Protection specialist

  • Contract
  • ERBIL Iraq
  • TBD USD / Year

Terre des Hommes Italia

Position: Protection specialist

Duty station: Erbil (KRI) with field missions in other governorates

Duration: until December 31st 2024 with 2 months probation. Starting is expecting as soon as possible

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support to the management and field staff to assure the quality of the protection services provided;
  • Revise the existing SOPs and work together with the management team to update and/or revise them;
  • Support the management team to draft new SOPs related to protection services/activities if needed;
  • Mentor and supervise the work of the protection teams working in the field, providing them with regular advices, training and capacity building;
  • Supervise the case management services, working in particular with the case management supervisors. This includes regular supervision, case discussions, revision of the CPIMS+ and similar tasks;
  • Analyze the information and data collected by the AAP (Accountability to Affected Population team) and draft regular reports including feedbacks and recommendations;
  • Provide support to AAP team for urgent and complex protection cases
  • Support the program managers and country representative in drafting new project proposal, donors reports, assessment and needs analysis;
  • Prepare and conduct protection trainings in coordination with the program managers both for TDH staff and external stake holders (local CSOs, governmental staff, etc.);
  • Revise and update the curricula used for activities with adults and children;
  • Attend relevant coordination meetings in coordination with the program managers and the country representative;
  • Support the management team with any other duty related to case management supervision.

Requirements

  • Degree in Social Science, Human Rights or related subjects;
  • At least three years of experience in protection related project, better if in technical roles;
  • Very good knowledge of community-based protection;
  • Previous experience in UNHCR funded protection programs is an asset;
  • Previous experience in Middle East;
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken), knowledge of Arabic is preferable

Position: Protection specialist

Duty station: Erbil (KRI) with field missions in other governorates

Duration: until December 31st 2024 with 2 months probation. Starting is expecting as soon as possible

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support to the management and field staff to assure the quality of the protection services provided;
  • Revise the existing SOPs and work together with the management team to update and/or revise them;
  • Support the management team to draft new SOPs related to protection services/activities if needed;
  • Mentor and supervise the work of the protection teams working in the field, providing them with regular advices, training and capacity building;
  • Supervise the case management services, working in particular with the case management supervisors. This includes regular supervision, case discussions, revision of the CPIMS+ and similar tasks;
  • Analyze the information and data collected by the AAP (Accountability to Affected Population team) and draft regular reports including feedbacks and recommendations;
  • Provide support to AAP team for urgent and complex protection cases
  • Support the program managers and country representative in drafting new project proposal, donors reports, assessment and needs analysis;
  • Prepare and conduct protection trainings in coordination with the program managers both for TDH staff and external stake holders (local CSOs, governmental staff, etc.);
  • Revise and update the curricula used for activities with adults and children;
  • Attend relevant coordination meetings in coordination with the program managers and the country representative;
  • Support the management team with any other duty related to case management supervision.

Requirements

  • Degree in Social Science, Human Rights or related subjects;
  • At least three years of experience in protection related project, better if in technical roles;
  • Very good knowledge of community-based protection;
  • Previous experience in UNHCR funded protection programs is an asset;
  • Previous experience in Middle East;
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken), knowledge of Arabic is preferable

How to apply

How to apply: email your CV to [email protected] by February 14th 2024. In the object kindly specify “Protection Specialist Iraq”.

Important note: The Terre des Hommes Italia Foundation maintains the highest standards and procedures for the safeguarding and protection of children and applies a principle of zero tolerance towards all forms of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse or sexual harassment. Any person who has been found guilty of this type of crimes will not be able to be hired. For this reason, candidates may be subject to a series of background checks, including criminal records when allowed by law for all those who are called to work directly with children. For Italian citizens, this is provided for by art. 25 bis t.u. The annual evaluation of staff performance is also based on behavior and respect for ethics.


Deadline: 14 Feb 2024