Oxfam International Secretariat is looking for Senior Advisor, Confederation Development to lead on organizational development, institutional support, and other work aimed at strengthening and growing the Oxfam Confederation across regions. The Senior Advisor will help Oxfam balance its commitments to developing a diversified network while ensuring adherence to organizational fundamentals and mutual accountability. As such, the role will contribute to broader discussions on ‘the future of Oxfam’; co-lead related confederation fora and working groups and facilitate exchange and learning across Affiliates and with other confederation stakeholders.
The Senior Advisor, Confederation Development will have demonstrable experience with complex change/ transformation processes, and organizational development, with the ability to navigate fluid contexts and frequently changing situations while maintaining focus on delivery and follow-through.
S/he will have considerable experience in convening and facilitating virtual and ‘in person’ multi-stakeholder spaces, with a demonstrable ability to engage others on complex issues and to help them navigate moments of uncertainty and/ or disagreement.
S/he will have the ability to effectively work in a team and liaise with people from a wide range of personal, cultural, and professional backgrounds including a high degree of self-awareness, sound judgment, and commitment to mutual accountability.
S/he will have a Strong commitment to the fight for social justice, and an understanding of/ commitment to feminist principles, diversity, and inclusion.
Please see the job description for further details.
At Oxfam, we believe that every aspect of our work can lead to a positive outcome. If you have the same opinion, together with the ability to meet the challenges involved, this role offers scope for immense personal fulfilment – as well as outstanding opportunities to develop your career.
Oxfam is committed to providing a fair compensation package and to providing a flexible, supportive, working environment
Please click on the "apply" button to start the application process. Please upload an up-to-date CV and a covering letter, clearly explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.
Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted - usually within 2 weeks of the closing date.
Previous applicants need not to apply.
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
That means we tackle the inequality that keeps people poor. Together we save, protect and rebuild lives. When disaster strikes, we help people build better lives for themselves, and for others. We take on issues like land rights, climate change and discrimination against women. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can enjoy life free from poverty.
We are an international confederation of 21 organizations (affiliates) plus the Oxfam International Secretariat, working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in around 90 countries.
The Oxfam International Secretariat is currently headquartered in Nairobi, with offices in Oxford, Washington DC, New York, Brussels, Geneva, and a liaison office with the Africa Union in Addis Ababa.
All our work is led by our core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness, Courage, Solidarity and Equality.
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