Protection Coordinator - Iraq


Organisation: INTERSOS - Organizzazione Umanitaria Onlus
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Personne de Contact:
Date limite de candidature: 23/07/2018
Type d'offre: Contrat à durée déterminée
Volume de travail: Temps plein
Fonction: Mission terrain
Lieu de l'emploi: Erbil with frequent visits to projects sites in KRI and Iraq
Pays: Iraq


Starting date: 01 August

Duration: 1 year

Reporting to: HoM

Supervision of: direct of 2-3 Protection Officers (PO) and technical supervision of 6 Protection PM

The Protection Coordinator supports the design, coordination and implementation of INTERSOS’ protection programme in Iraq and will provide technical guidance and advice to protection staff

Lead the development of the country protection strategy and provide technical support to its implementation

Ensure harmonization of protection activities and services across the different sites through revision or development of internal SoPs and tools

Ensure that case management services adhere to international standards and that safe and ethical referrals are made

Review internal case management platform and develop user guide for Case Workers and Managers

Advise Officers on complex protection cases

Monitor implementation of structured PSS activities for different beneficiary groups

Strengthen protection monitoring and IM

Support the development of complaints mechanisms for beneficiaries

Contribute to the compilation of project reports

Identify opportunities and support in assessments and developments of new proposals


Directly supervise, coach and train PO in their role

Review work plans of PO and define priorities together with Protection PM


Establish and maintain collaborative relations with relevant donors, partners, project stakeholders and other organizations

Maintain relationships with Protection, GBV and CP clusters and related working groups

Coordinate with internal Health and Education departments

Network with Protection Coordinators from other INTERSOS missions, contributing towards a community of dialogue, sharing of best practices and resources

Profil recherché

•Advanced university degree in Political Science, International Relations, International Development Cooperation, Psychology, International Law

•At least 3 years of professional work experience in management/coordination of protection activities

•Previous experience in working in IDP camp and non-camp displacement settings

•Previous experience in working in ME and specifically in Iraq (desirable)

•Demonstrated technical expertise in Protection, in particular Case Management, MHPSS, Legal Assistance and Protection Monitoring

•Technical expertise in assessment, design, implementation and monitoring of Protection programmes

•In-depth knowledge and understanding of key humanitarian principles and protection  minimum standards

•Good training skills and experience in building capacity

•Experience in using participatory and right-based approaches

•Proficient in English , Arabic is an asset

•Positive and solution-oriented, focused on team-building and cooperation

•Strong interpersonal skills 

•Ability to take initiative and work autonomously

•Ability to ensure timely and quality delivery in stressful environments 

•Ability to integrate and work well within multicultural teams

•Driving license (desirable)

For full position and to apply:

In case of difficulties you can also apply by sending your CV, motivation letter and 2 references to , subject line: "29-617 Protection Coordinator - Iraq".

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.