The Danish Refugee Council assists refugees and
internally displaced persons across the globe: we provide emergency aid, fight
for their rights, and strengthen their opportunity for a brighter future. We
work in conflict-affected areas, along the displacement routes, and in the
countries where refugees settle. In cooperation with local communities, we
strive for responsible and sustainable solutions. We work toward successful
integration and – whenever possible – for the fulfilment of the wish to return
The Danish Refugee Council was founded in Denmark in
1956, and has since grown to become an international humanitarian organisation
with more than 7,000 staff and 8,000 volunteers. Our vision is a dignified life
for all displaced.
All of our efforts are based on our value compass:
humanity, respect, independence and neutrality, participation, and honesty and
Operating since 2004 in Lebanon, DRC has addressed the needs and
rights of vulnerable populations, working initially with Palestinian refugees
(since 2004), Iraqi refugees (2007-2010), Lebanese IDPs (during the 2006
conflict), migrant domestic workers (since 2009) and, since 2011, responding to
the Syrian refugee crisis.
DRC Lebanon is currently delivering programming in protection, housing,
infrastructure, basic assistance, livelihoods, and community development
interventions. This myriad programming seeks to address the immediate needs of
displaced populations and concurrently support vulnerable host populations. DRC
has five offices spread throughout Lebanon in, Beirut, the Bekaa, Saida,
Tripoli and Qobayat. In Bekaa
you will find one of the most historical places in the world such as the
Baalbak temple. It is also a safe and relaxing environment but at the same time
very close to Beirut.
About the job
The Protection Team Leader (PTL) has the overall responsibility for
managing, supervising and coordinating DRC Protection sector and activities in
Bekaa and South of Lebanon. The Protection Team Leader (PTL) will be
responsible for the day-to-day staff management and the management of the
protection programming while ensuring quality implementation and donor
compliance The PTL will contribute to the development of DRC protection
programming in child protection, GBV, legal and general protection in Bekaa and
South of Lebanon.
Your main duties and responsibilities will be:
1- Technical Support:
collaboration with the Protection Specialist, provide technical support,
supervision and guidance to the protection team, and ensure that staff adhere
to best-practices and professional standards and principles through
capacity-building and on-the-job coaching;
technical gaps in the program and identify/implement solutions to address these
focal point for DRC partners in Bekaa and South, while leading the
implementation of the agreed technical capacity building and coaching plan
updated job descriptions, conduct interviews, orient new staff to the DRC and
the Protection program; in addition to day to day management and supervision of
the protection staff. Ensure that staff implement and respect best-practice and
international standards in protection, GBV and Child protection;
- Build the
capacity of the Protection Officers to improve their range of capabilities
related to the protection program and its activities;
staff working hours, complete performance review with staff, ensure respect of
DRC Code of Conduct;
3- Grant Implementation
- With the
support of Area Program Manager and Protection Specialist, contribute to and
provide field-related inputs for protection proposals during the proposal
- Ensure the
implementation of protection programming and protection-related grants,
including appropriate and timely spending plans of grants to achieve program
goals, grants reporting contributions, use and distribution of supplies and
Sector Coordination and representation
participate in field-working groups (GBV, CP, PWG, etc) and co-chair the
relevant working groups where relevant;
and ensure achievements of targets according to DRC and donors’ requirements
through overall management of the protection programming (through the use of
indicators performance trackers and project MEL tools)
To be successful in this role
we expect you to have University degree or higher education in law, Social
work, Psychology, gender studies, or another related field.
· Moreover, we also expect the following:
- At least 3 years of proven experience in
implementation of protection programming; human rights and/or advocacy work
- At least 2 years of previous Managerial experience: managing a department
or a sector with multiple subordinates
- Proven experience working in emergency settings
- Experience in organising and
facilitating capacity-building initiatives, including trainings for colleagues
- Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, diplomacy skills,
flexibility and pro-activeness
- Strong planning and time management skills
- Strong written and oral communication skills, effective in representation
and liaison with external parties.
- Above average computer literacy (incl. Excel)
- Thorough understanding of best practices and strategies in protection
programming (general protection, PWSN, legal, GBV, Child protection)
- Significant knowledge of International Human Rights and Refugee Law.
- Proven experience in community mobilization and community-based
- Experience in training facilitation and inputting to training contents.
position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’s five core competencies:
- Striving for excellence: You focus on
reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
- Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and
- Taking the lead: You take
ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
- Communicating: You listen and speak
effectively and honestly.
- Demonstrating integrity: You act in
line with DRC’s vision and values.
We offer :
Level: G, Monthly Basic Salary USD 2700.
Start date: August
conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of
Employment for Nationals; please refer to drc.ngo under Vacancies. For
questions regarding the vacancy please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Then apply for this position by clicking on the apply button or go to http://www.drc.ngo under current vacancies.
All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV
(no longer than four pages) in English. Applications sent by email to Dolene Khairallah
will not be considered.
Closing date for applications: 26th July
If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application
process, please visit drc.ngo/jobsupport.
information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website drc.ngo.