Ended Protection Assistant

The Job

Job title: Protection Assistant

Band: NMI2

Reporting to: (Protection Team Leader)

Technical line manager: (Protection Team leader)

Direct reports: (N/A)

Unit/department: Protection

Location: (Dhalee)


  • Identify, select and verify, in accordance with established eligibility criteria, the most vulnerable for further assistance. 
  • Support and monitor local partner CSOs, community volunteers, community-based committees and/or other stakeholders.
  • Follow-up on all referrals and document outcomes.
  • Follow weekly work plans for the activities making sure to mainstream protection and comply with humanitarian standards.
  • Maintain a daily presence at the program sites to implement the program, identify any concerns and obtain beneficiary feedback.
  • Document, through pictures and stories, the impact of the program.
  • Ensure that any beneficiary feedback, concerns or issues are addressed through the appropriate mechanisms.
  • Provide weekly updates to the Protection team leader.
  • Follow given work plans and guidance
  • Comply with DRC’s Code of Conduct, program requirements and operational policies at all times and report any concerns through the appropriate mechanism.
  • Any other duties as required by the supervisor

Required experience and competencies:                                                                                                                             
• A minimum of one year of experience working with INGO or UN agency or similar experience.
• Familiarity with and acceptance in the local community
• Experience working with local communities and community leaders
• Willingness to be placed and work in the field as assigned
• Commitment to humanitarian principles
• Organizational, time-management and documentation skills
• Ability and willingness to be a team player

All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies:
• Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes.
• Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.
• Taking the lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
• Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly.
• Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.  

Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)

Essential qualification

• University degree.  
• Excellent skills in MS Word, Excel, and     PowerPoint
• Good proficiency in English

How to Apply
  • Employer: DRC
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Al-Dhale’e
  • Posted on: 5 September 2019
  • Deadline: 12 September 2019