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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Protection Officer Job at American Refugee Committee International - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Protection Officer

Jobs at:
American Refugee Committee International

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, 12thJanuary 2018 at 17:00hrs.

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

The American Refugee Committee International is an International nonprofit, nonsectarian organization that provides humanitarian assistance and training to millions of beneficiaries around the world. The ARC seeks to promote peaceful and sate communities where men and women have equal rights and communities can access locally owned, high-quality services. ARC is an equal opportunity employer and is currently looking for competent persons to fill the following positions based in Palabek Refugee settlement.
Job Title: Protection Officer
Reports to: Protection Manager/Team Leader
Job Summary:
The Protection Officer will be responsible for implementing strategies for providing Sexual and Gender Based Violence prevention and awareness services to community structures, partners, persons of concern and other key stakeholders in line with the Protection guidelines and ARC mission.
Person Specifications:
  • University Degree in Social Sciences, Public Health or other relevant field; At least 3 years training experience on GBV, SASA methodology and protection issues; Knowledge of GBV prevention and response programming in humanitarian settings; Knowledge of the local language and the population is added advantage.
Job application procedure
Submit 1 page Cover letter, an updated CV (maximum tour pages), Academic documents and names, title and contacts of three professional referees, to include most current employer/supervisor via email to,  with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is Friday, 12thJanuary 2018 at 17:00hrs.
Only applications received through the stated email address will be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.