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Protection Analyst -Consultant

Amman (Jordan)

We are looking for a highly qualified candidate Protection Analyst for a two months consultancy.  
S/he will conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis of data related to protection and cash for documentation and support the DRC led consortium team in drafting key advocacy reports/papers based on the findings.  
Who are we? 
DRC is an international non-governmental organization, which promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people all over the world. With the vision that no displaced person must be in want of help to find protection and durable solutions, DRC provides assistance and protection to conflict-affected in many of the major conflicts in Asia, Africa and Middle East. The assistance can consist of relief and other humanitarian aid, rehabilitation and support to returning home, and the promotion of durable solutions. 
About the job 
The Protection Analyst will be responsible for providing technical inputs and strategic guidance to the consortium members related to protection monitoring. Additionnally, the consultant will provide strategic recommendations for the next pahse of the project and the specific roles and responsibilities on protection analysis. 
Duties and Responsibilities 
In collaboration with the Consortium Information Management Officer (CIMO), Consortium Project Manager (CPM) and the consortium partners: 
1) Protection monitoring, analysis, reporting and sharing  
• Data analysis of all data collected by the protection monitoring teams on tablets and uploaded on the servers. 
• Analyse relevant protection data collected by other sectors when needed  
• Support the CIMO in maintaining an up-to-date protection database with accurate information on protection concerns identified by Protection monitoring teams;  
• Suggest improvement to the protection questions to better capture the protection trends, vulnerabilities and enhance the quality of the reports. 
2) Reporting  
• Review and translate protection monitoring data collected into analysis format on forthnightly basis;  
• Develop standard template and train staff to fill them. 
• Train and support teams to produce weekly basic data analysis and monthly trends analysis on protection concerns, provide quality assurance of these reports;  
• Activaly participate in the production of one high quality quarterly protection report for internal and external dissemination;  
3) Technical support and training:  
• In close collaboration with the protection advisors/coordinators, suggest modification in the protection monitoring strategy, review the qualitative indicators, incorporate lessons ‘learnt into ,the current or new programming cycle, technically support the field officers on an ad-hoc basis’ or through formal training sessions. 
Specifically, outputs could include: 
• 3 to 4 fortnightly protection monitoring letters 
• One quarterly protection monitoring report (In collaboration with partners and advocacy team) 
• One short final report including recommendations on the strategic protection monitoring approaches, data collection processes, tools, questionnaires.. 
• Recommendations for the job description and roles and responsibilities of a future full time protection analyst. 
About you 
To be successful in this role you must have:  
Required qualifications:  
• Degree in relevant discipline (statistics, quantiative/qualitative data analysis, social analysis, etc.) plus at least 2 years working in an INGO in a research, IM or M&E position; international relief and development, social sciences, public health, statistics/research methods, or related/relevant fields; University degree (Masters highly preferred)  
• Demonstrated technical assessment skills and command of methodologies, including working with large data sets and statistical analysis and their application in humanitarian Protection programming;  
• Knoweldge of data collection protocols and international standards to ensure accurate data collection and verification; 
• Familiarity and field experience applying principles and approaches to monitoring analysis, and evaluation in humanitarian and emergency Protection contexts using both quantitative and qualitative methods;  
• Experience preparing analytical or learning reports (not donor), particularly analysis of protection programmes. 
Required experience: 
• Proven experience in a technical capacity involving conducting evaluations, assessments, or research and drafting tehnical reports; 
• Past experience with managing large scale data collection exercises, involving sizeable enumeration teams conducting data collection in different locations simultaneously; 
Moreover it is expected to have: 
Desired qualifications: 
• Past experience working with analytical Excel is a must 
• Arabic language skills an asset.  
• Previous experience with mobile data collection (ODK, ONA, KOBO); 
• Experience working with International NGOs, UN agencies, line ministries and/or local authorities in migrants/refugee settings in complex emergencies;  
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate competencies:  
Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.  
Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.  
Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.  
Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.  
Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.  
We offer 
DRC will offer the successful applicant a two months contract. You must be available to start work at 15 May 2017 and be willing and able to work in Amman -Jordan.  
Application process 
Interested? Then apply for this position by clicking on the apply button. 
All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in the same language as this vacancy note. CV only applications will not be considered. 
If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact  
Applications close 6 – April - 2017.  
All candidates shall send us their fees (daily or monthly excluding expenses). 
“The application will be reviewed on a rolling basis and candidates may be shortlisted before the closing date”. 
Need further information?  
For more details on this position please contact Alain Coutand 
Please note that applications sent directly to Alain Coutand will not be considered.  
For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website  
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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  • Organization: DRC - Danish Refugee Council
  • Location: Amman (Jordan)
  • Grade: International Consultant - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Legal - International Law
  • Closing Date: 2017-04-06

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