Regional Humanitarian Protection Advisor-Asia At Oxfam

The Role

We are looking for Regional Humanitarian Protection Advisor who supports the development and implementation of Oxfam work by providing specialist advice and support on humanitarian protection. The post holder will support Oxfam in Asia to deliver on its ambition as articulated in the Asia Regional Strategy and the Oxfam Global Strategy. Oxfam’s portfolio of work in Asia is transforming to a more diversified portfolio and the postholder is expected to adopt a ‘networked way of working’ to ensure maximum impact.

What we are looking for

Our next Regional Humanitarian Protection Advisor will require involvement in humanitarian response work, preferably in field-based protection work as well as experience of working in a senior advisory role in a humanitarian context. Experience working in the Asia region and understanding of the culture and context of the Asia. Strong conceptual and practical understanding of protection issues and specifically Oxfam’s approach to and role in protection work including advocacy and campaigning. Knowledge and understanding of protection at the field level, including the constraints, sensitivities and risks associated with such work

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in Oxfam Asia Regional Platform, to act as key contributor to Humanitarian team in Asia, to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their fields, training and development, offers fair pay and competitive benefits package.

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 the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when 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.

About us

Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.

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.

How to apply

How to apply

If this sounds like you, please visit our website to apply online: https://jobs.oxfam.org.uk/vacancy/13842/description

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