CHF International has been delivering humanitarian assistance in Syria since 2014. Our programming includes provision of emergency relief items such as food and water, as well as delivery of critically-needed serrvices such as Child Protection (CP) services, prevision of and respons to Gender-Based Violence (GBV), Psychosocial Support (PSS) activities, and other protection interventions. CHF is seeking a full-time Protection Manager to lead the implementation of an integrated protection program within our broader humanitarian assistance portfolio in Syria. The goal of our protection program is to advocate for the needs of vulnerable individuals, provide essential protection services, and increase the capacity of actors on the ground.
The overall responsiblity of the Protection Manager will be to develop, implement, and monitor integrated protection programming in northeast Syria (NES) to improve the protection environment of vulnerable refugee, IDP and host communities. The Protection Manager is responsible for designing and implementing general protection, CP, PSS, GBV, and youth-focused activities based on identified needs and in coordination with other CHF International activities.
The Protection Manager will be based either in Derik, Syria or Duhok, Iraq, depending on the security context, and reports to the NES Director.
Identify protection needs through desk reviews and conducting protection needs assessments
Develop and implement an integrated protection strategy in NES according to needs
Manage the implementation of protection activities, including mobile protection teams, awareness campaigns, and safe spaces
Supervise protection staff, through daily communication and regular guidance; depending on the security situation, travel to field sites to support staff, oversee implementation and provide guidance.
Ensure quality information management and confidentiality of beneficiary information
Develop and implement a capacity building plan for protection staff, through training and ongoing mentoring
Actively engage with the relevant coordination groups to ensure programming aligns with the priorities of the humanitarian response and initiatives
Identify opportunities for expansion of CHF s protection programming in NES through current or new donors