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Protection Coordinator – Monitoring & Analysis

  • ['Addis Ababa', 'Addis Ababa']
  • USD 1,001 &ndash 1217 per month which specific amount will be determined upon the candidate&rsquos experience and educational relevancy
  • Applications have closed

Danish Refugee Council

Company NAme: Danish Refugee Council

Posted Date: 2023-09-15

Deadline: 2023-09-29

Job Type:Full time

Salary: USD 1,001 &ndash 1217 per month which specific amount will be determined upon the candidate&rsquos experience and educational relevancy



Job Description

Employment Category: G1

Reporting To: Protection Manager

Start of Contract & Duration: One Year

Required Employee: 1


The Danish Refugee Council (DRC), an international non-governmental organization (NGO), has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa since 1997. DRC promotes and supports solutions to the problems faced by refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs), and migrants. The organization has offices across the region and has been operational in Ethiopia since 2009. With funding from bilateral and multilateral donors, DRC is currently implementing a range of activities across Ethiopia, including WASH and shelter provision, youth protection, gender-based violence response, awareness-raising protection monitoring and livelihood support for vulnerable communities affected by conflicts and shocks.


The Protection Coordinator will be responsible for the design, implementation, and coordination of DRC Ethiopia’s protection monitoring and analysis. The Protection Coordinator will work as part of the DRC Ethiopia Protection team to provide technical guidance and support across country programming, including technical inputs to protection analysis, development of a protection monitoring database, and strengthening the use of protection analysis to inform programming and advocacy.


  • Provie technical oversight and supervision for DRC Ethiopia’s protection programming, particularly implementation of protection monitoring and assessment activities
  • Develop and ensure adherence to DRC Protection Monitoring SoPs, including through training, coaching, supervision, and programme quality checks
  • Support field teams in conducting rapid protection assessments in new areas to identify existing/emerging protection needs (general protection; GBV; child protection; and housing, land, and property) while also identifying multi-sector needs
  • Produce regular protection information management products, including monthly protection monitoring dashboards, country level protection monitoring reports, thematic reports, and flash reports
  • Support Protection Manager on dissemination of protection analysis findings and recommendations to DRC Senior Management and internal/external stakeholders (Protection Cluster, donors, programme teams)
  • Provide capacity-building training to protection and other sector response team members on general protection, GBV, and child protection, including data collection methodologies, protection information management, and adherence to protection principles
  • Support the development of concept notes and/or proposals and budgets for future protection programming and ensuring appropriate protection risk analysis to support project design
  • Contribute to the strategic direction of DRC country protection programme through participation in strategy planning meetings and developing strategic documents
  • Represent DRC and participate in cluster coordination and other meetings relevant to protection issues, including active participation in the Protection Analysis Working Group, and providing presentations on protection analysis at national and subnational coordination fora.

DRC’s core competencies:

  • Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
  • Collaborating:You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
  • Taking the lead:You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating:You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
  • Demonstrating integrity:You act in line with our vision and values.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, law, social work, international development, or another relevant field from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience of field protection experience working with an INGO or UN agency, including a minimum of 1-year experience in protection monitoring or assessments
  • Experience with design and implementation of protection interventions, including general protection and specialized protection services
  • Experience delivering protection monitoring, analysis, and PIM trainings is desirable
  • Excellent writing and editing skills for external audiences (including governments and donors)
  • Proven commitment to accountability and quality assurance.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Experience with capacity building and organizing and facilitating training and workshops.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective and working relations with staff members and other stakeholders.
  • Experience working in cross-cultural, multi-sector, insecure, and remote environments.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in adverse conditions.
  • Commitment to learning and implementing organizational policies and procedures.
  • Full proficiency in Microsoft Office; working proficiency in quantitative and qualitative analytical tools is preferred

EDUCATION: (include certificates, licenses, etc.

  • Minimum a bachelor’s degree in social sciences, law, social work, international development, or another relevant field from a recognized institution.

LANGUAGE: (indicate fluency level)

  • Knowledge of other local languages an asset

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit an updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.

We only accept applications sent via our online application form under Vacancies.

Please forward the application and CV, in English through the stated website no later than September 29, 2023.

The screening process for this position is on rolling basis, so early submission of applications is encouraged. DRC reserves the right to start with the next steps in the recruitment process prior to the closing date, should we identify a suitable candidate

For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please
Gender Equality:DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels. In light of this, women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap.
Equal Opportunities:DRC is an equal-opportunity employer. We value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethnic origin, colour, race, marital status, or other protected characteristics.


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