Protection Officer- Female Only

Vacancy Number:024-2019
Title: Protection Officer- Female Only
Duration:06 Months
Exp.: 2019-03-23-(4 Days From now)
Jobs no:1
Salary:Grade D Step 1-3 (NTA)


Organization: IRC (International Rescue Committee) | About IRC (International Rescue Committee)
City: Badghis
Country: AF


Education:Bachelor Degree Holder
Work Experience:2-3 Years

  •  University Graduate with at least 2 years professional technical experience including 1 years implementing protection programs in emergency and conflict contexts

  • Strong understanding of Islamic principles and able to provide protection information through Islamic values and ideology.

  • Strong understanding of protection principles within the Afghanistan context

  • Should be familiar with the area’s culture traditions and its sensitiveness

  • Experience in working with and coordinating with  INGOs and other stakeholders

  • Should keep a close record of I/NGOs working in protection in the target areas.

  • Strong interpersonal intercultural and communication skills

  • Good Report written skills

  • Fluency in both local languages and English.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure  implementation of protection mainstreaming in IRC projects in the target fields

  • Conduct out-reaches activities to provide the refugee population with relevant information on services and address reported cases or protection concerns

  • Undertake Protection monitoring activities and mange the monitoring evaluation data on field level

  • Identify protection gaps and concerns facing by the returnees and refugees population; in particular women and children of the affected communities and share the information with central office

  • Establish Community Based Child Protection Committees (CBCPs) in the target areas / districts.

  • Conduct Protection including child protection trainings to the CBCPs parents teachers and Government departments.

  • Contribute to creating and spreading key protection messages on children’s rights and wellbeing child marriages child abuse and child labor to raise awareness among the general population through banners campaigns sessions during different prayers in the target communities.

  • Support the Master Trainers and Community Mobilizers in establish Safe Healing and Learning Space (SHLS) and Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) spaces in the schools and communities of the targets districts / provinces.

  • Work with parents teachers and community people to raise awareness about the wellbeing of children through reducing harsh punishment and improving parenting practices to help a child heal and recover

  • Raise awareness raising on protection including child protection early and forced marriage child labor health and wellbeing of child and mother education and family planning

  • Support Master Trainers and Community Mobilizers in carrying out child protection and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) trainings and awareness to Mullahs teachers parents and school Shura members to further strengthen the protection of children and communities

  • Assist Master Trainers and Community Mobilizers to support the children enrolled in the SHLS and SEL to reintegrate into formal schools

  • Coordinate with the local community Mullahs and elders to carry out protection awareness raising in the target communities especially during Friday Prayers.

  • Take active part in the meetings conducted by the CBCPs teachers parents and Mullahs.

  • Compile assessment reports on the protection concerns and priorities of the refugee population collected during the protection monitoring activitiess

  • Ensure issues and challenges are addressed in a timely and participatory manner by Informing related department and line mangers

  • Follow up  the referrals with relevant child protection actors in order to ensure the target communities protection rights

  • Contribute to regular reports development by focusing on protection measures and specific activities progress

  • Organize/actively participate in the Regional and provincial Protection meetings workshops trainings and draft minutes and share with central office

  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all stakeholders including community leaders NGOs community-based organisations and other IRC sectors to enhance cooperation and coordination

  • Provide support guidance and assistance to protection and field staff in all the field offices on protection priorities issues and concerns.

  • Perform other duties in case  of requirement

  • Closely coordinate with related Government departments (DoRR ANDMA DoWA DRRD)

  • Conduct meetings with the local community shuras elders and CDCs and Islamic Scholars.

Submission Guideline

The Subject line of your email must indicate the exact job location vacancy number and job title. Interested candidates are requested to send their applications & CVs (NOT Educational and Work Certificates)  to the attention of Human Resources Department to the following address or email us on ([email protected]). Short listed candidates will be directly contacted for written test and after that for interview. If you are not contacted TWO or FOUR WEEKS after the closing date .please know that your application has not been successful for the post. IRC Afghanistan Country Office – Kabul House 34 Street No.4 Taimani District 10 Close to Haji Mohammad Dad Mosque.

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