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Regional Protection Advisor Job in Kenya

 Regional Protection Advisor 

Regional Protection Advisor Nairobi, Kenya Fixed-Term contract for 1 year GBP 24,245 net per annum - GBP 30,853 net per annum Background Oxfam is one of the world's leading humanitarian agencies assisting people affected by natural disasters and conflict throughout the world. 

With over 5,000 staff and dedicated volunteers in more than 80 countries, Oxfam is able to achieve the greatest impact to end poverty and suffering through combining emergency response work, long-term programmes for poverty alleviation and campaigning for lasting change. 

The role 
  • You will provide specialist protection advice and support and be the main point of reference within HECA region on Oxfam’s approach to and work on protection. 
  • Carry out protection analysis of specific crises, including conflict analysis, and make recommendations for actions to be taken by Oxfam to ensure safe programming and options for the mainstreaming/integration of protection activities into the response including risk management 
  • Advise on the inclusion of protection (in line with organisational policy and guidance, based on priorities, skills and capacity) in the assessment, design, implementation and evaluation phases of all Oxfam GB’s humanitarian and conflict-affected programmes in HECA.
What we're looking for 
  • A minimum of 3 years involvement in humanitarian response work, preferably in field-based protection work in conflict or insecure environments. 
  • Strong conceptual and practical understanding of protection issues and specifically Oxfam GB’s approach to and role in protection work. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of protection at the field level, including the constraints, sensitivities and risks associated with such work 
  • Demonstrable experience of linking protection concerns to various levels of advocacy & development of evidence-based advocacy on protection concerns. About Oxfam A simple, inescapable truth underlines everything we do at Oxfam. 
There's enough wealth in this world to go around. It's not unfortunate that people live in poverty. It's unjustifiable.

And it's not just their problem. It's ours too. At Oxfam we believe that with the right support, we can beat poverty and injustice. 

More than 8,000 people already commit their time and talents to our campaigning, humanitarian and long-term development projects. Now we're looking for yours.

How to apply: 

To apply, please visit using ref: INT5191.

The closing date for applications is 24th August 2012

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Disclaimer Oxfam is an equal opportunity employer. 

You are not required to pay any fees to apply for jobs at Oxfam. 

Oxfam does not conduct recruitments through agents.

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