Full Time Project Coordinator – Gender Transformative Climate Resilience Initiative Project at Oxfam
We are looking for Project Coordinator will lead and manage all aspects of the Gender Transformative Climate Resilience Initiative Project in Zomba, including project planning and implementation, budgeting, managing relationships and partnerships at multiple levels, monitoring and evaluation; knowledge management, advocacy, supporting donor reporting, in liaison with Oxfam teams, partners and key stakeholders to ensure delivery of highest quality, effective and impactful project.
What we are looking for
We’re looking for a candidate who cares about Oxfam’s mission to end poverty and is personally aligned to the values of empowerment, accountability, and inclusion in all you do and our feminist principles.
An ideal candidate for the role will also be:
Required to make sound judgements regularly and timely in respect of the Gender Transformative Climate Resilience Initiatives Project and Gender Justice work while dealing with the partners (including Strategic Partners) and Oxfam allies.
- Provide specialist advice and skills within the Gender Transformative Climate Resilience Initiatives Project team
- Strong information gathering, assessment and sharing role, supporting the implementation of latest thinking into programme and advocacy and campaign activities
- Participate in appropriate influencing work, to further Oxfam’s change goals, occasionally expected to represent Oxfam in the media within speciality area.
- Influential and influencing role with some external representation and relationship management responsibilities, proactively engaging with a range of internal and external stakeholders and practitioners
- Decision making at strategic and operational levels, requiring analysis and problem solving skill to develop solutions to diverse problems.
- Strong focus and impact on partnership management, expected to build and maintain strong relationships with partner organisations and relevant associated organisations.
- Managing a broad range of contractors for sub-projects.
- Significantly participate in and support funding activities, including donor management reporting
This role will give you an opportunity to work with a group of passionate people with fair pay and competitive benefits package.
We believe flexible working is key to building the Oxfam of the future, so we’re open to talking through the type of flexible arrangements which might work for you.
Our values and commitment to safeguarding
Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. 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.
The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.
All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers 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.
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.
Method Of Application
As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.
Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.
Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 21 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.
A thriving diverse Oxfam:
It’s people power that brings about change. To play our part as a global organisation working to overcome poverty and inequality, we need equality, diversity and inclusion across our community of staff, partners and volunteers. Together, we’re committed to becoming a more diverse workforce, better able to tackle the global challenges that face our world today.
To do that:
- We need to dismantle the unequal power structures that exist everywhere, this including Oxfam and the wider development and charity sectors.
- We need an inclusive Oxfam where everyone can bring who they are to our work and feels celebrated for the differences they bring.
- We want and need everyone, and that means we need you.
In response to Covid-19 if you are offered a role where you are required to travel between countries please ensure you have been briefed by the Hiring Manager about any changes to working or precautions you should take as part of your role.
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