Protection Team Leader (Monitoring)

Vacancy for the Post: Protection Team Leader (Monitoring)

Company Name: Danish Refugee Council

Job description: The Danish Refugee Council (DRC), one of the world’s leading NGOs, with a focus on responding to displacement, have been registered in Bangladesh since 2013. In 2017, in response to the Rohingya influx, DRC launched an integrated program of support to the government in site management, shelter/NFI and protection. In 2018, DRC started implementing aid projects in support of the host communities most affected by the influx of refugees. As a key part of this, DRC opened a main office in Cox’s Bazar, and a support/liaison office in Dhaka.


The Protection Team Leader’s (Monitoring) primary function is to ensure quality implementation of protection monitoring activities, in synergy with the overall DRC protection programme in Bangladesh. He/She is responsible to supervise a team of protection monitoring officers in their daily work. Together with the Protection Manager and Coordinator, the selected candidate will also provide technical guidance and training for protection monitoring team.


  • Support protection monitoring team to collect, analyze and report information on human rights and protection concerns across their areas of responsibility, guided by DRC’s protection monitoring SOPs.
  • Train and support protection monitoring officers and assistants, and camp-based protection volunteers to identify, analyze, and assess protection concerns.
  • Supervise collection of information through FGDs, KIIs, and household surveys, including cleaning of data and supporting translation, if needed.
  • Provide referrals for services to humanitarian or other actors as per the referral pathway or best practices.
  • Collaborate with other Protection TLs to share information across general protection programme.
  • Ensure proper documentation and secure storage of any protection data collected (hard and soft copies).
  • Work with supervisor to create weekly work-plans and prioritization of tasks, including through weekly protection monitoring meetings.
  • Ensure targets are met under the approved work plans and all trackers are regularly updated, including responsibility for the work of protection monitoring officers.
  • Prepare all necessary financial and logistical documentation for the team’s work, in line with DRC procedures.
  • Complete weekly reporting on activities, and support drafting of a monthly protection monitoring report.
  • Foster and maintain excellent working relationships with all stakeholders and participate in daily coordination with humanitarian and all other local and international actors.
  • Liaise closely with protection actors in the field and other humanitarian partners to ensure an understanding of the overall issues and effective collaboration amongst partners; an understanding that shall be used to guide weekly work plans.
  • Work closely with other DRC staff, particularly protection monitoring, CBP, GBV, and CP, to ensure synergy across programmes and to mainstream protection across DRC’s interventions.
  • Represent DRC in any relevant field based thematic meetings with stakeholders and otherwise as needed.
  • Follow up all DRC / DDG Procedures for Security, Finance, Logistics, HR and Administration.
  • Uphold DRC’s international code of conduct.
  • Any other tasks as may be assigned from time to time.


  • Minimum three years of experience in protection or human rights work; experience in protection monitoring is an advantage.
  • Previous experience working with vulnerable communities or refugees in a similar context.
  • Experience of working with non-governmental organization, UN, or local organization, preferably in a leadership role.
  • Good communication skills in Chittagonian and Rohingya.
  • Ability to communicate in verbal and written English, including drafting reports in English.
  • Willingness and ability to work in field environment, including in all weather conditions.
  • Good organizational skills and capacity to work independently and as part of a dynamic team.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, Kobo, Teams).


  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, Law or relevant fields.
  • Master’s degree in relevant subject is preferable.


  • English (Required).
  • Bengali (Required).
  • Chittagonian (Added advantage).


  • Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
  • Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
  • Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
  • Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with DRC’s vision and values.


  • Type of contract: National
  • Employment Band: G
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Duty station: Cox’s Bazar
  • Closing Date for Application: 17th July 2021 (23:59 CPH Time)

WHAT WE OFFER * Excellent Working Environment and opportunity to Growth

  • Various learning and development platforms
  • Two bonus per year
  • Relocation allowance
  • Mobile Allowance
  • Leave Encashment
  • Group life Insurance including Family
  • Dental and Optical benefits

APPLICATION PROCESS * Applications must be submitted through the mentioned link on the page by clicking on Apply Button.

  • All applicants must send a cover letter along with an updated CV (we encourage CV no longer than four pages) in English.
  • Mentioning three referees’ details of your present supervisor and HR along with past employment’s supervisor with CV.

Note: Applications sent by email will not be considered. In addition, DRC doesn’t charge any fee for any of its recruitment process & believes in equal opportunity in employment regardless.

If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact

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It has been brought to the attention of the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) that there have been instances of fraudulent job offers, purporting to be from DRC in Bangladesh. These offers reportedly concern fraudulent employment opportunities to applicants asking for money. DRC would like to stipulate that the organization never charges or accepts any money from job seekers during the recruitment process. DRC recommends that you do not respond to unsolicited offers of employment.

Expected salary:

Location: Cox’s Bazar, Chittagong

Job date: Tue, 06 Jul 2021 02:46:42 GMT

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