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Oxfam

Oxfam

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Position: Deputy Humanitarian and Resilience Programme Manager
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Posted date: 1 year ago
Application Deadline: Submition date is over

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

  • Do you have a Post Graduate Degree or Degree from a recognized University/college in Development Studies, WASH, Food Security and Livelihoods or any other related area that can bring added value to the job?
  • Do you have relevant experience of 7 - 10 years for Postgraduate holders, or 10+ years for degree holders in humanitarian or/ and resilience including budgeting, planning, program cycle management, preferably in an international NGO/operational UN agency/equivalent, out of which at least 5 years should be supervisory/managerial experience?

If the answer is yes, then we would like to hear from you.

The Role

We are looking for a Deputy Humanitarian and Resilience Programme Manager who leads the design, implementation, management, and coordination of effective and appropriate large-scale humanitarian Response and Resilience Building interventions. This includes country strategic management, representation, coordination, programme management, advocacy and programme support at senior levels.

What we are looking for

The Deputy Humanitarian and Resilience Programme Manager  position will require to be an exceptional, dedicated, and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam's values and beliefs with the following skills and  competencies: 

  • Extensive experience in large-scale humanitarian programming at the senior level and humanitarian management in complex, insecure environments.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Oxfam WASH and Emergency Food Security and Livelihoods programming in emergencies, humanitarian response, resilience building, complex emergencies, conflict resolution, and international humanitarian law.
  • Experience in implementing gendered humanitarian response, resilience building and mainstreaming protection in humanitarian response.
  • Excellent communicator with strong written and reporting skills, and an excellent ability to influence verbally to persuade with diplomacy and tact.
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a cross-cultural setting with a number of long-distance working relationships across time zones.
  • Experience in fast-paced and difficult emergency contexts.
  • Adaptable in approach to work with a willingness to work under pressure in a demanding environment.
  • Initiative and motivation to work independently and within a team context and develop solutions to problems. Highly flexible in style with the ability to produce creative and pragmatic solutions to complex problems.
  • Proven ability to work with multi-million budgets mobilized from a diverse range of donors, including monitoring evaluation and reporting.

Desirable

  • Experience in the MEAL process
  • Knowledge of gender issues
  • Able to work with minimum supervision and provide solutions to problems as they arise.
  • Knowledge of other Ethiopian languages would be an asset

We offer

This role will allow you to act as a key contributor to our work of supporting those most in need. You will also have a chance to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, and internationally-focused environment and we offer fair pay and competitive benefits package.

Flexfam

We believe flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements which might work for you. We think this role would work particularly well as a partially home-based role or job share.

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.

 

About us

Oxfam is a global community that believes poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s rights 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 the international confederation of 21 organizations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development, and campaigning, in more than 90 countries. 

A thriving diverse Oxfam:

It’s people's power that brings about change. To play our part as a global organization working to overcome poverty and inequality, we need equality, diversity, and inclusion across our community of staff, partners, and volunteers. Together, we’re committed to becoming a more diverse workforce, better able to tackle the global challenges that face our world today.

To do that:

  • We need to dismantle the unequal power structures that exist everywhere, including Oxfam and the wider development and charity sectors.
  • We need an inclusive Oxfam where everyone can bring who they are to our work and feels celebrated for the differences they bring.
  • We want and need everyone, and that means we need you.