Protection Program Manager

Solidarites International
  • Location
    Kunduz, Afghanistan
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jun 11

Position description

Under the direct supervision of the Programme Coordination, the Protection Program Manager will launch and structure Protection activities, mainly in Kunduz base, and advise on protection activities in other projects (especially Emergency Response Mechanism).

She/he will be supporting the teams to mainstream effectively protection in SI activities, reinforce the referral system, build the team’s capacity on protection and advocate at Kunduz/Kabul level as SI’s focal point for Protection.

Specific context of the post:

The Protection Program Manager will launch and structure Protection activities, mainly in Kunduz base, and advise on protection activities in other projects (especially Emergency Response Mechanism).

She/he will be supporting the teams to mainstream effectively protection in SI activities, reinforce the referral system, build the team’s capacity on protection and advocate at Kunduz/Kabul level as SI’s focal point for Protection.

Challenges: start the implementation of protection component of a new project, from the beginning: team recruitment and capacity building, launch the activities, prepare the team so that they can continue under the supervision under a multisector PM.

Your profile:

Education:

  • Advanced degree in social work, International Human Rights, humanitarian and development project management or other relevant field of study preferred.

Experience:

  • At least 1 year international experience in managing project(s) addressing Protection prevention and response;
  • Experience in capacity building of teams and representation;
  • Previous experience with SI is a plus;
  • Previous experience in the context of intervention is a plus.

Technical skill and competence:

  • Sound knowledge of standards and guidelines for Protection and CP programming and coordination as well as guidance on prevention of SEA;
  • Practical knowledge of the different approaches for Protection work (integration and mainstreaming);
  • Familiarity with international humanitarian operations, coordination structures, and the mandates of donors, UN agencies, and other NGOs;
  • Knowledge on project management and PCM;
  • Knowledge on information management of Protection data;
  • Training and capacity building skills;
  • MS office.

Personal quality:

  • Capacity to adapt to strong security constraints;
  • Diplomacy and assertiveness; the ability to confront and discuss sensitive issues with respect;
  • Strong coordination skills with proven ability to work across multiple technical areas simultaneously, supporting and mentoring multiple staff members;
  • Profound cross-cultural awareness;
  • Ability to work in autonomy and strong sense of initiative;
  • Good resistance to stress and pressure;
  • Good organizational skills.

Language:

  • Good written and spoken English.

Application instructions

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