Oxfam | Global Advisor – Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE)

Location: Negotiable, OXFORD (OXFAM HOUSE)
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Depending on experience
  • Region: Programme Strategy & Impact
  • Job Family: Programme
  • Division: International
  • Job Type: Fixed Term
  • Closing Date: 24 April 2019
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Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Do you have strong technical knowledge of women’s economic empowerment approaches, critical issues and challenges in the sector?

Do you have experience of delivering, or technical advising on, economic development programming?

Do you have excellent analytical skills, ability to integrate expertise from gender justice and market systems disciplines in a holistic approach?

If the answer is yes, then would like to hear from you.

 

The Role

As a global advisor – Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE), you will be part of the leadership of Oxfam GB’s programming on women’s economic empowerment.

 

You will hold the responsibility for strategy, decision-making and implementation in two critical areas:

(i) ensuring stronger organizational capacity across Oxfam for high quality and large-scale impact of our work on Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE), with a holistic and transformative approach to gender justice;

(ii) driving a long-term strategy for advising and influencing Oxfam programmes and the wider development sector on effectively promoting women’s economic empowerment through inclusive markets systems, enterprise development and private sector engagement.

 

What we are looking for

As a global advisor – Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE), you will have experience of providing technical advisory support to programme implementation teams, designing and delivering advisory processes, using a range of remote and face to face approaches. You will have experience of communicating to commercial players about women’s economic empowerment in terms of concepts and practicalities as well as excellent analytical skills, ability to integrate expertise from gender justice and market systems disciplines in a holistic approach.

You will also have ability to think strategically and lead others in change as well as proven decision-making capability, working with significant levels of autonomy and ability to adapt to changing circumstance.

 

We offer

This role will give you an opportunity to work with a group of passionate people with fair pay and competitive benefits package.

 

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 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.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

 

Note: All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks.

 

Please note:

a) Interested candidate must have right to work & reside in the UK in order to apply for the role.

b) This is a fixed term maternity cover position until 28th February 2020.

 

How to apply  

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. 

 

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.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries. 

 

 

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