DRC Protection Manager Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs

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DRC Protection Manager Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

DRC Uganda looking for “Protection Manager”.

Applicants with a degree in University degree may apply on or before January 18, 2024.

Founded in 1956, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is Denmark’s largest, and a leading international NGO – one of the few with a specific expertise in forced displacement. In 40 countries 9,000 employees protect, advocate and build sustainable futures for refugees and other displacement affected people and communities. DRC works during displacement at all stages: In the acute crisis, in exile, when settling and integrating in a new place, or upon return.

The DRC has published a job vacancy announcement on January 06, 2024 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Protection Manager to be based in Arua, Uganda.

DRC Job Vacancy 2024

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Project Management, Design and Strategy

  • Oversee daily management of all protection projects implemented across Uganda with an immediate focus on the West Nile region.
  • Demonstrate exceptional strength and experience in detail-oriented, project cycle management of protection projects. Experience managing UNHCR and BPRM-funded projects is essential.
  • Engage in ongoing monitoring, analysis and reporting on the protection conditions of refugees and other displacement affected populations in Uganda, with a specific focus on the West Nile region.
  • Based on the context, trends and priority needs, collaborate with the Head of Program, Program Development and Quality Coordinator, DRC protection team members, communities and other key stakeholders to lead assessments and participatory project design processes, and develop technical inputs and associated budgets for protection-related concept notes, proposals and strategy.

Position in Organization:

  • Application due: 1/18/2024
  • Workplace: Arua
  • Department/Country: Uganda
  • Contract type: National contract
  • Job title: Protection Manager
  • Reporting to: Area Manager
  • Location: Arua


  • Minimum of 7 years of proven and successful track record experience designing and delivering protection programming for refugees and other vulnerable communities.
  • University degree (preferably Masters level) in law, social work, social sciences, deevelopment studies or relevant fields.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the displacement context in Uganda, South Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • Exceptional understanding of both global and national protection standards and approaches.
  • Experience designing technical components of protection programs, including demonstrated knowledge of protection information management systems.
  • Experience of working with UNHCR and international and national NGOs
  • Exceptional organizational and management skills.
  • Exceptional spoken and written English as well as analytical skills.


  • Full proficiency in spoken and written English;
  • Knowledge of the local languages spoken in the operation area is an asset.

How to Apply DRC Protection Manager Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://candidate.hr-manager.net/ApplicationInit.aspx?cid=1036&ProjectId=170060&DepartmentId=19046&MediaId=5

The Closing Date: January 18, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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