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Protection Officer

HOPE is a National NGO working with local communities to promote peace, stability, resilience, sustainable development through activities of Saving Life, Sustainable and Durable Solutions of humanitarian aid, recovery and development, by focusing on main sectors of Peacebuilding & Governance, FSL, Health & Nutrition, WASH, Education, and Protection.

 Vacancy No: No. HOPE/2024/33
 Section/Unit: Program
 Grade Level: Grade 3 (out of 5)
 Supervisor: Project Manager
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Port-Sudan
 Duration: 6 Months
 Closing Date: 14 July 2024


HOPE, Port-Sudan Office

Job Announcement

Terms of Reference (TOR)


07 July 2024

No. HOPE/2024/33


Job Title: Protection Officer

No of Positions: 1

Base: Port-Sudan with visit to field at state level.

Location: Port-Sudan.

Start Date: 15 July 2024.

Contract Duration: 6 Months.

Gross Salary: 600 USD (the payment will be in SDG currency).

Grade level: Grade 3 (out of 5)

Reporting to: Project Manager, CC to Area Coordinator and Executive Director.

Job application deadline: 14 July 2024

 Duties and responsibilities:

Major Functions/ Responsibilities: 

Project supervision:

  • To coordinate, supervise and delivering results and implementing all Protection activities described in project documents in daily based at the field.
  • Responsible of communication with Social Workers, and community-based structure and ensure their complaints are response with required standards, besides managing of all resource needed for implementation including receiving/ procuring of working tools and delivery supplies and equipment, kits, materials and supplies to the beneficiaries.
  • Support social workers to delivering results, implementing all activities in sub-sectors of Child Protection (CP), Gender-Based Violence (GBV), and General Protection (GP) and ensuring quality control. 
  • To ensure the follow-up of the subcontracted activities, as well as the quality of the works of the services providers.
  • Give timely solicited decisions in manner in case of any difference in the work plan or project inputs, in addition to monitoring and observation of all activities and inputs. 
  • Hold biweekly meeting with the Social Workers, and community-based structure at the field to make biweekly action plan and discuss biweekly reports.
  • Participate in internal HOPE weekly meetings and external meeting with partners include donors, stockholders, Protection sector partners. 

Implementation of project objectives:

  • Ensure that the project objectives and output are taken into consideration during implementation in accordance with the project documents.
  • Oversee the outcomes and the impacts of the interventions made to the community.

Finance and Grant Management:

  • Oversee of the implementation of detailed project work plans and spending plans for all project activities. 
  • In consultation with Field Coordinator/ Area Coordinator/ Finance Officer to review every activity expenditure on a monthly/ quarterly basis; compare with project work plans and overall progress. 
  • In consultation with Field Coordinator/ Area Coordinator/ Finance Officer to put work plan, develop TOR for each activity include budget breakdown, write payment requests and develop quality of project activities.

Communications, Partnership and Alliances Engagement:

  • Collaborate with local authorities, NGOs, and other stakeholders to coordinate and implement protection interventions as needed.
  • Ensure relevant synergies and linkages between HOPE and Partners/ stakeholders.
  • Maintain effective communication with all stakeholders and partners.
  • Plan and organize the project missions, including communication with the mission teams as well as briefing and debriefing meetings for the missions.
  • Support on requesting HAC to take permit for missions and project activities.
  • Monitoring the humanitarian situation, and gaps in the targeted area and propose recommendation and action plan.

Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) and Reporting 

  • Analyzing and interpreting data collected through monitoring activities, and preparing reports to communicate findings and recommendations.
  • Adhere to the organization's policies, procedures, and guidelines for conducting protection-monitoring activities.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of protection interventions, collecting and analyzing data to inform programmatic decisions.
  • Ensuring the protection and confidentiality of individuals or communities during data collection and reporting, and adhering to ethical standards and guidelines.
  • Oversee of Follow-up the implementation of detailed project works plans in the field together with MEAL Officer in HQ. 
  • Check field ongoing activities, update the protection case management database and fill in the MEAL format of Monitoring Field Visit.
  • Check activities report, and any other briefing reports/ updates as requested by Field Coordinator/ Area Coordinator/ MEAL Officer/ Managers.


  • Apply and maintain the projects documentation system at state level.
  • Prepares contract of service providers such as trainers and contractors.
  • Any other task or responsibility determined by management of HOPE.

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required: 

  1. Strong management and supervisory skills and experience (at least 3 years’ relevant experience);
  2. Fluent written and oral communication skills in English Language and knowledge of local language(s) is a plus;
  3. Relevant technical qualifications and expertise in Protection and/or experience in the field of Protection, and/or working with Social Workers, Case workers, Magistrates to deliver Protection related activities;
  4. A Bachelor degree in Social Sciences, law, Human Rights, Development Studies, or a related field; Bachelor's Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred;
  5. Experience in community engagement and working with government and community stakeholders; 
  6. Good analytical and report writing skills;
  7. Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks effectively;
  8. Ability to work under pressure in an insecure environment;
  9. Computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite;
  10. Excellent survey/ assessment skills and knowledge to write quality reports; and
  11. The position requires flexibility, adaptability, and a commitment to the project objectives.

Note: Female applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

Requirements: Only short-listed candidates will be called for written test and interview

1. Job application Letter to outline applicant motivation and why you believe you are qualified for this position

2. CV including two (2) personal references. 

3. Certificates that supporting CV. 

The above documents must be sent to HR in Port-Sudan via e-mail of hopesudan.hr@gmail.com

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