Protection Coordinator

Première Urgence Internationale
  • Location
    Beirut, Lebanon
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Mar 11

Position description


Under the supervision and direction of the Deputy Head of Mission for Program Implementation, the Protection Coordinator will effectively formalize, standardize and harmonize the current protection and community-based intervention aiming at mainstreaming protection incorporating the principles of meaningful access to services, safety, and dignity into all of PU-AMI’s activities (including participation and empowerment of women, children, persons with disabilities, older persons; accountability to beneficiaries; assistance provided in proportion to need and without any barriers; avoid causing harm).

S/He will undertake the overall responsibility of the technical leadership of all projects/activities related to protection and community outreach countrywide.

Under the supervision of the Deputy Head of Mission for Program Implementation, the main roles of the technical/sector coordinator is: defining the sector programming according to the country strategy, elaborating policy making, building capacities and providing guidance, ensuring adequate reviews and lessons learnt, follow and technicaly supervise the programmes under the ‘protection’ umbrella

Main activities:

  • Developing an efficient and sustainable sector strategy; Participate and feed the nationale debate on refugee protection, access to services and maintaining a minimum humanitarian space.
  • Monitor and improve PUI’s protection level analysis, evolution of context resulting in an erosion of humanitarian and protection space for the different populations PUI is working with in Lebanon,
  • Support quality protection mainstreaming and strengthen accountability
  • Ensure staff capacity building and awareness (community based approach, general protection)
  • Hold a representation and coordination role at nationale level and monitor the changes in term of government and humanitarian actors policies and position.

Required profile:


  • Relevant master degree from an accredited academic institution, preferably in Political or Social Sciences, Human Rights Law, International Affairs, Public Health, Social Work, Psychology

Professional experience:

  • Min 3 years of experience (or five years of experience for candidates holding a first level university degree) in the field of humanitarian program, development and management, including operational and field experience;
  • Substantial experience in emergency and refugee contexts, working in protection, community services or CCCM response;
  • Experience in liaising with governmental authorities, other national/international institutions;

Nowledge and skills:

  • Demonstrated good knowledge of UN and NGO mandates and programs in the humanitarian responses, refugees, post conflict reconstruction and development/resilience
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills including the production of evidence-based policy and procedure papers supporting project operations in the country of operations


  • English mandatory

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