Ended Protection Officer ( PM)

The Job

Employment category: (Grade H)

Reporting to: (South West Team Leader)

Technical line manager: (NA)

Direct reports: (NA)

Unit/department: [Protection]

Location: (Mocha)

Authorization level: (the amount this position is approved to spend without approval from manager)

Overall purpose of the role:

• Ensure the quality of the planning, implementation and follow up of all technical aspects of the sector activities being implemented by DRC
• Develop and maintain good relations with the persons of concern, relevant stakeholders and other humanitarian actors, to support adequate implementation and coordination of DRC’s sector activities

Sector responsibilities: Advocacy for the rights of displaced people in their context of displacement, child protection initiatives, individual protection assistance based on vulnerability, legal aid, land & property rights, sexual and gender-based violence prevention, registration services for the internally displaced and refugees, monitoring of rights and rights awareness-raising, facilitation of return and repatriation processes."                                                                                                                                                          

Geographic scope: Mocha (roving)                                                                                      

This role has an area focus and ensures compliance to DRC procedures and guidelines within the area. The role contributes to the development of area strategies, which are translated into action plans and day-to-day tasks. The role provides support and/or technical guidance to base operations.

Responsibilities: (in bullet points)

Programming & Operations

• Ensure efficient and effective program implementation while following the budget and work plan

• Participate in preparing monthly/quarterly/annual highlights/reports and proposals and budgets for donors

• managing the Protection mentoring activity within the geographical area  

• following up with local partner, CBPN and other actors in covering PM

• perform referral management internally & externally  

• conduct any additional tasks provided by line manger

Coordination and representation

• Collaborate with relevant internal and external technical experts on sector relevant issues

• Represent DRC at meetings and other relevant technical coordination meetings

• Ensure integration with other DRC sectors

Project development

• Develop project plans and budgets for funding

• Develop projects tools

• Project implementation and reporting

• Monitor and evaluate projects


• Support the monitoring of financial commitments and expenditures against budgets and provide timely feedback on budget follow-up

• Plan and coordinate proactively logistics and movements of staff from and to different operational areas

• Initiate procurements and ensure their execution

• Ensure distribution plans are prepared and shared with logistics in a timely manner

Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)

• Minimum 2 years of practical experience in sector area working for an INGO

• Field experience

• Excellent skill in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

• Advanced English proficiency

• Fluency in local language

Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)

Relevant university degree (e.g. political science, international development, psychology) or equivalent professional qualification

Languages: (indicate fluency level)

  • Arabic
  • English basic





Striving for excellence




Taking the lead




Demonstrating integrity


Find the definition of DRC’s Core competencies here

Basic: I master the essentials, but may at times need help from others

¨Advanced: I can work independently at full professional level.

¨Expert: I am the go-to person when others need help.

How to Apply

The proposed employment conditions are based on DRC policy and Yemeni labor law. The selected candidate shall perform his/her duties in compliance with the DRC Code of Conduct and procedures at all times.

How to Apply (Application Process):  
CVs of qualified candidates are invited at the below link by the 12th Feburary ,2019, DRC may fill the position prior to the closing date. Please mention your name on the uploaded CV file. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


  • Employer: DRC
  • Category: Programs
  • Location: Mokha
  • Posted on: 30 January 2019
  • Deadline: 12 February 2019