Protection Monitor Team Leader 130 views


Purpose/objective of the position:

The Protection Monitor Team Leader is responsible for ensuring the overall implementation of activities to monitor and respond to the protection / human rights situation in the project area, including the safety and dignity of individuals and respect of their basic rights and reporting of protection incidents, concerns and trends in the assigned area of operation. The Protection Monitoring Team Leader will directly supervise protection monitor teams day to day work of the Protection Monitors in the project area, providing support to the Teams in conducting mobile field visits to villages, camps and other IDP settlements, assessing the needs of the communities, households and individuals and referring urgent protection concerns to appropriate and specialized service providers (CP, GBV, Legal cases). The Protection Monitor Team Leader will also provide daily/weekly reports to the Protection Monitoring Officer.

Generic Duties:
  • Directly supervise Protection Monitor teams;
  • Coordinate with the Protection Monitoring Officer to lead all day to day protection activities in the governorate;
  • Manage all requests for information / intervention from the Protection Monitoring Officer;
  • Conduct regular field participatory protection monitoring and assessments, using an age, gender and diversity approach, in order to fully understand protection concerns and priorities;
  • Under the supervision of the project coordinator; inform the teams about assessment and shifts to be conducted;
  • Enhance and facilitate discussion on main protection concerns and response capacity within the displaced and the host communities;
  • Identify and assess the needs of the most vulnerable individuals, particularly women at risk, and the available response opportunities in accordance with set guidelines, plans and schedules;
  • Facilitate and conduct vulnerability assessment and identify cases for assistance according to pre-defined criteria;
  • Compile the protection cases identified by the teams to be referred to the Protection Monitoring Officer,
  • Report on special needs cases and advise on type of assistance, following discussion with beneficiaries;
  • Ensure dissemination of clear and reliable information on service provision and other pre-selected key topics;
  • Conduct information sessions, record feedback and report results on issues of concern with recommended areas of intervention;
  • Submit weekly and monthly activity plans, reports and recommendations;
  • Any other tasks assigned by Protection Monitoring Officer.

Qualifications & Preferred Skills

Person Specification:

Education and professional experience:
  • University Degree in a related field (Social Sciences, Law is an asset);
  • One year of relevant professional experience in the protection sector;
  • Previous working experience with IDPs, refugees and returnees;
  • Strong knowledge of international protection in the humanitarian context.
Competencies: (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)
  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel)
  • Respect and non-discriminatory attitude
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong data collection and reporting skills
  • Ability to show empathy
  • Ability to work under pressure and as part of a team
  • Fluency in Arabic (written and spoken)
  • Working knowledge in English (written and spoken)

How To Apply

  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Your resume must be uploaded in PDF format.
  • INTERSOS is reviewing application on a rolling basis, the vacancy might be filled before the closing date.
  • To help us with our recruitment effort, please indicate in your cover letter where ( you saw this job posting.
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INTERSOS is a humanitarian organization that works all over the world bringing assistance to people in danger victims of natural disasters and armed conflicts. 

INTERSOS, with its own humanitarian operators, intervenes to effectively meet the needs of people in crisis, with a particular attention to the vulnerable groups, as women and children. It provides first aid, food, shelter, medical assistance and basic goods. It ensures that basic needs, as education, clean water and health, are met.

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