Field Protection Officer Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Wamo Relief And Rehabilitation Service

Key Tasks

Ø In collaboration with the WRRS protection team and other local actors provide technical leadership related to implementation of GBV/Protection project.

Ø Ensure essentials life saving GBV services including comprehensive case management and psychosocial support is available in line with international standards and closely monitored.

Ø Collaborate closely with WRRS, government and other NGOs health staff to promote the clinical care for sexual assault survivors in line with WHO protocols.

Ø Ensure safe and ethical data collection storage and sharing the GBVIMS using standard forms and database and monitoring adherence to inter agency information sharing protocols.

Ø Implement evidence informed community based GBV prevention and risk reduction strategies including evidence based community mobilization strategies based protection mechanism, educational opportunities where applicable

Ø Create and follow up Monitoring and Evaluation plans, work plans and spending plans to ensure timely and quality implememntation of the work plan coordination with other staffs

Ø Write project progress and final reports of the activities

Ø Meaningfully engage other partners, community members, particularly women and girls in all the aspects of the project design, implementation and maintain inclusivity.

Capacity and strengthening Human resource

Ø Facilitate workshops and staff meetings for the WRRS protection team to ensure GBV project meets best practice standards and prioritizes the safety and security of beneficiaries and staff .

Ø Supervise case management staff to ensure client-centered case management and psychosocial support services in line with international guidelines through one-on-one supervision, case consultations, observational exercises, and other regular mentoring and debriefing exercises

Ø Debrief with prevention and awareness raising staff at least twice per month to assess community mobilization and communication skills and topics of focus

Ø Participate in the regional GBV/Protection cluster meetings

Ø Monitor and provide objective feedback related to staff performance, including completing staff performance evaluations to promote growth and professional.

Ø Utilizing the IASC GBV guidelines collaborate with all the clusters to ensure a coordinated prevention and risk reduction intervention is integrated within the each cluster strategy activities.

Ø Assist in building strong working relationships with relevant government ministries to address women issues and GBV appropriately national policies, laws and guidelines.

Required Skills and Experience

Ø Bachelors Degree required in Community Development, social work public health or other Related fie deg. Gender studies, psychology preferred or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

Ø Knowledge of Somalia context and more specifically Somalia language

Ø Minimum 3 years experience in the same field and especially working in Somalia and atleast 1 year managing a GBV prevention and response project in emergeny and post conflict environments

Ø Thorough understanding of counseling and psychosocial support principles and skills and ability to adapt psychosocial skills to cultural context; counseling experience preferred

Ø Experience in participatory methods for community education and mobilization

Ø Diplomacy and assertiveness; the ability to confront and discuss sensitive issues with respect

Ø Excellent communication skills, with good spoken and written English

Ø Excellent report writing, research, documentation, and presentation skills

Key behaviours and Ability

Ø Ability to live and productively work in insecure, unstable and/or harsh environments

Ø Ability to work remotely in coordinating GBV interventions across multiple sites

Ø Must be able to work independently while being a strong team player with proven supervisory skills

Ø Additional qualities: flexibility, cultural and environmental sensitivity, and abilities to multitask, handle pressure well, and improvise

Ø Familiar with the issues and cultures in Somalia, and ability to interact with people at all levels, individually and/or in groups

Ø Applicants should be Somalia National.


Application letters and copies of relevant academic and technical qualifications should be sent not later that 26th of June 2018.

NB: Please note on the subject of the email Field Protection coordinator.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.