3 Protection Assistants – SGBV job at Danish Refugee Council


Danish Refugee Council

3 Protection Assistants – SGBV job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 03

Deadline: 31 December 2021

Hiring Organization: Danish Refugee Council

Job Details:

The purpose of this post is to provide day-to-day case management and SGBV prevention activities and other related activities in Rhino camp and Imvepi Refugee Settlements under close supervision of SGBV Protection Team Leader.
The Protection Assistant – SGBV undertakes all SGBV prevention and response related activities that may include among others; training, awareness raising, forums with opinion leaders and Focus group discussions etc. He/she works and liaise closely with SGBV Officer, on documentation of program activities as per the donor requirements

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Responsible to develop/strengthen relationships with agencies at the field level in close cooperation with the SGBV officer and the SGBV team leader
• Responsible for representing DRC in any relevant field based thematic meetings with stakeholders and otherwise as needed
• Actively coordinate with the field staff of other DRC sectors and other organizations at zonel level
• Actively participate in the regular sector meetings and in house coordination meetings
• Maintain and strengthen existing networks through other service providers at the zonel level, to ensure that survivors receive quality services and support within the SGBV referral system.
• Work in close collaboration with the response team to ensure ongoing needs of at-risk groups, women and girls are being met in the prevention related activities like in Women and girls centers.
• Strengthen existing referral systems and networks of psycho social service providers
• In collaboration with other partners, design prevention activities/interventions within the refugee and host community.
• Participate in conducting trainings for community, partners on relevant organizational development areas and support peer learning between DRC and other partner agencies.
• Project development, implementation and reporting
• Effectively implement day to day activities according to planning and technical standards
• Under the supervision of the SGBV officer and team leader, contribute to the writing of concept papers and proposal development in this thematic area
• Support the SGBV focused assessment such as safety audits, SASA and ongoing risk analysis in order to design adequate projects
• Contribute to the identification of any gaps with a view to generating ideas for future projects in this thematic area
• Providing technical assistance and guidance to mainstream protection GBV prevention and response to all community based structures
• Under the supervision of SGBV Team Leader, ensure that all the IEC approaches and tools are developed in synergy with the other DRC’s initiatives at the program level
• Contribute to daily quality implementation, monitoring and evaluation of community mobilization related projects in Rhino camp and Imvepi
• Make sure that all the designed interventions adhere to protection standards and principles as well as DRC guidelines and accountability standards
• Contribute to the development of advocacy points based on assessment of situation and risks
• Facilitate formation of support groups to enhance community engagement & ownership on GBV Prevention work.
• Identify and strengthen Community structures through engaging community leaders, camp management and other stakeholders to ensure that the survivors receive adequate support at the community level.
• Any other tasks as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisors
• Staff development and management
• Provide technical and programmatic leadership in this thematic area for DRC outreach workers and community based mechanisms in your operational area
• Develop performance measurements, targets and appraise mentors for Women and girls centers.
• Uphold DRC’s code of conduct and principles of accountability
• Communication/Reporting
• Proactively contribute to quality and timely drafting of weekly, monthly and quarterly reports.
• Logistics / finance
• Plan and coordinate proactively logistics and movement from and to different villages
• Support the SGBV officer to monitor financial commitments and expenditures against budgets and provide timely feedback on budget follow-ups.
• Follow-up all DRC’s procedures for security, Finance, Logistics, HR and Administration
• Responsible for complying with donors, internal DRC reporting, accountability policy and procedures
• Monitoring and Evaluation
• Contribute to the daily quality implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects and interventions in area of operation.
• Identify, document and disseminate relevant project success, challenges and follow up on implementation of project’s action points
• Assist in participatory needs/vulnerability and capacity assessments of affected communities
• Participate in project evaluations and assist in the analysis of results.
• Additional tasks
• On request, perform any other additional duties assigned by the supervisors in order to allow the organization to function optimally.
• Adhere to the DRC Code of Conduct


Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)
• Minimum of two (2) years’ experience working with vulnerable communities, basic needs and protection programming experience, and/or advocacy programs.
• Professional training in Gender based violence.
• Basic counselling skills and case management
• Experience in protection interventions in line with Refugees operation with wide Knowledge in SASA methodology.
• Experience of working with UN or Non‐Governmental organizations.
• Proficiency in English (written and spoken) is essential.
• Good communication skills and ability to conduct training and awareness
• Computer skills.
• Good self-organization and basic management skills.
• Familiarity with Monitoring & Evaluation for UN-funded projects desired.
• Familiarity with ProGres V4
• Experience in motorcycle riding
• Education:
• A University degree in social sciences, SWASA, Community Development, Psychology guidance and counselling or Diploma in any related relevant fields.
• Languages
• Knowledge of the local languages spoken by South Sudanese and Congolese refugees is an asset.

Application procedure

To apply follow this link https://drc.ngo/about-us/careers/vacancies/position/?p=163107

Date Posted: 2021-12-29

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