of weekly and monthly work plans – protection monitoring, field assessments, community-based activities, especially life-skills, socio-recreational and awareness raising activities, are carried out in a timely, effective, and technically sound manner.
  • Supervise and coordinate the organization and implementation of community-based activities, especially socio-recreational, life-skills and awareness raising activities, with special emphasis on extremely vulnerable individuals and people with specific needs, with the aim of improving their psychosocial well-being.
  • Manage individual protection cases, including maintaining strict protocols for confidentiality and consent.
  • Update case files on individual developments, following WCC’s SOPs and ensuring beneficiaries’ data are protected.
  • Conduct follow-up monitoring visits to ensure that needs have been met in an appropriate manner and beneficiary can provide feedback on the assistance received.
  • Contribute to the establishment/maintenance of a referral pathway, respectful of the confidentiality principle and WCC‘s SOPs.
  • Contribute to building the capacities of local actors through involvement in their capacity-building planning, localized protection network meetings and co-facilitating their training sessions.


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