Ended Protection Assistant -Legal

The Job

Employment category: (Grade I)

Reporting to: (Protection 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:

  • Provides administrative or technical support within sector area
  • Assist the sector officer in ensuring quality of the planning, implementation and follow up of 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: Area (Yemen, West Coast, Mocha)                                                                       

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)

• Carry out basic tasks within sector area (e.g. data collection)

• Support protection activities such as PSS, Legal, case management, IPA, Victim assistance, child protection and               protection center activates

• Carry out administrative tasks

• Follow given work plans and guidelines

Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)

• Minimum 1 year of relevant work experience.

• Experience in administrative tasks

• Excellent IT skills

• Experience with following standard procedures and guidelines

• Advanced English proficiency

• Fluency in local language

Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)

Diploma 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