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).
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
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