Protection Officer

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  • Added Date: Thursday, 04 August 2022
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FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender equality, youth, research, technology, communication, and social marketing โ€” creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development and humanitarian challenge in more than 70 countries. FHI 360โ€™s Crisis Response team is responding to the humanitarian emergency in Tigray, focusing on emergency health, nutrition and WASH activities to support the goal of reducing morbidity and mortality.

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Protection Coordinator, the Protection Officer will perform day-to-day activities; work across various departments, collaborate with the other Sector Specialists to oversee Protection activities. the position holder will provide basic technical support and guidance to staff and partners in the region.


  • Conduct robust analysis of GBV Protection constraints within the target beneficiary population; recommend GBV Protection initiatives needed to meet program targets.
  • Establish and grow relationships with FHI 360s Protection partners in Ethiopia.
  • Work with FHI 360 staff and partners to ensure that GBV Protection considerations are fully integrated into the program design and activities, including monitoring and evaluation.
  • Support in designing indicators for assessing progress with GBV Protection and GBV Case Management programs, adapted to the GBV interventions being implemented.
  • Conduct periodic GBV Protection and Case Management evaluations; recommend and implement corrections, as necessary.
  • Design and conduct training for FHI 360 staff, implementation partners and beneficiaries.
  • Coordinate with a range of actors to ensure that safe and confidential services are made available and accessible to survivors of GBV and vulnerable individuals.
  • Conduct quarterly activity review sessions with beneficiaries to identify what activities are working and what activities need to be improved.

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