Lutheran World Federation Jobs in Uganda : Protection Officer

Lutheran World Federation ( LWF ) Uganda is part of the Lutheran World Federation Department for World Service (LWF-DWS), an international humanitarian and development agency. LWF World Service partners include Lutheran Churches and their related agencies, the European Commission (ECHO), the US Government (BPRM) and UNHCR, IOM, UNICEF among others, with whom LWF World Service is a key implementing partner. For more information about LWF World Service, please check;
LWF-Uganda currently supports Congolese and South-Sudanese refugees living in settlements in the districts of Kamwenge, Adjumani, Moyo and Lamwo respectively with access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene services, community services, protection, psychosocial support, livelihoods and environmental conservation. The LWF Uganda is looking for mature, qualified and experienced persons for the following position:
Job Title: Protection Officer
Place of Assignment: Adjumani LWF Office
Reports to: Project Manager
Duties and responsibilities:
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Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Development studies, Psychology or Law
  • A minimum of 3 -5 years’ experience in development and humanitarian protection.
  • Excellent team work and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting assessments, baselines & evaluations using participatory methodologies;
  • Sound understanding of project management cycle, humanitarian principles & standards including SPHERE, HAP and the Code of Conduct
  • Computer literacy with full knowledge of office applications, internet and email.
  • Fluency in English is essential. Knowledge of Kiswahili will be an added advantage.
  • Passion for working with refugees
  • High level of integrity, commitment and professional responsibility

Candidates who are interested in the above jobs should submit an updated CV and Application letter giving a day time telephone contact and email addresses of 3 (three) work related referees only through our recruitment email  clearly indicating the job title in the email subject. Do not include certificates for education, trainings, etc. Hand delivered applications can also be sent to our Offices in Kampala. Please indicate the position you have applied for on the top of the parcel addressed to: The Human Resource Manager Lutheran World Federation Plot 1401, Ggaba, Road next to Quality Hill P. O. Box 5827 Kampala, Uganda. Deadline for receiving application is Monday 8, October 2018 by 5:00pm

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