Consultant -Protection Officer Organizational - Tenders Global

Consultant -Protection Officer Organizational

International Organization for Migration (IOM)- Erbil



Under the overall supervision of the Head of the Protection Division, and the direct supervision of the Protection Coordinator, the successful candidate will be responsible to support IOM capacity building efforts and system strengthening of Protection stakeholders (governmental and non-governmental), providing programme , operational and technical guidance and overseeing all aspects of protection activities in Iraq.

Core Functions / Responsibilities

•Support the Protection Coordinator in development, and implementation of protection activities for displaced populationand returnees to areas of origin, including the thematic areas of facilitated returns and durable solutions, gender-based violence, Trafficking in Person and protection mainstreaming.
•Contribute to the development of protection strategies for displaced population and returnees in informal sites, urban areas including in the context of return and reintegration, prevention of and response to gender-based violence and sexual exploitation and abuse, and trafficking in persons .
•Coordinate the implementation of project activities in respectiveareas of focus ensuring financial tracking of expenses and accurate reporting
•Identify and engage with Implementing Partners throughout the planning and implementation process by providing support,monitoring visits and technical evaluation of their project.•Collaborate with other IOM Divisions on joint programming and coordinated activities in informal sites, urban areas and in areas of return and relocation.
•Support mainstreaming of protection throughout programme activities, including camp coordination and camp management, shelter/Non-Food Item (NFI), return and recovery. Support the mainstreaming of protection into IOM assessments.
•Coordinate the work of national staff in the Protection Division in areas of competence by supporting the Protection Coordinator and ensuring oversee technical activities.
•Support coordination of protection monitoring activities and the development of advocacy messages on protection for displaced populations, including returnees, victims of trafficking, survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) and other relevant individuals or groups.
•Support the Protection Coordinator in liaison and coordination with Government and non- Government stakeholders by advising on relevant thematic in respective areas of competence for development of strategies to support the ongoing and new protection activities of IOM across Iraq.
•Assess the capacity needs on protection issues and thematic areas among IOM field staff, implementing partners and other stakeholders, and provide training, as necessary.
•Participate and engage actively in protection-focused seminars and other relevant meetings, as
IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Applications from qualified female candidates are especially encouraged, as well as the internal and external candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the purpose of the vacancy, the internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates.
•Assist in drafting reports covering protection related activities; prepare briefing, statistical/narrative reports and background notes including specific information requested by IOM, Governments, and other entities.
•Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Performance indicators for the evaluation of results/Outputs (with realistic delivery dates)
•By the end of the consultancy period,
•Number of project proposal or concept note developed : 1 (February 2024)
•Number of project reporting supported: 3 ( February 2024)
•Number of training on protection topic conducted: 3(February2024)

Qualifications & Preferred Skills
How To Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via this link: 

In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM only accepts online profiles duly completed. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Posting period: 10.06.2024 until 24.06.2024

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