Oxfam GB Regional Advisor, Social Protection Jobs in Kenya
Oxfam GB Regional Advisor, Social Protection Jobs in KenyaThe Role As part of the Regional team, you will provide strategic direction for social protection and support country teams to identify opportunities and to deliver through programming.
This role will engage closely with humanitarian, development and influencing colleagues.
The dimensions to this role:
Support to country team social protection programming and strategising (40%)
Leading the social protection direction for the regional office (40%)
Liaising at the global level to share learning, seek support and contribute coherence to Oxfam’s global social protection work (10%).
Approximately 10% of time will be spent on miscellaneous work, which includes team and departmental meetings
This position reports to the Regional Humanitarian Coordinator.
We are looking for a strategic, dynamic and credible individual with the following:
A postgraduate qualification in a relevant field, e.g. MSc in fields related to social protection, food security, nutrition, economics, geography, humanitarian studies, agriculture or other technical livelihoods/food security related area
Experience in implementing social protection programmes (both formal and informal social protection) in both development and humanitarian contexts
Understanding of the gender dynamics in social protection and how this can be incorporated into improving social protection and cash standards
Strong, demonstrable technical experience in slow onset, rapid onset, and chronic/protracted crises and complex emergencies, in both rural and urban settings (preferably in East Africa)
Leadership and management skills to enable operation within complex management frameworks
Excellent understanding of the linkage between food security, livelihoods, DRR, gender, protection and social protection
Well-developed strategic, planning and analytical skills
Proven influencing and negotiating skills with internal and external audiences in complex and stressful circumstances
Experience with writing briefs as inputs to media and campaigns
Fluent written and spoken English is essential
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; Oxfam GB Regional Advisor, Social Protection Jobs in Kenya
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