Protection Project Manager - MOZAMBIQUE

  • Added Date: Tuesday, 14 May 2019
  • Deadline Date: Tuesday, 28 May 2019

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Place: MOZAMBIQUE (Beira with field visit)

Length: 4 months

Starting date: As Soon As Possible

Closing date for applications: 28th May 2019

Outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity.

Handicap International is changing his name and becomes « Humanity & Inclusion ». HI, Humanity & Inclusion is an independent and impartial aid and development organisation with no religious or political affiliations operating in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.

HI has offices in 63 countries; for further information about the association:


HI is present in Mozambique since 1986, implementing various projects in humanitarian and development contexts.

On March 14th, Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall near Beira City, leaving devastating loss of life and large-scale destruction of assets and infrastructure in its wake. The destructive winds came with intensive rainfall. In the following days, entire villages were submerged underwater. Families were separated as they fled the flood waters, while others were trapped on high ground, unable to access basic goods and services for days. Over a hundred thousand of people were displaced, many having to flee with nothing as the waters rose rapidly.

Cyclone Idai has caused a massive displacement of child-headed households, single mothers or elderly-headed households, as well as unaccompanied children, who have been separated from their parents, or have lost their parents in the devastation. As of 12th of April, the Government had identified and registered 41,742 vulnerable people including children, people with disabilities, female-headed households and the elderly who had subscribed in the National Institute for Social Action (INAS) programme for support. 79 children have been reported as unaccompanied and separated in the district of Nhamatanda alone.

HI was already working in poor areas of Sofala district through a social protection project, funded by UNICEF. This project will be scaled-up to respond to the emergency with PSS and protection (identification, orientation, referral through mobile teams) component. The protection part will be related to identification, orientation and referral of children / vulnerable person to adequate services, and provision of hygiene / dignity kits, through mobile unit (with local partners). The PSS part will be related to PFA to children, and scale up to deepen PSS support if needed.


Following IDAI, HI has been implementing an emergency response to support the most vulnerable. You will be in charge of the implementation of the emergency response of UNICEF project, in close collaboration with the current PM of the development part, based in Maputo.

To ensure a qualitative response, a deputy PM, and two protection officers, and two psycho-social assistants will be in support.

Under the responsibility of the Field Coordinator, as Protection project Manager, you will implement the protection component- including protection mainstreaming and MHPSS- within the UNICEF project.

You will be in charge of project management, coordination staff, implementation, monitoring of the activities and indicators and reports’ grant. You will be as well in charge for relations and monitoring of activities of implementing partner.

You will ensure a close collaboration with the Technical Advisors and the Shared Services Coordinators and with the M&E Unit on monitoring and following-up of the activities and the project.


  • You hold a degree in Protection, social sciences or other relevant fields, with project management experience

  • You have a minimum of 2 years work experience as a PM in protection sector in NGO with a proven experience in team management

  • You master protection mainstreaming principles, GBV and CP international guidelines

  • You demonstrate excellent facilitation skills (facilitation of training, awareness session, communication with the community)

  • You show Excellent reactivity and flexibility in all circumstances

  • You have a fluent level of English, Portuguese would be a real asset


  • Starting date : ASAP

  • Length of the contract: 4 months

  • Employee status:

  • Salary from 2214€ gross/month regarding the experience of the candidate

  • Perdiem : 487€ net/month

  • Insurances : medical hearth coverage, retirement planning, repatriation

  • Paid holiday : 25 days per year

  • R&R : 1 day per month

  • Status : unaccompanied

  • Housing : Collective taken in charge by HI

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