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Protection Officer Ukraine Kyiv (Ukrainian Nationals)


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Protection Officer Ukraine Kyiv (Ukrainian Nationals)

  • Country: Ukraine
  • Organization: NRC
  • Deadline: 2023-11-23
  • No of Vacancies: N/A

Generic responsibilities

  1. Ensure adherence with NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  2. Implement protection monitoring and Individual Protection Assistance (IPA) with a client-centered approach, including the identification of protection needs and understanding how to address protection needs and provide specialized protection support, including through in-kind or cash assistance.
  3. Implement protection monitoring, write protection monitoring reports on the community and household level to understand both community and household-level protection risks
  4. Provide psychological first aid services as needed. Assess and address needs contributing to protection outcomes requiring in-kind or cash assistance
  5. Conduct safe referrals internally and to external specialized service providers, working with Protection team leaders and Case Workers to ensure service mappings and referral pathways are up to date and utilized
  6. Prepare and develop status reports as required by management, including timely reporting on programmatic and contextual issues
  7. Ensure proper data protection of sensitive information at field level, development and maintenance of databases, filing of documents, etc. All data collection, information/data storage, and sharing of all information must be done in compliance with existing data protection protocols and standards of confidentiality
  8. Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist
  9. Promote and share ideas for technical improvement. Provide inputs on needs and gaps to support operational and strategic initiatives. Ensure close monitoring of project activities and ensure they are implemented based on agreed upon plans
  10. Support Community-level Civilian Self-Protection programming, as needed

Specific responsibilities 

  • Conduct Household and Community-level protection monitoring
  • Provide Immediate Protection Assistance (including in-kind support, cash assistance, accompaniment, safe and dignified referrals) to persons at risk of or exposed to protection threats
  • Provide psychological first aid to individuals in need of psychological support
  • Ensure regular collection, analysis and internal dissemination of protection information
  • Support field data collection to inform relevant internal and externally-commissioned protection assessments, risk analyses, and needs assessments.
  1. Competencies  

1. Professional competencies 

Generic professional competencies: 

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in the humanitarian sector
  • Understanding of the humanitarian and protection principles and strong commitment in ensuring their observation in daily field activities
  • Flexibility and creativity in addressing protection risks and needs
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Good reporting skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Some knowledge of English, both written and verbal


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