Ended Protection Officer

The Job

Position: Protection Officer.

Field medical foundation (FMF)

FMF is a non-profit and non-governmental organization aiming to provide health, nutrition, food security and protection services as a humanitarian response to the escalating socio economic situation in Yemen since 2012.


  • Develop well-structured plans for all protection activities
  •  In collaboration with M&E officer, Conduct intake and post-session assessments for the beneficiaries
  • Establish community-based protection networks in each targeted district.
  • Monitor the eligibility of CBPN members choosing.
  • Conduct frequent field visits to assess the providing protective services by CBPNs.
  • Supervise and guide protection officer assistants       
  •  Weekly and monthly reports on progress against targets.
  •  Contribute to data entry and analysis of gathered information.  
  •   Work with CBPNs to disseminate key protection messages to people of concern. 
  •  Identify protection cases and other service needs and ensure timely referral and follow up, documenting all cases referred.
  • Under take the coordination activities across locations.
  •  Data collection to support protection assessments, as required (conduct interviews, focus group discussions, questionnaires etc.)  . 
  •  Plan, implement and report on all protection support activities in a participatory manner
  •  Carry out any other relevant task as requested by the line manager.
  • Any other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Preferred Skills

  1. 2 years’ relevant experience from a humanitarian context.
  2. Experience of coordinating activities across locations
  3. qualifications in psychology, social work, social sciences, human rights, development or a relevant equivalent
  4. Prior work experience in NGO in project management
  5. Prior experience in working in complex emergency setting, involving internal displacement
  6. Proven experience in staff supervision and remote management
  7. Strong experience with Assessment monitoring tools and systems
  8. Excellent computer skills (proven computer literacy, in particular Excel knowledge is a must)
  9. Strong representation and negotiation skills, demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills, strong communication and diplomatic skills
  10. Analytical skills, observation and analysis capacity
  11. Strong team spirit, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment
  12. Ability to plan ahead and stress-resilient
  13. Additional qualities: ability to multi-task, ability to handle pressure well, ability to improvise, flexibility, adaptability to transitions


Spoken and written Arabic and English is essential.

How to Apply

Applicants should send a CV and covering letter, both in English, to Field Medical Foundation ( jobs@fmfyemen.org 

  • Employer: FMF
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Aden
  • Posted on: 3 October 2019
  • Deadline: 10 October 2019