Project Officer II - Protection (Burao)

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
Less Than 1 Year

Project Officer – Protection

The Role:

The Project Officer will be responsible for continuous promotion and facilitation of Gender & Child Protection interventions within Food for Peace (FFP) project districts of Burco, Odwenye and Berbera.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning and organizing Gender and Child Protection meetings/forums with project beneficiaries.

  • Creating awareness of Gender & Child Protection processes among the community.

  • Facilitating formation of Child Support Committees and Children Clubs from different target villages.

  • Initiating talks with target schools’ administration on Child Protection and psychosocial support.

  • Compilation and writing of project progress reports.

  • Monitoring the implementation of project plans and activities.


  • Bachelors degree in Social Sciences or any other related field.

  • At least 2 years of work experience in protection and safe guarding related work.

  • Good analytical skills and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Access.

  • Good Capacity building skills.

  • Must be a team player with good inter-personal skills.

Working Environment:

The position is office-based in Burao with frequent travel to the field.

World Vision adheres to strict child and adult safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks which will include criminal background checks. They will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Academic certificates will be verified with the issuing institution.