Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Protection Mainstreaming Coordinator

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Job Description


Position:                                          Protection Mainstreaming Coordinator

Grade:                                             7

Reports to:                                     Head of Consortium (direct line management) and Protection sub-working group lead (technical line management) 

Duty station:                                  Yangon, Myanmar          

Travel:                                             50% 

Duration and type of contract:   1 year 

View the details Job Description here. 

Specific responsibilities 

Support the integration of protection mainstreaming throughout the project cycle. Support partner staff efforts in needs assessments, consultations and monitoring of activities to ensure mainstreaming of protection, identification and Analysis of protection risks  Oversee protection and advocacy related Data Collection activities. Based on existing and harmonized tools, develop training materials and undertake the Capacity Building trainings of international and local partners’ staff and non-staff on protection and protection mainstreaming both in person and remotely Contribute to works on accountability to affected population and referral pathways. Represent in relevant Coordination fora and share information regularly with the Head of  Consortium and the Protection sub-working group lead, as requested. Act as the PSEA and Child Safeguarding Focal Point for the Consortium, with support from the Protection sub-working group lead. Conduct regular field and monitoring visits.

1. Professional competencies 

Generic professional competencies for this position:

Working experience in UN, I/LNGOs focused on humanitarian activities. Very good command of oral and written English. Experience in capacity building and localization. Strong coordination and interpersonal skills. Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities. Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile. Experience working in complex and volatile contexts.  Willingness to travel frequently within Myanmar.

Context related skills, knowledge and experience:

Bachelor degree is preferable.   Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge and skills related protection service delivery and protection mainstreaming in Humanitarian Response Experience in cash programming Experience with accountability including PSEA and Child Safeguarding mechanisms Knowledge of ECHO and other major donor reporting requirements is a plus. Computer skills especially MS Excel and Word. Quick starter, ability to work in a fast-paced work environment. Negotiation and Conflict Resolution skills. High integrity and confidentiality. Stress and time management. The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country. Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and Security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks. NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

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