Protection Officer – GBV Prevention Job at DRC

Website Danish Refugee Council

The DRC has published a job vacancy announcement on 29th Aug 2022 for qualified Kenyans to fill in the vacant post of Protection Officer – GBV Prevention to be based in Dadaab, Garissa, Kenya.

Recruiter Danish Refugee Council
Position Protection Officer – GBV Prevention
Location Dadaab, Garissa, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Bachelor Degree
Experience Required Minimum Four years
Application Deadline 1st Sept 2022

DRC Job Vacancy 2022

Overall purpose of the role: The purpose of this post is to provide day to day coordination of prevention activities and other related activities in Ifo, Hagadera & Dagahaley Camps in Dadaab.  In collaboration with the Team Leader- Protection, the Protection – GBV Officer will be responsible for supervising effective protection services, including needs assessments, protection monitoring and gender-based violence prevention activities (EMAP, SASA! Community participation, Awareness Outreaches, Mentorship, capacity building activities) in line with the project.   S/he will work and liaise closely with the GBVIMS Data Assistant/MEAL Officer, Protection Assistants, Protection Officer (PSS), Psychosocial Counsellors, VolRep and Economic Recovery staff on documentation and integration of program activities as per the donor requirements.

Position in Organization:

  • Protection Officer – GBV Prevention
  • Application due: 9/1/2022
  • Workplace: Dadaab
  • Department/Country: Kenya
  • Contract type: National contract
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  • A Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (Social Science, Social Work, Psychology, Health, community and or Gender Development).


  • Minimum of 4 years of work experience within the field of protection, sexual and gender-based violence programming, social work;
  • Experience working communities within the refugee camp set up in accordance with DRC Dadaab programme and Protection Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs, CHS CoC)
  • Experience in implementing behavior change communication and community mobilization strategies such as SASA! EMAP, Peer to Peer/life skills/mentorship Community Based Protection and protection monitoring activities.
  • Experience in working with people from diverse background and cultures;
  • Clear understanding of Core Humanitarian Standards for Quality and Accountability in humanitarian work (CHS);
  • Experience with capacity building of staff, and in convening and facilitating trainings and workshops
  • Excellent analytical and report writing skills (English).

How to Apply DRC Protection Officer – GBV Prevention Jobs 2022

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: 1st Sept 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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