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Oxfam International (Oxfam)
Permanent Full-time
Posted 2 months ago
Job Description


Closing date: [06/10/2023] @ 23:59 GMT/BST/EAT

Interviews: [16-27 Oct 23]

Location: Flexible, Global South preferred (subject to being able to establish a contract of employment) within a time zone of CET + or – 3Hours

Contract: permanent

One Oxfam Grade: D1

Salary and benefits: in line with Oxfam values and according to location

Oxfam International is unable to guarantee the obtaining of a work permit for the role. Candidates must have and be able to retain the legal right to work in the country desired

Flexible working: We believe flexible working is key to building the Secretariat of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of working arrangements that might work for you

The Role

Oxfam International Secretariat is looking for an advocacy & campaigns coordinator, to:

• support the Head of campaigns and the team in liaising and linking with countries, regions and affiliates, ensuring meaningful participation in campaign assembly and other governance and management structures, including with wider confederation when necessary.

• ensure day to day coordination and internal communications around the different strands of work led by the team.

• Coordinate MEAL input across the confederation and disseminating learnings and convening

discussions to develop suggestions for change of course.

• Ensure accurate financial reporting both for Oxfam and donor purposes.

Who we’re looking for

Oxfam International secretariat is looking for an motivated candidate with:

  • outstanding organisational skills and excellent time and process management ability, ideally with IT and data management skills;
  • excellent written and spoken communication skills;
  • ability to work independently and juggle high workloads
  • Comfortable with highly complex organisations and processes
  • Great interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent understanding of, commitment to and experience of embedding and continuously learning to embed a decolonial, antiracist, intersectional feminist and partner led approach in your work.

What we offer

This role will give you an opportunity to contribute to the team efforts in achieving systemic change and impact using Oxfam’s presence at every level from local, to regional, to global, through action and by generating financial support - to fight inequality to end poverty and injustice.

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

How to apply

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.

About us

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 more than 90 countries.

All our work is led by our core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness, Courage, Solidarity and Equality.

Our commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. 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.

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and may be subject to appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam International Secretariat also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, if a job applicant has been employed by another member of the scheme, we will request information from that organization 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.

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