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Deputy Regional Director – Horn East & Central Africa

Salary & Benefits:GBP. £ 31,987 - £40,745 net per annum plus attractive benefits
Level: B1 Global
Contract type:
 Open Ended

Oxfam is one of the world’s leading humanitarian agencies assisting people affected by natural disasters and conflict throughout the world. With over 5,000 staff and dedicated volunteers in more than 80 countries, Oxfam is able to achieve the greatest impact to end poverty and suffering through combining emergency response work, long-term programmes for poverty alleviation and campaigning for lasting change.

The Horn, East, and Central Africa (HECA) Region is the largest region within Oxfam, covering 8 countries, including Ethiopia, Tanzania, Kenya, Somalia, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, and Uganda. The Regional Centre is based in Nairobi and is mandated to provide leadership and support to the Oxfam country programmes in delivering their strategies within the context of programme quality, and efficiency.

The Role

  • As a key member of the Regional Leadership Team(RLT) and Regional Management Team (RMT), you will manage and support Country Directors in ensuring that programme quality is of organisational standards.
  • Work with and on behalf of the Regional Director, to plan, design, and deliver the Region’s programme objectives.
  • Provide leadership to large humanitarian response programmes, deputising for the Regional Director in cases of declared CAT2 or CAT1 emergencies (major humanitarian Catastrophes, which are designated as level 2 or Level 1, where number of impacted people is more than circa 200,000). S
  • upport the marketing and funding processes of the programme, through management of funding proposals and of timely and accurate donor reports.
  • Manage programme in concert with Oxfam International, playing a key role in the implementation of Oxfam International Single Management Structure (OI SMS) process.
  • Support the implementation of Oxfam’s Strategic Change Objectives and Aims within HECA, and to specifically lead on the implementation strategies for Aim 4 (the Right to Be Heard), and Aim 5 (the Right to Gender Justice).
  • Support the marketing and funding processes of the programme, through management of funding proposals and of timely and accurate donor reports
The Person

You will have:
  • Extensive and proven strategic and programme management skills and experience within the context of an integrated humanitarian, development, and campaigns/ policy work, preferably within the context of the Horn, East, and Central Africa region.
  • Strong experience in leading and/or managing large humanitarian responses within complex contexts.
  • Broad set of management experiences and skills (financial, people, donor, technical competences), preferably gained through senior country leadership, or senior regional management experiences.
  • Proven communication, and representational skills at high levels.
  • Proven ability to lead and work effectively with others to achieve results.
  • Previous, senior experience in working to combat poverty and suffering highly desirable, in at least two different countries.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of gender and diversity issues
  • Good interpersonal and facilitation skills essential. Self-aware and able to lead teams in achieving results, while developing their potential.
  • Full written and spoken fluency in English essential. Working knowledge of Ki-Swahili/ French/ Arabic would be desirable.
  • Ability to undertake unaccompanied travel away from home base essential.
This is an opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam’s values and beliefs.

If you believe you are the ideal candidate, please submit your application and CV in English detailing your experience for the post and include daytime telephone contacts online at www.oxfam.org.uk/jobs using Ref INT. 5272.

The closing date is 25th March 2012.

Face to face interviews will be held in Nairobi -week of 9th April (12th & 13th April 2012)

Fraud and Loss Prevention Advisor
 – Horn East & Central Africa

Salary & Benefits:
 GBP. £24,245 - 30,853 per annum plus attractive benefits
Level:
 C1 Global
Contract type:
 Fixed term 2 years

The role
  • You will lead in detailed analysis of previous fraud cases to enable an understanding of trends, high risk areas, systems/process weaknesses and context specific contributing factors.
  • Lead on innovative approaches to build a network to ensure development of working groups with other NGO’s, partners, donors, suppliers and the private sector to identify common trends and enable external solutions such as market changes etc.
  • Contextualising policies and procedures to ensure they are able to prevent and detect fraud effectively.
  • Advise the Regional Finance and Systems manager on general risk issues identified through fraud and corruption activities.
  • Foster good relationships with Oxford loss prevention team to ensure organisational standards are maintained, reporting is complete and up to date and learning is shared.
The person

You will have:
  • Professional qualifications in Auditor /Forensic accountant/Investigator or proven experience
  • Knowledge and experience of loss reduction management frameworks and approaches
  • Extensive field experience preferably in Africa in Fraud/corruption investigation or in areas of Finance, Logistics or Human Resources
  • Facilitation, presentation and training skills
  • Sensitive approach to influencing change
  • Understands and applies risk management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Time management and prioritization skills
  • French desirable
This is an opportunity for a dedicated and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam’s values and beliefs.

If you believe you are the ideal candidate, please submit your application and CV in English detailing your experience for the post and include daytime telephone contacts online at www.oxfam.org.uk/jobs using Ref INT. 5183.

The closing date is 25th March 2012.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization.

Disclaimer

Oxfam is an equal opportunity employer.
You are not required to pay any fees to apply for jobs at Oxfam.
Oxfam Does Not Conduct Recruitments Through Agents.

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