INTERSOS Organization

Programme Intern – Protection Trend Analyst – Erbil – (KRI/029)

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Job Overview

INTERSOS is an international, non-profit, humanitarian organization on the front line of emergencies, bringing assistance to victims of armed conflicts, natural disasters, and extreme exclusion with particular attention to the protection of the most vulnerable people. Since 1992 our humanitarian workers have been helping people affected by humanitarian crises: we provide first aid, food, shelter, medical assistance, and basic goods. We ensure that basic needs, such as education, access to clean water, and health assistance, are met.

Position Programme Intern – Protection Trend Analyst
Reports to Protection Coordinator
Status Full Time  
Duty Station Erbil – with field visits to KRI, Ninewa and Salah Al Din

All INTERSOS employees and interns are expected to perform their roles and responsibilities according to the INTERSOS charter of values, code of ethics, PSEA and Child Protection policies. The job description is mandatory for all positions within INTERSOS and shall be signed by the employee within the first week of employment.

Purpose/objective of the position:

The Programme Intern (Protection) will support the protection team in analyzing the protection context and trends in INTERSOS areas of intervention to inform programme adjustment and development, evidence-based advocacy and programme learning. 


  • Support the Salah Al Din team to develop a methodology for a study and analysis on the impact of civil documentation work on vulnerable IDP and returnees’ ability to access basic services, reintegrate in local communities, and exercise their human rights;
  • Support the development of tools and processes for quarterly protection trend analysis in KRI, Ninewa and Salah Al Din, in coordination with the protection and MEAL teams, and accompany the first round of data collection, analysis and reporting;
  • Contribute to the revision of protection monitoring tools & methodology (Household Assessments, focus groups discussions, key informant interviews, etc.) and their adaptation/modification according to emerging protection trends; working closely with the Protection Coordinator and MEAL department to streamline and utilize available databases (legal and protection platforms) and MEAL surveys;
  • Support the consolidation of the tools and process for participatory protection context analysis; accompanying the rolling out of PCA in various programme locations as needed in cooperation with field teams;
  • Lead design and coordinate the process of assessing the protection risks, vulnerabilities, and needs of affected populations (Protection needs assessments). 
  • Work closely with Protection/Programme Managers, Protection Coordinator, and Country Programme Coordinator to define context-relevant protection advocacy messages for various platforms and audiences;
  • Prepare communication and advocacy-related materials, such as factsheets, briefs, reports, etc.;
  • Other duties as assigned or delegated by the Protection Coordinator

Person Specification:

Education and professional experience:

  • University Degree in Human Rights, Social Sciences, or related field
  • Academic and practical experience with protection issues in Iraq
  • Previous experience working with NGOs is highly desired

Competencies: (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 
  • Good leadership skills
  • Strong technical knowledge in protection 
  • High confidentiality, respect and non-discriminatory attitude
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and as part of a team


Languages : 

  • Fluency in Arabic and/or Kurdish (written and spoken)
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)

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