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Friday, March 17, 2017

Protection Officer Job at Lutheran World Federation (LWF) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Protection Officer

Jobs at:
Lutheran World Federation (LWF)

Deadline of this Job:
March 24th, 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Lutheran World Federation (LWF) is part oi the Lutheran World Federation Department for World Service (LWF-DWS), an international humanitarian and development agency. LWF Uganda works to reduce people’s vulnerability, supporting them to realize their potential, to build on their assets, and to respond to their own problems and needs. LWF Uganda currently operating in Pader, Kitgum, Adjumani, Moyo, Luuka, Kamwenge, Kampala and Districts. The LWF/DWS is looking tor a mature, qualified and experienced persons as follows:
job title: Protection Officer
Job Location: Adiumani Sub program
Effective date: Immediately
Minimum qualification
  • At least a Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, Development studies, Psychology, Law or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
  •  A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in development and humanitarian protection with a reputable organization. -Sound understanding of project management cycle, humanitarian principles and standards including SPHERE, HAP and the Code of Conduct
  • Passion for working with persons of concern
  • Ability to tolerate cultural, education and religious diversity in the work place.
Relevant Experience:
  • At least 3 years of progressive experience gained within an international humanitarian NGO will be an added advantage.
  • Previous interaction with Persons Living with Disabilities (PWD’s) will be an advantage.
  • Experience and skills in developing proposals, concept papers and reports writing.
  • Ability to manage a team and relate well with the host community.
  •  Experience in conducting trainings, facilitation and capacity building oi start
Job application procedure
Applications (motivation letter and detailed curriculum vitae in English), with the names and email addresses of three persons who know the applicant professionally, should be sent by March 24th , 2017 to: Email:  Please do not include certificates for education, trainings, etc. For more details about the positions, visit our website: 
LWF/DWS is an equal opportunity employer, irrespective of gender, race or religious affiliation. Female candidates possessing the above requirements are encouraged to apply. LWF/ DWS is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for humanitarian agencies, Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect the organization's commitment of the prevention to abuse and exploitation of beneficiaries.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted