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Protection Manager


This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted March 21, 2022.

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# Job Description

Job Ref No PM/03/2022Published on Mar 18, 2022 11:00 AM
SALARY SCALE: Not Specified
DEADLINE: Mar 25, 2022 05:00 PM
AGE LIMIT: Not Specified

Hello Hello! Alight is recruiting a Protection Manager for our program in
Uganda to be based at Rwamwanja Office. You’re interested in joining us?
Welcome, we’re happy you’re here!
A team with deep experience in co-designing solutions that create new value
around the world. We know we need to always be better, and we believe in the
power and abundance of everyday people, everywhere, to change the world with
A culture of radical accountability to our customers –as we help build a
meaningful life for and with the displaced, we ask them what they want and
then deliver on it.
Reporting directly to the Team Leader and Technical Supervision of Protection
Lead, the Protection Manager will be responsible for leading implementation of
Alight’s protection programming. In this capacity, the Protection Manager will
be responsible for day-to-day supervision and oversight of Protection team,
various protection activities including budget management, and implementation
of the requirements of the program. The Protection Manager will work closely
with UNHCR and other protection actors in the refugee settlement as well as
the settlement leadership structures.
The Protection Manager will work with implementing partners in the settlement
to ensure the principles of effective and high quality interventions in all
sub sectors including GBV, Child protection, Legal Assistance, Community
Services and MHPSS. The Protection Manager will responsible for providing
technical support and supervision consistent with international, national
standards and ensure that program design, and implementation creates no harm
in the communities, promotes human rights and has positive impact.

Staff Supervision & Development
• Mentor and build the capacity of protection staff members from gender
based violence, child protection, community services and legal assistance on
all aspects or programming including technical knowledge, project cycle
management, budgeting and budget management, team management, coordination and
Technically supervise all sub sector and provide quality oversight to and
mentoring of the protection teams in the field, with a strong focus on
building the capacity of staff to take on management responsibilities.
• Maintain open and professional relations with team members, promoting a
strong team spirit and providing oversight and guidance to enable staff to
successfully perform in their positions, including communicating clear
expectations, setting performance objectives, providing regular and timely
performance feedback.
• Promote and monitor staff care and well-being, coordinate with respective
Field Coordinators to manage all leave requests to ensure adequate coverage.
• In close cooperation with the Protection Lead and other Senior Protection
Technical Coordinators, actively participate in preparing technical documents.

Grant Planning & Project Implementation
• Lead the overall implementation of the Protection program in designated
settlement and provide guidance to the protection staff to ensure that stated
goals and objectives are met, that the project is appropriately monitored and
• Ensure project reports are written and submitted in a timely manner as
finalized per set schedules monthly, quarterly and annually and indicators
and achievements are followed-up and reported upon, according to the work
• Prepare program work plans that meet the program objectives and prepare
appropriate operational guidelines for project staff.
• Regularly update the Grants documents Indicator Tracking Sheet, Activity
and Budget Trackers and share with Program Manager
Provide significant input into donor reports in a timely manner, including up-
to-date data for indicators.
• Ensure that project activities are implemented within the assigned budget
parameters, in consultation with the Finance Team and the Sub sector leads to
ensure that project activities are implemented within the assigned budget
• Participate in strategic meetings in proposal development, and provide input
from field- lessons etc. in establishment/update of overall protection

Technical Quality/Programme Management
• Provide technical guidance to sub sector teams on protection activities
• Provide technical guidance to staff and partners, on confidential and safe
data collection in line with internationally recognized best practices.
• Maintain effective and safe referral pathways for protection concerns and
other vulnerable cases between the protection programme, other internal Alight
programmes and external partners, and ensure development and maintenance of
SOPs for referrals.
Assist in the development of standard operating procedures on all protection
SOPs including GBV, CP, legal assistance, protection monitoring and community
based assistance.
• Ensure appropriate trainings for Alight staff and partners on basic
protection issues, basic humanitarian principles, human rights concerns,
prevailing legal framework and protection, and ensure that protection
trainings are of high quality.
• Maintain open and professional relations with the Protection team members,
promoting a strong team spirit and provide quality oversight and mentoring to
enable staff to successfully perform in their positions.
• Develop and implement a context-appropriate, scalable community-based
protection approach to foster self-protection capacities and engagement of
conflict affected populations in host and refugee settlements.

Reporting and Advocacy
Analyse protection data to produce succinct, analytical inputs in to
monthly quarterly and annual reports to be shared with both external and
internal stakeholders, highlighting key protection trends and concerns.
Advise on protection trends to inform country-wide strategy and plans.

Coordination & Representation
Develop and maintains effective coordination and long-term relationships
with UNHCR and other external stakeholders, representing Alight’s positions,
promoting long-term strategy and resolving problems/conflicts.
Actively contribute and participate in the Site Level Protection Cluster’s
Protection Working Groups, and share updates with the Protection Lead for
meetings held at the national level.

• A Bachelor’s degree in Social work, Community Psychology, Education,
Development studies.
• A minimum of 1 year experience working in humanitarian environment,
internally displaced populations or other post conflict settings in GBV or
similar with refugees will be an added advantage.
• Demonstrated management skills and ability to work independently.
• Excellent computer, writing and communication skills including report
writing skills.
• The person must be able to work with minimum supervision.
• Ability to manage multiple tasks at a time and work effectively with
colleagues from different backgrounds.
• Strong computer skills.
• Motorbike riding experience and permit preferable.
• Candidates from South Western region who can speak Swahili and the
resepective local languages are most prefered.

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**Closing Date** : 29th March. 2022

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