Protection Officer (m/f)


Oxfam is recruiting a Protection Officer (m/f), to be based in Maganja da Costa, Mozambique.
  • Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.  For our work in the Idai/Kenneth Humanitarian response we are looking for a Protection Officer
  • Contract Duration: Until 31/12/2019
  • 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. This position will also support the implementation of Emergency Food Security and Livelihoods (EFSL) activities
  • Ensure the delivery of protection activities in Zambezia (this may include protection focused distributions, services mapping, and other targeted support)
  • Support the protection coordinator and partners in organizing and facilitating protection training activities for specific beneficiaries targeted in relevant projects
  • Undertake regular field visits with the WaSH and EFSVL teams to identify and address, along with the sectorial teams, potential protection concerns including those that may arise from Oxfam’s humanitarian response
  • Leads in developing and updating the mapping of services for protection threats and abuses (including GBV) that community members face in Oxfam areas of operation
  • Support protection-related advocacy research and surveys in coordination with the Protection and Campaign teams
  • Monitors protection issues affecting the population in areas of operation
  • Support the Programme Manager and Team Leaders to strategies, plan for and ensure the application of safe programming and conflict -sensitive approaches through all programme activities
  • We are looking for candidates who meet the following requirements:
  • Demonstrable experience (minimum 2 years) in working with communities in humanitarian or development contexts and demonstrated technical knowledge in one or more of Oxfam’s core thematic areas for EFSL, including cash transfer programmes, agricultural, and food security assistance
  • Experience and knowledge of Livelihoods asset protection and recovery activities in emergency and post-emergency situations
  • Understanding of local dialects
  • Strong project cycle skills: assessments, design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and strategic planning
  • Capacity and willingness to be based daily in the field locations where Oxfam operates
  • Previous experience in using and adapting community-led approaches
  • Good understanding of protection concerns, including GBV issues in displacement, human rights, relevant national and local laws related to protection
  • Good levels of spoken and written English
  • Good computer knowledge and skills of using Microsoft word, power point and excel
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
This vacancy is no longer accepting applications


  • Entidade Oxfam
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  • Publicado 01.10.2019
  • Expira 15.10.2019
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