Protection Officer

Vacancy Number:153010
Title: Protection Officer
Duration:31 / December / 2018
Exp.: 2018-09-22-(7 Months Ago)
Jobs no:1
Salary:NTA Salary Scale D1 - 38000


Organization: DRC | About DRC
City: Herat
Country: AF


Work Experience:2-3 Years


Accompanying emergency team to find the IPA cases during assessment and screening

Reviewing all DRC referral SOP and provide with clear vision on rebuilding the referral pathway

Refresher meetings with service providers and update the actor mapping database for referring the cases

Deliver awareness training to the field with protection legal counselors Engage the men and women of the community in discussions around women’s rights and gender based violence;

Conduct basic awareness raising sessions on basic protection principles and GBV issues

Capacity building of relevant govt. departments

Attend relevant cluster/working group meetings hosted by other NGOs and UN agencies that address protection and human rights issues of concerned population

Draft reports detailing human rights’ violations and issues related to protection/GBV and efforts to mitigate or eliminate them

Collect information on IDPs/returnees population movements and forced return through GTC or relevant cluster meetings

Support protection department to find possible gaps in communities and address appropriately Support protection related advocacy initiatives Provide support in need assessment surveys for future programming  weekly and monthly reports Other tasks by supervisor.

Experience and technical competencies:

2-3 years Working experience with communities especially in GBV programming

Essential knowledge of IDPs/returnees populations

Knowledge of national law and/or human rights principles and laws

Ability to handle multiple tasks proven self-initiative and problem solving abilities

A commitment to protecting human rights

Familiarity with Afghan laws

Ability to clearly express one’s thoughts to analyze and present information clearly and concisely.

Ability to set priorities and show initiative to work independently and as part of a team.

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

Good interpersonal and communication skills


University degree law and/or other social sciences faculties


Good knowledge of English and fluency in Dari


• Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process

• Collaboration: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback

• Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.

• Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.

• Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with DRC-DDG vision and values

Duties & Responsibilities


The Protection officer under the direct supervision of senior Protection officer is primarily responsible for advocacy monitoring partners’ activities liaising with government and other key stakeholders and trainings to the field. The job holder has constant communication to senior protection officer for accompanying emergency team on finding IPA cases.

Submission Guideline

Application process:

Interested? Then apply for this position by clicking on the link below. 

All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in the same language as this vacancy note. CV only applications will not be considered.

Applications close 22 September 2018. However please note due to the urgency of this position shortlisting process will be ongoing. Should we find qualified candidates prior to expiry of this advert interviews will be held immediately.