Protection Team Leader at Oxfam

Oxfam works with others to overcome poverty and suffering. As an Oxfam employee, you will join a team of professionals that is part of the international confederation of 17 organizations networked together in 94 countries. As part of a global movement for change, we are working together to end world poverty and injustice.The successful candidate will support the development and implementation of Oxfam’s humanitarian work by providing specialist advice and support on protection issues. This will include mainstreaming protection in the humanitarian response, supporting safe programming, and undertaking gender-sensitive community-level protection activities. The successful candidate will also assist with protection monitoring, information dissemination and referrals guided by Oxfam’s policies and guidelines. Job Title;Protection Team LeaderKEY RESPONSIBILITIES:Programme ImplementationSupport the Protection Coordinator in mainstreaming protection across Oxfam’s humanitarian response in North-east Nigeria.Provide specialist protection advice and support to Oxfam’s humanitarian response in North-east Nigeria, including engagement with armed non-state actors and ensuring independence and impartiality in providing services.Lead and supervise assessment teams during thematic surveys.Advocacy and ResearchSupport protection-related research surveys in coordination with the Protection Coordinator and the Policy, Media, Advocacy and Campaigns Department.Support the Program Team to prepare written protection updates for Oxfam situation reports.CoordinationDevelop lines of communication with the PHE, PHP and EFSVL teams and contribute to a coordinated humanitarian response.Liaise with logistic and procurement to ensure protection activities have the required resources in good time. Complete and keep records of the necessary paperwork.Represent Oxfam with key protection actors such as ICRC, UNHCR, IOM, OCHA and actively participate in the Protection Cluster and relevant Areas of ResponsibilityMonitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEAL) and reportingProduce gendered protection updates that will be included in field visit reportsContribute in Sitreps, monthly reports, donor reports and proposals.Support and coordinate with MEAL Officers and assistants for baseline survey, post-distribution and other monitoring activities. 

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