DRC Protection Project Manager Job

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DRC Protection Project Manager Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

DRC Ethiopia looking for “Protection Project Manager”.

Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree may apply on or before January 03, 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 December 22, 2023 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Protection Project Manager to be based in Gambella, Ethiopia.

DRC Job Vacancy 2024

Responsibilities and tasks:

  • Ensure planning and timely implementation of DRC Protection activities in Gambella.
  • Provide technical oversight of protection work to ensure all activities including protection monitoring, protection response services, case management, legal aid, and community-based protection interventions are implemented in compliance with core protection principles and DRC guidelines.
  • Contribute to the design and contextualization of all project guidelines and tools according to international standards and best practices, ensuring technical rigor and the consistent application of DRC’s protection approaches, methods and tools.
  • Ensure that ethical and statistically-sound data collection and protection-related information management systems are in place and used for analysis, planning, evaluation, and advocacy.
  • Technically lead protection needs assessments as needed, including developing appropriate tools to inform program design as well as identify risks and vulnerabilities, including those related to gender, age and diversity.
  • Develop and facilitate training and workshops for staff and other stakeholders.
  • Collaborate closely with CO Protection Technical Team to ensure technical rigor and the consistent application of DRC’s protection approaches, methods, and tools.
  • Participate in coordination fora at a regional level, representing DRC Protection Program and the interests of DRC’s Gambella programming.
  • Develop and strengthen relationships with partners operational in Gambella, including opportunities to implement activities in a more collaborative and integrated manner.
  • Develop and manage relationships with local government officials and other key stakeholders.
  • Oversee implementation of project as per project documents
  • Support implementation and ensure adherence to grant work plans, spending plans and monitoring and evaluation plans.
  • Ensure the timely and quality delivery of all protection related reports, including monthly protection monitoring reports, donor reports, and appropriate financial and project documentation.
  • Collaborate with the CO Protection Manager to ensure field-based protection records and documentation are properly managed and compliant with DRC requirements and best practices.

Position in Organization:

  • Title: Protection Project Manager
  • Location: Gambella
  • Employment Category: F2
  • Salary Range: USD 1,445.00 – 1,757.00 per month which specific amount will be determined up on candidates experience and educational relevancy
  • Reporting To: Area Manager
  • Contract Duration: December 31, 2024
  • Posting date: January 3, 2024
  • Required Employee: 1

Minimum Requirements:


  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in social sciences, law, social work, international development, or another relevant field from a recognized institution.


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in an entry to mid-level position in the field of humanitarian protection for an international NGO, UN agency or relevant ministry or local authority.
  • Prior experience in emergency response to displacement and/or conflict context is required.
  • Experience with design and implementation of protection interventions


  • Excellent verbal and written proficiency in English
  • Knowledge of local languages is an advantage.

How to Apply DRC Protection Project 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=169963&DepartmentId=19012&MediaId=5

The Closing Date: January 03, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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