Senior Protection Monitoring Officer(National Position)
Background/IRC Summary: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing, and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. Founded in 1933 at the call of Albert Einstein, the IRC is at work in over 40 countries and 26 U.S. cities helping people to survive, reclaim control of their future and strengthen their communities. The IRC has been operating in Thailand since 1975 and currently provides assistance to displaced persons in Tak, Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi and Mae Hong Son provinces
Following the coup in Myanmar in February 2021, fighting between the military and insurgents along the border with Thailand has led to a large-scale internal displacement and smaller but growing number of refugees seeking protection in Thailand. Anticipating a potential large-scale influx of affected into Thailand this year, the IRC Thailand is preparing to expand and enhance its emergency protection services to put in place necessary internal mechanism and coordination at provincial and national level to address emerging need of affected people. In July 2021, IRC Thailand is launching Protection Emergency Response, this response, funded by the DG ECHO for 12 months and implement in partnership with front line community-based organizations and coordination with National Protection Sector and Provincial Protection Sector Working group in Tak, Maehongsorn and Kanchanburi Province.
The IRC Thailand Emergency Protection Response design to be adapt to context and change of need of affected population, one of key result of the response is that “Protection need are monitored and communicate to service providers”. The Senior Protection Monitoring Officer will be based at IRC’s office in Maesot, under supervision of Senior Emergency Protection Manager and direct supervision by M&E Manager. The Senior Protection Monitoring Officer will serve as key person to implement protection monitoring to determine changing of displace situation along Thailand-Myanmar border and provide evidence base to inform needs of affected population for program adjustment and advocacy.
1.1 Support Senior Emergency Protection Manager to develop and implement Rapid Assessment and Protection Monitoring framework including data collection tools.
1.2 Work closely with Senior Emergency Manager, M&E Manager and Sector Leads for coordination with National and Provincial Protection Coordination Group related to multi-rapid assessment exercise including other assessment agree by emergency coordination body.
1.3 Leading the process to train and technical support to Protection Monitoring Data Collector and other staff in Emergency Protection Team in data collection, data entry for rapid assessment and protection monitoring in targeted location.
1.4 Ensure data collection, data entry for protection monitoring are complete according to agree timeline and meet data quality requirement.
1.5 Support Senior Emergency Protection Manager for analysis the rapid assessment report and protection monitoring report writing.
1.6 Work closely with Senior M&E Emergency Officer to develop electronic data collection for rapid assessment and protection monitoring.
1.7 Technical support to implementing partner related to implementing protection monitoring exercise.
1.8 Support Senior Emergency Protection Manager to develop protection monitoring report and translated in require languages.
1.9 Support Senior Emergency Protection Manager to develop Emergency client responsive plan
1.10 Leading process to training client responsive in Emergency to staff of Emergency Protection Team and other IRC staff.
1.11 Work closely with Senior M&E Emergency Officer to develop and implement emergency client responsive indicator.
2.1 Support Senior Emergency Protection Manager to develop program report related to donor requirement and program requirement.
2.2 Responsible to monitor spending related to protection monitoring are on track and timely inform Senior Emergency Protection Management for budget adjustment need.
Key Working Relationships:
Position Reports to: Senior Emergency Protection Manager
Position directly supervises: NA
Indirect Reporting: Monitoring and Evaluation Manager for Protection, WPE and Livelihood, LAC Coordinator and Senior WPE Managers
Other Internal and/or external contacts: describe the nature of departments or groups the position influences or requires support from to accomplish objectives.
Internal: Emergency Coordinator, Senior Health Coordinator, Health Emergency Coordinator
External: National Protection Coordination Focal Point, Provincial Protection Sector Working Group Focal