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Policy Advisor Job in Nairobi Kenya

Oxfam in Somalia Policy Advisor
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Salary & Benefits:Starting salary: GBP. 25,094 net per annum plus substantial benefits
Level: C1

Contract Type:Fixed Term One year
Status: Unaccompanied
Purpose: To support Oxfam programme ¡n Somalia on our advocacy & campaigning work in the country.
The Role
Working closely with the Somalia campaign manager and policy and media leads this role will contribute to developing and delivering campaigning and advocacy on issues around peace, gender, and livelihoods in the country. 

Focused on developing our national advocacy.
The Person
To be successful in this role, you will be a graduate with extensive experience in a humanitarian or development organization and an understanding of livelihoods, resilience, gender or peace work in the country. 

Experience of capacity building and planning in the humanitarian or development sector will be an advantage. 

You will have in-depth expertise in the political and cultural context in Somalia and be fluent in both spoken and written Somali. 

You need to feel confident working in a large organization with high workloads and a large number of stakeholders. 

You must be able to represent the organisation externally in a professional manner as well as be sensitive to cultural and gender differences and be able to work in a wide variety of cultural contexts. 

You will need to be an excellent communicator, be fluent in written and spoken English and be willing to travel on short visits at short notice. 

You will also have a proven ability in analysing situations and be able to come up with creative solutions to the issues that Somalia faces.
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, look at the full job description and please submit your application and CV in English detailing how your experience prepares you for the post and include daytime telephone contacts to 

The closing date: 13th February 2013.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization.

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