Protection Project Manager

Protection Project Manager

Première Urgence Internationale

Monguno, Nigeria


Under the supervision of the Field Coordinator Monguno, and the technical guidance of the country Protection Coordinator, the Monguno Protection PM is in charge of developing and ensuring the good implementation of project activities. The component under the Protection PM supervision, part of PUI holistic response to the Kukawa population needs, aims at setting up and managing a Protection program through a community approach in the area of intervention (Kukawa LGA) with the objectives to:

  • Contribute to community awareness on key topics: IDP rights, GBV, self-care and personal hygiene, key protection and child protection messages;
  • Setting up a strong community network in collaboration with Consortium partners (Protection, WASH and Shelter actors) and in link with PUI health and nutrition activities (public health surveillance, detection and referral of malnutrition cases);
  • Identify, monitor and refer (internally and externally) individuals with specific needs;
  • Design and implement a protection monitoring strategy and regular protection monitoring activities;
  • Develop monthly protection monitoring analysis and reports to inform current and future programming and conduct local advocacy efforts;
  • Identify multi-sector emerging needs in the targeted areas and perform rapid assessments and referral (internally and externally);
  • Strengthen PUI knowledge of the community;
  • Further improve PUI’s acceptance within the community;
  • Work closely with the Mission MEAL department in order to bridge accountability, needs’ assessments.

This position will be critical to:

    • Ensure protection needs of the targeted populations are regularly monitored;
    • Reinforce PUI integrated approach through the set-up of robust internal referral pathways (with Nutrition, Health, Food Security, Accountability teams);
    • Strengthen PUI reactivity responding to emerging humanitarian needs (outbreaks, new displacements in the area of intervention, etc.);
    • Offer support to vulnerable individuals through a clear and complete internal and external referral pathway.


  • Project planning and implementation: She/he implements the base’s Protection strategy by leading the setup of a Community Outreach Network in the areas of intervention, conduct of regular protection monitoring activities, and setting up the referral/information sharing systems. She/he monitors program progress, including the qualitative and quantitative aspects in line with international standards
  • Information sharing, protection monitoring and referral system: He/she participates to the development and follow up of the internal and external referrals system He/she ensures an in-depth analysis of data collected through protection monitoring activities, and shares analysis and data with the relevant departments and actors. He/she contributes to the design and supervises the implementation of multi-sector assessments and leads the relevant internal and external referrals pertaining to the needs identified;
  • Team management and capacity building: He/she drives the recruitment and supervises the Protection team’. He/she supervises capacity building support to the project team as appropriate and training activities on the basis of identified needs. He/she suggests modifications in terms of Protection team structuring and responsibilities’ split;
  • Capitalization, reporting and development: He/she is responsible for the qualitative production of internal and external activities’ reports, and Project Monitoring Tools. He/she supports the FC and the Grants Officer in providing sufficient and detailed information for program reporting for donors and PUI HQ. He/she contributes to ongoing capitalization efforts regarding program methodologies, lessons learnt and challenges. He/she drafts specific Activity Forms as per the mission’s learning strategy in direct link with the MEAL department. He/she contributes to the adjustment of current intervention or/and development of new interventions on the basis of identified needs;
  • Representation and coordination: Upon request from his/her supervisors, he/she ensures and coordinates the PUI’s sectorial representation in the area which he/she is responsible for among partners, donors, authorities and other stakeholders and participate to the Ad Hoc relevant meetings. She/he ensures an efficient coordination with the other departments of the base;
  • Logistics and Finance: She/he coordinates with the Logs and Admin/Finance teams to mobilize effectively the resources allocated to the program supervised, including forecasting any adjustments needed, taking into consideration determined budget and compliance with logistics and administrative procedures. He/she is responsible for the activity budget lines of his/her project budget and for following-up on the expenditures while providing monthly budget forecast and updating the Operational Follow Up tool on a bimonthly basis;
  • Safety and Security: He/she contributes to compliance with safety rules within the mission, especially by the program team under his/her management and communicates any security/safety-related information to the base Security Focal Point.



  • Relevant Master degree from an accredited academic institution preferably in Psychology, Education science, Social Work;
  • Project management;
  • Needs assessment, PSEA, (S)GBV, CP case management.


  • 3 years as a manager of humanitarian projects in the protection sector;
  • Strong experience in community based protection activities and protection monitoring;
  • Experience in Protection case management;
  • Knowledge of integrated/multi-sector approach;
  • Previous experience with database systems.


  • Demonstrating good knowledge of UN and NGO mandates and programs in the humanitarian responses, post conflict construction and development/resilience;
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills;
  • Excellent writing skills;
  • Very good Knowledge of project management.


  • English is required, Hausa and Kanury are assets.

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