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In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.
Planning and reporting:
- In close coordination with DoRR, He/She will be responsible for the process of identification, protection screening and referral of the most vulnerable cases and ensure that there will be no vulnerable and protection cases missed from the humanitarian assistance.
- Keeps regular contact with DoRR and with Protection staff in Herat/Nimroz and Kabul for coordination of any issues related to return.
- Assist in capacity building of DoRR on protection mainstreaming and the identification, protection screening and making referral of protection cases.
- Maintain an up to date and in-depth understanding of community dynamics and displacement/migration trends in the communities monitored including of the surrounding host community.
- During protection monitoring activities, identify protection needs/risks affecting individuals, households and groups, and conduct internal and external referrals to appropriate service providers according to needs, including cash for protection.
Coordination and representation:
- Lead scheduling of, and participation in, monitoring missions, in collaboration with the Protection Assistant and Protection Officer
- Contribute to drafting and updating of regular protection reports including utilizing digital data collection systems.
- Provide weekly and monthly data and completion of protection screening and referrals and reports, including case studies and other reports
- Represent IOM in protection coordination meetings, including the Protection Cluster, GBV Sub-Cluster, Child Protection in Emergencies Sub-Cluster, PSN Network, Child Protection Action Network and other provincial or regional meetings
- Identify potential partnership to support the protection focal points in implement protection strategies and programs like psychosocial support, peer support, alternatives to institutional care for separated children.
- Liaise with other agencies/NGOs/government bodies and UN agencies to ensure coordination, implementation of common standards in the field and consideration of protection issues in assistance program.
- In coordination with other relevant actors, advocate for humanitarian access and advocate with government to assist any urgent protection needs
- Responsible to provide information about the Awaaz Afghanistan-UN call center services as accountability feedback mechanism to undocumented returnees
The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:
Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 1
- Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
- Integrity and transparency: maintain high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
- Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.
- Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
- Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
- Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
- Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
- Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way
Internals of the Organization and NMS candidates, as well as external female candidates, will be considered as first-tier candidates. This vacancy is also open to second-tier candidates.
- Since the duty station is Islam Qala-Herat province- The incumbents should be from and/or currently living in the province.
Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.
- The appointment is subject to funding confirmation.
Knowledge of using data collection through KOBO
- Basic information on the migration issues within Afghanistan and the reasons why people migrate.
- Basic Knowledge of what IOM is doing in Afghanistan for migration and specifically for the undocumented Afghan returnees.
- Sufficient Knowledge on child protection and Gender Based Violence (GBV)