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  • Organization: DRC
  • location: Afghanistan
  • Job Title: Protection Specialist
  • Type: Full Time
  • Close on: 13 Mar 2023

About Organization

DRC (Danish Refugee Council) is an international humanitarian organization that provides assistance and protection to refugees, displaced people, and communities affected by conflict and natural disasters. The organization was founded in Denmark in 1956, and today operates in over 30 countries around the world, with a focus on Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.

DRC’s work includes emergency response, protection of vulnerable groups, shelter and non-food items, food security and livelihoods, education, and community-based approaches to peacebuilding. The organization works closely with local partners and authorities to deliver aid and support, and also advocates for the rights of refugees and displaced people at the national and international level.

DRC places a strong emphasis on innovation and collaboration in its work, and is committed to promoting sustainable and durable solutions for refugees and displaced people. The organization has received numerous awards and recognitions for its work, including the 2011 Nansen Refugee Award from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

About NGO jobs in Afghanistan-Protection Specialist

Under the direction of the Protection Coordinator (PC), the Protection Specialist (PS) supports the provision of high-quality protection services throughout DRC Iraq’s operational areas in close coordination with field management and Protection Managers. The PS also contributes to the development and implementation of the sector strategy for DRC in Iraq. In order to accomplish this, the Protection Specialist will support the harmonization and implementation of tools and guidelines, protection monitoring systems, analysis, and reporting; support advocacy initiatives; strengthen referral pathway mechanisms; ensure standard donor and data reporting methods; support Protection Mainstreaming activities; undertake M&E activities in collaboration with pertinent internal teams; and support the development and implementation of DRC Standard Operational Procedures.

NGO jobs in Afghanistan-Protection Specialist Requirments


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a field related to humanitarian work, ideally in the fields of law, social work, gender studies, the social sciences, or humanitarian aid


  • a minimum of five years’ worth of expertise in the management of protection programs and field protection, including case management, child protection or GBV, and protection of internally displaced persons in conflict-affected nations.
  • a thorough understanding of international humanitarian law and human rights law, particularly as it relates to refugees and the protection of internally displaced people;


  • Fluency in English (written and spoken),
  • Arabic language skills are highly desirable.

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