Senior Protection Officer

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Posted on 22 Jun, 2022
Closing on 30 Jun, 2022

Job Description

Job Title:  Senior Protection Officer
Work Hours:  Full time contract
Post date: 21/06/2022
Deadline Date: 30/06/2022


  • Refer IDPs at risk, persons with special needs and GBV survivors to other services; for instance, legal services, psychological counseling sessions, education, health, and. etc. and then follow up on the cases with external partner 
  • Analyze the situation and actively participate in developing protection systems within project areas
  • Raise awareness for vulnerable conflict-affected IDPs and GBV survivors, community, youth and households upon protection issues through interviews and counseling and awareness sessions.
  • Supervise and planning for the mobile teams activities.
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, mid and final reports on time and be delivered to the Project Manager and IDPs CC coordinator.
  • Document all challenges, difficulties and success stories that might take place during the implementation of the project.
  • Experience in data entry and reporting. 
  • In coordination with the community volunteers officer, establishment of community volunteers.
  • Participate in Protection cluster meetings and any other related to the protection sector.
  • Prepare the lists of the beneficiaries and submit them to the protection monitors for assessment.
  • Receive the INAT forms from the protection monitors and review them before uploading them on the KOBO.
  • Follow up on the implementation of the activities according to the prepared plan.
  • Lead and manage the weekly and monthly meetings with the staff.
  • Attend the bi-weekly meetings that will be held in Hudeidah by the UNHCR field team.
  • Cooperate and coordinate with his colleagues in the CCCM sector regarding the implementation of the integrated activities. 
  • Carry out any other relevant task as requested by the Line Supervisor.    


  • A degree in English language.
  • At least 3 years of experience in the protection/ GBV and psychological support, preferably with NGOs. 


  • Strong interpersonal, communication (oral and written) skills and proven experience in leading field teams
  • Highly organized with strong problem solving skills and a track record of achieving results under stress and in difficult environments Evidence of working independently and operating with minimum supervision, adaptable and flexible
  • Excellent Arabic and English  language skills ( both oral and written)
  • Cross-cultural awareness and insight into protection issues.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions with limited supervision.
  • Ability to relate to and motivate local staff effectively.
  • Creative and able to work with limited resources.
  • Proficient in computer applications, especially with MS Word and MS Excel, MS PowerPoint a plus.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions from senior managers in the field and government.
  • Ability to identify potential problems before they occur. Proactive in preparation and uses initiative in response.
  • Ability and willingness to travel regularly to field sites.
  • Experience in community mobilization and capacity building.
  • It is preferred to have a medical background.

How to Apply

  • Qualified candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to apply through the following link: 
  • The deadline for receiving the applications is midnight Jun 30 , 2022.   
  • Due to the urgency of this appointment, interviews would be conducted on a rolling basis and candidates may be identified before the closing date. 
  • The vacancy may close before the deadline. Until the employer fills the vacancy
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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