Border Protection

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 12176
  • Salary As per organization's salary scale
  • No. of Opportunity 1
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Gender Female
  • Qualification Bachelor Degree
  • Hour full-time
  • Opportunity type Job
  • Duration Project based
  • Vacancy No. VA# 1266
  • Organization Women for Afghan Women (WAW)
  • Location Balkh

Job Description

Job Description:

The incumbent will be part of the protection monitoring team that conducts systematic monitoring and tracking of the outflows and inflow in the official and unofficial cross points in the North and Northeast Region.

Protection concerns (i.e., risks, rights violations, trends, discrimination, and exclusion) will be monitored and documented under the project. These activities will lead to: 1) an increased understanding of the protection environment, including essential demographic data, vulnerability mapping, available services, and existing gaps impacting the displaced and returnee communities, and 2) share reports detailing needed actions by all actors (humanitarian community and government) to address protection concerns/gaps and contribute to identify community protection measure (CPM) projects aimed at mitigating protection risks and support the (re)integration and solutions of displaced and returnee communities.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Border protection monitor duty station is in the official cross points.
  • H/she will track and records  all the outflow and inflow figures into the Kobo system on specific template/questionnaires.
  • H/she will travel to unofficial cross points to track and reports the outflow & inflow.
  • Work with the Protection Project Manager and other members of the team to build relationship with the communities and local authorities, specifically DoRR.
  • In the assigned area of responsibility, conduct monitoring, interviews and direct observation to reflect/identify main protection risks and concerns of the people migrating to the neighbouring countries or returning back to their homeland.
  • During border monitoring visits, conduct information dissemination sessions to raise awareness to the inflows on available services in their place of return;
  • During the border monitoring visits, identify persons with specific needs and ensure they are referred to the appropriate service provider;
  • In coordination with Protection Project Manager/Protection Reporting Officer, maintain border monitoring work plans covering the target locations.
  • Ensure confidentiality and respect of core humanitarian principles, including the principle of do no harm, confidentially and impartiality.
  • Perform any other tasks related to project activities


  • Record results of outflow and inflow protection monitoring in official and unofficial cross points using the relevant tools and maintain electronic records for each visit;
  • Maintain record on number, date and locations of border protection monitoring visits, including number of outflows and inflows recorded.
  • Report the collected data to the Protection Reporting Officer/Data Management Officer and Protection Project Manager.


  • Report on daily basis to the Protection Reporting Officer Data Management Officer and Protection Project Manager.
  • Coordinate on daily basis with UNHCR Provincial Focal points on mission planning and monitoring schedules in the field.
  • Ensure to involve the Protection Reporting Officer/Data Management Officer and team in all the major work-related decisions.
  • Ensure to inform the Protection Project Manager with all the related security issues and other vital information in the borders (cross points).
  • Maintain good relationships with the beneficiaries and their families in order to understand their perspective on the project to assist in the success of the project.
  • Maintain a good relationship with the other members of the team.


  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience in Community empowerment, field work, outreach and/or monitoring; previous experience in protection programs and/or participatory assessment programs for internally displaced persons and refugee returnees is a strong asset;
  • Desirable knowledge of core elements of protection, GBV, child protection, legal aid;
  • Bachelor Degree in political science, public administration or gender issues
  • Fluency in Dari/ Uzbeki, Pashtu, English is an asset
  • Experience in the usage of Office package (MS Word, Excel, etc.)

The candidate should

  • Uphold the highest humanitarian standards and principles;
  • Have ability and willingness to travel and spend long hours in the field locations;
  • Have capacity to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Have excellent interpersonal relationships, networking and communication skills;
  • Have good analytical skills and capacity to coordinate with a variety of humanitarian actors and local institutions;
  • Be able to represent WAW mandate and principles with communities and local authorities, using appropriate messages and methods
  • Understand and be sensitive to local customs
  • Be able to prioritize work;
  • Be flexible and adaptable to ever changing environments
  • Be able to work under pressure

How to Apply:

Interested Afghan applicants should submit Cover Letter along with their CVs in One PDF file explaining their interest and suitability for the position.

Note: Kindly avoid sending your educational and work certificates at this stage of recruitment. Applications received after closing date and without mentioning the location in the subject line of the email will not be considered.

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