Regional Safeguarding Advisor

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy



Countries: Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, occupied Palestinian territory, Tunisia
Organization: Oxfam
Closing date: 28 Apr 2021

Oxfam International,Mena Region is looking for the Regional Safeguarding Advisor who will contribute to the building capacity in relation to safeguarding across the region. This will include work on the prevention of, and response to, safeguarding issues across the region. The Advisor will advocate for the rights of complainants/survivors and work to ensure that they are supported and protected from further harm. The Regional Safeguarding Advisor will work closely with country teams to provide advice and support on embedding safeguarding across Oxfam’s work in the region. They will analyse and share relevant information with other teams across the region and confederation to ensure that safeguarding in the Region is included in strategy and programming globally and regionally as appropriate

Who we're looking for;

You will have experience in conducting investigations and managing complex cases, demonstrating confidentiality, empathy and sensitivity to survivors and stakeholders involved, with the ability to build personal rapport and trust. You will be skilled in identifying and mitigating risks. You will have strong facilitation and presentation skills, with proven experience in delivering training. Experience working in an international preferably in an INGO context is also a requirement.

What we offer

At Oxfam, we believe that every aspect of our work can lead to a positive outcome. If you have the same opinion, together with the ability to meet the challenges involved, this role offers scope for immense personal fulfilment – as well as outstanding opportunities to develop your career. Oxfam is committed to providing a fair compensation package and a flexible working environment

How to apply

Please upload an up to date CV and a covering letter, clearly explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the Job Description.

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted- usually within 2 weeks of the closing date.

About us

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

That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.

We are an international confederation of 20 organizations (affiliates) plus the Oxfam International Secretariat, all working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.

All our work is led by our core values:- Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness, Courage, Solidarity and Equality.

Our commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. 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.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Please note that Oxfam International participates in the Inter-Agency Scheme for the Disclosure of Safeguarding-related Misconduct in Recruitment Processes within the Humanitarian and Development Sector. Under this scheme, if you have been employed by another member of the scheme, we will request information from that organization on any misconduct history in accordance with the terms of the scheme. For scheme details please click here

Oxfam International is an equal opportunities employer, committed to diversity and inclusion within the workplace.

How to apply:

Apply via Oxfam International recruitment page



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