Major responsibilities of the Protection Mobilizer are listed below: • Collaborate with other team members, under the supervision of the Protection Manager (NSS), to ensure: o Scheduling of, and participation in, monitoring missions and community based protection activities; o Regular review and enhancement of quality of protection data; o Maintain and follow individual work plans, ensuring best practice standards are met; o Regular review and follow up of action points for protection monitoring and community based protection activities; and, o Adhere to all internal SOPs of the IRC, and ask for support when needed.• Contribute to reporting on protection trends from the field on a regular basis, through systematic data collection that is in accordance with the IRC SOPs as well as regular debriefs and ad hoc reporting. • Identify and offer referrals to vulnerable individuals, households and groups at risk, abiding by core principles of confidentiality and the clientcentered approach. • Provide structured information to communities about the services and assistance available to them, and seek to facilitate their access to services that meet their needs. • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with other INGO, UNHCR, government authorities, and other key stakeholders to ensure active coordination, collaboration, and information dissemination. • Undertake other tasks as requested by the Protection Manager (NSS). • Follow up organization of logistical assistance to support legal services programming (transport and administrative requirements).
▪ Minimum requirement is grade 10 standard education.
▪ It is desirable to have a bachelor degree, preferably in law, social sciences, social work, sociology,
anthropology, political science, public administration or journalism (other specialties are not excluded).
• 2-3 years of experience in an NGO/INGO in the area of coverage.
• Experience working for an international organization is preferred.
• Strong protection background and knowledge of protection context, as well as demonstrated ability to
identify and refer vulnerable cases, is desirable.
• Some experience in report writing is preferred.
• Experience with protection or community driven development activities is required.
▪ Belief in human rights including gender equality.
▪ Good communication skills including ability to gain trust and build relationships with new communities.
▪ Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word and excel.
▪ Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently.
▪ Flexible and able to work in a dynamic and diverse environment.
▪ Excellent attention to detail and organized
▪ Excellent community engagement and mobilization skills
▪ Strong drafting skills
▪ Capacity building and team building/motivational skills
▪ Time management
▪ Fluency in local languages of Northern Shan State is required, including Shan and Ta’ang/Palaung language)
some capacity to communicate in English is preferred.