Safeguarding and Protection Data Officer – Amman , Jordan

  • Contract
  • Amman Jordan
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD


General Description of the Programme:

GOAL has been working in Syria since 2013, responding to the acute needs of conflict-affected communities. GOAL is working in Idleb Governate, both through direct implementation and through partners, delivering food, non-food programming to highly vulnerable populations, and provision of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) through support to Water units, as well as emergency support to recently displaced households.

GOAL has been working in North Aleppo Governate since 2019, through direct implementation and through partners, delivering food, non-food programming to highly vulnerable populations, as well as emergency support for recently displaced household.

Job purpose:

The candidate will have an active role in assessing Safeguarding and Protection across GOAL Syria Programme and Operations. The Protection and Safeguarding Data Officer will be responsible for monitoring different projects’ activities from a technical perspective. This might include but is not limited to initiating the plan in alignment with available resources, designing the data collection tools, contributing to maintaining a high level of collected data quality, and analyzing data and submit professional periodic reports for main assessment and activities that GOAL Protection and Safeguarding function is implementing. Another important role of this position is to coordinate with different functionsparties to ensure proper documentation for all safeguarding and protection related activities with more focus on prevention main initiatives including raising awareness and trainings for staff, beneficiaries, and other stakeholders.

Duties, objectives and competencies

  • Support GOAL Syria Protection and Safeguarding Manager in monitoring safeguarding and protection related initiatives at programme and operations level.
  • Contribute to designing Safeguarding monitoring framework for GOAL different activities in alignment with other functions’ frameworks and priorities.
  • Develop and implement an applicable plan to monitor prioritized field activities from safeguarding and protection perspectives in coordination P&SG Manager and other concerned staff at field level.
  • Follow up on the implementation of the Safeguarding annual action plan in close coordination with the Protection and Safeguarding Manager and in collaboration with other departments.
  • Designed and launch safeguarding field monitoring tools for different activities. This includes developing the tools, supporting in the design of assessments and sampling tools and methodologies and uploading monitoring tools to the digital data collection platform (CommCare) in coordination with MIS Team.
  • Support in building the capacity of the function staff on using data collection tools to gather qualitative and quantitative data effectively.
  • Contribute to the process of designing and implementing surveys, focus group discussions, interviews, and follow-up on safeguarding monitoring activities in coordination with relevant parties and field team.
  • Conduct data analysis and reporting on safeguarding main monitoring activities.
  • Track the main components activities and timely circulate main achievements and deliverables with program manager to accurately report on safeguarding and protection main commitments indicators.
  • Activate and manage GOAL training management system according to GOAL Global framework and requirements, this includes but is not limited to sending training invitations, tracking targets and generating reports on a periodic basis.
  • Support in reviewing other functions’ tools, surveys, reports, and guidelines by adding clauses and questions to measurehighlight Protection and Safeguarding aspects as needed.
  • Assess the capacity building component outcome by analyzing pre-post-tests and sharing reports with clear recommendation for line manager.
  • Maintain proper documentation for capacity building components according to different donors’ requirements, and in coordination with all needed departments and parties to ensure that databases are regularly updated and clean.
  • Maintain and update the Protection and Safeguarding function documentation on SharePoint page. Ensure having a comprehensive and updated database for the function’s different activities following minimum commitments and requirements set out in the proposalplan.
  • Assist in organizing and maintaining filing for function activities in accordance to GOAL Protection and Safeguarding reporting requirements.
  • Support in developing safeguarding and protection resources, visibility, and training materials for capacity building.
  • Perform other duties related to Safeguarding as assigned by the line manager.

Requirements (essential)

  • Bachelor’s degree in demographic studies, statistics, sciences, programming, or other relevant fields (Other specialities are not excluded).
  • At least 2 years of experience in research/assessment/M&E including tool development, data analysis, and report writing.
  • High level of professional proficiency in spoken and written English and Arabic.
  • Ability to write a clear and effective assessment and monitoring reports in English.

Requirements (desired)

  • Experience of working in Syria, specifically in the Syrian humanitarian context.
  • Experience in managingtracking capacity building for different officeslocations via online platforms.
  • Understanding of / experience in Protection, Safeguarding and Gender in humanitarian actions.
  • Understand the fundamental concepts of data quality and basic data collecting analysing concepts and the purpose of it
  • Experience and interest in handling and analyzing datasets.
  • Familiarity with digital data gathering software packages (CommCare, Kobo Toolbox, or similar), and data visualization tools (Microsoft Power BI, Tableau, or similar).
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Word, and Excel).
  • Having the skills to use PowerPoint to share results of data analysis and monitoring.
  • Experience in tracking and reporting on projects indicators and commitments.
  • Previous experience in monitoring the protection prevention and response activities and interventions.

How to apply

Interested? Then apply for this position via clicking on the “apply now” button and fill out the application form. All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in English. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application deadline is 19 October 2022 .

Please note that GOAL does not charge a fee of any kind or any other financial obligation at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training, induction) or other fees, or request information on applicants’ bank accounts. GOAL does not work with intermediary institutions and individuals or employment agencies during the recruitment process. If any fee or payment requested from you at the application or any stage of the recruitment process, please do not respond.

“يرجى ملاحظة أن منظمة جول لا تفرض أي رسوم من أي نوع أو أي التزام مالي آخر في أي مرحلة من مراحل عملية التوظيف (الطلب ، المقابلة ، المعالجة ، التدريب ، التعريف) أو رسوم أخرى ، و لا تطالب بأي معلومات عن الحسابات المصرفية البنكيه للمتقدمين على الشواغر. لا تعمل جول مع المؤسسات الوسيطة والأفراد أو وكالات التوظيف أثناء عملية التوظيف. في حالة طلب أي رسوم مستحقات منك خلال عملة التقديم على الوظائف الشاغره أو في أي مرحلة من مراحل عملية التوظيف ، يرجى إلابلاغ عدم الاستجابه

General terms and conditions


Children and vulnerable adults a must be safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failings that place them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury and any other harm. One of the ways that GOAL shows this on-going commitment to safeguarding is to include rigorous background and reference checks in the selection process for all candidates.

Accountability within GOAL

Alongside our safeguarding policy, GOAL is an equal opportunities employer and has a set of integrity policies. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to the following key areas of accountability:

  • Comply with GOAL’s policies and procedures with respect to safeguarding, Code of Conduct, health and safety, data protection and confidentiality, do no harm principles and unacceptable behavior protocols.
  • Report any concerns about the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult or any wrongdoings within our programming area.
  • Report any concerns about inappropriate behavior of a GOAL staff or partner.

This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position available. GOAL reserves the right to change this document. Any published closing dates are estimated. Due to the nature of GOAL’s work we aim to fill vacancies as quickly as possible. This means that we will close adverts as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date. We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible.

Thank you.