Protection/CBPS officer (Two) Readvertized

at The Lutheran World Federation World Service
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted November 20, 2022
Category Management
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


LWF World Service is the humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation. We are a widely recognized, international, faith-based organization working in over 20 countries. We seek to bring people of all backgrounds together in the common quest for justice, peace, and reconciliation in an increasingly complex and fragmented world.

 A commitment to the human rights of every individual, regardless of their status, guides our work, actions, and operations. We are particularly known for our timely, compassionate, and professional humanitarian work, and for our field presence in hard-to-reach areas. Our work is people-centered and community- based. Above all, we work with the most vulnerable, and in order to claim and uphold their rights, we engage proactively with local government and community structures.

 Our partners in (Ethiopia) include Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus (EECMY), diaconal arms of Lutheran churches (Related Agencies), the European Commission (ECHO), the US Government (BPRM) and UN Agencies, Global Affairs Canada with whom we are a key implementing partner.

LWF World Service Ethiopia is a registered foreign charity that has been operating in Ethiopia since 1973 implementing various development and humanitarian projects in different parts of Ethiopia.

LWF World Service Ethiopia is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants based on merit regardless of sex, color, religion, ethnicity, age, marital status or disability.Job Summary

Under the supervision of the regional coordinator, Protection/CBPS officer will be responsible for implementing Protection, GBV/PSEA and Gender activities at bale zone lega hare woreda. The officer will monitor the day-to-day implementation of the protection project in the aforementioned area. In addition, he/she will organize and facilitate capacity-building training, community level awareness raising, and information dissemination sessions on the gender GBV/PSEA and other related activities that assigned by the supervisor in the Lega Hare and other woreda administration. Furthermore, the protection and CBPS officers will collaborate and coordinate with relevant local authorities and key stakeholders to achieve the project objectives by assisting communities.


  • Promote, implement and uphold the vision, mission, core values and objectives of the LWF/DWS-ET;
  • Deliver coordinated & integrated humanitarian interventions to reinforce delivery of impact on the ground, bringing
  • Lead the implementation protection gender and GBV/PSEA activities in the lega hare woreda through provision of the capacity building support for host community members and government officials.
  • Provide material support for CRM and PSEA working groups and committee
  • Provide training for staff and community structures on gender, CRM and GBV/PSEA
  • Support and lead the community development facilitator in day-to-day protection at project implementing area.
  • Participate in stakeholder meeting at woreda level and share the project update for concerned program persona and partners.
  •  Respect, accountability, transparency, courage, excellence, initiating actions, innovation, collaboration, building partnerships, communication with impact, negotiation, planning and organizing
  • Follow all procedures set out in the LWF-ET Staff Rules, Collective Agreement and other operational manuals.
  • Fulfill such other duties assigned to her by the protection manager/ coordinator,
  • This job description is subject to amendment by the employer when deemed necessary.

Report Writing and Documentation

  • Ensure proper documentation of all project activities including means of verification, assessments and case studies.

Job Requirements

Required Minimum Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
Degree in law psychology, social studies, development studies or other related field of study and years relevant experience in humanitarian sector.

Skills Required, Attitudes and Attributes:

  • Experience of working in a leadership position within a team structure.
  • Proven skills in managing staff reporting to her/him; excellent coordination skills.
  • Fluent written and spoken English; Knowledge of Afan Oromo is mandatory
  • Gender sensitivity.
  • Proven program & project cycle management skills - proposal and report writing skills; monitoring and evaluation skills and experience.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of emergency and development issues; nexus programming and deep understanding of causes of emergencies, emergency programming and links with policy.
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize well and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to travel extensively, especially to remote areas.
  • Experience in and the ability to train, coach, mentor people.

Additional requirements

  • Prior experience with Global Affairs Canada funding and Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy.
  • Strong cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  • Good skills in planning, monitoring and reporting.
  • Strong organizational and logistical skills.
  • Goal-oriented with ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
  • Ability and willingness to work and live in challenging conditions.
  • All employees of the Lutheran World Federation should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the six organizational values: dignity, human rights, inclusion, diversity, transparency and accountability and humanitarian principles of humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and independence.
  • Previous related experience in INGO set up is advantageous.
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