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Protection Coordinator needed at Premiere Urgence Internationale

Job title : Protection Coordinator

Job Location : Borno

Deadline : April 15, 2024

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  • As Protection Coordinator, you will be responsible for the development and implementation of the mission’s operational Protection strategy as well as for the quality of current and future Protection programmes throughout the design, implementation monitoring and evaluation phases.
  • You will build the capacity of the mission’s Protection department and provide technical support to the project teams and in particular to the Protection Project Managers in a functional relationship.
  • You will represent PUI to the authorities, humanitarian actors and donors for the Protection sector.
  • With all technical coordinators and the MEAL department, you will provide technical support to ensure that protection mainstreaming principles are taken into account in all PUI interventions.

For this purpose, you will be responsible for :

  • Context analysis / Strategy / Development: You will participate in the development of the operational strategy in Protection and contribute to the design of new relevant Protection interventions on the mission based on the identified Protection needs in the country, and in line with PUI Protection intervention framework. In coordination with the Protection team, you will also monitor Protection activities in the country and analyse their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Programmes quality: You will provide technical support in your field of expertise to the programme teams, in particular to the Protection Programme Managers, and ensure the quality and effectiveness of the mission’s Protection programmes.
  • Representation / Coordination: You will ensure PUI’s external representation for the Protection sector to partners, donors, national authorities and local actors, and represent PUI in the Protection Cluster / Protection sector coordination group meetings. You will also contribute to the good information sharing within the Protection sector.
  • Human Resources / Training: You will provide technical support to the project teams and in particular to the Protection team, but also to the project managers for the recruitment of technical staff in Protection. You will also supervise the content of Protection training and the quality of Protection activities on the basis of identified needs.
  • Logistics and Administration: You will ensure that Protection teams under your responsibility follow logistic and administrative procedures and keep the logistic and administrative departments informed.
  • Security: You will contribute to the compliance with security rules on the mission and share all information related to security to your line manager and/or to the mission’s security manager.

The challenges that await you :

  • To secure enough fund to meet the ambition of the Mission strategy is the biggest challenge. It is expected that the Protection Coordinator will actively contribute in monitoring funding opportunities and in developing proposals for funding.
  • To implement a close and regular monitoring of projects in deep field locations where access is limited.
  • To support other Technical Coordinators ensure that aspects related to Protection are mainstreamed at all steps of project implementation.

What you will need to succeed 


  • You hold a Master‘s degree in humanitarian project management/business school/political sciences/social sciences/law or other related field.


  • You are strengthened by minimum 3 years in protection program management or a similar position, by an experience in protection mainstreaming and protection monitoring, and an experience in environments with protection threats.
  • You also have a strong understanding of global protection principles and standards, and relevant bodies of international law.
  • You already worked with Première Urgence Internationale? It would be a definite asset!


  • You master project management, quality monitoring and team management.
  • You demonstrate capacity to deliver trainings on protection, and you have a good understanding of institutional donors’ procedures (UN agencies, ECHO, EuropAid, OFDA, AAP, etc.)


  • You are a good communicator, both in writing and orally.
  • You demonstrate good team spirit, leadership, good analytical and organisational skills, flexibility, and a high sense of discretion.
  • You are able to take responsibility in a proactive approach in order to make proposals and to identify solutions.
  • You have a strong ability to resist stress and particularly in unstable circumstances.

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