Protection Officer

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Identification 1

Job Title:

Protection Monitor

Reports to:

Protection Officer

Duty station

NorthWest and South West Region

Main objective

Missions and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct protection monitoring activities at household and community level using various quantitative and qualitative methods and tools.
  • Identify key informants within the community to involve in regular protection monitoring activities through individual interviews.
  • Facilitate Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) amongst community members on protection to better understand the protection issues affecting the communities.
  • In coordination with the team leader, identify Focal points within the community and liaise with them to collect information on population movements and protection incidents within their areas of intervention; implement a functional flash alert mechanism between Focal Points and the Field Monitors.
  • Train Focal Points, local authorities and protection committees on general protection, CP, SGBV, Human Rights, Humanitarian Principles and other topics that maybe identified.
  • Monitor and report protection incidents and trends, population movements and produce Maps on the zones of displacement and intervention within their field locations.
  • Identify individual cases with protection concerns during protection monitoring and outreach activities and liaise with the social worker to deliberate on the appropriate intervention.
  • Verify the information collected through direct observation and triangulation from different sources.
  • Support the Team Leader in developing weekly report.
  • Map out and regularly update service providers within the field locations highlighting the gaps to support advocacy through the protection cluster.
  • Carry out all tasks respecting key protection principles including but not limited to: - do no harm, non-discrimination, confidentiality, accountability and need-to-know principles.
  • Actively participate in community awareness activities.
  • Verify and register flash alerts reports identified within their field locations and share in a timely manner with the Field Coordinator, and the team leader.
  • Establish and maintain a good relationship respecting and guided by humanitarian. principles with local, administrative, customary and community leaders in his/her area.
  • Participate actively in the weekly meetings.
  • Any other task that may be assigned by the supervisor.


  • University training in Social Sciences or related field
  • Minimum 12 months relevant professional experience in the protection sector
  • Technical knowledge in general protection ;
  • Advanced computer literacy (Word, Excel, outlook)
  • Good analytical and reporting skills
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Respect and adherence to protection principles
  • Capacity to work under pressure, flexibility
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of the South West and North West Region of Cameroon
  • Experience in community mobilization


English is the primary working language

SW pidgin an asset

Special Requirements

Residence in Bamenda / Buea will be considered an added advantage

Immediate availability is an asset

Send your CV and Cover letter by following this link: Protection Monitor

Please apply no later than 22nd June, 2020 at 5 PM

NB: Only Shortlisted candidates will be invited for the written test