Job DescriptionThe IRC is implementing a protection and rule of law program including the following components protection monitoring, information dissemination, referrals, case management, community based protection and legal services Geographically, the protection program is implemented in the North, Beirut and Mount Lebanon, Bekaa and the South of LebanonThe Protection Coordinator will be responsible for the development and implementation of protection monitoring, information dissemination, case management, legal services and community based protection programming in all locations They will lead the design and oversee implementation of protection monitoring methodology, M&E systems, training materials for protection monitoring and community based protection project staff, and Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) regarding the sharing of data with internal and external actors The Protection Coordinator will ensure the quality of protection data collection and analysis and ensure that succinct and accurate protection reports are prepared for dissemination to relevant stakeholders, and utilized to inform programming and advocacy both internally and externally The Protection Coordinator will also play a key role in strengthening the IRC s presence and participation in field Protection Working Groups by attending relevant meetings, networking with other NGO actors and identifying potential partners for future programming The Protection Coordinator will directly supervise four Protection and Information Managers, and one Information Communication and Technology OfficerMajor ResponsibilitiesProgram management Provide a sound technical basis for the consolidation and harmonization of all protection and rule of law activities across field sites and toolsmethodologies, with an emphasis on maintaining and improving program quality Ensure that all interventions are in compliance with the IRC s strategic action plan, theories of change, protection mainstreaming framework, international law and protection standards and national policies Oversee implementation of the protection and rule of law program through managing project work plans and budgets (budget forecasting, development of spending plans and budget follow-up), ensuring timely recruitment, quality implementation and accurate reporting in accordance with IRC and donor regulations Ensure that monitoring and evaluation systems are effectively designed and integrated into all stages of the project; that output and impact data are captured and that data is used to optimize program quality Provide continuous support to and ensure targeted capacity building of staff Participate in cross-departmental collaboration and coordination in order to ensure that linkages between programs are made and programs gain from protection best practice; in particular with regular contact and coordination with Coordinators and Managers from other IRC Lebanon sectorsNew business development Contribute to the develop the IRC Protection sector strategy for Lebanon in close collaboration with Senior Integrated Protection Coordinator, the Protection Managers, Deputy Director of ProgramsCountry Director, other protection sector staff, and IRC Technical Unit Identify opportunities for, design and develop concept notes and proposals for further protection programming Develop andor input into protection assessments and protection reporting analysis for the purpose of program development Provide protection input on proposals from other sectors to ensure protection is mainstreamed across IRC programmingRepresentation and coordination Coordinate with Senior Integrated Protection Coordinator and Advocacy Advisor to forge connections with key government counterparts at the ministerial level, UN, INGOs, human rights actors, municipal and other sub-national government actors Represent the IRC in field and national level and strategic meetings involving protection actors such as protection working group meetings, inter-agency coordination meetings, and bi-lateral meetings Regularly coordinate with internal program and operational stakeholders, the ProtectionRule of Law Technical Advisors, Women s Protection and Empowerment, Child Protection, Economic Recovery and Development, Education and other IRC colleagues In collaboration with the Senior Integrated Protection Coordinator and the Advocacy Advisor, provide input for advocacy purposes and support achievement of advocacy goals, as needQualificationsWork Experience 5-7 years experience implementing multi-donor funded protection programming and managing teams, including experience in emergency or post-conflict project managementDemonstrated Skills and Competencies Demonstrated experience using international human rights standards in protection programming Demonstrated experience designing and implementing M&E systems Strong strategic thinking and proposal writing skills Strong leadership, program, staff and budget management and capacity building skills Excellent communication skills, cultural sensitivity, flexibility, ability to improvise, team player Ability to productively work under pressure while maintaining a sense of humor Strong organizational and time-management skills; proven ability to prioritize and deliver on time Ability to work both independently and in a dynamic, cross-functional global team structure Highly proficient in Microsoft Office suite Demonstrated ability to work effectively with stakeholders at all levels Ability to manage and work through change in a proactive and positive mannerEducation Advanced university degree in Law, Human Rights or a related fieldLanguage Skills Arabic, EnglishWorking Environment Standard office working environment with regular travel to field locations in Lebanon
Eligibility:Bachelor of Laws (LLB)(Law).
Industry:NGO / Social Services / Community Services / Non-Profit
Function:Lawyers / Legal Advisors
Deadline:17th Sep 2024
Protection & Rule of Law Coordinator