Location: Ireland, United Kingdom or Kenya

Are you energised by the thought of working in an organisation that supports people and communities to tackle the root causes of poverty and injustice? Do you love the idea of working in a global organisation with an inclusive and collaborative culture? Then Trocaire wants to hear from you! Read on for more details about this exciting opportunity.

The Opportunity

You will be part of dynamic, fast-paced and international humanitarian team that has a deep commitment to advancing the protection of women and girls in fragile and conflict-affected settings. We are proud of our work in this area, and have a strong track record in delivering locally-led, high quality specialised Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies (GBViE) programming that includes a core focus on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS). We believe in the importance of collaboration at all levels of the humanitarian system to support standard-setting. Trócaire is a member of the GBV Area of Responsibility, the Call to Action on Protection from GBV in Emergencies and the Irish Consortium on GBV.

About Trócaire

Trócaire is an International NGO. We work with local partners in the world’s most at-risk communities and with people in Ireland to tackle the underlying causes of poverty and injustice and respond to the crises they create. Together we bring about positive and lasting change for a just world. Trócaire works in up to 20 countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. We work towards five goals:

• Promote Access to Justice;

• Achieve Climate & Environmental Justice;

• Ensure Women & Girls’ Protection, Voice & Influence;

• Save Lives and Protect Human Dignity and

• Mobilise the Public on the island of Ireland to achieve Global Justice.

Do you want to know more about Trocaire, the organisation? Find out more at

You will report to the Senior Humanitarian Protection Advisor. The job opportunity will be offered on a full-time basis for a 2-year contract (subject to confirmation of donor funding). It can be based in Ireland, the United Kingdom or Kenya (note that the successful candidate must have an existing right to live and work in the relevant location).

We would love if you have demonstrated experience in delivering survivor-centred Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies programming, or Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergencies programming, in line with international standards. You should have international experience, including working in fragile or conflict-affected states. We are looking for someone who is passionate about achieving gender equality and transformational change. We work in partnership with local organisations and are committed to supporting locally-led responses, including by women-centred organisations, so experience in this area will be beneficial.

See full job descriptionHERE

Closing Date for Applications 28th May 2024

What we can offer you:

Trócaire offers a competitive package of salary and benefits. We have an excellent range of work life balance friendly policies, including flexible working arrangements. Terms and conditions of the post will be in line with local practices and country-specific employment law.

Safeguarding Programme Participants-Children & Adults

Trócaire is committed to safeguarding people within our programmes from exploitation and abuse, and has clear expectations of all staff. Please ensure to click here for more information on Trócaire’s safeguarding policies.

We welcome diverse applicants to join our inclusive workforce.

Trócaire is an equal opportunities employer. We are an organisation that embraces diversity and inclusion. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to bring their experiences and perspectives to Trócaire. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities can be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application or by contacting [email protected]. See our Diversity and Inclusion statement here.

How to apply

Closing Date for Applications 28th May 2024

Please apply online through the Trocaire Careers page HERE