Roving Protection Mainstreaming Manager at the International Rescue Committee (IRC)

International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Job Description / Responsibility

The IRC is implementing a protection program featuring Empowering and strengthening of community-based protection structures, Access to Justice and Rule of Law, Training and capacity building, protection monitoring and referral services, Community out Reach Activities and Information Sharing, and Protection Mainstreaming.

The protection program is currently implemented in the North-East states of Adamawa, Borno and Yobe.

Under the supervision of the Protection & Rule of Law Coordinator, programs in Nigeria. The Protection Mainstreaming Officer is responsible for ensuring IRC's protection mandate is being considered and mainstreamed within all IRC Nigeria project and programmes.

Under the joint supervision of the Protection Coordinator, the protection mainstreaming manager will ensure the protection capacity of IRC staff, partners, community organizations, volunteers and other stakeholders will be executed in accordance with the organizational mandate, priorities, and donor agreement.

Who this position reports to The Protection Mainstreaming Manager will report directly to the Protection & Rule of Law Coordinator.

Coordinate with IRC colleagues to ensure key protection elements, standards and mandates are being considered and implemented throughout the project management cycle in the respective sector,

Identify, refer, and follow up for individuals, families, communities with protection concerns and needs

Ensure linkages between the protection team and the respective sectors

Contribute to the identification and reduction of vulnerabilities and/or exposure to threats, thereby creating a safer, more protective environment to the populations of concern,

Develop/compile training packages on selected Protection and Protection project-related topics,

Provide training utilizing developed training packages and other materials to IRC staff, local partners, community groups, and stakeholders, in coordination with the Project Managers,

Facilitate training related to protection mainstreaming, as well as general protection principles to IRC's partners and internal staff,

Coordinate the provision of training with respective staff (sector staff, HR, Logistics, Finance, M&E) and Project Manager,

Monitor application of skills gained in training by staff, partner organizations, community groups, and stakeholders,

Produce monthly reports on the progression of protection mainstreaming in all IRC programmes,

Develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and relevant stakeholders including partner agencies, community leaders and service providers;

Plan and conduct beneficiary needs assessments

Develop sectoral implementation plans that he/she will be responsible for monitoring and adjusting throughout the project.

Any other duties as may be assigned by the Line Manager

Conduct duties in accordance with IRC Nigeria programme Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs);

Conduct duties in accordance with IRC Code of Conduct.

Ensure transparency and IRC's positive regard and reputation within communities.

This position requires frequent travel between States/ sub-offices/community centers/mobile centers, and will also require participation in community outreach.

Educational Requirements

    University Degree in Law, Human Rights, Refugee Studies, Social Sciences or other related disciplines;

Experience Requirements

    Relevant professional experience of three (2) years, preferably in emergency and/or development context;

    Prior experience or familiarity with IRC and/or persons of concern (including internally displaced persons and refugees-returnees) would be a distinct advantage;

    Prior experience or familiarity with the NGO sector would be an advantage;

    Knowledge of international protection and human rights legal standards

    Knowledge, skills and experience in community development and mobilization.

    Experience in conducting training needs analysis/assessments and developing training programs for a broad range of audiences from different institutional levels;

Additional Job Requirements

    Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility.

    Excellent spoken and written English and relevant computer skills.

    Full respect for client/organization confidentiality.

    Demonstrated interpersonal skills and respect for people with special needs and other vulnerabilities.

    Ability to work in a multicultural context as a flexible and respectful team player.

    Excellent Report writing skills.

    Competency Profile:

    Experience in management of a team;

    Excellent analysis and reporting skills;

    Excellent communication and organization skills;

    Punctuality and respect for applicable rules and procedures;

    Ethical and transparent decision-making;

    High regard toward preserving the confidentiality of work-related information and data;

    Excellent knowledge and understanding of local communities and customary rules;

    Independent work, i.e. with minimal supervision and under pressure;

    Self-motivation, goal/result-orientation and teamwork;

    Flexibility, creativeness, tolerance and maturity.

    Computer/IT literacy (OS Windows/Vista/Linux, MS Office, Internet, etc.)

Company Information
International Rescue Committee (IRC) Address : International headquarters International Rescue Committee 122 East 42nd Street New York, New York 10168-1289 USA , New York , United States Of America Web : Website

Job Summary

International Rescue Committee (IRC)
  • Category : NGO / International Agencies
  • Posted on : 13 Oct 2021
  • Job Type : Full Time
  • No. of Vacancies : 1
  • Employer : International Rescue Committee (IRC)
  • Experience : 0
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Location : Borno
  • Application Deadline : 27 Oct 2021

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