Protection Manager - Tripoli

Employer: Danish Refugee Council
Location: Tripoli Libya
Closing date: 26 Mar 2014

We are looking for a highly qualified candidate to manage the protection department in Tripoli
Who are we?
DRC has been operating in the Middle East and North Africa for over a decade, running a
combination of livelihood, protection, advocacy and relief projects. DRC has six project offices
throughout Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Tunisia/Libya, Turkey, and both a country and regional office in

Since May 2011, DRC has been actively involved in the Lebanon emergency response to the
Syrian crisis with presence in the North, East (Bekaa valley) and South of Lebanon. The DRC
response is designed around 4 major sectors: Food/NFI distribution, Protection, Shelter and
Livelihood support. As such, DRC is positioned in Lebanon as a main implementing partner of
UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP, ECHO and DANIDA, implying a rapid expansion of its programme and

The Protection Manager has the overall responsibility for leading, coordinating and overseeing DRC
protection activities in Tripoli
• Represents DRC Protection before relevant donors and implementing partners at field level
• Responsible of the implementation and coordination of protection activities
• Manages and capacity builds the protection team in his/her AoR
• Reports and plans protection activities
• Provide support and training to local NGO’s that are DRC implementing partners

About you
To be successful in this role you must have at least 4 years of international experience in protection
and management of staff, in addition to being fluent in English (both written and verbal)

We offer
An interesting job in one of the best NGO’s in the world. DRC will offer the successful applicant a 6
months, renewable dependent on both funding and performance. You must be available to start work
from the 01st of April 2014 and be willing and able to work in Tripoli.
Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment
for Expatriates; please refer to under Vacancies. This position will be placed at level A11.

Need further information?
For more details on this position please contact Christele Hage at

DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments.

All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework (


About DRC
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than twenty five countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.

The protection and assistance to conflict affected population is provided within a long-term, regional and rights-based approach in order to constitute a coherent and effective response to the challenges posed by today’s conflicts. Assistance consists of relief and other humanitarian aid, rehabilitation, support to return and repatriation as well as promotion of long-term solutions to displacement and its causes. In addition, support and capacity building of local and national authorities and NGOs form an integral part of DRC’s work.

How to apply:
Application process
Interested? Then apply for this position by clicking on the apply button or go to and find the Current Vacancies.

Application due: 26-03-2014

Terms of Use Current Vacancies. All applicants should send a cover letter and an updated CV no longer than four  pages, both in the same language as the vacancy note.Your CV should also include contact details  of three professional referees.

Applications close the 26th of March 2014. The interviews are expected to take place in March 2014.

DRC reserves the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline.