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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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

Vacancy title:
Protection Advisor [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Administrative & Office ]

Jobs at: Lutheran World Federation (LWF)

Deadline of this Job:
15th July 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, July 08, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Lutheran World Federation (LWF) Uganda is part of the Lutheran World Federation Department for World service (LWF-DWs), an international humanitarian and development agency. LWF World service partners include
Lutheran Churches and their related agencies, the European Commission (ECHO), the Us Government (BPRM), UNHCR, IOM, UNICEF, UNFPA among others, with whom LWF World service is a key implementing partner. For more information about LWF World service, please check;
LWF-Uganda currently supports Congolese and South-Sudanese refugees living in settlements in the Districts of Kamwenge, Adjumani, Moyo, Kyangwali and Lamwo respectively with access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene services, community services, protection, psychosocial support, livelihoods and environmental conservation.
The LWF Uganda is looking for mature, qualifi ed and experienced persons for the following positions:
Place of Assignment: Kampala Head Office
Reports to: Programs Coordinator
Job Summary: The Protection Advisor will support LWF Uganda Country Program to scale up protection programming across all refugee settlements.
The job holder is the overall focal point for the Country Program on Protection matters. The Protection Advisor will ensure that agreed procedures, approved frameworks or global humanitarian and sectoral standards are followed and accountability mechanisms are implemented to ensure high quality programming and quality of protections services provided by LWF to refugees. (s)he will ensure strong coordination of protection interventions in all sub Programs and that protection is effectively mainstreamed in all sectors with clear mechanism for Protection Monitoring system put in place and functioning. .

Duties and Responsibilities: visit our website:
Job Skills: Not Specified

Required qualifications, skills and experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Law, social Work and social Administration, Human Rights, Education or related field.
• Master’s Degree is an added advantage
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in the Protection fi eld implementing protection interventions in a humanitarian setting
• Demonstrable skills and experience in grants and partnership management.
• Excellent understanding & experience in; Humanitarian Protection Principles, Protection Minimum standards and Guidelines, Protection Mainstreaming.
• Very strong interpersonal, cross- cultural and teamwork skills with the ability to work with different stakeholders
• Expert Computer Skills mainly in Microsoft Offi ce package especially MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
• Willing to travel within Uganda, in refugee settlements.
• Well-organized, self-motivated and able to work in a team
• Effective in written and verbal communication in English

Job Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree
Job Experience Requirements: 5 years

Job application procedure
Candidates who are interested in the above jobs should submit an updated CV and Application letter giving a day time telephone contact and email addresses of 3 (three) work related referees only through our recruitment email clearly indicating the job title in the email subject.
Hand delivered applications can also be sent to our Offi ces in Kampala. Please indicate the position you have applied for on the top of the parcel addressed to:
The Human Resource Manager
Lutheran World Federation
Plot 1401, Ggaba, Road next to Quality Hill
P. O. Box 5827, Kampala, Uganda.
Deadline for receiving applications is Monday, 15th July 2019 by 5:00pm.

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