Nonviolent Peaceforce is hiring a
Job Title: National Protection Officer (NPO)
Location: Sinjar, Ninewa, Iraq
Administrative Line Manager: Team Leader
Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) is a dynamic, international non-governmental organization. We work to reduce violence and protect civilians in countries affected by violent conflict and its aftermath through the implementation of unarmed civilian protection programming. NP implements programming through the deployment of civilian protection teams to the field and is continuing to scale up to meet the growing needs in the communities we serve. Programming is founded on unarmed civilian protection and is thematically focused on protection in displacement, child protection, gender-based violence protection, and inter-communal violence reduction.
NP is seeking motivated, creative, and conscientious National Protection Officers to protect civilians using unarmed strategies. They must understand and embody NP’s principle of non-partisanship.
The post is based in Sinjar, Ninewa Governorate with frequent travel to villages within the district.
1.Commitment to NP Principles
Protective presence, accompaniment and other interventions
Information gathering and contextual analysis
3.Administration & Operations
QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES:
1.Education, Knowledge and Experience
· Ability to manage information with confidentiality
· Ability to set priorities, creatively solve problems and analyse information
· Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
· Proven ability to build relationships
· Genuine commitment and interest in living and working at the community level
· Flexibility and reliability
· Ability to interact confidently with, and present information effectively to, colleagues and external contacts
· Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite desirable (Excel ability highly desirable)
HOW TO APPLY
Candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to submit a CV (max. 2 pages) and cover letter (max. 1 page) detailing your experience and how you qualify for the role. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
This position is open to Iraqi Nationals candidates only.
The closing date for applications is the 22nd of Jan 2023.
Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Candidates may be identified before the closing, apply early.
Nonviolent Peaceforce is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff at all levels. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. However, all qualified applicants regardless of their gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, or age, will be considered for this opportunity.
Nonviolent Peaceforce acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of employees, contractors, volunteers, interns, beneficiaries, and other stakeholders and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice in the Humanitarian and Development sector.
NONVIOLENT PEACEFORCE DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). NONVIOLENT PEACEFORCE DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.