Protection Team Leader Iraq Nineveh – National

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    negotiable / YEAR
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  • Posted:
    2 months ago
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    Management and Strategy
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The purpose of a team Leader is to support the protection manager to ensure day to day implementation of the a protection activities and in manage a project team at Northern Iraq area office level.

What you will do

  • Ensure compliance with NRC policies, guidelines and standards.
  • Ensure compliance with protection strategy, tools, handbooks, guidelines and standards
  • Protection-specific technical responsibility for implementation of technical activities of protection project(s)
  • Protection technical responsibility for tracking of financial expenditures for technical activities of protection project(s)
  • Protection technical responsibility for the quality control and monitoring of project activities
  • Protection technical responsibility for project documentation of technical activities of Protection project(s)
  • Provide specific technical analysis and feedback to NRC representatives in coordination forums.
  • Assess, promote, and document ideas for technical improvement and further program development options
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need, and explore and asses new and better ways to assist
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy.

Specifically, you will;

  • Provide technical supervision and capacity building to project staff.
  • In coordination with the Protection Manager, develop, update, and monitor the weekly, monthly/quarterly work plan and flag any challenges/constraints to the Protection Manager.
  • Submit weekly and monthly reports to Protection Manager/ Area Manager.
  • Support the Protection Manager in providing constructive feedback to the team on their reports to ensure their development and quality reporting through one-to-one sessions and/or team meetings.
  • Support the Protection Manager in providing technical supervision on case management and lead case conferences as appropriate.
  • Accurately ensure & and update the Protection database continuously (at least monthly) for online database and filling forms in addition to ensuring adherence to data protection protocols.
  • Collaborate with NRC Core Competencies, ICLA, M&E, and CCR to ensure quality and context-appropriate inputs and work closely with Support and Logistics Units, as necessary and required by the line manager.
  • Liaise and engage with relevant external stakeholders and Local authorities.
  • In coordination with the PM, advocate with community stakeholders and authorities to achieve individual Program Participants’ goals set in the case plan.
  • Accompany project participants to various offices when required based on risk assessments.
  • Ensure up-to-date information on available services and procedures for project participants to access services.
  • Use initiative in day-to-day problem-solving in line with agreed procedures, priorities, and standards, and promote and share ideas for technical improvement.
  • Ensure dissemination of clear and reliable information sessions on service provision and other pre-selected key topics.
  • Support the implementation of monitoring and evaluation tools and report on issues in the implementation of the program.
  • Undertake any other reasonable task assigned by the protection manager.


 Professional competencies

  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in the Protection Program, and Minimum 1-year experience in a supervision position.
  • Technical experience working in case management, PSS, and relevant protection work.
  • ExperienceWorking in implementing protection/humanitarian recovery activities in Ninawa areas affected by displacement, specifically Mosul.
  • Experience in coordinating and supervising project implementation within an international or local organization in a humanitarian context.
  • knowledge and understanding of international standards, and protection fundamental concepts and guiding principles.
  • Good Ability to analyze and integrate information from a wide range of sources (Data-base, reports).
  • Good Knowledge of IT tools (MS Office package, internet, e-mail, etc.).
  • Fluency in Arabic, both written and verbal

Behavioral competencies

These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job and the following are essential for this position:

  • Handling insecure environments
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Working with people
  • Analysing
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Coping with change

NRC line managers must have the following Leadership profile

  • Build meaningful relations,
  • Empower people,
  • Act with integrity,
  • Deliver results.

What We Offer

We offer an opportunity to match your career to a compelling cause and a chance to meet and work with people who are the best in their fields.

  •          Contract Duration: 11 months
  •          Duty Station: Nineveh – Mosul – Iraq
  •          Health Insurance is provided.
  •          Salary: G6/S1, according to NRC’s Iraq salary scale and terms and conditions.

We are also looking for people who share our values:

  • To be dedicated to what we do.
  • To be innovative with our solutions.
  • To act as one unified and inclusive team.
  • To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the people we exist to serve, and to each other… the members of our NRC family.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply, for more information please read Job Description.
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.
Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.
NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.
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