Position title
Protection Manager

The incumbent will, under the overall supervision of the Director of Operations and direct supervision of the Protection Coordinator based in Maiduguri, be in charge of all Protection activities of Mon Club International (MCI) in particular GBV prevention and response services, case management, delivery of PSS activities through WGFS and community-based protection mechanism. S/he will ensure timely reporting to project managers and donors and help in developing briefing notes and project proposals about the protection sector.


• Responsible for the timely implementation of activities, and management of budgets, including budget forecasting, development of work plans, and indicator tracking sheets

• Defines efficient and effective operating processes required to ensure proper management of the project activities

• Conducts regular tracking of project progress based on log frame indicators as well as project spending based on budgets. Lead the follow-up actions required.

• Undertakes regular participatory monitoring and verification visits to ensure adequate progress against action plans, and outputs using MCI’s internal project appraisal tool; and ensuring that quality elements are signed off. Provide advice on any corrective action necessary.

• Contributes to continued improvement of the quality of the project, including assessments, monitoring and evaluation, implementation of Core Humanitarian Standards, and protection mainstreaming

• Prepares and conducts a range of training and workshops on protection-related topics for project staff and beneficiaries

• Organizes community engagements, mobilization, and awareness campaigns targeting women and other IDPs and hosts community members

• Ensures accurate project reporting (i.e. intermediate and final report) and its timely delivery to the donor agency

• Reports regularly on protection activities and general GBV activities through the GBVMS+ (weekly) and 5Ws (monthly) to the respective working groups and sub-cluster

• Ensures that all project activities are being implemented in line with MCI’s internal policies, in particular the child protection policy, at the same time respecting donor and cluster regulations as well as international humanitarian sector standards

• Fosters an integrated approach between protection and other sectors of MCI in emergency interventions in Nigeria

• Represents the protection/GBV project in front of national authorities, none state actors, UN agencies, NGOs, donors, etc. in Upper Nile State

• Oversees and establishes partnerships to ensure a proper and comprehensive protection /GBV response in the area

• Ensures a steady and active representation of MCI at the cluster level as well as in all other significant meetings, including active participation in relevant working groups

• Participates in interagency rapid assessments organized by clusters and TWG evaluating needs and possible emergency responses in the protection sector

• He will work in close collaboration with the GBV/PSS Specialist, Senior Protection Officers, and other protection field staff

• Ensures that mainstreaming and integration of protection to other sectors of MCI

• Recruits and manages national staff if applicable defines their roles and assigns clear responsibilities and tasks

• Ensures the coaching of any staff member under his/her responsibility

• Guides the professional development of the staff and conducts regular staff evaluations

• Prepares accurately all financial documentation and ensures correct recording of expenses in the financial system

• Ensures correct application of both, MCI and donors’ financial procedures

• Guarantees that MCI’s security procedures are respected and correctly implemented

• If needed, In coordination with the Protection Coordinator, and Senior Protection Officers responsible for the updating of local security information and evacuation plans (in particular the CPP) submit to the Security Manager.

• Performs additional tasks as assigned.



• Minimum 4 years of supervisory experience with an INGO, NGOs, and/or local authorities in Nigeria;

• University degree in a related field (e.g. Social Work, Psychology, Law, etc…)

• Strong technical knowledge of general protection concerns and case management with an emphasis on GBV cases;


• Advanced computer literacy (Microsoft Office Suite, e-mail, internet, etc…)

• Excellent interpersonal, communication, writing, and reporting skills.

• Excellent leadership, planning, organization, people management, time management, and project management skills.

• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

• Ability and motivation to work well with authorities, leaders, and communities.

• Willing to work extra hours and available at the weekend for emergency cases.

• Capacity to work under pressure and willingness to work and live in a complex context.

• Fluency in English, Kanuri, and Hausa.


Other Requirement (Language(s) proficiency)

• Fluency in written and spoken English. Fluency in Hausa


Application should be submitted to hr@monclubint.org, Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Employment Type
Duration of employment
12 Months
Non-Governmental Organization
Job Location
Maiduguri, Nigeria
Date posted
February 11, 2024
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