Protection Monitoring Officer

Protection Monitoring Officer
Deadline for applications: Monday, March 7, 2016
Location: Dora
Working area:
Job Description

The Lebanese Center for Human Rights (CLDH) is a local non-profit, non-partisan Lebanese human rights organization based in Beirut. CLDH was created in 2006 by the Franco-Lebanese Movement SOLIDA (Support for Lebanese Detained Arbitrarily), which has been active since 1996 in the struggle against arbitrary detention, enforced disappearance and the impunity of those perpetrating gross human rights violations.


CLDH monitors the human rights situation in Lebanon, fights enforced disappearance, impunity, arbitrary detention and racism rehabilitates the victims of torture. CLDH regularly organizes press conferences, workshops and advocacy meetings on human rights issues in Lebanon and collects, records and documents human rights abuses in reports and press releases. 


CLDH team on the ground supports initiatives aimed at determining the fate of all missing persons in Lebanon.


CLDH regularly follows up on numerous cases of arbitrary detention and torture in Lebanon in coordination with Lebanese and international organizations, and with the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention WGAD and the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture.


 CLDH opened in 2007 a Rehabilitation Center for the victims of torture in Beirut, Centre Nassim member of IRCT (International Rehabilitation Council for Torture victims), which provides multi-disciplinary professional support and case management for victims of torture and their families.


CLDH is a founding member of the Euro-Mediterranean Federation against Enforced Disappearance (FEMED), a member of the Euro-Mediterranean Network of Human Rights (REMDH), a member of the SOS Torture Network of the World Organization against Torture (OMCT), and of FIDH (International Federation of Human Rights).



 Job description

The Lebanese Center for Human Rights (CLDH) is recruiting a Protection Monitoring Officer under the direct supervision of the Director and in coordination with the Monitoring/Evaluation and advocacy Officer and the lawyers.

Purpose/objective of the position:

The protection Monitoring Officer (PMO) will be responsible for gathering information on refugee’s protection issues and report on them to UNHCR and partners.


  • The PMO will track protection issues and will participate to the Mount Lebanon Protection Working Group and the National Protection Meetings to present his/her findings;
  • He/She will be responsible for following up with the database, project expenses and project indicators;
  • Accurate and consistent data entry on a daily basis;
  • Maintain confidentiality of the data entered;
  • Accurately analyzes and reports to management any irregularities in the database;
  • Produce weekly/monthly reports generated from the database in various formats;
  • Train staff on the use of the database;
  • Develop operating procedures for various users of the database;
  • Provide additional updates and data analysis as requested by the management;
  • Contribute in further development of the database by researching new ideas and suggestions from the Staff;
  • Work within a team to establish indicators in accordance to donor and programs requirements;

Professional Standards

All CLDH staff is required to adhere to CLDH and Centre Nassim Codes of conducts.

Experience required:

Minimum 3 years of significant experience analyzing data and producing reports

Experience in training project personnel in the use of database management software applications


  • Ability to use software for database design
  • Maturity and professional ability to handle sensitive information and ability to respect the confidentiality of such information while working with CLDH and even after the contract ends.




Experience required: Education degree: Bachelor Degree Field of education:
Arabic: Very Good English: Very Good French:
Submission guidelines: applications without cover letters will not be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted in beginning of March. Kindly e-mail your CV and Cover Letter to
Cover letter required? Yes
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