NRC recruits 01 Protection Specialist DR Congo Goma BN (1611565444)
All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and beliefs shall guide our actions and relationships.
With 25 million people in need, the DR Congo is one of the largest humanitarian and protection cries in the world. Conflict continues to cause millions to flee their homes. Food insecurity is on the rise and the COVID-19 is producing increased challenges for the people of DR Congo with the secondary impact putting an even greater strain on the most vulnerable.
DR Congo is NRC’s largest operation in Central and West Africa, with programmes in Petit Nord Kivu, Grand Nord Kivu, Sud Kivu, Ituri, Kasai, and Tanganyika and a team of over 400 dedicated humanitarian workers. In 2019, NRC’s teams assisted over 600,000 people through a multi-sectoral response across the displacement cycle. NRC runs a large market-based emergency response, in addition to a range of rights-based programmes to promote stability and pathways to durable solutions. NRC in DR Congo is piloting a Humanitarian Mediation Programme that seeks to explore new ways to prevent people from being forced to flee.
Role and responsibilities 1. Compliance and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures 2. Provide overall technical support to the protection team 3. Ensure that the programme objectives, outcomes and deliverables are achieved 4. Develop the Protection strategy, including Macro LFAs 5. Identify new trends and technical standards and ensure NRC’s adherence and compliance in line with global and regional strategies for protection work 6. Contribute to fundraising; identify donor priorities & trends and develop and revise funding proposals & budgets by provide technical input to donor proposals and reports and ensure compliance with contractual commitments 7. Lead and coordinate the advocacy strategy related to the rights of displaced people, access to education and HLP issues 8. Provide technical direction and project implementation support in line with the protection policy, roadmap and global strategy for protection work within NRC 9. Lead the integration of safe programming across all NRC DRC programmes through technical support, planning and capacity building of NRC teams. 10. Promote the rights of NRC beneficiaries, the respect of Humanitarian Principles and national protection strategies 11. Support in the analysis of needs and gaps within the NRC DRC mission 12. Support all NRC Core Competencies in DRC in integrating Safe Programming Minimum Standards across programs at all levels
Qualifications – Minimum 4 years of experience within technical expertise area (protection, humanitarian mediation/community conflict resolution, advocacy) in a humanitarian/recovery context – Experience from working in complex and volatile environments – Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities – Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile – Fluency in English and French, both written and verbal – Knowledge of the DRC humanitarian context – Experience in team capacity building – Experience in community based and participatory programme planning approaches – Good understanding of key technical standards (IASC, protection mainstreaming, IHL, gender, humanitarian mediation and humanitarian principles, donors markers on gender and disability etc.) with the ability to integrate them into programming.
Personal Qualities – Handling insecure environments – Strategic thinking – Empowering and building trust – Influencing – Initiate action and change – Analyzing
To learn more regarding this role, please click on the link Protection Specialist
What we Offer – 12 Months full-time contract – A Competitive salary and benefits according to International staff terms and conditions, including contributions to a pension fund – Grade: 9 in NRC’s grade structure – Duty station: Goma, DR Congo with 40% travel to the field
Start date : 1 March 2021
An approved health certificate will be requested before the contract start!