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Job Summary

Duty Station: Lashio

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Executive level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

Role and responsibilities

The Protection Coordinator position will be a key part of an integrated Protection and Education team

delivering a community based project in locations across Shan and Kachin. This position will be responsible

for the implementation of activities across all locations in the project and it may be required to the selected

person to travel to the different NRC offices in NE (Myitkyina, Bhamo and Lashio).

Generic responsibilities

These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be

short and essential. Details belong in the Work and Professional Development Plan.

1. Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines as well as donor requirements.

2. Prepare and submit reports and analysis as required by management.

3. Contribute to the development of relevant Protection projects.

4. Contribute to management of protection projects (implementation, activities, budget and project

documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements.

5. Contribute to the development and management of project budgets, as well as to coordination

across CCs and make sure projects are aligned to Integrated Programming.

6. Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and assess new and

better ways to assist.

7. Support capacity building of project staff and transfer of key skills.

8. Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders.

9. Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy.

10. Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards & principles

within NRC and amongst beneficiaries served by NRC.

Generic professional competencies:

 At least 3 years of experience in an international NGO, preferably in an emergency or post-conflict


 Established experience in beneficiary reception and/or counselling, protection monitoring,

protection case management, community based protection or related field.

 Demonstrated ability to identify protection risks separately from humanitarian needs and suggest

localised solutions

 Ability to synthesise data from a wide range of sources, identify trends, and convey information

clearly and concisely

 Ability to analyse data and integrate information from a wide range of sources.

 Knowledge and understanding of international standards, and protection fundamental concepts

and guiding principles.

 Fluency in English (speaking, reading, writing)

 Computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel).

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

 Previous experience in community-based protection programming and/or delivering protection

mainstreaming in other technical humanitarian work streams is required

 Strong analytical and communications skills

 Ability to receive and handle confidential and sensitive information (highly approachable,

trustworthy and confidential)

 Strong management skills (ability to demand results and be empathetic, non-defensive but decisive,

firm and resilient)

 Experience with transferring knowledge to diverse audiences through training, mentoring and other

formal and non-formal methods.

 Knowledge of the context in Myanmar

 Familiarity with NRC’s core competencies is an asset

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