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


The Role:

The role of Protection officer involves reinforcing refugees’ rights to safety and dignity. He or She will work with community’s capacity building in mitigating protection risks, taking local advocacy forward with local authorities and local leaders by facilitating the process for safe & timely access to the various services. This position also ensures distribution of non-food protection items etc. Moreover, Protection Officer will promote social cohesion to reduce protection risks between host and refugee communities, response to COVID-19 related protection concerns and support safe programming as part of Oxfam’s movement.

What we are looking for:

Oxfam GB is looking for a dynamic person with 2 to 3 years practical Protection related work experience and graduation or post-graduation in social science, development studies, anthropology or any other related field to work with communities affected by emergencies. Have strong conceptual and practical understanding of protection issues and approaches in humanitarian contexts and ability to demonstrate willingness to learn. You should have great interpersonal skills, influencing, negotiation and representational capabilities to support, develop and implement Oxfam GB’s humanitarian response in Cox’s Bazar.

We offer:

This role will give you an opportunity to make a difference in Oxfam GB, to act as key contributor to Rohingya response programme to work with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their Humanitarian fields etc. and it offers training and development opportunities, 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.

How to apply:

As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile. OR

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For internal applicants:

Search for the vacancy using the reference number INT6913 to complete the online application process.

Ensure you submit your application before midnight (GMT) on the closing date 20 October 2020.

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.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.To get Oxfam related all information, you can visit my website that is

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