Mercy Corps Protection Officer Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

Mercy Corps Protection Officer Jobs 2023 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

Mercy Corps Ethiopia looking for “Protection Officer”.

Applicants with a degree in BA Degree may apply on or before 24th September, 2023.

Mercy Corps is a global non-governmental, humanitarian aid organization operating in transitional contexts that have undergone, or have been undergoing, various forms of economic, environmental, social and political instabilities. The organization claims to have assisted more than 220 million people survive humanitarian conflicts, seek improvements in livelihoods, and deliver durable development to their communities.

Mercy Corps Protection Officer Jobs 2023

The Mercy Corps has published a job vacancy announcement on 12th September, 2023 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Protection Officer to be based in Negelle, Ethiopia.

Recruiter Mercy Corps
Position Protection Officer
Location Negelle, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post 1
Qualification BA Degree
Experience Required Minimum Four (04) years
Application Deadline 24th September, 2023

Mercy Corps Job Vacancy 2023

Key Areas of Accountabilities/ Duties:

  • Oversee and coordinate field activities to ensure quality and timely delivery Lead, organize and supervise the protection activities, develop the detailed work plan, and implement the project activities as specified in the work plan.
  • Provide continuous support on GBV and CP activities, including regular monitoring visits to all program sites.
  • Monitor beneficiary data collection, compilation and periodic (monthly) reporting to Protection advisor/ Protection and GBV specialist.
  • Familiarize him/herself with existing referral pathways or, where necessary, develop a system for referral of cases needing further support or other services.
  • Assist Protection volunteers and safe space service providers in setting referral pathways.
  • Assess the Protection (GBV and CP) needs of IDPs in the target location by identifying, documenting, and analyzing the needs of children, women and other vulnerable groups using specified checklists and tools.
  • Organize basic Case management, GBV, child protection and psychosocial support skills training for government service providers and community volunteers.
  • Develop and maintain positive relations with local implementing actors, local authorities and other local stakeholders through information sharing and coordination.
  • Attending or lead regular Protection Cluster meetings, and other relevant meetings, workshops as required.
  • Contribute to the organization of wereda level protection meetings as identified in the activity plan.
  • Contribute to the development, testing and dissemination of IEC materials and intake forms related to child protection, gender, GBV, psychosocial support and services for effective protection of IDPs.
  • Monitor and follow up timely and quality implementation of all activities.
  • Prepare and submit regular reports to wereda Protection Cluster, Protection adviser and protection and GBV Specialist and other relevant bodies on regular basis as required.
  • Develop detailed work plan and implement the project activities as specified in the work plan.
  • Collect, verify, and analyze protection information to evaluate the effectiveness of the project activities and process of the services provisions.
  • Design and implement responses for the social, psychological and Protection needs of IDPs, returnees and host communities.
  • Assist and guide evidence-based action by relevant actors to ensure the full respect and protection of the rights of beneficiaries.
  • With the support of protection adviser and Protection and GBV specialist, advocate and provide training on child protection, PSEA and GBV issues for Protection Government service providers.

Position in Organization:

  • Protection Officer
  • Job Category: Programming
  • Requisition Number: PROTE004100
  • Posted: 8 September 2023
  • Full-Time
  • Location: Negelle, Ethiopia

Qualification & Experience:

  • BA degree in Psychology, Counseling, sociology, or social work, at least four years of experience in the same/similar role in international organization.
  • Demonstrated technical expertise in protection sector that include Child Protection, PSS, GBV etc.
  • Experience in working with women, children, People with Specific Needs.
  • Expertise in Psychosocial support, child protection & GBV protection principles.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken (English, Amharic, and local language (Afaan Oromoo is mandatory).

How to Apply Mercy Corps Protection Officer Jobs 2023

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The Closing Date: 24th September, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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