DRC Protection Manager Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

DRC Protection Manager Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

DRC Ethiopia looking for “Protection Manager”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before 15th May, 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 Manager Jobs 2024

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

Recruiter Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Position Protection Manager
Location Mekelle, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post 1 Post
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum of Three (03) year’s
Application Deadline 15th May, 2024

DRC Job Vacancy 2024

Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Responsible for initiating concept papers and proposal development on the thematic areas of protection and community-based protection in particular. Also identify protection gaps with a view to generating ideas for future projects with strong beneficiary impact.
  • Take the lead to develop new thematic interventions according to the analysis of the protection situation and risks.
  • Ensure planning and timely implementation of DRC Protection activities in Mekelle.
  • Provide technical oversight of protection work to ensure all activities including protection monitoring, protection response services, case management, legal aid, and community-based protection interventions are implemented in compliance with core protection principles and DRC guidelines.
  • Contribute to the design and contextualization of all project guidelines and tools according to international standards and best practices, ensuring technical rigor and the consistent application of DRC’s protection approaches, methods and tools.
  • Ensure that ethical and statistically-sound data collection and protection-related information management systems are in place and used for analysis, planning, evaluation, and advocacy, based on guidance provided by the Country Office team.
  • Technically lead protection needs assessments as needed, including developing appropriate tools to inform program design as well as identify risks and vulnerabilities, including those related to gender, age and diversity.
  • Develop and facilitate training and workshops for staff and other stakeholders.
  • Collaborate closely with CO Protection Technical Team to ensure technical rigor and the consistent application of DRC’s protection approaches, methods, and tools.
  • Develop relationships with a range of key stakeholders including donors, Local Government and other stakeholders.
  • Representation of DRC and active participation in the local Protection Sector cluster meetings and relevant sub-sectors/working groups.
  • In collaboration with the MEAL Specialist/Area Manager prepare quality and timely monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Ensuring effective implementation of MEAL systems throughout the lifetime of the protection components of DRC’s projects in the North Ethiopia Area Office.
  • Manage the project budgets; oversee all budget expenditures and ensure they are allowable and allocable according to donor regulations; review monthly Business intelligence (BI reports) and collaborate with the Finance department to ensure accurate expenditures and reporting.
  • Develop staff performance measurement and targets and appraise them based on the set targets.
  • Conduct training needs assessments of all protection-related staff and make recommendations.
  • Conduct frequent field visits to support field staffs through technical back stopping and to train duty bearers.
  • Uphold DRC’s code of conduct, values, and principles of accountability.

Position in Organization:

  • Title: Protection Manager
  • Location: Mekelle, North Ethiopia Area Office
  • Employment Category: F2
  • Salary Range: USD 1,445.00 – 1,757.00 per month which specific amount will be determined up on candidates experience and educational relevancy
  • Reporting To: Area Manager
  • Contract Duration: December 31, 2024
  • Posting date: April 30, 2024
  • Required Employee: 1
  • Deadline: 15/05/2024

Minimum Requirements:


  • University degree preferably in the social sciences such as social work, psychology, law or similar.


  • At least 5-year work experience in protection work or related field
  • At least 3-year experience in international organizations and humanitarian settings.


  • English (spoken and written) – excellent
  • Tigrign and/or Afar (spoken) – good (desirable)
  • Amharic (spoken) – good (desirable).

How to Apply DRC Protection Manager 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://job.drc.ngo/jobs/job?id=170917

The Closing Date: 15th May, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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