Duties and Responsibilities
Participate in the implementation of general protection activities in accordance with agreed objectives.
Continuously monitor and document the needs of the persons of concern.
Monitor and analyse trends in the protection situation within and affecting the area of deployment for programme, advocacy and management purposes.
Maintain an oversight of services provided and available to persons of concern with whom the protection team is working in the area of deployment.
Continuously monitor the provision of services on the site and report on findings, to ensure protection considerations are mainstreamed across all sectors.
Regularly review and adapt vulnerability criteria; identify vulnerable individuals and facilitate appropriate action, including referrals to specialized services.
Conduct vulnerability assessments, so as to identify social, legal, psychosocial, socio-economic, and administrative needs of Persons of Concern (PoC) and / or support related exercises.
Ensure that DRCs protection activities are delivered on time and to agreed standards and are flexible and responsive by participating in (joint) assessments, identifying protection concerns and reporting for follow-up.
Provide appropriate and relevant information to refugees and migrants regarding their rights and services available to them.
Provide support in designing and implementing awareness raising sessions and information sessions for persons of concern.
Support the design and implementation of population profiling and verification exercises to ensure site population data is regularly updated.
Ensure that DRC approach to protection is consistently applied through community based protection methods.
Encourage, support and monitor community-based protection networks in the DRC sites.
Draft protection monitoring reports and provide input in designing protection monitoring tools and formats.
Document case studies, best practices and lessons learned from each of the activities implemented.
Undertake planning and provide feedback to the Protection Team Leader on procurement and logistics needs.
Provide translation / interpretation as necessary.
Any other duties assigned by the line manager.
Desirable University Degree in Refugee and Migration Studies, Psychology, Social Science, Social Work, Human Rights, Gender Studies or any related field.
At least two years of experience working with refugees, asylum seekers and / or migrants.
Strong verbal and written English skills.
Working knowledge of Kurdish (Sorani, Kurmanji and / or Badini), Farsi / Dari, French and / or Arabic is mandatory.
Knowledge of Somali, Pashtu, Urdu or Lingala will be an advantage.
Experience of community-based or community mobilisation work in a humanitarian context is a strong advantage.
Strong computer skills.
High professional ethics.
Required Skills & Qualities
Core Competencies of DRC :
Striving for excellence
Taking the lead
Ability to work in a multinational and multicultural environment
Proactivity, with a sound commitment to teamwork and with a spirit of genuine collaboration
Strong initiative and self-motivated, with a strong commitment to humanitarian principle and high sense of ethics
Excellent communication skills, as well as patience and politeness, are needed
Ability to cope with high workload and stress and identify priority activities and assignments, and adjust priorities as required
Multi-tasking and organizational skills are must, and a good sense of humor
T erms and Conditions
The contract will be under the Greek Labor Law (this is a national position)
All allowances will be provided to the employees (Christmas, Easter, Vacation bonus)
DRC provides training opportunities to develop and strengthen the quality of its services as well as its staff members’ professional and personal development.
The positions will be based in Larisa (Central Greece) and national terms and conditions apply
Are you interested? Then apply for this position online : www.drc.dk / about-drc / vacancies / current-vacancies. All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages).
Both must be in English .
DRC provides equal opportunity in employment and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.
DRC encourages all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process. However, applicants must be aware that DRC cannot systemically sponsor non-EU citizen or non-Greek resident for all the steps of legal process to get a work permit and / or a residency permit in Greece.
Applications close on the 12th of July. Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.
Due to the urgency of the position DRC reserves the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline .