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Under supervision of the Protection Manager and in close coordination with other DRC field units, the Protection Officer will support the implementation of all Protection objectives under DRC projects in the sites where DRC is engaged. Furthermore the Protection Officer will develop and maintain good relations with the persons of concern, relevant stakeholders and other humanitarian actors, to support adequate implementation and coordination of DRC’s Protection activities.
•University degree in a relevant field
•At least three years working experience in a related field; previous working experience with local or international NGOs will be considered as a strong advantage
•Experience of community-based or community mobilisation work in a humanitarian context is a strong advantage
•Excellent verbal and written English and Greek skills
•Working knowledge of Arabic or Farsi is an added advantage
•Strong computer skills
•High professional ethics
•Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills, working with different groups, partners and nationalities
•Strong initiative and self-motivated, with a strong commitment to teamwork and humanitarian principle
•Flexible, enthusiastic and willing to learn from others
•Ability to multitask and cope with competing demands under tight deadlines
•Ability to cope with high workload and stress and identify priority activities and assignments, and adjust priorities as required
•Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary environment
DRC encourage all qualified candidates to apply, irrespective of nationality, race, gender or age.
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Essential Qualifications and Experience:
• Experience in management of a team.
• University degree in management, social sciences or similar field, or undergraduate degree with demonstrated strong experience;
• Relevant professional experience of not less than 3 (three) years.
• Excellent spoken and written English/Kurdish/Arabic and relevant computer skills.
• Familiarity/prior experience with DRC and its persons of concern (including internally displaced persons and refugees-returnees) would be a distinct advantage;
• A high respect to client/organisation confidentiality.
• Demonstrated interpersonal skills and respect for people with special needs and other vulnerability.
• Ability to work in a multicultural context as a flexible and respectful team player.
Preferred Qualifications and Experience:
• Advanced university degree would be an asset.
• Report writing skills.
• Experience of work in the UN or NGO or voluntary sector is preferred but not essential.
• Familiarity with international protection and human rights legal standards, with special emphasis on women rights and SGBV, would be a distinct advantage.
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