Location: Not Specified
Course of Study: Law
Required Grade: Not Specified
Location: Biu/Damboa, Borno
Duration: 6 months with possibility of extension
To support in implementing gender-sensitive community-level protection activities in particular, protection monitoring and information dissemination and referrals guided by Oxfam’s policies and guidelines for managing information and relevant professional standards in protection work.
Ensure the delivery of protection activities in Southern Borno (this may include protection focused distributions, services mapping, and other targeted support).
Undertake regular field visits with the WASH and EFSVL teams to identity and address, along with the sectorial teams, potential protection concerns arising from Oxfam’s humanitarian response.
Prepere for and organize community consultations and community based orientation sessions, in coordination with Oxfam team(s) and other partners
Lead and supervise assessment teams during thematic surveys, needs assessment and data collection for protection-related research
Monitors protection issues affecting lDPs and host population in areas of operation
Support the Programme Manager and Team Leaders to strategise, plan for and ensure appropriate integration and mainstreaming of protection through all programme activities
With support of the Programmse Manager and Protection Coordinator, develop and update relevant Information, Education and Communication tools (leaflets, brochures, posters etc.)
Coordinate and organize regular internal mapping of services available in the area of intervention
Experience and Qualifications
University degree in a relevant discipline (Law, Political Science, Social Science, Psychology or any other relevant education profile).
Demonstrable experience (minimum 2 years) in working with communities in humanitarian or development contexts.
Capacity and willingness to be based daily in the field locations where Oxfam operates
Very good interpersonal skills, particularly in networking, working with communities, local civil society and local authorities.
Previous experience in using and adapting community-led approaches.
Good understanding of protection concerns, including GBV issues in displacement, human rights, and international humanitarian law
Proven analytical skills
Commitment to humanitarian principles and action and to Oxfam’s equal opportunity and gender policies
Excellent computer knowledge and skills of using Microsoft word, powerpoint and excel
Application Closing Date
13th January, 2017.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their application letter and Curriculum Vitae as one attachment in English to: email@example.com with the position title as the subject of your email.
Prospective candidate must be available and willing to commence work immediately.
Applications sent in the required format will be considered and only short listed candidates will be contacted.