Protection Officer

Welthungerhilfe (WHH) Mardin
Doktora,Yüksek Lisans,Üniversite
Tam Zamanlı
İngilizce (C1, Level 5, Upper Intermediate)
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Job Title: Protection Officer

Are you aiming to work for an organization where it is worthwhile investing your personality, your skills and your time? Are you looking for a job that is exciting and has clear goals? Welcome to Welthungerhilfe! We are one of the largest and most respected private organizations for development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. We are a politically independent and non-denominational organization, our value-oriented actions are always based on humanitarian principles. Our vision is a world in which everyone has the chance and the right to lead a self-determined life in dignity and justice, free from hunger and poverty.

Welthungerhilfe's Head Office is in Bonn, Germany whilst the Syria Response is managed from our Country Office in Gaziantep. Welthungerhilfe was established in Turkey in 2013 specifically to help people who are affected by the Syria Crisis. Since then, the organisation has expanded its program scope and scale to make the greatest possible contribution to meeting humanitarian needs in Turkey and North West Syria. Welthungerhilfe has field offices in Azaz and Afrin, as well as Ankara, Istanbul, Hatay and Mardin. The Syria Response program includes food security, WASH services, Shelter and NFI services, protection, early recovery and livelihood. 

If you want to become part of this joint mission in Turkey, Syria and Lebanon, we look forward to receiving your application as:Turkey/ in Mardin

The position is to be filled by 10 October, 2021, with a contract duration of two months. . Employment location will be Mardin, Turkey. 

The Protection Offcer is responsible for Protection activities. The scope of activities includes Case Management, Psycho-social Support, Legal Counselling and Life Skills Activities for vulnerable refugees and non-refugee communities in Mardin and Diyarbakır provinces. The Protection Officer will represent WHH among other NGOs, local authorities and other stakeholders.

Duties and responsibilities

  1. Providing technical expertise and guide protection component programmes
  2. Increasing the quality of Legal Counselling, CM and PSS Team activities in terms of protection
  3. Implementing protection guidelines and making sure they are followed by WHH staff
  4. Conducting capacity building activities for protection staff and planning trainings
  5. Providing support to outreach teams for organizing awareness raising activities in the field
  6. Designing protection programming and contributing to protection strategy of the country office
  7. Preparing quarterly Protection Monitoring Reports
  8. Developing Life Skills Activity materials
  9. Managing programme database and coordinating with M&E Officer
  10. Consulting with project partners
  11. Sustaining relations with stakeholders in the field
  12. Coordinating with different departments within the organization
  13. In addition to the above, the Protection Officer may be asked to carry out other duties requested by the Head of Project and Protection Expert.

Your profile

Skills & Qualifications:

Holding a Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or the relevant field

Having at least 3-5 years’ experience in the field of protection

Previous working experience in NGOs and/or INGOs an asset

Having knowledge about the Turkish legal framework and social welfare system, inter-agency standards and guidelines

Fluency in written and oral English and Turkish. Knowledge of Arabic and/or Kurdish is an asset

Distinct knowledge of protection and CM, IPA and related guidelines, international standards, SOPs, etc.

Familiarity with the South-eastern Turkey context is preferred

Decision-making skills for acting on policies and strategies

Good command of Microsoft office tools (Word, Excel, Power Point)

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work within different cultural environments.

Our offer

We offer you the opportunity to work in a responsible and interesting field as part of an extremely dedicated team. Welthungerhilfe attaches great importance to the personal and professional development of its employees and the balance of their work and private life. This includes flexible working hours as well as working from home. Remuneration is based on our gender-independent salary scale. In addition, Welthungerhilfe offers numerous other benefits.

WHH receives funds from its donors for projects. If necessary funds are secured the duration of the announced post may be extended. If project funding is not secured the activities will stop completely and the employment contract shall be terminated.


Please send your application via our online recruiting system by 27 Septemebr , 2021. 

Please read the privacy notice.


This Privacy Notice was drafted by Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e.V. Turkey Representation Office (“WHH Turkey”) as data controller in accordance with Article 10 of the Turkish Law No 6698 on the Protection of Personal Data (“Law”) and the Communiqué on the Principles and Procedures in Conforming with the Obligation to Inform.

On the legal bases referred to in Article 5, “the processing activity is necessary for establishment, use or protection of a right” and “the processing is necessary for the conclusion or fulfilment of a contract”, WHH Turkey shall process your name-surname, e-mail address, mobile phone no, references and CV/résumé personal data for carrying out selection and placement processes for job candidates, and transfer them to third party suppliers  through your applications to published WHH Turkey job ads via employment agencies or sending your CV/résumé to WHH Turkey directly by wholly or partly automatic means. Additionally, WHH Turkey is going to get in touch with your references assuming that all obligatory information is given, and consents are obtained by your side about sharing their personal data with WHH Turkey.

You may submit your requests to WHH Turkey under Article 11 of the Law concerning the rights of the data subject in accordance with the Communiqué on the Procedures and Principles of Application to a Data Controller.


*Welthungerhilfe values diversity and ensures an inclusive, non-discriminatory working environment. We welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.


*Welthungerhilfe values diversity and ensures an inclusive, non-discriminatory working environment. We welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.


 “Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Welthungerhilfe reserves the right to fill in the position before the deadline due to urgency.”
























Welthungerhilfe (WHH)

Welthungerhilfe is a private, non-profit-making, politically independent and non-denominational relief organization, which supports people living in deprivation and poverty, irrespective of the color of their skin, their religious beliefs or their worldview. WHH is working in the fields of development cooperation and humanitarian aid, relief aid, rehabilitation and reconstruction.
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