Protection Officer

Job Description


Job Title:                      Protection Officer

Working Station:        District Khairpur Mirs

Reporting to:              Project Manager


Position Requirements:

  1. Mandatory (Qualification and Experience)
    1. Masters/Graduate from HEC recognized University.
    2. Minimum of 03 years of relevant professional experience in a similar position, preferably within the NGOs).


  1. Main Responsibilities

The Protection Officer will have the following duties and responsibilities:


  • Conduct regular field participatory protection assessments, using as much as possible an age, gender, and diversity approach, in order to fully understand protection concerns and priorities. Assess the resources available to the targeted displaced community to increase their own safety and protection.
  • Enhance and facilitate discussion on main protection concerns and response capacity within the displaced and the host communities.
  • Identify, individually advise and assess the needs of the most vulnerable individuals, particularly women at risk, and the available response opportunities in accordance with set guidelines, plans, and schedules.
  • Conduct vulnerability assessment and identify cases for assistance according to pre-defined criteria.
  • Report on special needs cases and advise on type of assistance, following discussion with beneficiaries.
  • Ensure dissemination of clear and reliable information on service provision and other pre-selected key topics.
  • Conduct informative sessions, record feedback (comments, suggestions) and report results back to the GBV Officer on issues of concern with recommended areas of intervention
  • Submit weekly and monthly activity plans, reports and recommendations for assessed persons and identified beneficiaries to the Child Protection Team Leader
  • Any other job-related added task assigned by the supervisor.


  1. Knowledge, Skills and Behaviour
    • Ability to perform successfully as a member of multiple disciplinary teams.
    • Strong computer skills particularly in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.
    • Strong time management skills with the capacity to adapt to a changing environment and work under tight deadlines.
    • Excellent writing, communication, proofreading, editing and presentation skills.
    • Experience of conducting trainings
    • Detail-oriented, ability to multi-task and manage time well.
    • Proficiency in English and Urdu. other Pakistani languages preferred.
    • Willing to travel on a short notice, as required by the organization.