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Job Reference: INT6240
 
Job Title: Programmes Manager South Sudan
 
Oxfam GB in South Sudan, based in Juba
 

An Exciting and Challenging Opportunity to Make a Difference Where It Counts
 
Open-ended Contract; Unaccompanied

Salary Range: GBP. £25,094 - £33,938 net per annum, GBP (£33,179 - £46,826 gross
equivalent) + GBP £4,000 Net Per Annum  Hard To Work Allowance and other substantial benefits.

Oxfam has been working in South Sudan for more than 3 decades in both humanitarian and long term development programming. 

After eight years of relative peace and almost two years after independence, we are moving our long term programming to a new phase, increasing our work through partners, reducing our direct implementation, applying the rights based approach and linking local issues to national, regional and international agenda. 

To achieve these objectives, we are looking for a dynamic and resource person to provide leadership to our long term programmes.
 
The Role
 
The Programs Manager will lead the transition from service delivery to rights based approach and from direct implementation to working through partners.  

Reporting to the Country Director you will manage the teams and partnerships in Upper Nile and Lakes States, the Civil Society Project and the Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor, in addition to deputising for the CD, as may be requested, and contributing to the overall  programme strategy, as  a key member of the Senior Management Team.  

You will ensure development and achievement of a high quality programme consistent with Oxfam's standards, values and codes; provide solid management of financial, and other resources; engage proactively with fundraising and grants management; oversee and guide partner identification and good partnership relations; implement gender sensitive programming and,  in  particular promote the full and equal participation of women in all aspects of our work . 

You will ensure excellent people management and development in accordance with Oxfam's performance management cycle and policies and  represent the Organisation in  external fora.

The person
 
To succeed in this role you will have substantial experience in a similar role in a similar context with strong understanding and extensive experience in rights based approach. 

You do not necessarily have a particular technical background, but you have demonstrated capacity to manage programmes and personnel and experience working through partners. 

Your capacity to understand the bigger picture will be unquestionable as well as your analytical and conceptual skills. 

Strong people management skills and experience will be essential; as will be experience on managing programmes through partners.  

Also essential will be excellent communication in English, oral and written; demonstrable project cycle management experience; as well as good monitoring & evaluation skills. 

You will have proven experience in representation, a good sense of judgment and a high level of discretion and diplomacy. 

You will be committed to the beliefs and values of Oxfam.
 
If you think you are the right candidate for the job apply on line at www.oxfam.org.uk/jobs Reference Number INT6240. 


Deputy Regional Director (Humanitarian) - Oxfam GB
 
Contract Type: Open ended
 
Based in Nairobi
 
Salary Range: £33,107 - £44,820 Net per annum. 

A competitive salary package will be negotiated with the right candidate based on skill and experience.

Oxfam will meet the tax and social security liabilities, plus attractive benefits including Housing, Medical, School Fees up to 3 children, among others.  
 
Background
 
Oxfam is one of the world's leading International Humanitarian Agencies, assisting people affected by poverty, natural disasters and conflict throughout the world. 

With over 5,000 staff and dedicated volunteers in more than 90 countries, Oxfam is able to achieve the greatest impact to alleviate poverty and suffering through combining emergency response work, long-term development programmes, and campaigning for lasting change. 

The Horn, East, and Central Africa (HECA) region is the largest region within Oxfam, covering ten countries including Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. 

The Regional Centre is based in Nairobi and provides leadership and strategic support to the Oxfam country programmes.

The role
 
Reporting to the Regional Director and responsible for the technical leadership of humanitarian work in the region, you will contribute and provide shared leadership and management support to the development, design and delivery of the regional strategies, resource mobilisation, programme quality, high risk project management and donor relations and coordinate humanitarian preparedness and responses within the region. 

You will line manage designated Country Directors and work closely with technical leads to leverage the integration of campaigning, policy and humanitarian work in all aspects of our programming. 

In addition, you will be an active member of the Regional Management Team and will deputise for the Regional Director, as may be requested.
 
The Person

To succeed in this role you will have:
  • A  track record of leading at a senior, strategic level in a complex environment with excellent representation, finance  and fundraising skills.
  • Proven strategic planning and strong humanitarian management skills, most especially in Africa with an ability to develop and lead others to deliver strategic outputs on both ends of the continuum between humanitarian work and long term development programming.
  • Well developed people management and team skills, high self awareness and proven ability to be flexible and sensitive in demanding situations with passion for working with others.
  • Commitment to values of inclusiveness, empowerment, accountability and gender equality
This is a great opportunity for a dedicated and dynamic professional. 

If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please submit your application and CV including a day time contact by applying online at 



Pan Africa Director – Oxfam GB
 
Maternity Cover – 4 Months (July – October 2013)
 
Salary Range:  circa £33,107 net per month including Accommodation & Living Expenses

Are you passionate about strengthening your experience and exposure in working with African citizens, civil society and states to transform injustice, poverty and inequalities in Africa? 

If yes, this secondment might just be the one you have been looking for.

The OXFAM Pan Africa programme promotes active citizenship, effective national governance and the realization and enjoyment of fundamental freedoms and human rights. 

We work with social movements, CSOs and their coalitions, the African Union and Governments to influence, popularise and implement key international and continental policy standards, pledges and human rights instruments. 

We also support a strong and autonomous Pan Africa campaigning force of coalitions, alliances and social movements around their own objectives.

An excellent internal secondment opportunity has arisen to provide maternity cover for the Pan Africa Director for 4 months. 

We are therefore urgently looking for a professional with a Pan African vision to fill this role.

As the Pan Africa Director, you will be an OXFAM spokesperson on Africa for a full range of international and national mass and media and work with OXFAM International in continental and global forums, directly contributing to the overall leadership of OXFAM through active contribution to organizational initiatives, strategies and thinking. 

You will directly manage 6 programme staff to creatively deliver on Strategic Plan objectives and effectively use a range of campaign techniques to bring about change.

To succeed in this role, you will have:
  • Excellent representational, mobilization and fundraising skills, ability to negotiate in alliances with others and represent at senior levels.
  • Proven strategic planning and advocacy management skills in Africa with an ability to develop and lead others to deliver strategic outputs in line with the requirements of an evolving global strategy.
  • Well developed people management and team skills, high self awareness and proven ability to be flexible and sensitive in demanding situations. Passion for working with others.
  • Commitment to values of inclusiveness, empowerment, accountability and gender equality
If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please submit your application and CV including a day time contact by applying online at 


Short listing will take place alongside the running advert which closes on 30th May 2013.  


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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