- Closing date:Sunday 19th April @ 23:59 BST
- Location:WAF region where Oxfam has an office and where a contract of employment and relevant work permit can be obtained with a preference for Senegal
- Contract:Fixed term, one year
- Internal Job grade:C1, national terms
Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, the recruitment process and start date may experience delays. We nevertheless encourage qualified candidates to apply and will inform shortlisted applicants of any changes as the process evolves. Thank you for your understanding.
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 20 organizations (affiliates) working togetherwith partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.
The West Africa (WAF) Regional platform works to realize the vision of a region free from chronic vulnerabilities and inequalities; where each citizen enjoys her/his rights for assistance in crisis situation and where sovereign resources drawn from extractive industries, a fair taxation system and inclusive farming development are sufficient and fairly redistributed, bringing an end to extreme inequalities, vulnerability and poverty.
In collaboration with our country programs, we identify and work with networks of social movements, CSOs and their coalitions and alliances, West African institutions and governments to influence, develop and implement key international and regional policies, programs, pledges and human rights instruments
All our work is led by three core values: Empowerment, Accountability, Inclusiveness. To read more about our values please clickhere
Oxfam International is looking for a Regional Resilience and Climate Change Advisorto drive and concretize Oxfam’s climate change and resilience agenda into our programming, influencing and campaigning work. This role ensure that the strategic priorities laid out in the regional approach 2020-2030 and the voices of vulnerable and marginalized citizens in West Africa, are considered in climate-related policies, practices, financing and investments in West Africa to deliver impact at scale.
Please see the job descriptionfor further details.
What we’re looking for
You will be able to demonstrate
- Significant experience of successful climate change and learning related programming and in developing organizational strategies and plans
- Experience of impactful work on climate change rights issues/campaigns with good understanding of campaigning tactics (research, advocacy, public engagement, media and social media work)
- Experience of working with, and building, allies and with coalitions and networks
- Experience in developing knowledge products such as case studies
- Experience of networking and collaborating across multi-cultural teams to achieve strategic outcomes and ability to liaise with a wide range of people, both internally and externally and at many levels, with credibility, tact and diplomacy
- Strong analytical skills
- Fluency in both spoken and written English and French
What we offer
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 a flexible working environment
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. Please note that Oxfam International participates in the Inter-Agency Scheme for the Disclosure of Safeguarding-related Misconduct in Recruitment Processes within the Humanitarian and Development Sector. Under this scheme, if you have been employed by another member of the scheme, we will request information from that organization on any misconduct history in accordance with the terms of the scheme. For scheme details please clickhere
Oxfam International is an equal opportunities employer, committed to diversity within the workplace.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted- usually within 2 weeks of the closing date.
How to apply
For information on how to apply please go to theOxfam International Website.