Protection Cluster Roving Field Coordination Adviser

  • Added Date: Friday, 11 January 2019
  • Deadline Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2019

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The South Sudan Protection Cluster (PC) works in-country as a platform for dialogue and coordination involving over 60 organizations that carry out protection-related activities across South. These organizations include humanitarian actors from UN agencies, international NGOs and national NGOs working on issues related to community protection, gender-based violence, child protection, mine action, and housing, and land and property (HLP).

NRC in South Sudan is looking for a Protection Cluster Roving Field Coordination Adviser (RFCA) to provide additional support to the cluster and its coordinators to strengthen the relationship and coordination between the national protection cluster and field-level protection coordination fora. The Adviser's main role is to provide both surge capacity for field coordination to enhance protection response in the most sensitive and critical crises, and support to the cluster coordination team on streamlining communication and coordination between the nation level cluster and state, POC site and deep-field cluster coordination levels. The RFCA is expected to spend 30-50% of her/his time in the field.

Roles & Responsibilities

· Ensure coordination and information exchange between national cluster and field clusters

· Support the protection cluster in developing and monitoring implementation of strategic documents and objectives

· Assist protection partners in the field in enhancing the coordination of the protection response by providing practical guidance and technical support to field partners – particularly in locations with no existing deep-field coordination structure or as surge capacity in case of rapid onset crisis

· Ensure field cluster coordination and meeting facilitation

· Ensure effective protection analysis and monitoring, and streamlining data and information reporting to the national level on protection concerns, needs assessment

· Provide capacity-building to the partners on protection and response coordination, and facilitate trainings and workshops

· Support field partners in developing and conducting effective local advocacy

· Support the establishment of an information collection and analysis systems to identify and address field based protection concerns through state and field-level clusters and partner organisations

*A full job description can be found on our website*

Selection Criteria

  • Minimum of 3-5 years good experience working on protection related issues in humanitarian emergencies, such as field coordination, program management and/or provision of technical advice to field teams
  • Excellent understanding of protection issues in emergency and displacement situations
  • Detailed knowledge of humanitarian and protection principles, guidelines for humanitarian assistance
  • Sound understanding of and experience in working with protection cluster or sector coordination
  • Strong coordination, representation skills and inter-personal skills, working well both in teams and independently
  • Strong analytical, planning and drafting skills
  • Self-motivated and excellent observer of protection issues
  • Able to work under pressure and good at timely decision making
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Strong experience in field program management and coordination
  • Experience in training facilitation and capacity-building
  • Previous experience in South Sudan an advantage
  • Proven ability to live and work in hardship duty stations within a sometimes unstable and stressful local environment

We Offer

· Duty Station: Juba - South Sudan

· Travel: 30-50% travel to the field

· Contract Duration: 12 months

· Salary/Benefits: Competitive salary & benefits package

· NRC may be required to verify the identity of its partners and check that its partners have not been involved in illegal activity. NRC reserves the right to use electronic screening tools for this purpose.

To apply, please visit www.nrc.no/vacancies

Females are highly encouraged to apply

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