Protection Project Manager– Ligne Verte
Co-facilitation GBV national sub-Cluster.
The co-facilitator of the GBV Cluster in CAR is assisting the UNFPA in the leadership and the management of the cluster. S/he ensures a substantial contribution to the coordination mechanism and strategic decisions.
- Contribute to the elaboration of the GBV response strategy in CAR and coordinate its implementation
- Contribute to the coordination meetings set up, the action points execution and follow up, the different sub-region working groups operation, and the annual action plan implementation and evaluation
- Provide technical input and participate in the selection committee for common funds allocation (CHF)
- Support collaboration with the Protection Cluster and the Inter-Cluster working groups, as well as with other coordination mechanisms (OCHA - MINUSCA) and the GBV IMS steering committee
- Represent the GBV working group in other Clusters’ meeting (protection, inter-cluster, health, child protection etc.) and support the steering of the IASC and GBV new guidelines in the relevant working groups.
- Support and lead the GBV IMS technical working group and the PSEA Task Force in collaboration with the GenCap
Contribute to the Cluster’s advocacy strategy and to the gradual handover of the cluster’s responsibilities to the government
Protection Project Manager – Ligne Verte
- LV Manager
- Plan, manage, implement, follow up and monitor a country wide protection project (including project development, administrative, logistical and financial follow up and reporting) in a volatile and instable context
- Manage and develop a team of 15 national staff members including the management of their performance and their participation in various trainings
- Manage relationships with a high number of partners (INGO, local NGO, UN agencies, government, peace keeping operations, local social services, police/gendarmerie etc.) and develop new partnerships according to the needs identified
- Ensure the respect of the Communication Protocol by all partners using la Ligne Verte in their communication pieces
- Maintain and develop a complex referral pathway / mechanisms
- Create and maintain the project data base to ensure qualitative data collection and information sharing in collaboration with the data entry staff and M&E department
- Advocate in collaboration with the Protection Cluster (and other relevant working groups and institutions) for relevant action to address assessed needs and gaps
- Prepare and maintain up qualitative, timely and analytical reports to donors and humanitarian partners
- Guarantee the confidentiality of the received information
- Initiate when necessary the relevant immediate actions depending on the identified needs / challenges (early warning and security alert mechanisms).
- Ensure permanencies during potentially “high risks” events and report instantly all incidents to humanitarian and civilian protection coordination entities
- Participate in proposal writing to secure funds for the protection programme in CAR
- Contribute to DRC’s protection strategy development in CAR
Support coordination efforts, including preparing information prior to and following key coordination and operational meetings.
- Protection Manager
- Support the Protection Coordinator in ensuring that DRC projects are implemented in a way that meets or exceeds international protection standards
- Train staff members GBV IMS and develop the system for DRC CAR programme
- Train staff members and develop DRC’s participation to the PSEA Task Force in CAR
- Support advocacy and protection activities by capturing and sharing key challenges, gaps, opportunities and successes
- Assist facilitating protection/quality trainings for DRC and partner staff, as needed
- Proven experience in humanitarian action and in fragile contexts
- Experience in project management, including donor relations and staff supervision;
- with relief/emergency response activities, especially assessment, logistics and monitoring, are an advantage.
- Ability and willingness to work during irregular working hours when needed
- Strong computer skills (Excel, Microsoft, PowerPoint and Outlook)
- Fluency in French and English (written and spoken) is a must.
- Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish effective working relations with local staff and other stakeholders.
- Proven ability to work and live in very basic living conditions in deep field locations.
- Ability to work under pressure, with minimal supervision, and in a culturally diverse team.
- Proven ability to manage multi-sectorial programs and a diverse staff group.
- Ideally, you will also have previous experience working in Central African Republic.
You are welcome to contact Gaele Chojnowicz at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about the position. Please note that applications are not to be sent to Ms Chojnowicz. We only accept applications sent online via www.drc.dk. Applications sent directly to email@example.com will not be considered.
- Organization: DRC - Danish Refugee Council
- Location: Bangui
- Grade: Mid/Senior
- Legal - International Law
- Legal - Broad
- Human Rights
- Management, Administration and Finance
- Public Administration - Restructuring
- Civil Society
- Closing Date: 2016-05-31