DRC Protection Team Leader Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs

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DRC Protection Team Leader Jobs 2024 – Uganda NGO Jobs.

DRC Uganda looking for “Protection Team Leader”.

Applicants with a 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 08, 2024 for qualified Uganda’s to fill in the vacant post of Protection Team Leader to be based in Rhino Camp, Uganda.

DRC Job Vacancy 2024

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Coordination and representation

  • Develop relationships with a range of key stakeholders including donors, Local Government and other stakeholders.
  • Representation of DRC and active participation in the local Protection Sector and relevant sub-sectors/working groups.
  • Close co-ordination of project implementation with partners (UN agencies and national/international NGOs), including referrals, protection gap analysis, advocacy.
  • Maintain/establish rapport with government authorities, UN agencies, international and local NGOs as required.

Project development and implementation

  • Responsible for initiating concept papers and proposal development on the thematic areas of protection, conflict management, child protection and GBV in particular. Also identify protection gaps with a view to generating ideas for future projects with strong beneficiary impact.
  • Take lead to develop new thematic areas according to the analysis of the protection situation and risks.
  • Contribute to the development and roll-out of the Protection Strategy
  • Responsible for the development of detailed project implementation plans, budgets and funding proposals at the field level under the supervision of the Protection Manager and in coordination at national level with the Country Protection Coordinator, Head of Programme and MEAL Manager/ Officer.
  • Provide technical support, and link DRC Imvepi programme to relevant protection standards, protection mainstreaming and ensuring a rights-based approach to all programming.
  • Ensure that a common strategy, approach and tools are implemented and reviewed/ updated for all protection components across DRC’s multi-sectoral programmes in Imvepi.
  • Work closely with the Protection Manager to maximize programme output and impact.
  • Coordinate planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of protection- related projects in Imvepi.
  • Make sure that projects adhere to protection standards and principles as well as DRC guidelines and accountability standards.
  • Contribute to the advocacy strategy based on assessment of protection situation and risks.
  • In collaboration with the Project Manager/Head of Office prepare quality and timely monthly, quarterly and annual reports.

Position in Organization:

  • Job title: Protection Team Leader
  • Reporting to: Protection Manager
  • Location: Rhino Camp
  • Department: Uganda
  • Workplace: Rhino Camp
  • Contract Type: National contract
  • Posted: 05 Jan 2024
  • Expires: 18 Jan 2024


  • A University degree in Law, social sciences, development studies, guidance and counselling or relevant fields;
  • Post graduate training in project planning and management;


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

Experience and technical competencies:

  • Minimum of (5) years’ experience working with refugees, vulnerable communities, basic needs and distribution programming experience, and/or advocacy programs;
  • A university degree in la, social sciences, development studies, guidance and counselling or relevant fields
  • Good understanding of protection information management to improve protection outcomes;
  • Understanding of gender, protection and human rights;
  • Experience in protection interventions in line with Refugees operation with wide Knowledge in SASA methodology;
  • Experience of working with UN or Non‐Governmental organizations;
  • Good communication skills and ability to conduct training and awareness;
  • Computer skills; Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point
  • Good organizational and management skills.
  • Familiarity with Monitoring & Evaluation for UN-funded projects desired.

How to Apply DRC Protection Team Leader 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://job.drc.ngo/jobs/job?id=170063

The Closing Date: January 18, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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