Protection Monitor Assistant
- Post Date:October 5, 2022
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- Career Level ManagerExperience 4 YearsGender Female
- Industry DevelopmentQualification Bachelor DegreeSalary As per Organization Salary Scale
- Number of Opportunities 1Vacancy Number VA# 1157Location Nooristan
About Women for Afghan Women (WAW):
Women for Afghan Women (WAW) is a grassroots civil society organization dedicated to protecting and promoting the rights of disenfranchised Afghan women and girls in Afghanistan and New York. In particular, WAW works to help Afghan women and girls exercise their rights to pursue their individual potential to self-determination, and to representation in all areas of life—political, social, cultural, and economic. WAW relentlessly advocates for women’s rights and challenges the norms that underpin gender-based violence to influence attitudes and bring about change.
Job Overview: He /She is required to follow this job description and complete her works in the respect of the WAW rules and regulations.
Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Ensure timely data collection and sharing of the protection information.
2. Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities, community representatives and other key stakeholders.
3. Ensure proper filing of the documents in hard and soft.
4. Prepare and develop status reports as required by management.
5. Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
6. Speak with children, families and cares to assess their needs, investigate reported concerns and allegations, advise on child protection issues. promote children’s rights, safety and wellbeing.
7. Gather and document data around protection concerns and threats and contribute to analyses on trends and needs of displacement affected populations.
11. Engage with communities directly and identify the human right violations, child protection, SGBV and other protection-related concerns.
12. Carry out advocacy and protection activities at the field level.
13. Represent protection and NFI clusters in all partner discussions at the field level.
14. Conduct community profile interviews, FGDs and other direct community activities as part of the protection monitoring.
15. In the assigned area of responsibility, conduct monitoring visits to internally displaced and refugee returnee communities and, through focus group discussion, identify main protection risks and concerns affecting displaced persons.
16. In coordination with other actors, participate in joint assessment monitoring of internally displaced persons during the first phase of displacement.
17. By using an age, gender and diversity approach, engage displaced and returnee communities to identify existing coping mechanisms, capacities and assets that comity gate their protection risks and support their stabilization.
18. Through participatory assessment, mobilize the communities to elaborate on initiatives and projects that can support their stabilization and mitigate their protection concerns.
19. During monitoring visits, identify persons with specific needs and ensure they are referred to the appropriate service provider.
20. Ensure confidentiality and respect for core humanitarian principles, including the principle of do no harm.
21. Perform any other tasks related to project activities.
Minimum of 2 years of work experience in Community empowerment, outreach and/or monitoring; previous experience in protection programs and/or participatory assessment programs for internally displaced persons and refugee returnees is a strong asset;
Bachelor Degree in political science, public administration or gender issues.
Desirable knowledge of core elements of protection, GBV, child protection, legal aid;
Fluency in Dari, Pashtu, English is an asset
Experience in the usage of Office package (MS Word, Excel, etc)
Local qualified applications are preferred.
The candidate should
• Uphold the highest humanitarian standards and principles;
• Have ability and willingness to travel and spend long hours in the field locations;
• Have capacity to work independently and as part of a team;
• Have excellent interpersonal relationships, networking and communication skills;
• Have good analytical skills and capacity to coordinate with a variety of humanitarian actors and local institutions;
• Be able to represent WAW mandate and principles with communities and local authorities, using appropriate messages and methods
• Understand and be sensitive to local customs
Interested Afghan applicants should submit Cover Letter along with their CVs in One PDF file explaining their interest and suitability for the position.
Please indicate the vacancy number (VA# 1157 Protection Monitor Assistant/Nuristan) clearly in the cover letter and in the subject line of your email and send it to: [email protected]
Note: Applications received after closing date will not be considered.