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Protection Advisor Ukraine Refugees Response (INT8510)

Oxfam

Job Description

Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

This is a Rapid Recruitment - we would undertake shortlisting and interviews as applications come in and may appoint before a closing date.

Ukraine Response Programme Management Unit

In March 2022, Oxfam launched its response to the influx of refugees and other people forced to flee from Ukraine in Romania, Moldova and Poland. A Programme Management Unit (PMU) has been established to provide leadership, oversee, support and provide technical assistance to the response in the affected countries.

The PMU will be led by an Operational Lead and includes dedicated advocacy and influencing capacity; business support functions, and a programme quality team with technical support on gender in emergencies, protection, cash and voucher programming, monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning (MEAL), and safeguarding.Poland / Romania / Moldova Programmes.

Oxfam is supporting a partner-led humanitarian response for the assistance and protection of refugees and other vulnerable people from Ukraine and the communities, organisations and authorities that are hosting and supporting them in neighbouring countries. The response is strongly driven by the protection needs of refugees and the need for national organisations and authorities to be supporting in scaling up for the refugee response, delivering quality protection support, as well as advocacy for the rights and protection of all refugees and people on the move needing protection.

Job Purpose

The Protection Advisor will provide strategic oversight of and ensure technical quality of the protection activities, partnerships and support protection advocacy activities carried out by Oxfam directly and with partners across the regional response to the Ukraine crisis.

Please see the attached job description for the full responsibilities that the Protection Advisor will undertake and the required skills and competencies.

Location: Based in Poland with frequent travel up to 40% -50% to Romania, Moldova and Ukraine.

* Please indicate if you have the right to work in any of these locations. *

Job Type: Fixed Term 1 year.

Our values and commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.Oxfam GB also participates in theInter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.In line with this Scheme, we willrequest information from job applicants previous employersabout any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment,or incidents under investigationwhen the applicant left employment.By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to apply

As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.

About us

Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isnt inevitable. Its an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, womens right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we wont stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 21 organisations working togetherwith partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

A thriving diverse Oxfam:

Its people power that brings about change. To play our part as a global organisation working to overcome poverty and inequality, we need equality, diversity and inclusion across our community of staff, partners and volunteers. Together, were committed to becoming a more diverse workforce, better able to tackle the global challenges that face our world today.

To do that:

In response to Covid-19 if you are offered a role where you are required to travel between countries please ensure you have been briefed by the Hiring Manager about any changes to working or precautions you should take as part of your role.

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