Starting date: ASAP
Duration: 8 months with the possibility of extension
People in Need (PIN) has been active in Ukraine since early August 2014 and the humanitarian programs have been rapidly expanding since then. Currently, PIN is one of the major humanitarian actors in Eastern Ukraine while providing neutral and independent humanitarian aid to conflict-affected people. So far PIN has implemented number of multi-purpose cash grants, Shelter, Protection, Livelihoods and WASH interventions and supported more than 2 millions vulnerable populations, including IDPs, returnees and host communities in both urban and rural locations.
Protection Senior Project Officer coordinates and organizes PSS activities of the project (DFID).
Closely cooperates with PIN employees, social partners, regional, district, city, local authorities, humanitarian organizations/ NGOs, clusters;
Required background and competences:
University degree in psychology, sociology, social science or similar discipline;
Minimum 2 years of experience with National or International NGO, UN or Intergovernmental or voluntary organization in humanitarian/development sector particularly in Easter Ukraine crisis;
Experience in working with communities and stakeholders related to protection programs;
Experience in working with vulnerable groups (people with disabilities, elderly, people living with chronical illness, etc.) on protection and psychosocial support subjects;
Upper-intermediate level of English;
Knowledge of Word and Excel;
Application procedure: Please send a CV and Motivation letter in English. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.