DRC Protection Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

DRC Protection Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

DRC Ethiopia looking for “Protection Officer”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before 13th February, 2024.

Founded in 1956, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is Denmark’s largest, and a leading international NGO – one of the few with a specific expertise in forced displacement. In 40 countries 9,000 employees protect, advocate and build sustainable futures for refugees and other displacement affected people and communities. DRC works during displacement at all stages: In the acute crisis, in exile, when settling and integrating in a new place, or upon return.

DRC Protection Officer Jobs 2024

The DRC has published a job vacancy announcement on 01st February, 2024 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Protection Officer to be based in Gambella, Ethiopia.

Recruiter Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Position Protection Officer – legal
Location Gambella, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post 01 Post
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Three (03) years
Application Deadline 13th February, 2024

DRC Job Vacancy 2024

Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Provide legal counseling/advice to the project beneficiaries and targeted communities in Gambella DRC project areas (refugee camps and host community kebeles);
  • Provide support in conducting legal information awareness raising sessions in the targeted communities;
  • Engage the men and women of the community in discussions around women’s rights and gender issues;
  • Ensure case-intake of legal counseling sessions, keep all the case in-take records locked and confidential;
  • Provide referrals of legal and human rights’ violation cases to DRC general protection team (for case management and individual protection assistance) and other appropriate organizations for further legal and technical assistance;
  • Maintain accurate and confidential records of the referred cases and follow-up of the cases;
  • Draft reports concerning legal problems and issues related to family, inheritance, property and EVAW laws and documentation recovery, and efforts to mitigate them;
  • Draft reports concerning human rights’ violations and issues related to protection and efforts to mitigate or eliminate them;
  • Identify problems with access to justice and provide recommendation to mitigate them;
  • Support protection related advocacy initiatives;
  • Provide support in needs assessment surveys for future protection programming;
  • Submit weekly progress reports of the activities to line manager;
  • Perform other relevant duties, as needed or requested.

Position in Organization:

  • Title: Protection Officer- Legal
  • Title: Protection Officer (Legal) x1
  • Location: Gambella
  • Reports to: Protection Manager
  • Contract type: National contract
  • Employment Band: H2
  • Start of Contract & Duration: 1 March, 2024 -31 August 2024, with high possibility of extension
  • Salary Range: USD 540.00 – 656.00 per month which specific amount will be determined up on candidates experience and educational relevancy
  • Posting date: January 31, 2024

Minimum Requirements:


  • University degree in Law from a recognized institution and a valid license to practice law.


  • Minimum 3 years of experience in an entry to mid-level position, preferably in the field of humanitarian response and refugee protection working for an international NGO, UN agency or relevant ministry or local authority.
  • Experience in refugee protection
  • Demonstrated experience in providing legal counseling to clients.
  • Experience with informal justice systems is an asset.


  • Excellent proficiency in written and spoken English and Amharic. Knowledge of local language is an asset.

How to Apply DRC Protection Officer Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://candidate.hr-manager.net/ApplicationInit.aspx?cid=1036&ProjectId=170261&DepartmentId=19012&MediaId=5

The Closing Date: 13th February, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Particulars Details Link
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Official Website www.drc.ngo
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