Protection Monitor – HIAS – Nairobi

HIAS seeks to recruit a Protection Monitor who will assist in provision of social interventions and assistance to the most at risk and vulnerable refugees.

Identify and document human rights violations, refer cases to the appropriate authorities, and provide regular follow-up on each case
Participate in community awareness and dissemination of information to members of the community
Assist in the implementation of appropriate intervention for refugees at risk through activities such as emergency shelter placement etc.
Assist in the referral for appropriate intervention for vulnerable refugees in the community
Assist in the provision of direct assistance to refugees in the community
Assist with the translation for refugees in the community during activities as may be required.
Assist in the mobilization of community members for community forums and sensitization campaigns in the communities
Provide weekly and monthly reports and data highlighting individual performance, progress against targets and client needs
Provide training to beneficiary groups in: Refugee Rights & protection, legal documentation and other protection related issues as determined by the Program Supervisor
Attend regular staff meetings, trainings and other meetings as required and ensure regular personal development and supervision

No less than three months’ work experience, preferably with an NGO. Experience in the field of refugee protection and assistance is a distinct advantage.
Basic literacy and numeracy skills.
Should be well integrated to the dynamics and needs of persons with specific needs (refugee community) within their areas.
Good working knowledge of the community needs and gaps
Ability to work with members of the community with little or no supervision
Computer literacy
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Strong counselling skills
Strong training skills in community development and working with PSNs will be an added advantage.
Knowledge of Accountability to Affected Populations is an added advantage
Knowledge of PSEA is an added advantage
Proficiency in English or Kiswahili and Somali, Oromo, or Amharic languages.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills required or permanent location. Location is subject to change based on programmatic needs. Flexibility is essential as we grow and develop. The successful candidate must be comfortable in a fast-paced, changing work environment with many crucial deadlines. All team members may be required to perform duties outside of their normal work hours of responsibilities as needed.

Method of Application
How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume through the email quoting the vacancy number: HRTK/PM/09/2022 on the subject line.
Applications not bearing this subject label will not be considered
Deadline for Applications: 5th October 2022 by 5.00pm