Protection technical Advisor

Job Type

Full Time Contract


Details: £32,870 - 38,793



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We are recruiting a new Protection Technical Advisor for our Iraq programme. In response to the current crisis in northern Iraq, WCUK is implementing protection and education programmes to meet the needs of refugee and IDP children.

As Protection Advisor you will provide technical leadership and guidance on the design, technical implementation, and MEAL of protection programmes in Iraq. This will include: the development and/or refinement of strategy, SOPs, technical guidelines, manuals, and service delivery. You will work closely with WCUK teams and spend time building technical capacity to deliver high quality services that meet international and national standards. You will also build the capacity of national partners, because we believe in contributing to a sustainable future for services in Iraq. You will work closely with clusters and relevant line ministries in the Government in Iraq (GoI), including the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI). You will be given space to contribute to the wider sector by supporting clusters in standardising and deploying minimum standards.


Working Hours: Full time (5 days and 37.5 hours per week).

Contract length: 12-month fixed term contract (extendable).

Start date: 1st April 2018

Salary: £32,870 - 38,793 per annum (Grade 5) based on qualifications and experience.

Per Diem: Per day living expenses while in country; currently at $40.

Leave: 30 days pa

Pension: 5% of gross salary matching contribution to private pension.

Accommodation: Provided by WCUK.

Benefits: Other Benefits as per War Child Terms and Conditions, including R&R

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

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